Shootings plague the campuses

By Guadalupe Barriga Terrible school shootings have happened in the United States and the safety of students on campus is in question. Students also wonder how prepared East Los Angles College is with these situations. The latest school active shooting happened last Wednesday in at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, where 10 people were killed and about 18 are injured. As a student at a community college, it brings me sadness…

October 7, 2015
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Emergency procedures updated after campus faces threat

By Ivan Cazares An emergency involving an active shooter on campus over the summer prompted President Marvin Martinez to call a meeting to discuss how the school responded and how it could improve on how it responds to emergency situations. “It was quite clear to everyone that our response to this emergency was a failure of epic proportions,” Psychology Department Chair Dr. Sherrie L. Davey said in an email addressed…

October 7, 2015
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Murder suspect taken into custody

By Ivan cazares A suspect murderer believed to be Sean Matthew Garcia and two women were detained by police  Sept. 29 on Collegian Avenue. Both Monterey Park and Montebello police were at the scene. Sergeant Julio Calleros confirmed that the three being detained were related to the case. “He was arrested at his home,” Calleros said referring to Garcia. He was unable to reveal the suspects identities or how they are…

October 7, 2015
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Students lack school spirit

  By Jacquelyn Gonzalez Students at East Los Angeles College tend to embody a disappointing lack of school spirit and unity. Having come from a high school with top-of-the-line school pride, I can’t help but wonder why it is that ELAC is so quiet. Aside from the ongoing ruckus due to the construction on campus, the students themselves are fairly silent; passing one another, avoiding eye-contact and solely focusing on…

September 30, 2015
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Long Beach comic-con attracts fans

By Ivan Cazares Prop cars, replica cars and tribute cars lined up in front of the Long Beach Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday summed up what Long Beach Comic-Con is about, and that is fandom. This was the seventh annual LBCC, and it featured a variety of guests. It’s an annual event that evolves every year and is worth attending. Attendees had the opportunity to meet celebrities such as…

September 22, 2015
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Extended main campus library hours

The Helen Miller Bailey Library will offer extended hours in addition to its regular hours starting in May. The following is the correct schedule for spring 2015. Sundays: Noon – 5 p.m. May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Weekday evenings: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. May 26, 27, 28 June 1, 2, 3, 4 For more information, contact Library Chair Erika Montenegro at montene@elac.edu.

May 1, 2015
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Campus Voice

How informed are you about ASU elections?   “I go to the ASU meetings, that’s the only reason why I would know about the elections.” -Maria Razariegos   “I am not very informed, I haven’t even heard about it. I didn’t know they had it here at the college.” -Luis Hernandez     CN/Alexa Santana “I am informed, but I am not really detailed into it.  It’s not really being announced,…

April 27, 2015
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News Briefs March 18, 2015

Correction The men’s basketball team made history going to the state championship finals, not the playoffs in “men’s basketball.”   Baker 2 Vegas A fundraiser for the Baker 2 Vegas Run will be held by the H9 building today starting at 11 a.m. For more information visit bakervegas.com.   Recital The Music Department will hold a Classical Guitar Recital featuring David Jesus Ybarra March 23 at noon in the S2…

March 21, 2015
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Gomez leads Huskies to finals

By Bryce Ronquillo The East Los Angeles men’s basketball team will advance to the CCCAA State Championship after beating Merritt College, 94-83. This is the first time the ELAC men’s basketball team will play in a state championship game. The Huskies face Saddleback College at Cerritos College at 1 p.m. The Gauchos defeated Cañada College, 75-68, in overtime. Sophomore forward Primitivo Gomez led the way for the Huskies as he…

March 13, 2015
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News Briefs March 11, 2015

Evacuation Drill The Sheriffís Department and Administrative Services will conduct a campus-wide evacuation drill today at 10:15 a.m. The drill will last approximately 10 minutes.   Town Hall Meeting An informal financial aid meeting will be held at the E1-Parking Area, Tuesday at noon to answer questions students and faculty have about financial aid.   Blood Drive There will be a blood drive by the Lunch Truck and Free Speech…

March 12, 2015
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