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SAAVE Team and the East LA Women’s Center host sexual assault documentary screening

By Yecenia Alcaraz East Los Angeles College’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Violence Education Team (S.A.A.V.E.) and the East L.A. Women’s Center sponsored a movie screening, “The Hunting Ground” on Tuesday for students and with community members to raise awareness on sexual assault. “The Hunting Ground” is a documentary that discloses rape crimes on school grounds across the United States while exposing cover ups made by the school campuses. April is…

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New courses, equipment to advance Engineering Department

By Steven Adamo The Engineering Department is currently developing an advanced manufacturing course that will provide students with the skills required to become highly competitive in the workforce. “Advanced manufacturing is using current technology to its fullest,” Kamyar Khashayar, assistant professor and director of the Engineering Department, said. “What has changed is we have new technology to manufacture things.” The East Los Angeles College lab is equipped with laser scanners…

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South Gate campus replacement on hold

By Ivan Cazares  East Los Angeles College’s plans to replace the South Gate Educational Center with a new facility is in limbo according to Evelyn Escatiola, the South Gate campus’ Dean of Academic Affairs. A ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled in February to mark the start of construction was postponed until April, and is now postponed indefinitely. Escatiola said the Los Angeles Community College District has not given a reason as…

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Transfer conference encourages student success

By Sergio Barrueta  The South Gate Educational Center presented an inaugural Student Success Conference over the weekend to inform students on the know-how of transferring. Held by the Student Success Committee, the conference also focused on what it takes to become a successful student and how to accomplish educational goals. The conference featured a collection of questions and answers sessions, panels and workshops to inform students on the different services…

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Students should take advantage of library workshops

By Leticia Muro  Technology has allowed for information to only be a click away, but think twice before using wikipedia as a credible source. Students, new and returning , should know how to distinguish a credible source from one that is not. How does one tell if a source is credible? For those that aren’t sure or just need to refresh their memory, pay a visit to the campus library….

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Fighting the silence at home

By Felipe Rodriguez Domestic violence is a serious issue in the Latino community and many of these cases simply go unheard. Documented or not, reporting domestic violence is an essential response everyone needs to take part in. One common response to domestic violence is that people are afraid that they will be deported if they report any disturbances. Although this generation is scared by the actions of the current presidential…

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Financial aid office hosts ‘Awareness Day’

By Rogelio Alvarez  The Financial Aid Office is hosting a Financial Aid Awareness Day where students can ask questions and receive information on financial aid today in front of the E3 Building from noon to 2 p.m. Financial aid staff will be at the event ready to assist any students. Light refreshments will be provided and students can participate in a scavenger hunt where they can win prizes. “When we…

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Career day to help students explore future

By Tiana Hunter  The Administration of Justice Department will have a career day workshop on April 25, in the main quad between buildings E3 and E7. The department has held this event for 15 years to give students the opportunity to explore the careers they could possibly have with an administration of justice degree. Siage Hosea, an administration of justice professor, is this year’s event organizer. “This event is significant…

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Social science department hosts open house

By Christian Horta  Students with an interest in social science had the opportunity to explore their career options at an open house. Dr. Marcel Morales, chair of the Social Sciences Department, began the event with an introduction on Thursday from noon to 1:30 in the G3 Ingalls auditorium foyer. The Social Sciences Department at East Los Angeles College includes the fields of sociology, history, political science, economics, Asian American studies…

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