Club organizes response

By Martha Duran Members of the Political Science Club yesterday gathered to discuss the Los Angeles Times’s story regarding the misuse of funds by the Los Angeles Community College District. “We are in the news, and most (students) don’t know,” said Melissa Robles. The article published on Sunday raised concerns for students, especially those who work and pay taxes. “Notices such as these are discouraging and make you wonder,” said…

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Campus reacts to exposé

By Edgar Lopez Officials from the Los Angeles Community College District and East Los Angeles College were quick to respond to claims of impropriety regarding their use of bond money. A Los Angeles Times article published Sunday said the district acted irresponsibly in decision-making and the managing of funds, based on research their reporters had done. “I think they’re only telling part of the story,” said Vice President of Academic…

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Student’s reenact East Los Angeles walkout

By Erik Luna Imagine a day when Chicanos and Chicanas had little to no help in school, and were neglected at school. In East Los Angeles circa 1968, the racial climate had reached its highest point as Chicanos and Chicanas were being treated unfairly by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Bathrooms were off limits during lunchtime, the schools’ curriculum was biased and Latinos were being led to a life…

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New administration and student services locations

Listing of the new locations for the E1 Student Services Building Matriculation E1 183 Student Services E1 213 Vice President, Student Services E1 211 Transfer and Career Center E1 176 Financial Aid E1 173 Counseling E1 127 Disabled Students E1 160 Outreach & Recruitment E1 105 (inside Admissions) Fiscal E1 135 Admissions E1 105 Enrollment Center E1 121 EOP&S E1 227 International Students E1 206  

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Elan pursues seat on Bell council

By Augustine Ugalde Jr. Throwing herself directly into the maelstrom caused by the Bell scandal, current Elan Imelda Serrano hopes to become one of the city’s newest council members. Serrano, 29, is on the March 8 ballot that will decide the five seats left vacant as a result of gross improprieties conducted by the former administration. According to the 18-year resident of the city, she has decided to run for…

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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…

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South Gate resembles stepchild

By Abraham Jauregui Walking through the hallways of South Gate Educational Center, East Los Angeles College’s satellite campus, stepchild comes to mind. This 50,000 square-foot facility needs to be revamped to match the overwhelming expansion occurring at the main campus. South Gate campus is a second-rate facility to our main campus in Monterrey Park, with only 24 classrooms, a research library for English and math tutoring, a small bookstore and…

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