• Architect encourages students to learn outside class
  • Workshop offers students help with applications
  • May Day march takes over Boyle Heights, East L.A.
  • Police departments offer applications to students
  • Transfer conference informs students at South Gate campus

Occupy ELAC protesters fail to understand journalism ethics

By Augustine Ugalde After receiving numerous complaints about an opinion piece directed toward the Occupy ELAC movement, it became clear that the protesters need to be educated about journalistic ethics. Campus News, the journalism department and I have come under heavy criticism for the opinions I expressed regarding some of the protester’s demands. The protesters took their complaints personally, by visiting CN to protest, submitting letters to the editor, posting on…

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Occupy ELAC leads toward affordable, accessible education

Letter to the Editor: Deepening budget cuts have prompted a group of students to mobilize and collectively express their grievances with Sacramento and local authorities on how funds are allocated. Amidst our generation’s slew of distractions, Occupy ELAC has managed to join together and create public discourse about our prospects for education. What does Occupy ELAC want? Ask any occupier and you’ll get a unique answer. One of Occupy ELAC’s…

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Older students have same value as younger students

By Augustine Ugalde Is deferring registration for older students a responsible, moral decision? This is a question posed by Scott Lay, Community College League of California President. I think not. The proposal to limit enrollment into California community colleges by prioritizing registration for recent high school graduates was advanced by Lay last week in Sacramento. Lay circulated his idea via mass e-mail to community college academic senates throughout the state last week…

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Play tackles corruption, invasion of privacy

By Maria Gonzalez “Personal Messages,” directed by James Buglewicz, is a new play where art imitates life using environmental theater and social media interaction, creating a puzzle that the audience needs to solve. The play, sponsored by the East Los Angeles College Department of Speech, Theatre Arts and Broadcasting, opened Friday night at the Proscenium Theater in the Performing & Fine Arts Complex. “Personal Messages” delivers a cautionary story about how…

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Department spreads disabled awareness

By Edgar Lopez Juan Espinoza dreamed of becoming an artist, and because of the Disabled Student Program and Services department the visually impaired student is now living that dream. Espinoza’s success is not an isolated story. Wheelchair user Roger Hernandez always wanted to be a photographer and today, he owns his own studio blocks away from East Los Angeles College. In order to spread the word and in observance of…

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Monterey Park to break on Transit Center

By Rodolfo Trujillo Student bus riders will have a central place to wait for the bus. With all the focus on building parking structures for driving students, bus riders will get their due soon. Completion was originally estimated for early 2011, but now looks as if it will be done by either late spring or early summer 2012. The City of Monterey Park will begin construction next week on the Transit…

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Huskies advance to playoffs despite loss

By  Joseph Recinos The women’s soccer team lost their first conference match at Weingart stadium this year with a 4-0 loss against the Cerritos College Falcons last Thursday. The last game of conference proved to be a one-sided event, where both teams fought hard and had good opportunities but only one team scored. The Husky strikers came close to scoring on many occasions but could not get the ball past the…

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ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

By Megan Perry Huskies come back with a bang for an undefeated title in conference and a spot in the American Championship Bowl next Saturday after a 37-year deficit. The Bowl is to take place at Santa Monica College against the Corsairs, a team that Huskies lost to earlier this season. East Los Angeles College is ranked No. 16 in Southern California, and is the champion of the American Mountain Conference. The…

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