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Library should accept student ID number to checkout textbooks

By: Dy’Mond Dozier When using your identification cards you would think you only need them along with your license or when you’re trying to do something important. Here at East Los Angeles College, however, you need your ID card to just use a library book. Everyone knows that college years can get to be very stressful. Having to remember to grab everything in the morning, along with your student ID,…

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Softball player heads to the Midwest

By: Kevin Camacho Alexis Lazaro received a softball scholarship to Midland University to study physical therapy after two years of playing at East Los Angeles College. “Once I decided to go to ELAC and play softball here, I knew that was going to happen,” said Lazaro. According to Lazaro, this is the hardest moment in her life. “(The) stress of just transferring (is a lot, because of) the nervousness I…

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Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

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South Gate’s Milky Way Teahouse has galactic drinks

By: Jocelyne Romo The Milky Way Teahouse opened close to East Los Angeles College’s South Gate Campus on Firestone Boulevard, bringing a new theme to town. A collection of space is relative through the small dessert spot, creating a cozy atmosphere. Milky Way offers a variety of drinks, each with a galactic name. Two of the Milky Way’s signature boba floats are Nebula which consists of taro, black milk tea,…

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A local Chinese restaurant hit in South Gate

By: Diana Garcia Dragon Loco, a Chinese restaurant tucked into the corner of Long Beach, in South Gate, has both great service and mouth watering dishes. Although it is a small restaurant,the workers and the amazing food are enough to please any customer. Crispy, bone-in wings, topped with spicy, green jalapenos and followed by a side of delicious white fried rice may be the perfect meal to ease off after…

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The Feature is Ours podcast series

Campus News presents “The Feature Is Ours,” an entertainment podcast hosted by staff members, and self-proclaimed movie buffs, Anastasia Landeros and Gustavo Buenrostro. On this episode, Gustavo just has to talk about DC, Anastasia convinces Gustavo that the “Goosebumps” movie wasn’t THAT bad, and James Gunn explains why Nathan Fillion wasn’t in Guardians Vol. 2.  

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East Los Angeles College student detained by ICE

UPDATE: In response to Campus News’s request for information ICE Western Regional Communications Spokesperson, Virginia Kice said Saul Cervantes was detained for multiple prior convictions, including cruelty to a child. Kice said the detention was made based on information provided by the Department of Homeland Security’s databases. Cervantes has been placed in immigration proceedings. A judge with the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration will review his case to…

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School Safety Zones for Undocumented Students without Petition

By Jennifer Rodriguez Safety zones for undocumented students in the Los Angeles Community College District should automatically be implemented without a petition needed to be signed. With the new president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, there has been talk about immigration in this country. More specifically, there has been bashing and threats against undocumented immigrants. Shortly after Trump’s inauguration into presidency, we started seeing these talks go…

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ELAC’s New Cafeteria Empty of Healthy Choices

By Dylan Dixon An update regarding construction on campus was posted to the ELAC website in June of 2014.  In the update, a section for Campus Student Center/Book Store Complex said the project was approximately 38 percent completed at that time, and the budget for that portion of the campus were to cost $26,565,056.00.   With a $26 million budget, shouldn’t it seem like we should have at least a little…

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ELAC Jazz Band Performance Powerful and Lively

By Jorge Vazquez The ELAC Jazz Band held a concert on May 12, 2017 in the S2 Building. Admission was free and snacks were sold in the lobby. Though the Jazz performance was free, patrons were encouraged to donate to the music program afterwards. Despite never being to that venue, the ELAC Jazz Band was welcoming to regulars and newcomers alike. Upon entering, the 17 band members were already playing…

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