Less parking for more pay

By: Dominique Vargas At East Los Angeles College, the $2 parking pass should be valid on all parking structures on campus.  The end of spring 2017 marks the end of my fourth year attending ELAC, for the first three years I put forth the money for a parking permit. I would pay $27 every semester to be allowed to park wherever there was student parking available. These past two semesters…

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Campus lacks good food

By Ja’Rodd Jones- Good food at cheap prices is all anyone could ever ask for in these hectic times, especially when one’s a struggling college student. Here at East Los Angeles College, where the food pickings are slim and the college kids are broke it’s hard to find good substance and his slippery friend named value walking hand in hand on the campus. Of course there are the mega corporations…

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Editorial: Campus News denied retiree list

Campus News planned to write about retiring staff members to honor their service to ELAC in a special edition of the newspaper,but was denied the list of retirees. The ELAC Academic Senate said during a meeting on Tuesday that it had also been denied the information. This is also unfortunate because retirees are usually honored with a crystal apple as a token of appreciation for their services. Without the information,…

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Elan starts athletic career in Oklahoma

By Gil Milanes Sophomore – defensive back, Anthony Figueroa, received a scholarship last fall to Oklahoma Baptist University after completing two seasons playing football at East Los Angeles College. “I made sure all my classes were available to transfer, I made sure my GPA was always high and in the field I put in the work as best as I could,” Figueroa said. During Figueroa’s two years at ELAC, his…

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Academic senate president honored during meeting

By Roslin Ojeda  The Academic Senate Committee gave their respects and goodbyes to President Alex Immerblum during their last meeting of the semester. Immerblum will be retiring this semester after serving on the committee for over 20 years. 14 of which he spent as president During the meeting the committee took a few minutes to present Immerblum with a framed gavel to thank him for his outstanding leadership, service and…

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Photography assistant dies, remembered for 20 years of service

  By Ivan Cazares Instructional Assistant John Monge died of organ failure on May 17 after spending months in and out of hospitals due to problems with his liver and kidneys. Monge dedicated 20 years of his life to the Photography Department. “He was dedicated to his job and the department. His work here was a reflection of his lifelong love of photography and education,” photography instructor Mike Tsai said….

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Must-try restaurants near Goldline

Juanita’s Cafe By Ivan Cazares Don’t let the disposable plates and utensils fool you. Established in 1944, Juanita’s Cafe serves some great home-style Mexican food. Juanita’s small menu is made up primarily of combination, most of which include rice, beans and a simple salad served with Italian dressing. The beans are served with melted cheddar cheese which adds another layer of flavor. The rice is perfectly cooked, unlike at many…

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Comedian returns even more hilarious

By Francisco Portillo  All-Star comedian Tracy Morgan returns to comedy with his insanely hilarious new Netflix stand-up special “Staying Alive.” There are few comedians who have the skill to make audiences laugh so much their faces will hurt and Morgan is certainly one of them. Right out of the gate, Morgan comes out swinging with his opening skit. While the Bee Gee’s “Staying Alive,” plays in the background, he walks…

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‘Alien Convenant’ adds more to sci-fi universe

By Jorge Aldaco  “Alien: Covenant,” directed by Ridley Scott, adds more to the franchise’s mythos in this thought provoking and gruesome installment to the “Aliens” franchise. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, and Katherine Waterston. The film takes place ten years after “Prometheus,” its predecessor from2012. The colonization ship ‘Covenant’ is damaged by a space phenomenon. It results in minor damage to the ship and the death…

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