Gender neutral bathrooms open on campus

By Frank Portillo In compliance with Assembly Bill-1732, single-use bathrooms have been made available on campus during the 2017 Summer semester. The bill was signed by governor Jerry Brown last September and “requires all single-user toilet facilities in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or government agency to be identified as all-gender toilet facilities, as specified. It also “authorizes inspectors, building officials, or other local officials responsible for code…

October 11, 2017

Campus shuts down two days for repairs

By Russell J. Zazueta Classrooms around campus were closed Oct. 3 as a result of a leaking pipe needed to the vital operation of East Los Angeles College’s air conditioning system. It has since been repaired and is working properly. According to Plant Facilities Director Abel Rodriguez, he, along with other staff members, discovered water seeping up from underground in an area outside the Central Plant near Weingart Stadium along…

October 16, 2014

Budget forum strives for ELAC’s revitalization

By Russell Zazueta East Los Angeles College President, Marvin Martinez, wants more students to transfer and is setting a 5 percent growth plan to make East Los Angeles College the No. 1 transfer school in the district. He said financial commitment to ELAC’s transfer program is vital to its reorganization and success. “We’re behind, (in transfer applicants) but not too far behind. How do we need to reorganize? What sort…

June 3, 2014