Healthy relationships main topic of domestic violence workshop

October 11, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro The types of relationships, cycles of violence and gender roles were all topics of discussion in Healthy relationships workshop on Thursday. The workshop focused on different aspects of domestic violence. It was meant to teach students how to identify bad relationships and how to have good relationships. Romantic relationships weren’t the only one’s covered. Friendships, work relationships and family dynamics were mentioned as well. In the workshop,…

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Student awareness is key to safety

April 24, 2014

    By Megan G. Razzetti College campuses are supposed to be safe learning institutions for students to comfortably work on their education. They can also be hot spots for sexual assaults whether it be in a public location, after an evening class or during a campus sponsored event. All students should be aware of this potentially serious threat that can exist on any campus. East Los Angeles College has…

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Survivor recounts past abuse in film

By Ruth Calcoa Sonia Rivera, director of the Sexual Assault Program at the East Los Angeles Women’s Center, said  her objective is to stop violence on campus. Violence seems to be escalating each year, according to Rivera. Rivera visits campuses from middle schools to universities to raise more awareness on domestic violence and the dangers it poses. “Parents are usually the last to know. We as peers, friends, teachers and…

October 20, 2011
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