Freedom fighter talks community power

By Maria Marroquin Adelante First Year Programs Social Justice Plactica on Thursday brought awareness to students about the struggles and similarities between the black and brown communities. Tyson Amir, author of Black Boy Poems, was the speaker of the platica. The publication of his book had a meaningful date for him because it was on the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Black Panther party. He spoke about the…

February 28, 2018

FYE hosts Zumba session

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  Adelante First Year Experience program (FYE) hosted a Zumba Session for all East Los Angeles College students and faculty to come and de-stress. FYE Adelante program is geared toward first year students, but this event was open for all. The class consisted of cardio mainly synchronized upper body and lower body movements. By the third song the speed increased but the participants kept up with the…

November 22, 2016

Club to host talent show to tie community together

By Francisco Portillo The Adelante Club is putting on a talent show on Dec. 2 that students and faculty members are able to participate in. Dr. Vanessa Ochoa, Dean of First-Year Experience Programs is coordinating the event. “The talent show is meant to connect students with the faculty members and to display the similarities between each other. To show that everyone is human,” Ochoa said. She believes that students and…

November 3, 2016

South Gate campus reconstruction postponed

  By Moises Amezcua Reconstruction on the South Gate Campus postponed due to building inspections and environmental standards. Construction is expected to start in 2016. The 18.5-acre property located across the street from the South Gate campus planned to have an approved master plan with a blueprint showcasing the new relocated campus design by the end of Spring 2014. The brand new campus is expected to offer double the capacity,…

May 17, 2014