ASU Chief resolves to open dialogue with students

BY JOHN MOLINA Staff Writer   There were two big issues students brought to attention during the Open Dialogue Meeting last Tuesday: safety and overpriced food. Student voices and opinions are important to Associated Student Union, which is why they hosted the open dialogue meeting. Many students showed up to this open dialogue and shared their ideas on what would make East Los Angeles College a better and safer campus….

November 29, 2017
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Anti-Fasciast Group Encourages Students to open Discussions

By Andres Herrera With an anarchy symbol above their table, a group of students who call themselves “Antifa” invite students to have a discussion. They set up a table around the E5 building on campus and display books, pamphlets and booklets. They look for fellow students to inform and educate. The pamphlets and books are from the institute of anarchist studies, art collectives from the ELAC and zines, or handmade…

May 16, 2017
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ASU to focus on student protection

By Hector Gomez East Los Angeles Colleges Associated Student Union has made it a main focus this semester to protect students from any issues or concerns when dealing with Federal Immigration on or off campus. ASU is committed to advocate students for their well being at ELAC and help them on their path to receive a higher education. One of the main goals for Associated Student Union board this semester…

April 12, 2017
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ASU meets at South Gate campus

By Johanna Calderon The Associated Student Union meeting was held at the South Gate campus to continue to charter clubs in one of the classroom .  Club members have to have all the forms complete for them to get the 500 dollar by  6pm last Friday or they lose the opportunities of get the full fund. If they miss the deadline. The members have to make sure they have everything…

November 9, 2016
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League of Women Voters informs Elans about propositions

By Javier Lopez The League of Women Voters Los Angeles (LWVLA) and the Associated Student Union (ASU) brought guest speakers to ELAC in order to inform students about the pros and cons of Proposition 55 and 57. The debate began with Kim McGill from the Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) defending Prop. 57. She stated all of the benefits that the proposition would bring to California’s communities. One of the problems…

October 12, 2016
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New Associated Student Union president strives to help students

May 21, 2015

By Javier Lopez Fellow peers see Romel Lopez, the new East Los Angeles College Associated Student Union president, as kind and helpful. Lopez expresses his dedication to help students. When Lopez was asked how he would improve students’ lives as ASU president, he stated that not only regular students were his priorities but also non-traditional students. Lopez said his main concerns was non-traditional students. “ I want to make education that…

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ASU board decided for 2015-16

By Joshua Inglada New Associated Student Union representatives have been elected. As of May 5, Romel Lopez won the position of President with 368 votes. “I’ll be the first in my family to graduate,” Lopez said. “Information was a key item that helped me get where I am today. I want to be able to give that information to the student body and the less-informed.” The position of Executive Vice…

May 15, 2015
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ASU elections not publicized enough

April 15, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa Student representation is an important way to have the voice of the students heard, but the candidates and election don’t seem to be a priority. The Associate Student Union elections are quickly approaching and the candidate flyers are going up for the first time. The South Gate Educational Center gets ignored completely with no candidate forum, but they do get the same two days to vote. The…

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East Los Angeles College celebrates Dia de los Muertos

November 5, 2014

  By Sergio Berrueta The third Annual Dia de los Muertos event brings Mexican culture to a new generation of Latinos. The event was held in the Perfoming and Fine Arts courtyard. Started by the Chicana/o Studies Department, the festival gives those in the community and students the opportunity to celebrate the festivities. The event was also funded through the Associated Student Union (ASU). Local artists were on hand to…

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Kaiser introduces ALYX System to South Gate campus

By Jade Inglada Students and the local community were given the opportunity to donate blood with Kaiser Permanente’s ALYX Component Collection System at East Los Angeles College’s South Gate Center on Tuesday. Blood and Platelet Recruitment Coordinator Tiffany K. Laffitte was in charge of the blood drive. Kaiser Permanente has been able to use the South Gate facility for its blood drives for free because of Roni Inouye, who is…

October 29, 2014
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