Volunteering helps earn acceptance

By Brenda Diaz Acceptance to a four-year university is harder now than it has ever been. One very important factor of acceptance to a university is getting involved in extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities are important to admissions officers because they give students an opportunity to showcase their personalities, uniqueness and how they spend their time off campus. Volunteering is one of the easiest ways of improving your chances of being…

May 7, 2014
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Hollywood Bowl hosts summer events

May 7, 2014

By Brenda Diaz With summer fast approaching, East Los Angeles College students are beginning to make plans for their summer vacations. A great way for students to indulge in musical diversity during summer is to attend one of the many summer concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. As students, part of our educational agenda involves an array of art and artistic diversity. In partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Hollywood…

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South Gate lacks college feel

March 20, 2014

By Brenda Diaz Students who attend the East Los Angeles College South Gate campus complain about the lack of a  college feeling. One reason might be that students are not as involved in extracurricular activities as they are at the main campus. Some may argue that the campus is just too small. While its size is minor compared to the main campus, that is no excuse to complain. The only…

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New opportunities for Elans at upcoming fair

By Brenda Diaz East Los Angeles College will hold a Career and Technical Education fair, on March 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the quad between the S2 and P2 buildings. There are no requirements to attend and students of all educational goals are encouraged to participate. CTE integrates academics with technical and occupational curriculum to give students pathways to careers of their interest. Some of the fields…

March 13, 2014
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