Auto students to compete in Eco-Marathon

  By Bryant Mejia   A small team of students from East Los Angeles College’s Automotive Technology Department will be participating in this year’s annual Shell Eco-Marathon held in Houston,Texas on April 4. The team will compete with other colleges around the country to design and build the most fuel-efficient vehicle. This will be the third time that ELAC has a team compete in the marathon. Team advisor and instructer…

March 13, 2013

SB 1440 sets student on fast-track to transferring

By Bryant Mejia   Many people who attend community colleges do so with the goal of transferring to a four-year university. These students often find themselves struggling to meet requirements for the university that they wish to attend. A complicated transfer system results in longer wait times for transferring. These issues have students asking themselves: Can we have a new transfer system? Isn’t there a better way to transfer out?…

March 6, 2013