Out of more than 250 colleges and universities in California, East Los Angeles College was ranked as having the lowest violent crime rates in the state.
Widespread contamination of water throughout California wells could pose a health risk for residents as the state of California has failed to properly address the issue and has taken a slow initiative.
The first job center on campus is available for students and the community as a collaborative effort between East Los Angeles College and Los Angeles County.
Last Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 419, which prevents the schools of California from suspending elementary and middle school students for “willful defiance.” This is hugely important for students with disabilities and troubled youth.
California Congresswoman Judy Chu and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a discussion at East Los Angeles College last Tuesday entirely focused on health care. ELAC students and faculty from the Nursing Department were invited to the not widely known event. The emphasis was on the Affordable Care Act, public charge and reducing the prices of prescription drugs.
East Los Angeles College Academic Senate discussed a new proposal that would improve online Career Technological Education Pathways to benefit students going from business to law careers.
Foster care is often overlooked as a financial factor, but the Chafee Grant’s age extension provides older foster students a new form of financial aid.
By Steven Adamo If the people of California are being penalized for water consumption, so should the companies that make excessive profits from California’s natural water. “Each Californian uses an average of 181 gallons of water each day,” says the U.S. Geological Survey website. In terms of reusable 5-gallon water jugs, that’s about 36 jugs per day. Last year in December, the California State Water Board concluded a nearly two-year…
By Davi Hor The marijuana market is estimated at $7 billion, but with new regulations, many will be driven toward the black market which defeats the purpose of legalization. On January 1, 2018, California Proposition 64 will allow the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. Prop 64 was on the November 8, 2016 ballot and resulted in 57 percent in favor of the proposal. Now one year later, people will…
By Stephanie Garibay The 3D team came together to discuss whether or not East Los Angeles College’s financial resources are being used sufficiently. Each year, the school is given an annual budget by the state of California. This budget is used to support and sustain student-learning programs. The accreditation commission has specific expectations for every community college related to financial resources. The school is expected to manage the resources with…