Student strives for musical success

By Rogelio Alvarez In spite of financial struggles, music student David Jesus Ybarra, remains driven to overcome his struggles and accomplish his goals. Growing up, Ybarra’s family struggled financially. According to him, his mother, Micaela Ybarra, has been his greatest example of perseverance.  Ybarra received his first guitar on Christmas after  his family had barely managed to pay off the guitar on layaway. Ybarra has played in coffee shops, backyard…

May 15, 2015
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ASU prepares for end of semester activites

By Alexa Santana The Associated Student Union held its last meeting of the semester to discuss activity funding deadlines, end of the year events and the chartering of clubs. The end of the business day on May 15 is the club activity match funding deadline at the Budgetary Affairs Committee (BAC) meeting. By this day both  the Vice President of Finance and the Treasurer must return funds that clubs have…

May 15, 2015
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News Briefs – May 13, 2015

FASFA filing deadline Free Application for Federal Student Aid priority consideration deadline for the 2015-16 school year is May 31. For more information, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.   Repertoire Dance Concert The Let’s Dance Company will host the 10th Repertoire Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the S2 Recital Hall. General admission is $15.   Correction In last issue, in the story “Architecture…

May 13, 2015
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Students ill-informed about campus events

March 26, 2015

By Joshua Inglada Rows of fliers about the Kyoto and Paris transfer programs are stuck to the outdoor classrooms of the C1 area. Many of them are days old. Several  events take place on campus to entertain and spread information for students. However, it would seem that not all of the information is reaching their ears. This is a disappointing issue that should be fixed. Most students gain their information…

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Cleanliness Not a Campus Priotrity

March 21, 2015

By Gil Milanes East Los Angeles College has been improving its buildings, giving the college a better appearance, but it has neglected to keep up with the maintenance. The E7 Technology building that was completed a couple of years ago is a perfect example. The elevators, restrooms and some halls are tagged., Giving it an older appearance than what it actually has. Some classrooms have suffered from water leaks from…

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ELAC honors veterans over three days, three events

By Damien Guzman East Los Angeles College honored veterans Nov. 12 thru Nov.14 with a Veterans Day celebration that highlighted veterans’ military stories. The event was hosted by the ELAC Veterans Resource Center and Veterans of ELAC (VELAC) and included a flag raising ceremony. Veterans and staff members met at the S2 Recital Hall with guest speakers, including ELAC President Marvin Martinez, California State Senator Ed Hernandez and a few…

November 19, 2014
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Campus News wins at regional conference

By Sergio Berrueta Campus News won 11 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California Conference this past weekend in Fullerton, Calif. Students learn how to network with professionals in the journalism field.They attend workshops that cover a variety of subjects within the field. Campus News brought home with eight publication awards and three on-the-spot awards. Publication awards are based on works published within the previous year while…

October 22, 2014
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Chaotic first week affects students’ lives

September 17, 2014

By Maria Isidoro For students trying to add classes and traverse through campus, the last couple of weeks at East Los Angeles College have been nothing short of hectic. On the first day of school, more than 60 students were left standing without a chair to sit on. Those students who were left out might have missed an opportunity to get their transfer transcripts for this fall semester. These are…

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Negativity affects judgement of today’s generation

September 17, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta Negativity is an attitude occurring within young adults today. Pessimism in our society is becoming an increasing issue. Many are unhappy with the world today and there is a long list of problems that surround them. Instead of trying to solve their issues, they dump their frustration on everyone else and bring them down to their level of misery. This only adds to their frustration. The old…

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East Los Angeles College Campus News Wins Awards

By Tadzio Garcia  ELAC Campus News was recognized with eight awards from the 59th Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Convention producing its second-best state conference results in a years. 543 students from California community colleges partook in the conference April 3-5 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Burbank, Calif.. Fifteen Campus News staff members experienced what it is like working in the journalism…

April 13, 2014
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