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

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

Chaotic first week affects students’ lives

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…

September 17, 2014

Negativity affects judgement of today’s generation

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…

September 17, 2014

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

ELAC Campus News attains three awards at statewide championship

By  Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News won three awards in competion against community colleges and universities at the California College Media Association’s 30th National College Journalism Convention. The awards ceremony took place at the Kon Tiki Ballroom of the Catamaran Resort in San Diego last Saturday. Campus News art director Lindsey Maeda took first place for her “It’s more than a hat” Campus News ad. Editor-in-chief Danny…

March 12, 2014

Potential threat cancels classes in F9 bungalows

by Megan G. Razzetti Due to a potential threat off of West Floral Dr., the classes in the F9 bungalows at East Los Angeles College are canceled. “One to two suspects involved in a shooting in Downtown Los Angeles are believed to be in an apartment complex behind campus,” Dean of Academic Affairs Kerrin McMahan said,“weapons may be still unaccounted for.” LAPD has shut down all of West Floral Dr….

February 26, 2014

Malcom Lee creates interesting sequel with ‘Best Man Holiday’

By Brittney Garza Malcom, Lee creates an entertaining and creative sequel to 1999s “The Best Man,” with “The Best Man Holiday,” pulling various emotions throughout the film. Even though many would classify this as a “chick flick,” this film fits guys and girls alike.  There’s romance and relationship struggles for the romantics and sports for the guys. Even though this movie is a sequel, watching the original movie is not…

December 4, 2013

Architecture students to develop Vernon housing complex

By Diego Linares Architecture 202 students are developing a housing complex for the city of Vernon as their final project of the semester. East Los Angeles College architecture Instructor Orhan Ayyuce was doing research to enter into the International Architecture Biannale of Rotterdam (IABR), but  through research found that the city of Vernon wanted to develop a housing complex on 52nd and District Street. Ayyuce then proposed the project to…

October 2, 2013

Vincent Price Art Museum, theatre entertain in summer

By Jesus Figueroa Summer has fewer students around the East Los Angeles College campus, but the Art Department kept on going with artist Carmen Argote’s exhibit “720 Sq. Ft.: Shape Seeps Through,” a Shakespeare workshop and the world premiere of the music video for “Luna Lovers” by Las Cafeteras. The Large Gallery, located on the second floor of the Vincent Price Art Museum, housed the large carpet installation from the…

September 12, 2013