One Book, One College panel opens discussion for students

By Cristal Gomez  Oppression of women in the modern society was a topic of discussion by the faculty and student panelists at One Book, One College. A paraphrased quote from the book that began the discussion said “Over the ages, the view and treatments towards women have evolved, but some of the old ideologies have stayed. Developing countries and some modernized countries still have the old ideologies of women.” The…

April 4, 2018
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New building to launch in 2022

By Jerry Flores A new building construction at South Gate Educational Center campus was discussed last Thursday in the Associated Student Union meeting. The new building will be constructed across the street of the South Gate Educational Center and will be done in January 2022. It will have new resources, one of them is the science department.   “We are going to build a brand new building, it’s going to…

April 4, 2018
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Posters warn of on-campus cannabis use

March 8, 2018

By Frank Portillo Posters warning students about the consequences of being under the influence of Marijuana were posted around campus by Student Services last week. The posters feature a giant cannabis leaf being crossed out and read as followed: “legalized recreational use is not an excuse. Marijuana use is prohibited on college campus. Using or being under the influence of marijuana on campus can lead up to: academic discipline, academic…

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Clubs rush to introduce themselves

February 14, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen The Spring 2018 Club Rush began Tuesday in the E3-Quad, where student organizations wishing to welcome new members promoted themselves to students. A scavenger hunt game encouraged students to meet with many clubs by allowing them to redeem signatures collected from different booths in exchange for small prizes, such as candy and keychains. Popcorn and music by a DJ were also provided at the event. “It’s a…

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First Friday Jazz delivers solid sound

October 15, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta The Isaias Elpes Group began the First Friday Jazz Concert Series  exhilarating and fast-paced at the S2 Recital Hall this past Friday at East Los Angeles College. The main highlights of the performance were Greg Johnson, sounding off a series of tremendous highs and thrilling lows on the tenor sax, while Jimmy Branly jammed out on the drum kit. With the first song, “Start Again,” the band…

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Third loss for baseball ties ELAC, Pasadena for last in South Coast Conference

By Carlos Alvarez     East Los Angeles College baseball team began a three game series against Long Beach City College this past Tuesday with an 8-2 loss. The Huskies have dropped two games in a row after losing last Saturday, 5-3 against El Camino College Compton Center. ELAC 8-8 (1-3 in conference) is currently tied with Pasadena City College for last place in the South Coast Conference standings. The…

March 14, 2013
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ELAC instructor shares factors to academic success

By Erik Machuca   Midterms are three weeks away and Dr. Marcel Morales provided East Los Angeles College students the blueprint to academic            success last Thursday. Morales, a sociology instructor at ELAC, presented  “The X Factors of Success in Higher Education for Latinos in L.A.” The purpose of this is to identify and describe the personal strategies, institutional support and individual factors used by Latino males who successfully completed transfer…

March 13, 2013
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Man creates disturbance in Chicano Studies class

March 6, 2013

  By Danny Vasquez An unidentified man was taken away on a stretcher after disturbing a Chicano Studies class in the C2 bungalows yesterday around 6:25 p.m.The man was on the floor howling and screaming outside of classroom C2 125  AB, as the Sheriffs surrounded him. The man screamed “I don’t want to live” and “what am I going to do now?” as the Sheriffs and Cadets held him on…

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Touring theatre travels, entertains

March 6, 2013

  By Erik Machuca   The tradition and communal service brings the East Los Angeles College Touring Theatre back this spring with an old-fashioned drama to perform at local senior centers. Since 2003, ELAC Touring Theatre has provided students with performance experience and an opportunity to give back to the community. Every year the show travels to elementary schools and senior centers in the area. James Buglewicz, instructor of Theatre…

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