Fast-food eateries cause campus pollution

By Hugo Narvaez Businesses like Carl’s Jr., Taco Bell, and McDonald’s have gone out of their way to let East Los Angeles College students know that they will cater to our hunger at the right price. Yet as convenient as this is, they have neglected the responsibility to bring awareness or to pitch in and help keep our campus clean of littering. Their advertisement is clearly seen throughout campus, but…

May 17, 2014

Latinos lack outrage after shooting

By Augustine Ugalde Police are killing Latinos on the streets of Monterey Park and no one seems to care. The shooting of an East Los Angeles College student at the Carl’s Jr. across the street from the campus on Jan. 23 has many people wondering why this man had to die. Steven Rodriguez, 22, was shot and killed in broad daylight by two trigger-happy Monterey Park police officers for breaking a…

February 10, 2012

Justified or tragic?

By Amanda Mayberry Early Monday morning Steven Rodriguez, 22, was gunned down, many are saying unjustly, by Monterey Park police officers. The shooting took place outside of Carl’s Jr. located across the street from campus at the busy intersection of Cesar E. Chavez and Atlantic. Rodriguez was shot about ten times at point blank range by police officers while students as well as employees and customers from the restaurant and other…

January 26, 2012

Police kill pipe-wielding assailant in Carl’s Jr. parking lot

  By Erik Luna A Hispanic man was shot and killed today by Monterey Park police officers at the Carl’s Jr. parking lot located near East Los Angeles College. The unidentified man came into and out of the restaurant quickly, returning shortly thereafter carrying something that resembled a pipe and began breaking the restaurant’s windows. The man bashed-in windows from the outside of the restaurant, which caused customers and employees to rush out….

January 23, 2012