Club hopes to gain, help undocumented student members

December 8, 2018

The new East Los Angeles College club, the Undocu-Huskies has a scholarship of $600 up for grabs with a deadline of this Friday at 11:59 p.m. The idea for the club came from a meeting between the current members and Dream Resource Center’s Maira Cruz. The group quickly decided that creating a club was key to helping students at ELAC.

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New ELAC vice president hopes to liven up athmosphere

September 14, 2017

  By Giselle Palomera Monique Hernandez began her term as vice president for the Associated Student Union with promise of more club events and a livelier campus. Hernandez began at East Los Angeles College in 2014 and is now the newly elected vice president after serving two terms as senator and secretary. As the beginning of the semester brings on new challenges, Hernandez encourages students to be involved and to…

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Club to host talent show to tie community together

By Francisco Portillo The Adelante Club is putting on a talent show on Dec. 2 that students and faculty members are able to participate in. Dr. Vanessa Ochoa, Dean of First-Year Experience Programs is coordinating the event. “The talent show is meant to connect students with the faculty members and to display the similarities between each other. To show that everyone is human,” Ochoa said. She believes that students and…

November 3, 2016
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Club fundraises to equip disabled people with adaptive equipment

By Francisco Portillo The Kinesiology Club is raising money for AbilityFirst, a program that is dedicated to providing disabled persons with adaptive equipment that assists the activities of daily living. AbilityFirst is a local program, with a building located on 154 N Gage Ave. In order to fundraise, the Kinesiology Club is teaming up with other clubs such as the Adelante, Math Club and the Association of Future Fire Fighters…

November 3, 2016
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Brand new club dedicated to pop culture

By Ceasar Carbajal For those who love pop culture at East Los Angeles College, the Cultural Assembly for Social Entertainment is dedicated to it. CASE was formed in mid-October of 2013 and is a club that discusses how contemporary pop culture influences Americans today. Whenever a celebrity does something during the weekend, it makes headlines and is the topic of discussion every Monday at school. “Everyone is welcome, and everyone’s…

November 27, 2013
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Unchartered 350-2-SH club promotes healthy environment

By Jane Fernandez 350-2-Sustain Humanity, an unchartered club aims to not only become a part of the student’s life, but a part of the world. The club’s mission is to “bring education and awareness to people about the benefits and importance of living a sustainable life style,” as said in the club’s mission statement. “We are stressing the 350 because this represents the limit of parts per million of CO2…

September 28, 2011
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Clubs help families for Thanksgiving

By Jane Fernandez Thanksgiving is more than two months away, but some Elans are already working to help collect enough food to feed many low-income families. The Feminist Club and the East Los Angeles College Students for Political Awareness, ESPA, joined together on Friday to host a canned food drive for low-income families for Thanksgiving. “Children are waking up hungry and going to sleep hungry, the only food they get is…

September 22, 2011
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