Club Rush Week attracts students with music and games

September 20, 2018

By Melody Ortiz Students were greeted by music, games, and a lot of information from more than 20 clubs during  Club Rush at the main quad on Tuesday. The event encouraged students to become more involved and active on campus and ran from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. One of the clubs present was the Photo Club. Member Laura Martinez said the club is open to those who would like…

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Geology Club teaches earth’s physical history

By Steven Adamo The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

May 23, 2018
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ELAC Philosophy Club encourages critical thinking in youth

May 23, 2018

By Joshua Inglada The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

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Physics and Astronomy club explores depths of the universe

November 5, 2017

By Joe Dargan Some people look to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars. To the East Los Angeles College Physics and Astronomy Club, founded in 2010, the sky is an infinite source of information, a vast, ever-expanding playground that reveals its treasures to those who are dedicated. “During our club meetings we try to show our club members everything about physics like experiments, demonstrations, seminars and…

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Clubs look to recruit new students

September 27, 2017

  By Julio Sanchez Clubs were spread out to encourage students to join clubs for Club Rush Week from September 19-21 in the E3 Quad. During club rush week, dozens of clubs took the initiative to make students aware of the resources and benefits that come from being involved in a club. “We’ve recruited over 15 students and will continue to recruit as many want to join,” Guadalupe Roman, member…

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ELAC lacks creative clubs that aren’t academic

Students who enter college often times want to get into a club that they are interested in, and most times it’s not an academic one they’re looking for. Students have a lot of clubs to choose from at school, but many of them don’t allow you to get creative. East Los Angeles College offers clubs that go along with students’ majors, but they should offer more creative clubs like dance,…

May 20, 2017
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Students parents build network through new club

By Dorany Pineda  The new Motivated Parents on the Go Club aims to provide a network of support for student – parents and their specific needs. The MPOG strives to increase the success of parent – scholars who are pursuing educational degrees for themselves and their families. It offers support groups, motivational speakers, various topic discussions, group study sessions, resource referrals, help with the transfer process, trips to California State Universities…

October 5, 2016
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South Gate lacks college feel

March 20, 2014

By Brenda Diaz Students who attend the East Los Angeles College South Gate campus complain about the lack of a  college feeling. One reason might be that students are not as involved in extracurricular activities as they are at the main campus. Some may argue that the campus is just too small. While its size is minor compared to the main campus, that is no excuse to complain. The only…

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ELAC club helps with communication skills

By Derek Venegas The Speech Team at East Los Angeles College creates a comfortable environment for students to socialize, and more importantly, to gain knowledge through communication. The Speech Team is a club with little recognition on campus, but the impact it has is tremendous. Every Tuesday and Thursday, the team meets at ELAC to express the emotions of a typical college student in an intellectual and artistic way. “Everyone…

November 27, 2013
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Spanish club plans trip to Spain

By Gabriela Gonzalez Hispanic traditions are an important element that help the Spanish club raise cultural awareness for students at East Los Angeles College. President of the Spanish club, Natalie Perez, re-established the club to emphasize the importance of all cultures with a focus on her own Hispanic roots. The Spanish club’s goal is to provide an encouraging environment for all students who are passionate or interested to learn the…

November 27, 2013
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