Former Elans to participate in Red Bull Flutag

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Red Rock Rovers is one of the few hispanic teams, and the only community college team, competing at the Red Bull Flugtag on Sept. 21. The team is hard at work finalizing their design for a human-powered aircraft to enter in the competition in Long Beach. The Flugtag is a human-powered flying craft competition, which for the first time will simultaneously be held …

September 18, 2013
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Sheriffs seek owners of lost money

September 18, 2013

By Brian Villalba After four months, $300 that was dropped in the P4 parking structure and turned into the East Los Angeles College Sheriff Station has yet to be claimed. The money was dropped in the structure on May 30. The low-resolution ELAC campus security footage showed two unidentified females with items falling out of one of their bags. It isn’t exactly clear what was dropped.  A few minutes after…

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Monterey Park officials capture house burglar

September 11, 2013

By Erik Luna Police officials from the Monterey Park Police Department arrested Jorge Meraz, a Monterey Park resident, for residential burglary last Friday after a nine-hour standoff. Meraz was found hidden in the attic of a home, which was located in the 600 block of Hammel Street after police tear gassed the house. Meraz was found by a K-9 unit and was treated at Monterey Park hospital for dog bite…

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LACCD faculty receives three percent raise in salary

By Erik Luna After a four-month-long negotiation between management in the Los Angeles Community College District, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  was able to obtain a three-percent raise for full-time and adjunct faculty. This will be the first raise faculty members in the LACCD will receive since 2008, which was less than one percent. Faculty members will retroactively be paid starting from July…

September 11, 2013
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Bookstores disappearing

By Christian Valles Every year the number of bookstores in America is decreasing, and this troubles some people. Most parents and teachers have always encouraged reading. However, most children play Nintendo rather than picking up a book. Bookstores have always been a place where students could get lost for hours. An institution where one could discover ideas and worlds that, to some, were unimaginable. Recently, county libraries have been cutting back on their…

September 22, 2011
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