Zia-Lopez: Nervous but ready to wrestle
Alex Zia-Lopez, 23, attended Mark Keppel High school and had no prior experience in wrestling before joining East Los Angeles College.
Understanding disabilities important for support
California State University, Los Angeles students and East Los Angeles College alum Dilia Martinez hosted a workshop talking about the struggles college students with disabilities face
MESA hosts transfer event for stem students
East Los Angeles College’s Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Achievement Program advises students on what to consider when selecting a transfer school.
Webinar provides tools for balancing work, school, and life
Los Angeles Unified School District’s leaders presented a webinar last Wednesday with useful information for college students and families about balancing work, school and life.
ELAC awarded Champion of Higher Learning
The Associates Degree for Transfer program at East Los Angeles College has been recognized for its large increase of students transferred to California Community Colleges.
OPINION: Online classes is affecting the learning and mindset of students
With there yet to be a vaccine for COVID-19, most college campuses have announced that classes will remain online, but moving to online instruction for the rest of the year can be detrimental for most of the student body.
Transferring benefits students
By Marcus Camacho Transferring from a community college to a four-year university is a great idea for students who don’t know what they want to major in or want to try out different fields of study. The price to attend East Los Angeles College is $46 per unit while the average price for a UC or CSU is anywhere from $248 or more per unit, depending on the school. The…
Meditation helps students cope with stress
By Cynthia Laguna Meditation has become more popular in recent years and can be used as a stress-relieving exercise. We all undergo great stress as a result of work, school and homework. Meditation can help the mind cope with stress and overall emotional experiences. This is basically a practice where one sits comfortably, concentrates on their breathing, and tries to control the mind to focus on the present, without thinking…
Tax initiative can help stop budget cuts
Editorial Students at East Los Angeles College have seen rising unit fees, new registration restrictions, and now a $5-9 million reduction to the 2012-13 budget. Additionally, the state has increased the cost to attend Cal State and University of California and added limitations on Cal Grants, and the punches keep coming. Specifically, the changes that await ELAC students are significant. In fact, out of the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools,…