ESPA Club Contributes to the Community Collecting Shoes

By Reina Aguirre The ELAC Students for Political Awareness Club is teaming up with organizations to help those in poverty in the community and out of state. The ESPA club organized a shoe drive where people can help donate their used shoes to Soles4Souls, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create sustainable jobs and provide relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing. The used shoes will help finance…

May 16, 2017

Artist talks about life in Cuba

By Cristina Galvan & Mannie Miguel   Guest speaker Carlos Enrique Prado Herrera used humor in his art to show the hardships of growing up in communist-ruled Cuba while talking to students last Wednesday in the S2 building. According to Prado, from 1992 through 1997 Cubans lived in deep crisis and did not have food, electricity or other basic necessities. In 1994, at the age of 16, Prado had his…

March 19, 2013

Harpist hits East L.A. to perform, educate

By Greg Saldate Having traveled around the world lecturing, performing and hosting educational assemblies for hundreds of kids for the past 30 years, Alfredo Rolando Ortiz made his latest stop on his journey at the East Los Angeles Library on May 9. He’s internationally acclaimed by music critics along with being a composer, doctor, lecturer, author and an award-winning recording artist. Ortiz has performed in front of a thousand filled…

May 22, 2012