Mail-in ballots have problematic issues

By Annette Quijada Mail-in voting has always been an effective way of voting, but in this political climate it’s become problematic and has created more issues today than in previous years.  The 2020 presidential election is expected to have the highest number of mail in ballots due to the pandemic. Being able to mail in is supposed to be a stress-free and safe way that Americans could participate in their…

November 9, 2020

New bill of rights redefines policies

A virtual ceremonial signing of the LBGTQIA+ Bill of Rights occurred during the board meeting.
The Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees met to discuss the new LBGTQIA+ bill of rights and commemorate educators that passed away in recent weeks.

October 15, 2020

Dance Department steps into online study

September 17, 2020

The East Los Angeles College Dance Department kicked off fall 2020 with a warm welcome meeting, via Zoom, September 8. The various dance forms taught ranged from jazz, hip-hop, tap dance, choreography to yoga and more, all of which would need to be done from home.


Cities adds international variety to its menu

By Daniella Molina New taste has been added to the city of East los Angeles. A two minute drive from East Los Angeles College, Cities Restaurant has a very different menu from Taco Bell, Carls Jr., or any other restaurant located on Avenida Cesar Chavez. Matter of Fact, they like to change their menu every month. A revolving menu theme has been designed to bring flavors from around the world…

May 23, 2012

Occupy L.A. marches for May Day

By Daniella Molina Thousands of Occupy protesters, labor workers and immigration activists exercised their First Amendment rights through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, last Tuesday. The Occupy L.A. organization conducted a “Four Winds” demonstration consisting of four massive caravans that marched from four different corners of the Los Angeles County. The Four Winds movement was based on the idea that each cardinal area of north, south, east and west…

May 9, 2012

Berkeley hits ELAC for ‘La Raza Day’

By Daniella Molina University of California, Berkeley students and volunteers arrived on campus to extend their “LA Raza Day” conference to Husky students on Saturday. The Raza Recruitment and Retention Center began 34 years ago on the Berkeley Campus. The organization is dedicated to increasing the number of RAZA students who attend UC Berkeley. Their focus is on the low income and underprivileged. “A lot of the reason that minority don’t…

March 31, 2012

Husky quarterback strives for greatness

By Daniella Molina Aaron Cantu sits in Weingart Stadium overlooking the football field. “I want to win here.  I want to win a conference championship,” said Cantu. The lean 6-foot, 210-pound 18-year-old, quarterback is in the process of making his dreams come true as well making history for the Huskies. The Schurr High School graduate has been making major moves before he started the 2011 Fall semester at ELAC. He ended his…

November 3, 2011

Huskies maul Eagles, keep winning streak

By Daniella Molina The Huskies earned their third consecutive win Saturday night with a 31-13 victory against Mt. San Jacinto college putting them into a first place tie in the Mountain Conference. The ELAC team was jump-started by Allen Infante’s 49-yard kick-off with the Huskies defending the east goal. The Eagles immediately lost possession of the ball on a first down fumble recovered by cornerback Tyron Moore. A rushing touchdown by…

October 26, 2011

Whittier Boulevard still bleeds

By Daniella Molina  Boyle Heights native Ruben Guevara, remembered best as being the backbone to the rock ‘n’ roll music of “Ruben and the Jets” read his memories of  the East Los Angeles riots, to small crowd in the Vincent Price Museum Thursday night. Guevara is also known as Ruben Guevara “Funkhalti” the Aztec God of music. Over a five decade career, the band’s sound traveled throughout Boyle Heights and…

October 6, 2011