Unidentified woman found dead on campus

By Ivan Cazares A woman died near Parking Structure 4 on Sunday. The Sheriff’s Department received a call reporting the death at 4 a.m. The Sheriff’s Department would not reveal the circumstances of her death. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide division is conducting an investigation on the matter. East Los Angeles College President Marvin Martinez announced the death of a person in an email addressed to faculty and staff….

October 13, 2015
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Elans demand justice for missing students

December 4, 2014

By Jose Rojas Approximately 100 peaceful participants manifested in front of the Helen-Miller Balley library at East Los Angeles College last Thursday, Nov. 20. Students and participants were heard chanting “Justice for Ayotzinapa!” to show their support for the male students who disappeared last Sept. 27 in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. The students went missing after protesting against what they considered to be discriminatory hiring and funding practices by the Mexican…

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Privacy does not end at death

By Jesus Figueroa   In a battle over privacy, lawyers go after Facebook to release accounts of deceased family members to their rightful heirs. The attempts to change the internet laws came after a mother, Karen Williams, lost her 22 year-old son in a motorcycle accident. She attempted to use her son’s account as a memorial for friends and family. Facebook administrators locked her out of the account due to…

March 20, 2013
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Latinos lack outrage after shooting

By Augustine Ugalde Police are killing Latinos on the streets of Monterey Park and no one seems to care. The shooting of an East Los Angeles College student at the Carl’s Jr. across the street from the campus on Jan. 23 has many people wondering why this man had to die. Steven Rodriguez, 22, was shot and killed in broad daylight by two trigger-happy Monterey Park police officers for breaking a…

February 10, 2012
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