Professor becomes a staple for Elans

    By Diego Linares Alexis Navarro has become a staple in the East Los Angeles College Department of Architecture through loyalty, passion and implementation of groundbreaking work. The product of immigrant parents, Navarro said he struggled to find himself and make choices about what to do with his life. “My working class background limited my vision, but slowly, I began to obtain a larger view of my potential,” said…

May 21, 2014

Former architect professor pushed students to become productive in society

By Edward Singleton Robert Theodore Weiss former architecture professor who taught at East Los Angeles College for 31 years died on Jan. 26. Weiss, a former Korean War veteran, began teaching at ELAC in the fall of 1961 and retired in 1991. As a young man, Weiss attended ELAC where he earned a scholarship to the University of Southern California. He graduated from ELAC in 1944. While attending USC he became…

March 20, 2012