Casa 0101 celebrates 15 year anniversary

February 25, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa Former East Los Angeles College student Josefina Lopez prides herself in bringing theater productions to the community she grew up in. Casa 0101 is a theater in East Los Angeles. It was founded by Lopez and is run by several volunteers. “My vision for the future is that we have nurtured enough Latina/o writers [and] that a new Theatrical literature exists because of us,” Lopez said. From…

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Coach sets example for men’s soccer team

December 10, 2014

By Liliana Marquez As the van started to move along the street, passengers’ silence reflected the outcome of the match. Ricardo Raygoza drove his players back to campus while he and one of them cried as the others sat quiet, reflecting on what happened that night. The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team qualified for the 2014 CCCAA Men’s Soccer SoCal Regional playoffs where they played the first round…

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‘Yes Means Yes’ Bill changes sexual assault investigations

By Megan G. Razzetti Governor Jerry Brown recently signed SB 967, also known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, changing the way sexual assault is investigated on college campuses in the state of California and how consent is defined. According to section one of the bill, the focus is mainly of “affirmative consent,” meaning all persons involved must have ‘affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity. It…

October 8, 2014
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East Los Angeles College president helps start college prep program

By Jade Inglada After months of planning, East Los Angeles College President Marvin Martinez and partner administrators have launched the “GO East LA: A Pathway for College and Career Success” program. “GO (Great Outcomes) East LA” is an initiative created for students’ long-term success, starting from when they are children until they graduate high school. The purpose is to create more college-ready students. Students that complete the program will be…

June 1, 2014
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Introducing The Gloss

ELAC Campus News catches up with Los Angeles rock band The Gloss as they rehearse some of their music from their latest release “The City EP.” Music used courtesy of The Gloss. For more music or information on the band visit http://thegloss.bandcamp.com/ or http://www.theglossmusic.com/

October 23, 2013
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Las Cafeteras premiere video for ‘Luna Lovers’ at VPAM

August 7, 2013

  By Erik Luna A renaissance is happening in East Los Angeles and Las Cafeteras are happy to be a part of it. Last night the band, who has former East Los Angeles College students, premiered their new music video for their song “Luna Lovers,” from their album “It’s Time,” at the Vincent Price Art Museum. Jaranero and singer Hector Flores said that it was important to display their work…

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Woman sexually assaulted on campus

By Danny Vasquez A woman was sexually assaulted by an unknown man near the E-1 building construction walkway at East Los Angeles College last Monday. ELAC’s Crime Bulletin said at around 5:30 p.m. a woman was walking down the construction walkway when a man came from behind her, lifted up her skirt and grabbed her. Deputy Alberto Romero said that the victim was not a student, but was attending an…

July 8, 2013
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Artists collaborate in East Los Angeles art exhibit for Boys and Girls club

May 1, 2013

  By Erik Luna   In order to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club, local artists collaborated in the “Who Remembers in East LA? The Yearbook Exhibit” last Thursday at Cities Restaurant. Self-proclaimed East Los Angeles historian and host of the event Victor Felix has made it his mission to educate the youth and bring a positive perspective to East LA. In order to spread his message, Felix…

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Who Remembers in East LA?

Klique East LA, a car club which was founded in 1964, was a among one of the exhibitors at the “Who Remembers in East LA? The Yearbook Exhibit” an event celebrating the Chicano/a culture. The event was held last Thursday at Cities Restaurant located on the corner of Ford Avenue and Avenida Cesar Chavez in East Los Angeles. Online Editor for Campus News Erik Luna caught up with members of…

April 30, 2013
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Former ELAC student pays homage to instructor

By Cristina Galvan   Rita Soza remembers her times with teacher Helen Miller Bailey fondly. Soza is currently working on a biography on Bailey. Besides having the library named after her, Bailey left a strong impact on many of her students, including Soza. Soza attended Elac in the Early ‘70s.  She took two classes with Bailey, which were Western Civilization 1 and 2. After receiving her Associates degree, Soza attended…

March 13, 2013
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