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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ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

By Megan Perry Huskies come back with a bang for an undefeated title in conference and a spot in the American Championship Bowl next Saturday after a 37-year deficit. The Bowl is to take place at Santa Monica College against the Corsairs, a team that Huskies lost to earlier this season. East Los Angeles College is ranked No. 16 in Southern California, and is the champion of the American Mountain Conference. The…

November 15, 2011
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