OPINION: Travel allows for deeper experiences

By Roberto Diaz College students continuously give up once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to travel, they don’t want to leave the setting they’re comfortable with. Throughout college campuses there are signs posted revealing the information needed to study abroad. Students have a variety of reasons why they would study abroad, but different situations prevevnt them. Such as financial circumstances,  and students being fearful of leaving their comfort zones; the opportunity would seem very…

May 16, 2018

FYE hosts Zumba session

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  Adelante First Year Experience program (FYE) hosted a Zumba Session for all East Los Angeles College students and faculty to come and de-stress. FYE Adelante program is geared toward first year students, but this event was open for all. The class consisted of cardio mainly synchronized upper body and lower body movements. By the third song the speed increased but the participants kept up with the…

November 22, 2016

Community benefits from Job and Career Fair

By George Maldonado East Los Angeles College gave the community and students an opportunity to learn about open positions and possible career fields May 7. The Job and Career Fair provided opportunities for students after graduating from ELAC. A variety of companies such as U-Haul, UPS, AVON, Inclusion, and the Employment Development Department distributed information on available jobs and career opportunities. ELAC’s Business, Community Service, Computer Applications and Office Technologies,…

May 15, 2015

ELAC theatre scene shop manager helps niece cope with Neimanns-Pick Disease

  By Diego Olivares   Efrain Corona is having a hard time concentrating on work at East Los Angeles College, where he is the theatre scene shop manager. Corona, who has been at ELAC for two years, got some devastating news about his 15-year-old niece Julie. Julie had been diagnosed with Neimann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC). According to the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Inc., people with NPC cannot metabolize cholesterol…

May 27, 2013