The Killers release holiday album for charity

November 23, 2016

By Lesley Pastor Alternative rock band, The Killers, released a new holiday album this past Friday where all proceeds will benefit Bono’s (RED) charity. The holiday album is titled Don’t Waste Your Wishes and features special guests such as Elton John, Jimmy Kimmel, and Ned Humphrey Hansen. The album opens up with their first track titled “A Great Big Sled” featuring Toni Halliday, lead singer of the rock band the…

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Speech team presents award-winning pieces

May 21, 2015

By Guadalupe Barriga The East Los Angeles College Speech Team returns home as winners and will be presenting their national award-winning selections of comedy, drama and poetry on May 19 and 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Speech team coach Ryan Smith said he proud to show the work his students created at California Community College Forensics Association State Championship tournament. The speech team won first place in the Team Sweepstakes….

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ASU prepares for end of semester activites

By Alexa Santana The Associated Student Union held its last meeting of the semester to discuss activity funding deadlines, end of the year events and the chartering of clubs. The end of the business day on May 15 is the club activity match funding deadline at the Budgetary Affairs Committee (BAC) meeting. By this day both  the Vice President of Finance and the Treasurer must return funds that clubs have…

May 15, 2015
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All disabled students should be properly accommodated

By David Rios East Los Angeles College Disabled Students Program need to have their services available all day, because not all wheelchair users have powered chairs and they also need a way to get around faster. I am a student at ELAC who is disabled and uses a wheelchair. I realized that most wheelchair users on campus have powered wheelchairs, which allows them to move around easier. I do not…

May 20, 2013
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E-books are essential for students

  By Brian Villalba   E-readers are the future of books and are the morally right approach for college learning. E-readers are a way for educational institutions to provide relief to college students who have an increasing financial burden. Every year there are new book editions coming out where the content has not changed or changed minimally. Human anatomy has not changed much in the last few million years. Ancient…

September 27, 2012
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Alert system becomes modernized

  By Danny Vasquez   Elans should take the extra step in safety and register for the emergency alert system. Through the years, the use of technology has changed how people communicate during an emergency. In the past, loud alarm would alert the students if there was an emergency on campus, but new technology of the emergency alert system, it would be an easier way for students to be aware….

September 27, 2012
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Be more aware of changes in the workplace

  By Dulce Carrillo   Many teachers at Latino schools like to tell their students that “If you work hard, you’ll reach the American dream.” But, I’ve seen people work hard their entire life who make just enough to get by everyday. People from the Latino community depend on that paycheck. As a college student, having a job helps to pay for school necessities and to not always depend on…

September 26, 2012
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L.A. Southwest gets by ELAC

January 24, 2012

  By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team gave the state’s No. 6 ranked team, Los Angeles Southwest College, a tough game but came up on the short end of a 70-58 score. The game at LA Southwest was marred by a seemingly serious injury of Husky Albert Chavez at 12:46 in the second half. Chavez didn’t get up from midcourt while the Cougars were scoring a basket for a…

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