The Feature Is Ours podcast series

Campus News presents “The Feature Is Ours,” an entertainment podcast hosted by staff members, and self-proclaimed movie buffs, Anastasia Landeros and Gustavo Buenrostro. On this episode, join hosts Anastasia and (the less important host) Gustavo as they continue their countdown of the top six films they’re most excited to see this year.  

March 2, 2017
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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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School cafeteria’s effect on the Freshmen 15

November 23, 2016

By Felipe Rodriguez East Los Angeles College’s new cafeteria structure brought more food on campus and although it is a great addition, they lack in providing enough healthy options for students. College students usually find it difficult to find time to eat right and keep a healthy lifestyle when they are surrounded by junk food. Many of these unhealthy food options are relatively cheaper than their healthy counterparts and are…

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First ELAC Model UN Club to shape history at Inaugural SageMUN

November 22, 2016

By Greg Fleischut For the first time in school history, East Los Angeles College introduces a Model United Nations team to its list of campus clubs. The team meets Tuesdays at 12:30 pm in room F7-111 and is lead by Dr. Kenneth Chaiprasert, a professor of political science. The club plans to compete at the inaugural SageMUN Model United Nations conference at Pomona College in February. The SageMUN conference will…

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Spanish Club offers unison through language

By Johanna Calderon The Spanish Club’s purpose is to help others not lose their first spoken language. Students speak the entire meeting in Spanish. It helps because when they started school, teachers required students to speak English when the students came to the U.S for the first time. Club member Fatima Alvarado Platero is from El Salvador and she knew some English when she was going to school in El…

October 12, 2016
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District indecisive on food vendors for cafeteria

by Daniela Jalteco East Los Angeles College will not be provided with a food vendor for the Student Center cafeteria. Over several years plans have been discussed to have food vendors for all of the nine schools in the Los Angeles Community College District, but it  has been challenging to do so. LACCD is made up of nine schools: Mission College, East Los Angeles College, Pierce College, Southwest College,Trade-Tech College,…

October 6, 2016
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Saving innocent lives

By Daniela Jalteco Supporting Proposition 66 will endanger many innocent lives, and voting yes on Proposition 62 will save those lives. Prop. 66 aims to speed up the appeals process from conviction to execution, as a result it would give those who are wrongfully convicted less time to prove their innocence. The Death Penalty Information Center informed that, between the 1990’s and 2015,149 death row inmates in the United States…

October 6, 2016
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ELAC ranks as a top college in nation

By Dorany Pineda The Washington Monthly ranked East Los Angeles College as one of the best two-year colleges in the nation and state for low to middle-income adult learners. Out of 1,178 two-year colleges in the country, ELAC ranked 13th nationally and No. 2 in California. The criteria was based on  several main elements. A college’s earnings, ease of transfer to a four year university, cost of attendance, flexibility of…

September 14, 2016
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Clinton speaks to Elans

                        By Ivan Cazares and Megan G. Razzetti The South Gym’s floor was filled with Hillary Clinton supporters Thursday while an estimated 200 protesters gathered on Avenida Cesar Chavez. There were many people waiting in line who didn’t make it into the rally. It was the Democratic Presidential Candidate’s 11th visit to the Los Angeles area since the start…

May 6, 2016
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Faculty, students, staff question emergency readiness

By Guadalupe Barriga and Ivan Cazares Students, staff and faculty are concerned about their safety and question whether East Los Angeles College is prepared for an emergency. The issue was discussed during Thursday’s American Federation of Teachers meeting and Tuesday’s Academic Senate meeting. ELAC was placed under an unofficial lockdown last week when the Monterey Park Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a rumor of…

December 9, 2015
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