Pokiholics creates buzz among ELAC Community

November 23, 2016

By Christina Rodriguez Pokiholic is one of the most recent restaurants to make its appearance in the ELAC community and has caused quite a buzz since its grand opening in September of 2015. Like most traditional poke places, the restaurant tends to those who have a palette for seafood, savory and scrumptious meals. The poke phenomena has definitely found a home at ELAC. Pokiholic is located on South Atlantic Ave…

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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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Artist returns to ELAC to display retrospective at VPAM

December 11, 2014

By Liliana Marquez During the summer of 1979 Arthur D. Avila, who was the East Los Angeles College president at the time, ordered the removal of a mural titled, “The Path to Knowledge and the False University” located at the west wall of Ingalls Auditorium. The mural, which upon its completion in 1975 became the largest mural ever painted in East Los Angeles, was created by artist Roberto Chavez. The…

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From foreign to modern language department

By Jose Rojas, Darlene Galvan and Bianca Garcia ELAC’s Foreign Language Department will officially change its name to the Modern Language Department in fall 2015, it was decided on Nov. 25, 2014. “This change was a unanimous decision and we decided to do it because we believe that the word foreign refers to something that belongs to somewhere else. All languages we offer in this department are already modern languages in…

December 4, 2014
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Students struggle with deciding major

October 14, 2014

By Ayana Arroyo Students at East Los Angeles College are uncertain about their future. It’s harmful to be a student with an undecided major because it wastes your time and money. After asking students in one class, eight out-of ten answered “undecided” about their majors. Outside classrooms, students gave the same results. In other cases, some students responded with whichever career was fastest or easiest to obtain. With no clear…

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Roberto Chavez exhibits work at Vincent Price Art Museum

September 18, 2014

By Julianne Obregon  The Vincent Price Art Museum had many people fill the large gallery for the opening reception of the Roberto Chavez and the False University: A Retrospective exhibition that included a walkthrough with the artist Roberto Chavez on Sept. 13. Chavez is a big contributor to the Chicano art movement in East Los Angeles. Chavez’ collection of different art forms earned him recognition at the Vincent Price Art…

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Dia de Los Muertos Events

-Casa de Las Calaveras: Day of the Dead Attraction at the East Los Angeles Library follows the Calaveras couple as they make their way back home to Earth for Dia de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and free to the public. -Dia de Los Muertos at East Los Angeles Civic Center will have special guest Gregorio Luke lecture on Dia de Los Meurtos at 8:30…

October 30, 2013
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Runners earn top-10 spots

September 12, 2013

  By Tadizo Garcia Freshman Laura Aceves won the women’s individual title at the Rio Hondo College Cross Country Invitational in a time that was rarely surpassed last season by anyone in the state. South Coast Conference rival LA Trade Tech College won the women’s team title snapping two-time defending champion East Los Angeles College’s consecutive title streak in the process. The Huskies settled for fourth place out of eight…

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‘Light in the Darkness’ showcases bright talent

September 12, 2013

  By Ricardo Pimenta Casa 0101, a creative safe haven for the youth of Boyle Heights, introduces a powerhouse of a play with “Light in the Darkness.” Written by Victor Tamayo, then adapted and directed by Ramon “Monxies” Flores, who with the help of Producer Emmanuel Deleage,  “Light in the Darkness” ventures deep into the life of a gangster in Boyle Heights “Light in the Darkness” offers audiences a window…

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LACCD faculty receives three percent raise in salary

By Erik Luna After a four-month-long negotiation between management in the Los Angeles Community College District, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  was able to obtain a three-percent raise for full-time and adjunct faculty. This will be the first raise faculty members in the LACCD will receive since 2008, which was less than one percent. Faculty members will retroactively be paid starting from July…

September 11, 2013
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