OPINION: Letter to the Editor: ELAC Bookstore neglects ‘Milestone Magazine’

By Joshua Castro Milestone, the literary arts journal for East Los Angeles College since 1950, has been virtually disregarded by the ELAC Bookstore for nearly a decade. I was first introduced to Milestone back in the fall of 2011 by English professor Susan Suntree, and was elated to discover a creative arts scene on ELAC’s campus. But when I visited the ELAC Bookstore to purchase my own copy, there were…

September 27, 2017

OPINION: ‘Milestone’ can be saved (Letter to the Editor)

By Joshua Castro Milestone, the literary arts journal of East Los Angeles College since 1950, was denied its 2016 & 2017 annual Spring publications due to attempted censorship by the ELAC administration, which resulted in loss of funding for the magazine. On February 15, 2017 Milestone readers, contributors, and staff were informed via Milestone’s Facebook page (@ELACMilestone) that the 2016/2017 editions had been “postponed;” and the Milestone class (English 32:…

September 20, 2017

Milestone editors search for best literary content

By Diego Linares Students are currently looking through over 250 entries to find pieces to include in the upcoming issue of literary magazine Milestone, to be published this spring semester. English 32 is a class comprises of 12 students who are working to publish the East Los Angeles College magazine that has been in circulation since 1950. Elans are editing pieces, which have been submitted by fellow Huskies and other…

April 13, 2016

Milestone reveals authors’ fears

By Ivan Cazares  A group of Elans shared their fears and aspirations through short stories and poetry to celebrate the newest issue of Milestone in the S2 Recital Hall on April 16. Milestone is a literary magazine that has been published at East Los Angeles College for the past 70 years. “That’s over 60 years of giving students an outlet,” English professor Dustin Lehren said. Lehren served as an adviser…

April 27, 2015