Editorial: ELAC withholds information

Since Campus News was denied the list of retirees in the spring, the lack of transparency within the administration at East Los Angeles College has become increasingly apparent. Campus News has tried to obtain the list of staff and faculty retiring after the Supplementary Retirement Plan passed in May, but the ELAC administration has not budged nor has it provided a good reason for the denial. The refusal of the…

December 6, 2017
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After reporting for 20 years, journalist becomes professor

December 6, 2017

By Noe Ortega Fascination and being social is what drove East Los Angeles College professor Charles Fogel to make an odd switch from journalism to mathematics. Fogel was a reporter/editor for 20 years, where he reported news for local papers in Detroit, Louisiana, Texas and California. His main subjects were reporting about business, politics, education and crime while being a reporter/editor. Fogel spent a year and a half being a…

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South Gate campus to undergo construction

December 6, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara After being postponed for nine years, construction for the new East Los Angeles College South Gate Center has a set date to start. The demolition process is set to start within March or May in the new facility located across the street from the current South Gate campus on Santa Fe Avenue and Firestone Boulevard. The new facility, formerly the Firestone Tire Company since World War II,…

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Anthropology Club brings awareness to humans’ impact on Earth

December 6, 2017

By Anastasia Landeros Anthropology Club President Jonathan Salas wants his club to be the biggest one on campus. “The reason I want us to be one of the biggest clubs is because I think, with the members we have at the moment, and especially with the amazing advisers we have, I think we can truly make an impact on the student body,” he said. Professor Christine Sepulveda, the club’s co-adviser,…

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Past Struggles push New Sociology Professor to get Involved

By Julio Sanchez From leaving Guatemala at a young age to achieving her master’s degree, Carla Osorio Veliz is now living out her dream of being a professor at a community college. Veliz is an adjunct lecturer in the Social Sciences Department at East Los Angeles College where she has been teaching sociology classes for a little over a year. She gives her students alternative articles written by people of…

December 6, 2017
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Theatre department address everyday issues in performances

By Jesus Garcia The Theatre in the Community program is a program for students from all backgrounds who with their interest in theatre want to help their community in some way.   It is a free program where students  tour elementary schools/daycare centers with children’s theatre productions, ‘brown bag’ lunchtime performances at senior centers, food banks and events throughout Los Angeles County. The program is led by ELAC’s very own…

December 4, 2017
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Veteran uses ghostwriting as an outlet

By Cristal Gomez Army veteran Damien Winter is a ghostwriter for the Warhammer book series by Games Workshop. Ghostwriting is when an individual writes for a person or a company anonymously. Winter went to Afghanistan from 2012 to 2013. During his time in the army he was part of the first Platoon. When he was in Afghanistan, he saw many things which have impacted his mental state. To escape the…

December 4, 2017
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Elixir Trio’s melodic sounds stun audience

BY ALYSSA CROW The Elixir Piano Trio happened November 20th at 12pm in the S2 Recital Hall. Admission was free. Cellist Fang Fang Xu, violinist Samvel Chilingarian and pianist Lucy Nargizyan provided an afternoon of live classical music. They played works composed as trios and adapted to be played as trios. “Trio Pathetique in D Minor” by Mikhail Glinka was the first piece performed. Glinka is often considered the father…

December 3, 2017
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Statistics Club proposes three studies and seeks participants

By Michelle Perez The Statistics Club at East Los Angeles College hopes to conduct at least three studies that they believe will help many students. The President of the Statistics Club, Francisco Larraga, said that as of now the studies are in their planning stage and that hopefully they will be approved and implemented by next spring. Larraga said that the three studies involve anxiety and self-efficacy, aggression and how…

December 3, 2017
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ELAC and Cal State LA’s Model U.N. forces unite

By Vicky Nguyen East Los Angeles College and Cal State Los Angeles Model United Nation clubs forged an alliance at ELAC’s first hosted practice conference on Friday, March 17. The theme of the conference was cyber security. Through a series of debates, negotiations, and caucuses, the delegates put together an agreed upon definition of cyber terrorism and a plan to fight against it. At the end of the conference, superlatives…

December 3, 2017
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