DACA Task Force aims to increase enrollment

October 4, 2018

By Steven Adamo Enrollment among undocumented students continues to decline, according to Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez. “Numbers continue to draw down, from fall of 2016 to fall of 2018, we lost 21% of credit undocumented students,” said Chancellor Rodriguez at the Ad Hoc Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Task Force meeting at ELAC Thursday. He met with ELAC’s Dream Resource Center, as well as staff…

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‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is a good time

By: Juan Calvillo “Bad Times at the El Royale” starts off slowly, then ratchets the intensity into overdrive, telling a violent story of perception and truth. Each of the characters staying at the El Royale, a hotel with a ‘60s feel, have something that has made them wary of others in Drew Goddard’s wild ride of a movie. Goddard has cut his teeth writing and producing amazing action and story…

October 4, 2018
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Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ mixes old and new styles

By Andrew Ayala Hip-hop heavyweight Lil Wayne triumphs once more with the release of his highly anticipated veteran album “Tha Carter V.” Surpassing 100,000,000 streams in two days on Spotify alone, this album is destined to be one for the record books. It’s been four years since fans have received a “Tha Carter” album. This living legend does more than succeed this time around, and does so by revisiting past…

October 4, 2018
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Veteran STEM program receives $1.6 million grant

September 27, 2018

“This is a grant that we’ve been working on for three years. This is not something that’s put together in a month. So of course when we got the grant, we were very happy, but it’s very important to know that this was a team effort,” said Director of STEM Armando Rivera.

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Game Club wants students to join

By Miguel Dominguez The East Los Angeles College game club is a place where gamers go to unite and play different types of games. “The game club is a welcoming and safe club to students who enjoy playing games” says Michael Nitzani. Nitzani is the advisor of the club and has been a member since 2017. Nitzani likes to meet new members of the club and listen to their backgrounds…

September 22, 2018
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Club Rush Week attracts students with music and games

September 20, 2018

By Melody Ortiz Students were greeted by music, games, and a lot of information from more than 20 clubs during  Club Rush at the main quad on Tuesday. The event encouraged students to become more involved and active on campus and ran from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. One of the clubs present was the Photo Club. Member Laura Martinez said the club is open to those who would like…

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Football crushes Compton in record-breaking win

    By Diego Linares East Los Angeles College overpowered the opposing Compton College football team in a 55-0 win on Saturday. The football team opened the first quarter with 31 points and continued their dominance on the ground throughout the game. The rushing attack garnered 234 yards on 33 carries, averaging 7.1 yards a carry. Running Backs Armando Velasco, David Allen and Tony Toledo combined for 187 yards on…

September 20, 2018
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Academic Senate concern grows over Chancellor Oakley

May 30, 2018

By Julio Sanchez Although several notions and resolutions were approved on Tuesday’s senate meeting, the impact over the lack of consultation from the California Community State Chancellor was the most discussed topic. Academic senates throughout the states are growing concerns over how the state initiatives are being implemented and are also seeing California Community State Chancellor Eloy Oakley fail to fulfill the California Community College mission. Eloy Ortiz Oakley was…

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