Elan provides healthy alternatives to the community

May 16, 2018

BY KALEEN LUU Health conscious patrons at the Root of Life Juicery in Huntington Park can be rest assured the food they buy there has no unnecessary added sugars. Nutritional Science major Maria Pacheco is co-owner alongside her business partner, Robert Valdez. Together, they strive to offer healthier, natural alternatives to the community that are locally sourced and affordable. “I wanted to get a staple of our culture. Juicing is…

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Bell Gardens mayor, ELAC Alum killed

By Sergio Berrueta Former Elan and Mayor of Bell Gardens Daniel Crespo was shot and killed on Sept. 30. Crespo made an impact while at ELAC in the late 80s to early 90s, leading the Student Political Action to protest and fighting for student change to help students get the funds and needs they rightfully deserve. President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter, Cesar Arrendado was…

October 15, 2014
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Undocumented students access to Cal Grant not popular

November 27, 2012

By Andrea Gonzalez Here at East Los Angeles College as well as other colleges, undocumented students struggle every semester to pay their tuition because they do not have access to financial aid. However, starting next year, undocumented students will be able to request the Cal Grant due to the California Dream Act. The California Dream Act gives undocumented students who meet certain requirements the opportunity to apply for this aid….

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