A quiet place to study

Not all students are the same, they come from a variety of different backgrounds and ethnic groups. Some students find going to school as a grueling task, while others enjoy interacting with their peers.  Some have the luxury to go home in between classes, while some are forced to stay at school since the commute home is an inconvenience. Personal time is hard to come by while at school all…

December 4, 2019
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Guard signed by Central Florida

By Cristal Gomez Shooting-guard Frank Bertz signed to the University of Central Florida for the upcoming season.  Bertz was named to the first-team all-conference lineup for the South Coast-North division this season.  He has played the sport since he was five years old, starting in a peewee league and worked on his skills all the way to where he is now. “My coach at Sultana High School prepared me for…

May 9, 2018
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New ELAC vice president hopes to liven up athmosphere

  By Giselle Palomera Monique Hernandez began her term as vice president for the Associated Student Union with promise of more club events and a livelier campus. Hernandez began at East Los Angeles College in 2014 and is now the newly elected vice president after serving two terms as senator and secretary. As the beginning of the semester brings on new challenges, Hernandez encourages students to be involved and to…

September 14, 2017
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Elan starts athletic career in Oklahoma

By Gil Milanes Sophomore – defensive back, Anthony Figueroa, received a scholarship last fall to Oklahoma Baptist University after completing two seasons playing football at East Los Angeles College. “I made sure all my classes were available to transfer, I made sure my GPA was always high and in the field I put in the work as best as I could,” Figueroa said. During Figueroa’s two years at ELAC, his…

May 30, 2017
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Women’s basketball player signs with Kansas State

By Dorany Pineda  When Anastasia Tsybaeva’s was in seventh grade, she stood at five feet ten inches. Despite having never played, her physical education teacher convinced her to join the basketball club. She was the only girl among 40 boys. “After two days I quit because everybody was making fun of me,” Tsybaeva said. “They’re like ‘How are you so tall and you can’t play?’” It wasn’t until her freshman…

May 3, 2017
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Black Mambas prepare for overseas tour

By Diego Linares Southeast Los Angeles band Black Mambas are set to take the stage for their third European tour starting this Friday after first starting out by performing in backyards and underage in local venues. The band members say the ability to play overseas has come after gaining experience in the scene and being diligent with their craft. “It’s cool. It’s great, but it’s a lot of hard work….

May 3, 2017
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Club promotes student-parents’ success

By Rosslin Ojeda  The stress of being a working student can be overwhelming, but add being a parent into the mix and it may be downright chaotic. Motivated Parents on the Go, an on campus club, wants students to know that they are not alone. The club began last fall by students Christine Lopez and Dan Stevens. Lopez took on the role of president while Stevens became the vice president….

March 15, 2017
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Community festival empowers women

By Dorany Pineda  In celebration of International Women’s Day, Las Fotos Project held its 3rd annual Viva la Muxer event—an all-women art and music festival in East Los Angeles on Saturday. “[Viva la Muxer] showcases a lot of the community and the art. I feel like it’s a safe space for women, and to see what other women can do,” Diaz said. “Men always dominate all the spaces. That’s why…

March 15, 2017
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