Internet outage slows down daily academics

November 28, 2018

By Jose Paulo De Paz (J-101 Staff Writer) This past Tuesday, students and staff alike were surprised with no internet on campus. The outage not only affected East Los Angeles College (ELAC) but six other colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). Many students and staff were upset as they were unable to get much done. There was no service at 8 a.m. and IT continuously updated staff on the…


East Los Angeles College website to receive upgrade

By Jade Inglada and Maria Isidoro The Information Technology Department is working on an updated version of the East Los Angeles College website and plans to launch it winter 2015. The website will have an upgraded design and be compatible with mobile devices, a feature that the current one lacks. IT manager Gonzalo Mendoza said that the purpose of the website update is to create a mobile-friendly platform for students’…

September 24, 2014

ELAC becomes more mobile

By Brian Villalba   Mobile computing is the primary focus of the Technology Master Plan at East Los Angeles College, as web-based educational pages are to be formatted for mobile usage. The Technology Master Plan  is designed to lay out ELAC’s information technology goals and plans. The plan outlines the use of technology trends to increase student access to learning materials. Specifically the plan seeks to take advantage of recent advances…

September 19, 2012

ELAC plans to increase security

By Alexander Acedo Learning from past mistakes, the new parking structure will have surveillance cameras. The cameras will be placed in every level of the stairs, elevators  entry and exits of parking structure 4. These cameras will be recording all day for a 30 day cycle. Although they are not being monitored, they may be reviewed if there are any questions raised by the sheriffs. The sheriffs can ask Information Technology for…

May 16, 2012