Governor Gavin Newson is pushing efforts regarding the ongoing food insecurities college students face.Currently, East Los Angeles College focuses on identifying ways to provide meals and resources to students in need of nutritional meals and has aligned with outside partnerships to continue said efforts.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), is a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes. Today the NCAA finds itself often criticized and challenged by its policies, which often inflict hardships on the people they are supposed to represent; the student athletes themselves.
With East Los Angeles College students returning to on-campus lectures, one can not help but question whether this decision will put students at risk against COVID-19. Having a mask on campus is a great idea. Not only does it help prevent the spread of the virus, but it protects the community we live in.
With California reaching over a million COVID-19 cases, Governor Newsom’s decision to reopen outdoor dining is a disaster. Hospitalizations and Covid deaths have increased since the second closure in November, reopening will only add to these numbers.
The 2020 elections saw a mixed bag of results in the propositions that were on the ballot in California. While some progressive propositions passed, such as Proposition 17, which restored the right to vote to former felons, others such as Proposition 18, which granted the right to vote to 17-year-olds if they turned 18 before the general election, did not. In addition,
Governor Gavin Newsom announced budget cuts to higher education to balance California’s budget following the COVID-19 pandemic.