Late financial aid causes troubles for students

March 14, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro The spring semester is more than a month in and students still have not received their financial aid.  That is not okay. Many students are going to the Financial Aid Office to figure out why they haven’t received any money yet.  What the office tells students is that they don’t  know when they will receive their financial aid. The best they can do is tell students whether…


Error after error causes another baseball defeat

February 28, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College baseball continues to suffer from  errors in its second consecutive loss against Santa Ana College with a score of 8-3 last Friday. ELAC head coach James Hines said that little-to-no errors in games was something the team could take pride in. However, these past games the team has been suffering from more errors than usual. “What is really frustrating is that these are…


‘Altered Carbon’ suffers from predictability

February 14, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro “Altered Carbon” has great visual effects, fantastic costumes and good acting, but plays on overused tropes. Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) is one of the last remaining envoys, warriors that can easily adapt to any environment they are put in. His character has been brought back to life after being dead for 250 years and put into a new body, which the show refers to as sleeves. The…


Three-part budget system to bring money to district

By Gustavo Buenrostro California Community Colleges will have a new budget plan to work with beginning July 1st. The new budget system provided  by the California Governor’s office is attempting to add more money to community colleges throughout the state. The current system schools use for budget is based on the full-time enrollment of students. The new system will have three different aspects that the budget is base. The first…

February 14, 2018

Guided Pathways initiative to assist students pursue majors

By Gustavo Buenrostro The Guided Pathways initiative was the topic of discussion in the open forum on Thursday in the G1 building. Guided Pathways is a framework for students to work under so that they can have a more                                                               …

December 6, 2017

Annual Major’s Fair bigger success than last year

November 16, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Students engaged in booths during the second annual East Los Angeles College Majors Fair on Thursday in front of the E3 building. All departments had booths and gave information to students about what the department offers. “I am out here just exploring. I want to see what the other majors have to offer,” said Computer Science major Sally Chung. She said that the Major’s Fair is good…


Effort aside, ‘Destiny 2’ fails to engage

November 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro An improved story, impressive graphics but hollow content make Destiny 2 a disappointing follow-up to its predecessor. “Destiny 2” did a great job at addressing the “Destiny” community complaints that plagued the first game, one of the biggest being the story. Where the first game had non-engaging story, “Destiny 2” made the effort of telling a story where the player cares about what happens to the character….


ELAC first school in district to offer Women/Gender Studies degree

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College became the only school in the district to offer a Women/Gender Studies degree and kicked off a celebration on Thursday at the G3 Foyer. The degree was submitted in January of this year and was approved in June, making it the 59th associate degree to be approved. The Women/Gender Studies faculty came up with classes for the 13-class requirement. There are four categories…

November 8, 2017

The Feature Is Ours Season 2 Episode 9

Campus News presents “The Feature Is Ours” hosted by staff members, and self-proclaimed movie buffs, Anastasia Landeros and Gustavo Buenrostro. On this episode, Gustavo is lukewarm about “Venom” beginning production and Anastasia doesn’t know what she’s talking about.

October 26, 2017

Latest budget cuts affect student resources on campus: Meeting focuses on budget restoration

by Gustavo Buenrostro Restoring the budget for the computer labs was a topic of discussion at the meeting for student funds held Monday in the G1 administration building. Early in the semester, budget cuts affected labs and other student services, prompting Vice President of Academic Affairs Ruben Arenas to call a meeting to discuss the funding for the labs. Arenas said there may be money in the general or Basic…

October 25, 2017