International soccer players aim for their goals

By Ivan Cazares Success both on and off the field is essential to three international student  athletes. Sambo Dama, Andres Martinez, Manuel Avendano and Agustin Barros will represent East Los Angeles College on the soccer field this season. Martinez, Avendano and Barror are from Chile. Dama comes to us from Benin. “The priority is that they are students first and athletes second. Their parents’ primary concern isn’t them playing soccer….

September 14, 2016
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International student finds home at East Los Angeles College

May 20, 2015

By Xiaoyan Yang Anju Li is her Chinese name. Her English name is Flora. At 18 year old, Li first heard about ELAC through an institute in China she had joined that told her of all the good schools in America. “Before I came here I studied and was determined to go to the U.S and then researched and found California had a lot of good schools,” said Li. “Then,…

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Online registration needs stricter monitoring

By Akihiro Ishizaki The online course registration should be more strict on students that don’t have the prerequisite or are at a sufficient level to take certain classes. As an international student from Japan, learning English is hard. I took English 26 in this semester, which means that my current English is at that level, but even a writing assignment in the class is tough for me. There are many…

December 19, 2014
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