Navient sued by teachers union

The American Federation of Teachers sued Navient, one of the countries largest student loan servicers, on Wednesday for allegedly misguiding borrowers through a vital student loan forgiveness program.

November 8, 2018
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Chancellor explains Assembly Bill 705

October 25, 2018

By Joe Dargan Chancellor of California Community Colleges, Eloy Ortiz Oakley explained the importance of eliminating standardized tests, like the SAT and ACT, in his column on the CCC website last week. Assembly Bill 705, was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Oct. 13, 2017 and took effect on Jan 1, 2018. AB-705  was written to clarify existing regulation and ensure that students are not placed into remedial courses that…

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Health fair promotes end to violence

The fair is one of many events organized by the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team, or S.A.A.V.E., in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October.

Promoting health and wellness, a number of booths represented by local business will be featured.

October 3, 2018
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Athletic Department splits workload with two new directors

September 13, 2018

By Joe Dargan Robert “Bobby” Godinez and James Hines were named co-athletic directors by President Marvin Martinez in the wake of Al Cone’s abrupt resignation after  19 years of service. “I bowed out gracefully and respectfully to let the new regime take over in any way they see fit.” said Cone. Godinez, who’s also beginning his third season as the East Los Angeles College head football coach, will assume 80…

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Football collects first win in comeback

September 12, 2018

By Joe Dargan Staff Writer   The football team defeated Orange Coast College 24-14 in a non-conference game at Weingart stadium on Saturday,  giving the team its first win of the season. Coming off of two consecutive winning seasons under head coach Robert “Bobby” Godinez, the Huskies were eager to rebound from a 56-21 opening game loss to Cerritos College. “We had a rough first week, but it was a…

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Solid defense leads to double-digit victory for basketball

December 13, 2017

By Joe Dargan Men’s basketball capped off the Citrus Invitational with a 76-62, thumping of Southwestern College on Sunday. From the opening tip, East Los Angeles College’s ball movement was crisp, scoring the first two baskets of the game. After a brief scoring exchange, ELAC’s Coach John Mosley, who has over 20 wins in each of his previous four seasons as the Huskies’ head coach, called an early timeout to…

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