Guided Pathways paves way for students

By Joshua Inglada Students deciding what classes they need for their degrees may soon be receiving assistance to greatly streamline the process on choosing  what course best suits their academic goals. Assistant professor of Spanish Nora Zepeda and associate professor of psychology Arpi Festekjian hosted a meeting at the South Gate Educational Center for faculty to present the upcoming Guided Pathways Plan for East Los Angeles College. GP is an…

May 23, 2018

ELAC Philosophy Club encourages critical thinking in youth

By Joshua Inglada The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

May 23, 2018

Club offers religious connection for like-minded students

By Joshua Inglada Mind Above Ministries is a club on campus that promotes the message of faith from God. The club is affiliated with the City of Angels International Christian Church. “When we meet up, we usually have our Bible discussions. Sometimes we sit around and play some games, like board games,” club president Jorge Alberto Jr. said, “It helps people get to know each other and get more comfortable.”…

April 25, 2018

Workshops continue during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Joshua Inglada The Sexual Assault Awareness and Violence Education Team has organized events this April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The events for SAAM officially began last Tuesday on campus due to spring break and will continue through April 30. Kinesiology Professor and SAAVE Team Co-Chair Andrea S. Owens said that the goal of SAAM is to raise awareness, provide resources and educate everyone on the various…

April 18, 2018

ELA CAPE swings back into action

March 14, 2018

By Joshua Inglada The East Los Angeles Comicbook, Art and Pop-Culture Expo is swinging back into action May 12. Formerly known as the East LA Comic Con, the name changed after the events of the San Diego/Salt Lake City lawsuit in December, which was fueled over the copyright claim of the term “comic con” by San Diego. ELA CAPE was founded in 2016 by East Los Angeles College alumnus and…


Financial Wellness Program offers free tax preparation

By Joshua Inglada The Financial Wellness Program at East Los Angeles College offers free tax preparation services to teach students how to manage their money. The program has been partnered with the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation and East LA Community Corporation of the Eastside Tax Coalition to continue providing free tax preparation services to students since 2017. It can cost up to $150 to get taxes done with a standard…

March 8, 2018

Huskies continue to pick up their stride

By Joshua Inglada The East Los Angeles College Huskies competed in the all-day California State Los Angeles  Invitational track and field meet on Friday and Saturday. Sophomore Joshua Taylor took first place in men’s long jump. Taylor also took second place in men’s triple jump with a distance of 13.79 meters. The Huskies faced off against teams from Biola University, Pasadena City College, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Arizona Christian…

March 7, 2018

Casa 0101 having financial troubles

February 14, 2018

By Joshua Inglada CASA 0101 may be closing down in the near future due to financial difficulties. The community theater in Boyle Heights, founded by playwright and East Los Angeles College alum Josefina Lopez, is facing issues paying the rent in order to keep the theater running. The theatre received three months of free rent by the landlord to keep the theater going while they manage the payments. According to…


Mexican muralist to be honored at ELAC

By Joshua Inglada A slideshow of muralist Raúl Anguiano’s work will be shown to honor his memory tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the G3 Ingalls Auditorium. Anguiano’s “A Biography of Mexican Painting,” his last mural in his career, is at East Los Angeles College. The mural also serves as a visual biography of his life’s work and the development of Mexican art as a whole. It contains portraits of artists…

October 28, 2015

Academic Senate votes against academic renewal unit increase

By Joshua Inglada The decision to keep academic renewal at 18 units instead of 30 was made by the District Academic Senate on May 12. President Alex Immerblum presented the option of whether or not the units needed for academic renewal should be raised from 18 to 30. Academic renewal allows students to have their transcript reviewed and have 18 units worth of bad grades removed from it. They must meet…

May 19, 2015