Professor Jean Stapleton has worked at East Los Angeles College’s longer than any other professor. Her career has spanned 50 years within the Los Angeles Community College District. 48 of those years with ELAC.
Polar opposites, Tully and Kate, develop what seems to be an unbreakable bond in Netflix’s new show “Firefly Lane.”
Juan Calvillo, the ELAC Campus News editor-in-chief, requested that I write the first (of which we hope) is an ongoing newspaper column–inviting Campus News alumni to share their experiences. The column’s aim is to bring a face to a very lively process that is making this newspaper.
Hearing the rhetoric during the 2016 election (and how it was reported) inspired me to take the J-101 class.
The falsehoods posted on the internet, in our own media—unchecked and spreading rapidly through social media, were much different than the usual political back-and-forth.
An aspect of J-101 that I surprisingly enjoyed was the assignment to go around campus and look for a feature story. There are over 1,500
California Governor Gavin Newsom failed to protect people’s First Amendment right when he vetoed SB-629.
He failed to address police officers’ blatantly ignoring journalists’ right to cover public protests and demonstrations under the First Amendment.
SB-629 was intended to further protect journalists from police officers, but lacked language that would truly discourage officers from arresting journalists when they’re deemed an inconvenience or from outright assaulting.
Professor Sylvia Rico-Sanchez has given her all as a journalism professor and Campus News co-advisor throughout her career giving praise to East Los Angeles College. At the end of the Spring 2020 semester Rico-Sanchez will be retiring after 35 years of service to ELAC students and the community.
By Maria Marroquin Monroy East Los Angeles College Campus News brought home 14 awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges SoCal Conference held on Oct. 19 at California State University, Fullerton. Of the 14 awards Campus News staff received, the biggest were General Excellence in publication for both print and online edition. Along with workshops, the convention held awards for publication and on-the-spot entries. Publication awards were for entries…
Guerra studied Journalism at ELAC and became editor-in-chief of ELAC Campus News in 1963, as well as editor of ELAN magazine in 1964. Guerra was killed in Vietnam on October 8, 1967 while on board a Grumman E-1B Tracer. Guerra remains were buried in Whittier on April 25.
By Maria Isidoro For students trying to add classes and traverse through campus, the last couple of weeks at East Los Angeles College have been nothing short of hectic. On the first day of school, more than 60 students were left standing without a chair to sit on. Those students who were left out might have missed an opportunity to get their transfer transcripts for this fall semester. These are…
By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News won three awards in competion against community colleges and universities at the California College Media Association’s 30th National College Journalism Convention. The awards ceremony took place at the Kon Tiki Ballroom of the Catamaran Resort in San Diego last Saturday. Campus News art director Lindsey Maeda took first place for her “It’s more than a hat” Campus News ad. Editor-in-chief Danny…
By Edward Singleton After three days of back-to-back competition, the East Los Angeles College’s Campus News staff came home with nine awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges state convention in Sacramento at the DoubleTree Hotel last weekend. Fifteen staff members, along with Journalism Department Chair Jean Stapleton, attended the convention. About 500 community college students from across California were given the opportunity to attend workshops and…