Scholarships available for eligible for Elans

By Julie Santiago Applications for fall semester scholarships offered by the East Los Angeles College Foundation are now open for Elans. Eligible students can receive up to $1,000 for school-related expenses. Student applicants must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 grade point average as well as having completed 24 or more degree applicable units prior to applying. Eligible students must also be receiving the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver…

September 14, 2016

Veterans dissatisfied with new location

By Julie Santiago While most student services on campus have been content with their newer and bigger locations, the Veterans Resource Center, now known as the “Veterans Lounge,” has fallen short of approval among student Veterans. Since the new Campus Students Center opened on April 11, many student services on campus, such as Associated Students Union and the Health Center have moved from their old locations into the new facility. Member of…

April 27, 2016

Multilingual education may come back to California

By Julie Santiago Voters will get a chance to vote for SB 1174, a Senate bill put in place to bring back multilingual education in California on the November 2016 ballot. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1174 in 2014, which added the proposition to the November 2016 ballot. If passed, this proposition will repeal much of Proposition 227, first passed in 1998 that has since put restrictions on multilingual teaching. This…

March 23, 2016