ELAC Campus News wins at JACC

By Gil Milanes  The Campus News team brought home four awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference at Cerritos College this past Saturday. Ivan Cazares, managing editor, won second place in Critical Review with Rogelio Alvarez online editor-in-chief taking second place for Copy Editing. Dan Gudino online editor, won second place for Profile Feature Story and Julie Santiago art director won Honorable Mention for News Photo. CN staff…

November 3, 2016

Men’s soccer comes up short in rivalry game

By Juile Santiago  Men’s soccer lost 2-1 in the last minutes of a home game against Los Angeles Harbor College last Friday. In the first half of the game, there wasn’t much action as both teams remained scoreless. Harbor forward Jose Cuevas opened the score in the 73rd minute of the game on a pass from midfielder Bryan Rodriguez. “Being from the same district, there is an intense rivalry. Well…

October 26, 2016

Prop. 58 fights for multilingual education

By Julie Santiago Voting yes on Proposition 58 is a step toward a more progressive educational system with more opportunities for future Californians. Prop. 58 is of particular interest to anyone whose first language wasn’t English and went to a public school. Anyone who feels they lost the opportunity to learn literacy skills in their first language, whether it was Spanish or Mandarin, will now have a chance to vote…

October 6, 2016

Classic horror film receives television adaptation

By Julie Santiago Fox’s new series “The Exorcist” isn’t a remake, but a smart adaptation of the classic 1973 horror film. Before horror fans get upset and think Hollywood is ruining a classic movie by not doing it any justice, they should give this new series a chance. In this story, the Georgetown exorcism (from the original 1973 film, “The Exorcist”) happened years ago and now takes place in present-time Chicago…

September 29, 2016

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