Campus News wins at regional conference

By Sergio Berrueta Campus News won 11 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California Conference this past weekend in Fullerton, Calif. Students learn how to network with professionals in the journalism field.They attend workshops that cover a variety of subjects within the field. Campus News brought home with eight publication awards and three on-the-spot awards. Publication awards are based on works published within the previous year while…

October 22, 2014
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East Los Angeles College Campus News Wins Awards

By Tadzio Garcia  ELAC Campus News was recognized with eight awards from the 59th Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Convention producing its second-best state conference results in a years. 543 students from California community colleges partook in the conference April 3-5 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Burbank, Calif.. Fifteen Campus News staff members experienced what it is like working in the journalism…

April 13, 2014
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ELAC Campus News attains three awards at statewide championship

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…

March 12, 2014
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Gun threat forces ELAC to evacuate

May 16, 2013

    By Megan Perry & Erik Luna   A male suspect, 19, is in custody after allegedly calling California Highway Patrol threatening he had a gun and was heading to a college campus in Monterey Park. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Nicole Nishida, the suspect was caught at Santa Monica College by campus police. The East Los Angeles College sheriffs station received a call…

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Huskies set foot on renovated baseball field

April 24, 2013

  By Carlos Alvarez   After 32 consecutive road games this season, the baseball team finally played at home on the newly renovated Husky Park, defeating Los Angeles Harbor College 6-4 last Saturday. Head Coach James Hines said,”The baseball field is not fully completed but is in good playing condition. The field is now labeled as significantly completed. We are glad to have a field to call home. “It’s hard…

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Campus News wins big at journalism convention

April 22, 2013

  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…

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Ex-President Moreno runs for trustee seat

February 26, 2013

    By Brian Villalba   Former East Los Angeles College President Ernest Moreno is running for seat four of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Moreno is running against Joe Essavi, the Los Angeles County Commissioner. There are elections being held for three seats, but seat four has the only one that has a former ELAC president in the race. Both candidates have political support. Moreno has the…

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LACCD terminates Mission College project manager

February 13, 2013

By Brian Villalba Accusations of billing fraud and violations of California Law led to the termination of Los Angeles Mission College Project Manager Nick Quintanilla. More than $600,000, in one instance, was awarded to fictitious businesses owned by Quintanilla. Los Angeles Community College District took steps to mitigate the loss of taxpayer bond funds that included voiding of contracts, termination of Quintanilla and the suggestion of submit evidence to the…

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Free shuttle returns to ELAC

February 11, 2013

    By Lindsey Maeda After many requests from students, staff and faculty members, the shuttle that runs between East Los Angeles College and the South Gate campus will resume services tomorrow. The free shuttle service was originally cancelled to sustain class offerings last fall, but seeing as various members of the ELAC and South Gate communities relied on it, administrators decided to bring it back. “The shuttle’s going to…

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ELAC journalists take top honors

October 11, 2012

  By Megan Perry Staff members from the East Los Angeles College Campus News won 11 awards and one contest at the 2012 Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California conference. The 2012 spring semester’s ELAC Campus News staff brought home two General Excellence awards, one for the print edition and one for online journalism. The print edition scored a total of 97 out of 125 points in 25 categories in various aspects of…

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