LACCD breaks with Sheriff’s Department

Recent break-ins and vandalism at East Los Angeles College leave many worried about campus safety now that the Los Angeles Community College District and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be cutting ties soon.

December 12, 2020

Recent groping incidents prompt larger cadet presence

By Joe Dargan The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department placed a cadet, a non-sworn peace officer with the Los Angeles Community College District, in East Los Angeles College’s library full time. The placement of a full-time cadet follows recent groping events. On Sept. 5, a male student was arrested for groping a female student in the library and returned on Sept. 14 to victimize someone else. Before October, cadets would patrol…

November 8, 2017

Workshop prepares Elans for active shooter scenario

By Anastasia Landeros Oct. 1, 2015: A 28-year-old student at Umpqua Community College in Oregon fatally shoots an assistant professor and eight students before committing suicide. June 1, 2016: Two men are killed in an apparent murder-suicide inside an engineering building at the University of California, Los Angeles. May 4, 2017: A 21-year-old male kills his 20-year-old female stalking victim in the Performance Hall Building at North Lake College in…

September 14, 2017

School safety must be enacted to avoid tragedy

By Ayana Arroyo Students should take extra precautions to avoid a potential tragedy. if ever caught in a disaster, it is better to be ready and prepared for emergencies than to not be aware and start feeling anxious and nervous, With school shootings happening more frequently, I believe students should become more aware of their surroundings, while on campus. For starters, students should recognize the different escape routes. They should…

December 17, 2014

Sheriffs detain unidentified armed man

By Megan G. Razzetti An unidentified man was detained by the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department after allegedly being on the East Los Angeles College campus with a knife this afternoon between the F7 and E7 buildings. The suspect was not a student according to Sheriff Alex Tiscareño. He was taken to the East LA Jail for booking. Tiscareño said this wasn’t the first incident with the suspect. The suspect was…

October 8, 2014

Latinos lack outrage after shooting

By Augustine Ugalde Police are killing Latinos on the streets of Monterey Park and no one seems to care. The shooting of an East Los Angeles College student at the Carl’s Jr. across the street from the campus on Jan. 23 has many people wondering why this man had to die. Steven Rodriguez, 22, was shot and killed in broad daylight by two trigger-happy Monterey Park police officers for breaking a…

February 10, 2012