Political club hosts mayoral gathering

By Sergio Berrueta East Los Angeles College Students for Political Awareness (ESPA) Club gave the opportunity for the public to hear and speak to local mayors in the area this past Thursday. The “Local Elected City Leaders” event was created by club leader Joseph Nunez who wanted to bring politics to new generations of those who are bored with politics. “The aim of this event is to hopefully inspire students…

November 5, 2014
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Meet the voice actors of Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

Interviews by Jesus Figueroa Actress Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon) talks about “Disney’s Big Hero 6” Actors Jamie Chung (Go-Go Tamago) & Damon Wayans, Jr. (Wasabi) talk about “Disney’s Big Hero 6”   Actors Daniel Henney (Tadashi) & Ryan Potter (Hiro) talks “Disney’s Big Hero 6”

October 22, 2014
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Bell Gardens mayor, ELAC Alum killed

By Sergio Berrueta Former Elan and Mayor of Bell Gardens Daniel Crespo was shot and killed on Sept. 30. Crespo made an impact while at ELAC in the late 80s to early 90s, leading the Student Political Action to protest and fighting for student change to help students get the funds and needs they rightfully deserve. President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter, Cesar Arrendado was…

October 15, 2014
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Coach creates positive values through athletics

By Diego Olivares East Los Angeles College Women’s Basketball Coach Bruce Turner hopes to create positive values through his coaching. A basketball fan since childhood, Turner has huge passion of the sport. “I’ve always loved basketball. I love the teamwork,” Turner said. Turner has been coaching and teaching ELAC’s women’s basketball for more than eight seasons. His first season was back in fall of 2005. It is through the fast-paced,…

June 1, 2014
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Long-time professor to retire after 22 years

May 21, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez After dedicating more than 20 years as an instructor for the East Los Angeles College Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department, Brenda K. Baity decided to retire at the end of the semester. “Teaching is my life. It’s what makes me happy, for the most part. It’s satisfying and it makes me feel like I’m giving back to the community and to the students,” Baity said….

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ELAC’s Chemistry, Biology Club garner awards

By Desiree Lopez East Los Angeles College Priory of Biology and Chemistry club wins “Outstanding” and “Green Chemistry” Awards at the American Chemical Society National Awards Competition last Sunday at Dallas, Texas. The POBC club won two out of the four awards given at the ACS National Awards Competition. The POBC club competed against schools such as Pepperdine University and the University of California, Los Angeles. “I am pretty proud…

March 26, 2014
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Olympic coach celebrates women’s month at ELAC

 By Manny Miguel First U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball Coach, Billie Moore spoke last Tuesday in the second of three events held at E9 103 East Los Angeles college that celebrate women’s history month. Moore coached the 1976 Women’s Olympic Basketball team that went on to earn a Silver Medal. They lost to the Soviet Union in the medal round, who at the time were the best team in the world…

March 21, 2014
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Dia de Los Muertos Events

-Casa de Las Calaveras: Day of the Dead Attraction at the East Los Angeles Library follows the Calaveras couple as they make their way back home to Earth for Dia de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and free to the public. -Dia de Los Muertos at East Los Angeles Civic Center will have special guest Gregorio Luke lecture on Dia de Los Meurtos at 8:30…

October 30, 2013
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LACCD faculty receives three percent raise in salary

By Erik Luna After a four-month-long negotiation between management in the Los Angeles Community College District, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  was able to obtain a three-percent raise for full-time and adjunct faculty. This will be the first raise faculty members in the LACCD will receive since 2008, which was less than one percent. Faculty members will retroactively be paid starting from July…

September 11, 2013
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ELAC theatre scene shop manager helps niece cope with Neimanns-Pick Disease

May 27, 2013

  By Diego Olivares   Efrain Corona is having a hard time concentrating on work at East Los Angeles College, where he is the theatre scene shop manager. Corona, who has been at ELAC for two years, got some devastating news about his 15-year-old niece Julie. Julie had been diagnosed with Neimann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC). According to the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Inc., people with NPC cannot metabolize cholesterol…

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