Financial Aid Awareness event informs students of resources

By Melody Ortiz Students learned about the financial aid process during the Financial Aid Awareness Day event Thursday at noon in front of the E3 building. The event was hosted by  Financial Aid Office Assistant Gladys Rodriguez and she explained the purpose of the event. Financial Aid Awareness Day is used to inform students of the main topics of the Financial Aid process and to answer frequently asked questions. Participating…

October 18, 2017
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ELAC journalists win in regional conference competition

October 18, 2017

By Melody Ortiz East Los Angeles College Campus News students won six awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ SoCal Conference on Oct. 14 at California State University, Fullerton. The winners included Steven Adamo, Stephanie Guevara, Diego Linares, Dorany Pineda, Julie Santiago and Russell Zazueta. Two were  Publications Awards and four were On-the-Spot awards. The Publications Awards are for students’ published work throughout the year and the On-the-Spot Awards…

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Gender neutral restrooms prompt positive change

October 12, 2017

By Melody Ortiz There is no doubt that the addition of gender neutral restrooms on the East Los Angeles College campus was a good move. ELAC has made it clear that it is a safe space for all students no matter what religion, gender, race, or sexual orientation they are. The demand for equality and acceptance for everyone has been on the rise for years, and each year the more…

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Earthquake readiness workshop prepares students for big one

October 11, 2017

By Melody Ortiz An earthquake safety workshop that discussed earthquake readiness and preparation was held Monday. ELAC’s Fire Technology Coordinator Jason Hosea began the lecture portion by saying, “You don’t rise to the level of the occasion, you rise to the level of your training,” meaning the more knowledgeable one is in a situation, the better suited they are to handle it. He talked about the importance of being prepared…

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Library etiquette 101

September 20, 2017

By Melody Ortiz The rules of behavior in a library should not be ignored just because there is no sign implementing them. The East Los Angeles College campus library does not have a code of conduct sign posted anywhere in sight, or any sign indicating how visitors should act within the building . However, the knowledge of behavior in a library is something that is assumed of any college student….

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Husky Cafe serves variety of delights

Grilled Special Patty Melt By Kevin Camargo Hungry, and want something very simple to eat fast? This might be a good choice. The Patty Melt consists of two slices of sourdough bread, a hamburger patty, lots of cheese and grilled onions. Every ingredient can be tasted as each bite is taken. Dislike any of the ingredients? This might not be a good choice. The combo comes with a full sandwich…

September 20, 2017
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‘New Voices’ exhibits variety of talent on campus

September 14, 2017

By Melody Ortiz The annual “New Voices” exhibit opened in the Vincent Price Art Museum on September 5, to display original pieces by East Los Angeles College students. The museum’s website describes “New Voices” as an exhibit that “highlights exceptional artworks” from different departments at ELAC. The website also says that this is the first time submissions from the Theater Department were included. “We are always trying to give every…

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