Veteran STEM program receives $1.6 million grant

September 27, 2018

“This is a grant that we’ve been working on for three years. This is not something that’s put together in a month. So of course when we got the grant, we were very happy, but it’s very important to know that this was a team effort,” said Director of STEM Armando Rivera.


Sheriffs seek owners of lost money

September 18, 2013

By Brian Villalba After four months, $300 that was dropped in the P4 parking structure and turned into the East Los Angeles College Sheriff Station has yet to be claimed. The money was dropped in the structure on May 30. The low-resolution ELAC campus security footage showed two unidentified females with items falling out of one of their bags. It isn’t exactly clear what was dropped.  A few minutes after…


Required curriculum needs overhaul

By Megan Perry Every other school day, I walk into my earth science laboratory class to see bored students who don’t want to be there, but suffer through the class anyway because they must. Before class, I can hear students griping and groaning about how much they hate the class, can’t stand the work and just wish it was over already. As I walk to my seat, I see some students…

May 23, 2012

Santa Monica College fees are good

By Brian Villalba Time is not on your side. Santa Monica College will be offering additional courses at an extra fee for students when all the scheduled classes are full. This is a great idea for East Los Angeles College. This service will cost $200 per unit. That could be up to $1,000 for just one class. If you are trying to transfer or graduate, then this is a way to pay extra…

March 21, 2012

ATMs need to be replaced

By Erik Luna Students need money, that’s a fact. Some carry credit cards or debit cards while others stick with plain old cash. It’s not a big deal, but sometimes students need cash. Case in point, the vending machines on campus have a tendency to malfunction when it comes to their built-in card kiosk. Proving that it’s a good thing to carry a couple extra dollars. Many students visit the two ATMs…

February 29, 2012