COVID-19 disrupts women’s basketball team recruitment

It’s been a tough situation for  East Los Angeles College Head Coach Bruce Turner with the pandemic still ongoing.

“[COVID-19] has affected recruiting and our numbers,” Turner said. 

The team currently has 14 players on the roster. There are nine sophomores and five freshmen on the team. Three players are still pending to join the team.

November 11, 2021
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Pregnant women more at risk of illness from COVID-19

October 22, 2021

Pregnant people should be included in early clinical trials of pandemic vaccines. Excluding this subset of the population is detrimental to everyone.
According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is an increased risk of severe illness and pregnancy complications from COVID-19 for pregnant people.

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Vaccine mandate should not allow religious exemptions

East Los Angeles College’s new guidelines to be allowed on campus are good, but could be slightly better. ELAC’s new policy says that in order to be allowed on campus, you must show proof of vaccination. This is good, but ELAC will still allow medical and religious exemptions. I would like to see ELAC remove religious exemptions from the policy and only allow medical exemptions.

October 11, 2021
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Debate-ducking California governor writes off recall

Governor Gavin Newsom does not deserve to remain in office and should be recalled in the Sept.14 election. Despite facing a recall election by the voters, Newsom has shown he has no intention of taking this election seriously. The California Democratic party has also opted to play dirty regarding this election, and they should not be rewarded with a win on Sept.14.

September 28, 2021
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