With surging COVID-19 cases in America, it’s been the year of road trips for those fortunate enough to travel. The pandemic created difficult times for many, financially and health-wise there’s no question it has been a struggle.
From pain to page, English Professor Obed Silva revisits traumatic memories in a book meant explore humanity. “The Death of My Father: The Pope,” the book will be published and available in stores in August.
Online education while undesired by some, has many benefits and should be embraced as a desirable method of learning. As we continue to navigate and learn in a difficult time face to face instruction is gone and school activities are performed virtually. The future of traditional education at ELAC is uncertain.
As Covid-19 cases soar and college enrollment diminishes. It is becoming increasingly harder to ignore the impact the pandemic has had on working students.
The world quickly caved in on many East Los Angeles College students who balance their time between coursework and children due to pandemic. Maria Fernanda Rodriguez, 24, like many parents, copes with the little free time she can get. Between cooking breakfast, and logging in to her zoom sessions, lunchtime quickly approaches and she is back in the kitchen to make a meal.
Los Angeles Community College district students are not adjusting well to online learning and would rather return to in person classes for Spring 2021. Many students would rather not continue with online classes for the upcoming spring 2021 semester.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College library has found helpful and innovative ways to help its students. The Helen Miller Bailey Library provides a multitude of online resources to help replace the physical access to educational materials students once had.
A growing population of undocumented students have found a safe haven at East Los Angeles College. ELAC is offering unprecedented support for its undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.The Dream Resource Center is a safe zone for undocumented prospective students.
As East Los Angeles College enters its 75th year in operation, the campus has undergone a series of major physical transformations. From original World War II bungalows to the beautiful buildings on the campus today, ELAC has gone through a significant journey as it continues to provide educational opportunities for 34,000 students per year.
While small businesses have been struggling to keep open because of COVID-19, the younger generation has turned to social media to help their personal business thrive. Stephanie Meza, a student at ELAC, did just that.
Meza was laid off in March from her job. She invested $200 in a stencil maker and began a business of custom made decorative tumbler cups. She primarily uses instagram to promote her work.