Petitioners are a nuisance on ELAC campus

Zasha Hayes
March 2, 2020

By Alejandro Ambriz In areas surrounding the library and E3 building, petitioners have been persistently asking for signatures since the beginning of the spring semester.  These are typically brief interactions, such as when they ask for a signature regarding rent control or are advocating for a candidate. There is nothing wrong with the recruiters asking for signatures, especially since they include policies like waste management and housing initiatives that would…


Petition to commemorate American icon ends soon

By Sergio Berrueta An online petition to commemorate horror movie legend and art enthusiast Vincent Price is underway. The petition currently has 98,360 signatures out of 100,000 signatures needed by the March 6 deadline. It can then be sent for review by President Barack Obama’s administration. Vincent Price was famous for his acting career which started in the mid-1950s. He appeared in several horror films such as “House on Haunted Hill,”…

March 5, 2014

American Civil Liberties Union stopped at ELAC to gain petition signatures

Updated Wednesday 4:23 p.m. By Erik Luna Due to the controversy of discriminatory laws, the American Civil Liberties Union’s cross-country caravan “Estamos Unidos” stopped at East Los Angeles College Monday afternoon to recruit students against laws such as SB 1070. The ACLU started to plan for the caravan in mid-March with stops in Santa Ana and San Diego. The caravan will then travel to neighboring state Arizona, on to Texas…

April 23, 2012