Protest: Students rally for Palestine

SIGNS FOR PALESTINE—ELAC students Carmen Aguilar, left, and Valentina Melendez, right, make signs for pro-Palestine protest. CN/Jarielle Johnson
May 19, 2024

Sanchez said that the other pro-palestine student groups at University of Southern California and University of Southern California Los Angeles campuses took notice of Thursday’s protest and the turnout of it prompted him to think about forming a student group of his own at ELAC.


L.A. parades over election’s results

November 22, 2020

Hundreds of people take to the streets of downtown Los Angeles to celebrate and protest on Nov. 6 when news outlets started projecting that former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala Harris would win the 2020 presidential election.


Despite protest, bookfair carries on

By Joe Dargan The Anarchist Book Fair went from a peaceful exhibition of free speech, to a chaotic, verbal clash between white vendors and black community activists in Leimert Park on Saturday. The fair was a result of a collaboration between the Anarchist Bookfair Collective, an independent group of writers, publishers and activists promoting peace through dialogue and the Chaos network, a broadcasting and media company created by long time community…

November 5, 2017

OPINION: Taking a knee in protest, not disrespect

By Julio Sanchez Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem is in no way disrespectful to the American flag, the troops in the army, or America itself. Kaepernick protested to bring awareness about inequality, police brutality, and racial injustice while using the national anthem as a pedestal for his movement. Kaepernick began his protest by sitting on the bench during the national anthem in August 2016. Later, Kaepernick…

October 4, 2017

Thousands gather for May Day March

By Ivan Cazares  Thousands of marchers used the annual May Day March as a platform to protest President Donald Trump’s administration on May 1. Demonstrators gathered at MacArthur Park at 11 a.m. and marched about two miles to City Hall in support of workers’ issues, issues of discrimination and immigration issues. Groups chanted “We don’t want a fascist U.S.A.” Another group chanted “the people united will never be divided” in…

May 3, 2017

Protesters rally against Clinton

By Dorany Pineda Hundreds of protesters rallied on Avenida Cesar Chavez on Thursday in opposition to Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton’s visit to East Los Angeles College. As attendees of Clinton’s speech left the men’s gym, protesters surrounded them on both sides. Several supporters of Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders shouted “ELAC is for Bernie.” The crowd of protesters was mixed, with youth making up the majority of the demographic….

May 11, 2016