Budget revision proposes higher education funds

May 23, 2017

By: Rene Rauda The new budget revision released by Governor Jerry Brown on May 11, revealed a proposed total of $33 billion to be invested in higher education. These new funds will be distributed among all California Community Colleges, California State Universities and Universities of California. The May revision mentions California Community Colleges will not raise tuition for the 2017-18 school year. In January, UC President Janet Napolitano presented a…

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Our life expectancy may depend on where we live

By: Rene Rauda A person who is born in Los Angeles, California won’t have the same life expectancy as someone who is living in a different city. That’s because they might have a healthy lifestyle, certain diet or are living in an area where the air is pollution free. The average lifespan of a person living in LA is about 81.5 years. The County of Los Angeles Public Health stated…

May 16, 2017
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ELAC Student under Dream Act Accomplishes his Goal

By Rene Rauda Single, hard-working father Hector Casas, an East Los Angeles College student under the Dream Act accomplished his goal to transfer for fall. As an undocumented student, his dream is to one day attend Cal-State Long Beach or the University College of Los Angeles. Once he attends to either those, Casas plans to major in history. In the past, he faced hard times not caring about breaking the…

May 16, 2017
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