Student strives for musical success

By Rogelio Alvarez In spite of financial struggles, music student David Jesus Ybarra, remains driven to overcome his struggles and accomplish his goals. Growing up, Ybarra’s family struggled financially. According to him, his mother, Micaela Ybarra, has been his greatest example of perseverance.  Ybarra received his first guitar on Christmas after  his family had barely managed to pay off the guitar on layaway. Ybarra has played in coffee shops, backyard…

May 15, 2015

School services aid student success

May 6, 2015

By Cortez Cruz Serrato and Rogelio Alvarez Students often worry about feeling stuck at a junior college, but fail to realize that they have every opportunity to graduate or transfer in a timely manner. Colleges around the country offer multiple resources to help students complete the process of obtaining a degree at an appropriate pace, but most students just refuse to take advantage. East Los Angeles College is no different…


Educational summit introduces career opportunities, advancement programs

By Rogelio Alvarez and Amber Paramo The Community Economic Development (CED) Summit presented internships, apprenticeships and vocational skill training to students and community who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The summit took place on March 13 at East Los Angeles College in the G3 Arts Foyer Room.​ It was a chance for students and the community to build connections with professionals working in related fields. The goal of…

March 15, 2015

Obama’s proposal would greatly impacts students

March 4, 2015

  By Rogelio Alvarez President Obama’s proposal on free tuition for community colleges would be a thrilling step in the right direction. According to president Obama, forthcoming college students need to have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher in order to be eligible for a free community college education. Future students would not only take advantage of a free education but are also being motivated to achieve good grades….


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