South Gate’s Milky Way Teahouse has galactic drinks

By: Jocelyne Romo The Milky Way Teahouse opened close to East Los Angeles College’s South Gate Campus on Firestone Boulevard, bringing a new theme to town. A collection of space is relative through the small dessert spot, creating a cozy atmosphere. Milky Way offers a variety of drinks, each with a galactic name. Two of the Milky Way’s signature boba floats are Nebula which consists of taro, black milk tea,…

May 19, 2017
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South Gate campus replacement on hold

By Ivan Cazares  East Los Angeles College’s plans to replace the South Gate Educational Center with a new facility is in limbo according to Evelyn Escatiola, the South Gate campus’ Dean of Academic Affairs. A ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled in February to mark the start of construction was postponed until April, and is now postponed indefinitely. Escatiola said the Los Angeles Community College District has not given a reason as…

April 19, 2017
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ELAC students need better shuttle service

By Megan G. Razzetti For some East Los Angeles College full-time students, staff and faculty, a 12-hour school day is nothing unusual. Taking the Gold Line home is such a great and safe way to get home. However, who wants to walk 13-minutes from ELAC to the actual station when we have a shuttle service that can take students? Although that sounds like a lovely way to get home after…

October 1, 2014
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ELAC’s South Gate campus changes plans, relocates site

By Ivan Cazares Plans are being finalized for the a new location for East Los Angeles College’s South Gate campus. This building will replace South Gate’s current educational facility which is being leased by Los Angeles Community College District. The use of a leased facility is a disadvantage for the college because it will not receive additional funding. ELAC plans to have the new campus reach satellite center status before…

October 1, 2014
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Skill building workshops help South Gate students

May 17, 2014

  By Sandy Gamino The South Gate campus  offers many workshops in which students are able to acquire different skills they will benefit from. The librarians, June Cheng, Gabriela Lopez, and Karen Bourgaize are the instructors. Workshops last up to an hour and take place in room 109. These workshops are designed to help students gain resources that will help them in their classes.  The question is, do students take…

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South Gate shuttle victim of budget cuts

By Veronica Hurtado Students commuting from the main campus to and from South Gate can no longer rely on the East Los Angeles College shuttle for free transportation. According to Al Rios, ELAC South Gate Campus Dean of Academic Affairs, the shuttle was cancelled this fall due to the school’s budget cuts. It cost the school about $58,000 to maintain the shuttle for two semesters, and given competitive interest in…

September 14, 2012
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