Political science majors educate Elans on 2016 presidential elections

By Stephanie Guevara East Los Angeles College students majoring in political science informed their fellow students about the presidential candidates and on issues regarding the elections at the ELAC South Gate Educational Center on Thursday. The main purpose of the discussion was to educate students about certain topics that they were unaware of and to get students to vote, according to Emely Anaya, one of the presenters. “Not a lot…

April 20, 2016

New facilities open at Student Center

By Stephanie Guevara The new Campus Student Center provides students with easier access to facilities, space to study and to eat. The Student Center opened for students on Monday.  Final construction work was finished during spring break. The Health Center and the Associated Students Union moved to the Student Center. On the second floor, ASU has its own conference room. These two facilities were formerly located in the G8 building….

April 13, 2016

Brothers take bond to football huddles

by Stephanie Guevara   Going to school with a sibling might not be so unusual, but if that sibling happens to be your football coach, that is rare. Since Brian Marty was in high school, his brother Eric Marty has coached him in football. He coached Brian Marty during his sophomore and junior high school seasons. According to Brian Marty, Eric Marty inspired him to play football. “Seeing him (Eric…

November 18, 2015

Theatre Student Undertakes Controversial Play

by Stephanie Guevara   East Los Angeles College student, Samuel Solorio, has started in many plays but his next play, ‘Drunk Girl’ may be the most controversial yet. ‘Drunk Girl’, which will be premiering in Casa 0101,  a collection of 16 short plays, monologues, and sketch pieces revolving around the struggles of women having power over their bodies, lives and destinies. Solorio took part in eight of the 16 short…

September 27, 2015

Pathway program leads students to law school

By Stephanie Guevara East Los Angeles College is providing a mentoring program for students who aspire a career in law. Through the Pathway to Law School program students will gain a clear understanding in what a law career consist of. The program will expose students in different branches of law. Sociology Professor Christine Rodriquez wanted to coordinate a program that educated student and also made student reflect if they really…

June 3, 2015

Students bring heat to Noche de Cultura

By Stephanie Guevara A variety of dances from hip-hop and belly dancing, to danzon and ballet folklorico rose the temperature during the Dance Department’s Second Annual Noche de Cultura on May 9. Although it was the Second Annual Noche De Cultura, East Los Angeles College had celebrated this event for the past 45 years but with a different name. The Director of the Danzoneros, Rumberos and Salseros, Rick Crawford, said this…

May 13, 2015

Students gather for art, entertainment at College Night

By Stephanie Guevara In a night of live music and gallery exhibitions, hundreds of college students attended the J.Paul Getty Museum for College Night. The Getty Museum open its doors to students from all over the Los Angeles area on April 27 to experience a different atmosphere from their college campuses. Students were amazed at the impressive sunset view from the terraces. Students were able to see the view of…

May 1, 2015

Kinesiology Department runs for hunger

December 4, 2014

By Stephanie Guevara The first ever Turkey Trot and Thanksgiving Food Drive was held at the Football Stadium by the Kinesiology Department on Nov. 25th. This is the first event they have organized as a department. Professor  Rick Gamboa, coordinated the event to promote the Kinesiology Department’s recent unification since the department used to be divided into men and women. Gamboa said he was thinking of an event that could…