ELAC professor directs ‘Appropriate’ play

October 22, 2018

By Steven Adamo Known for doing plays that excite the audience, director and ELAC professor Rodney Lloyd Scott is trying something more personal in his latest play, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate,” closing Sunday. “This story was close to me because it’s about racism,” Scott said. “Racism is real and certain people run into it daily. I’ve kind of shied away from it in theater because it’s a touchy subject, but I…

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DACA Task Force aims to increase enrollment

October 4, 2018

By Steven Adamo Enrollment among undocumented students continues to decline, according to Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez. “Numbers continue to draw down, from fall of 2016 to fall of 2018, we lost 21% of credit undocumented students,” said Chancellor Rodriguez at the Ad Hoc Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Task Force meeting at ELAC Thursday. He met with ELAC’s Dream Resource Center, as well as staff…

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Walt Disney Music Hall to welcome ELAC professor

September 13, 2018

By Steven Adamo Pianist and assistant professor of music at ELAC, Lucy Nargizyan, will perform at the All-Russian chamber music concert series at the Walk Disney Concert Hall next month. Nargizyan, along with violinist Mark Kashper and cellist Barry Gold, will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Piano Trio No. 2,” which Shostakovich composed when he was 19 years old. The event will also include a violin duet performing Sergei Prokofiev’s “Sonata for…

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ELAC wins gold in Special Olympics

May 23, 2018

Gold and silver medals were awarded to ELAC’s Special Olympics Swim Team Saturday during the 2018 Los Angeles/San Gabriel Valley Special Olympics Spring Regional. Winning gold in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle was Melissa Rivera, who also won a silver medal in the 50 meter backstroke. Athletes can only compete in three events, and Rivera won in all of the events she entered. The silver medal in the 100…

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Geology Club teaches earth’s physical history

By Steven Adamo The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

May 23, 2018
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