OPINION: Outrageous smartphone prices leave wallets empty

By Michael Dominguez The public and  students that are in college or headed to college  need everything quick and easy to make  life easier and more stress-free. This is why peopl carry smartphones. Smartphones are small and compact, and can hold music, e-mails and provide the news of the day. They are becoming more and more expensive but  still manage to make sales. Smartphones should be priced affordably so that…

October 4, 2017

New courses, equipment to advance Engineering Department

By Steven Adamo The Engineering Department is currently developing an advanced manufacturing course that will provide students with the skills required to become highly competitive in the workforce. “Advanced manufacturing is using current technology to its fullest,” Kamyar Khashayar, assistant professor and director of the Engineering Department, said. “What has changed is we have new technology to manufacture things.” The East Los Angeles College lab is equipped with laser scanners…

April 19, 2017

STEM to receive $6 million grant

By Rogelio Alvarez The East Los Angeles College Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program will implement new additions to their programs after receiving a $6 million grant. The STEM program was awarded the Jardin de Stem grant from the United States Department of Education in October. The grant will allocate $1.2 million per year for five years and will help fund peer mentorships, supplemental instruction for STEM-related subjects, reading…

March 2, 2017

CAOT fundraises $500 for breast cancer awareness

By Felipe Rodriguez The Computer Applications and Office Technologies club is one of East Los Angeles college’s newest clubs. Within the small time frame that the CAOT club has been around they’re already putting together events. The CAOT club began last spring with a small group of students and gained more members within the following semesters. Within the initial semester that the club began, Professor Ann Mahrenholz stepped in to…

November 22, 2016

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