OPINION: Fight the urge to disconnect

Spending too much time on social media platforms affects the grades of students at East Los Angeles College. When students are alone, they avoid their surroundings with the use of social media. They put their headphones on and watch videos on YouTube. This all seems harmless until it starts to affect student’s ability to stay focused on their coursework. ELAC students constantly stop working on library computers to browse social media.

May 16, 2019
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Required curriculum needs overhaul

By Megan Perry Every other school day, I walk into my earth science laboratory class to see bored students who don’t want to be there, but suffer through the class anyway because they must. Before class, I can hear students griping and groaning about how much they hate the class, can’t stand the work and just wish it was over already. As I walk to my seat, I see some students…

May 23, 2012
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Santa Monica College fees are good

By Brian Villalba Time is not on your side. Santa Monica College will be offering additional courses at an extra fee for students when all the scheduled classes are full. This is a great idea for East Los Angeles College. This service will cost $200 per unit. That could be up to $1,000 for just one class. If you are trying to transfer or graduate, then this is a way to pay extra…

March 21, 2012
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