Newly proposed rule threatens student civil rights

November 28, 2018

By Melisa Valenzuela (J-101 Staff Writer) The East Los Angeles College Academic Senate meeting was held yesterday to discuss two recent changes happening both on campus and at the state level. One important issue discussed was the need to address the culture and climate of sexual harassment on campus. As part of Title IX, the education secretary recently proposed a new rule that would significantly reduce the obligations of colleges to…

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SAAVE Team and the East LA Women’s Center host sexual assault documentary screening

By Yecenia Alcaraz East Los Angeles College’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Violence Education Team (S.A.A.V.E.) and the East L.A. Women’s Center sponsored a movie screening, “The Hunting Ground” on Tuesday for students and with community members to raise awareness on sexual assault. “The Hunting Ground” is a documentary that discloses rape crimes on school grounds across the United States while exposing cover ups made by the school campuses. April is…

April 21, 2017
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Documentary encourages students to take action

By Darlene Galvan Female college students share their stories of struggle when colleges’ disregarded their pleas for help when reporting that they were sexually assaulted by male college students during the free documentary screening of “The Hunting Ground.” Andrea Pino and Annie Clark were undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at the time they were sexually assaulted, and joined together to begin a mission to help other college students…

May 6, 2015
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Olympic coach celebrates women’s month at ELAC

 By Manny Miguel First U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball Coach, Billie Moore spoke last Tuesday in the second of three events held at E9 103 East Los Angeles college that celebrate women’s history month. Moore coached the 1976 Women’s Olympic Basketball team that went on to earn a Silver Medal. They lost to the Soviet Union in the medal round, who at the time were the best team in the world…

March 21, 2014
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