Technology diminishes social skills

By Justice Yman Gordon Most young people today seem to be more comfortable with talking to someone through a screen rather than face-to-face. Social media affects the youth the most and it’s going to get worse. The new-found way of socializing through technology rather than in real life will get people nowhere. Some parents are losing their children to a world of irrelevant media. As a parent, keeping your child…

December 19, 2014
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App gives students self-control to study

December 4, 2014

By Lucero Rodriguez With procrastination being a factor with common distractions of  Facebook, Instagram and other social media, stopprocrastinatingapp.com blocks these distractions from getting in the way of doing school work. Stopprocrastinatingapp.com helps students achieve their academic goals. It provides three different options to help manage the Internet and block specific websites in which distracts the user. According to the website, the first option is “to block the Internet, but…

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Technology inturrupts everyday life

By Russell Zazueta With the increasing distraction brought by the internet, it’s surprising the human race hasn’t grown antennas for brains. With the way this generation heeds texting, social networking and online dating as prime communication, kids are going to grow up missing the point of vis-a-vis. It’s killing the human spirit, as well as how we interact with each other and our imagination. Even worse, a student posse will…

March 6, 2014
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Students, faculty use social media

By Freddy Monares The art of obtaining a college degree is evolving and the world of social media is opening the lines of communication. College is now a little easier through the access of Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets that connect students with professors and other classmates. Groups specifically made for East Los Angeles College textbook sales, ELAC in general and other issues surrounding our college are popping…

September 26, 2013
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New email system leads to missed deadlines

March 13, 2013

  By Jesus Figueroa    East Los Angeles College students have no choice, but to use the new glitchy cloud email system to receive information from the school. Since cloud is new to ELAC, the system has had many problems that have caused students to get frustrated and miss deadlines. Most recently, the system was down for a day causing students to wonder when the system would be back up…

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Students need place to study

By Rebeca Vega In the process of making room for new buildings and new parking spaces, the campus lost something old: its study areas. This is not to say that East Los Angeles College has nothing to offer its students; we still have options, or what’s left of them. Elans can crunch numbers at the mathematics lab, equipped with five rows of computers, a printer and several tables for students to…

May 16, 2012
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Husky baseball defeats Warriors

By J.C. Casarez After starting the season of conference play with a loss, the baseball team defeated El Camino College Thursday afternoon with a final score of 4-1. The Huskies traveled to Warrior Field in Torrance for the second game of this three game series. The Huskies scored early in the game, taking a two-run lead in the third inning. They scored off four hits in that inning. They added to that total…

March 14, 2012
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