Study aboard in Paris next summer

December 4, 2014

By Paulette Flores Summer study in Paris is a month-long program where the student applies college language from the classroom toward Paris life. The program is open to students who are 17 years of age and older. The programs gives the student two choices to choose from whether it is to participate in either the Survival French program or The Insitut Catholique de Paris. Survival French is a French culture and…


Transferring benefits students

November 5, 2014

By Marcus Camacho Transferring from a community college to a four-year university is a great idea for students who don’t know what they want to major in or want to try out different fields of study. The price to attend East Los Angeles College is $46 per unit while the average price for a UC or CSU is anywhere from $248 or more per unit, depending on the school. The…


Meditation helps students cope with stress

September 24, 2014

By Cynthia Laguna Meditation has become more popular in recent years and can be used as a stress-relieving exercise. We all undergo great stress as a result of work, school and homework. Meditation can help the mind cope with stress and overall emotional experiences. This is basically a practice where one sits comfortably, concentrates on their breathing, and tries to control the mind to focus on the present, without thinking…


Tax initiative can help stop budget cuts

Editorial Students at East Los Angeles College have seen rising unit fees, new registration restrictions, and now a $5-9 million reduction to the 2012-13 budget. Additionally, the state has increased the cost to attend Cal State and University of California and added limitations on Cal Grants, and the punches keep coming. Specifically, the changes that await ELAC students are significant. In fact, out of the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools,…

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