Theater student explores new avenues at ELAC

Gigi Yue was afraid to breathe. She was hit by tear gas fired by Hong Kong police into a crowd of pro-democracy protesters, and all she could do was try to avoid inhaling the white smoke, which creates a burning sensation in the eyes and lungs.

October 31, 2019

ELAC Campus News wins 14 awards

By Maria Marroquin Monroy East Los Angeles College Campus News brought home 14 awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges SoCal Conference held on Oct. 19 at California State University, Fullerton. Of the 14 awards Campus News staff  received, the biggest were General Excellence in publication for both print and online edition.  Along with workshops, the convention held awards for publication and on-the-spot entries. Publication awards were for entries…

October 29, 2019

UPS partnership to offer training for rehab youth

September 16, 2019

By Vicky NguyenStaff Writer For youth in juvenile rehabilitation camps, finding work upon release can be a daunting task. To address this issue, East Los Angeles College has been working with the Los Angeles County Probation and United Postal Service to provide youth with job opportunities in the logistics industry after discharge. The creation of the 10-week, three-course program was led by ELAC logistics professor Leonardo Medina. Initially offering one…


Speech and Debate Team brings home win

May 12, 2019

The East Los Angeles College Speech and Debate Team won their second consecutive community college championship title at the National Forensics Association Tournament in Santa Ana, which ran from April 18-22. At NFA, the team competed against four-year universities as well as other community colleges. They placed second among California schools and 17th in the nation overall.


Toni Harris more than a dreamer

February 5, 2019

Simply known as Toni to friends, the 22-year-old free safety has since starred in a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid commercial that aired during the Super Bowl, granting her all kinds of attention by press and social media.