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.

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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.

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Photography, broadcasting professor doubles as film, television cinematographer

May 23, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Photography and broadcasting professor Dylan O’Brien is balancing being a professor while still working as a cinematographer in film and television. Since he shares a name with the “Teen Wolf” actor, O’Brien, he said that he receives text messages every so often from excited young girls who found his phone number online. While he’s no teen heart throb, he has worked on over 500 productions during his…

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Husky forward Williams signs with Boise for fall transfer

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen It was summer, and Roderick Williams was fifteen years old on the first day he picked up a basketball. He played basketball for a couple of hours that day with friends in his backyard. They ended up playing every day for the rest of the summer. Williams, now 20 years old, is a small forward for East Los Angeles College and has been awarded player of the…

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Environmental Design students construct portable shelters

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Environmental Design 102 students presented functional portable shelters they designed in the E-3 quad on Thursday. Juan Pablo Onate, who works at the architecture office Adept and a former East Los Angeles College Architecture student, was part of a design jury that gave critique of the shelters’ designs. “I’d like to have one of these if I were homeless,” Onate said. Students were assigned a task to…

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Casa 0101 hosts powerful plays

March 27, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Although heavy-handed, the all-Latina play festival, “Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme: Stand Up! Speak out!” urges vigilance in face of political and social strife. “Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme,” created by Casa 0101 founder Josefina Lopez, is a play festival featuring Latina writers and directors. Its sixth iteration opened last weekend at Casa 0101, premiering a dozen 10-minute plays. “Stand up! Speak out!” implored playwrights to tell stories relating…

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