Elac offers voting center for LA County

By Raymond Nava  The Los Angeles Community College District is offering voting centers at its schools including East Los Angeles College for students and the public to vote in the March primaries.  The 2020 election will be the first under the Voter’s Choice Act in which voters in 15 counties, including Los Angeles County, will no longer vote at designated  polling locations. Voters will instead be able to vote at…

March 2, 2020

OPINION: Voters should defeat permanent daylight savings time

October 6, 2018

By Kaleen Luu Voters at the California general election on Nov. 6 should vote no to Proposition 7 and say yes to keeping daylight saving time as it is. If the measure passes, it would mean permanently putting the state out of sync with the rest of the country. True, there would no longer be a need to change our clocks every other season, but really, the minor inconvenience twice…


Voting empowers citizens

By Daniela Jalteco In a democracy, a government is chosen by voting in an election and allows the people to choose their leaders and decide on issues.    The definition of voting, in the dictionary is a formal expression of opinion or choice, either positive or negative made by an individual. Those who are registered to vote have a choice on what candidates they want in office. If you are…

October 26, 2016

The importance of voting

by Jose Rojas Voting. A word defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “an expression of opinion or preference.” A concept well known by all Americans, as it should be, considering our many things about this country are decided by elections. President, judges, mayors and governors are all voted upon by the general population, and if not, they are decided by elected officials. Considering how much of our country’s government revolves…

May 26, 2016

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,…

May 23, 2012

Meet the ASU candidates

The time has come to vote for this year’s Associated Student Union board members. The elections will take place at the main campus next Wednesday and Thursday, and at the South Gate campus next Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. There are nine candidates running for the various positions on the ASU board. The requirements to vote are that a student must attend East Los Angeles College,…

April 19, 2012