OPINION: ATTN. solicitors: stop harassing students

By Stephanie Guevara Solicitors at the free speech area must stop using their jobs as an excuse to flirt with women. On Wednesday, as I walked by the E3 building, I was approached by one of these so called solicitors who was selling Carl’s Jr. coupon pamphlets. He approached me incognito, but when I showed no interest in buying the pamphlet, he asked me a series of inappropriate questions, such…

October 18, 2017

Film shows Elans the dangers of misogyny

By Edward Singleton Sociology students were exposed to the world of hyper-sexualization and subjugation toward women in media in a film screening titled “M Is For Misogyny.” The film screening hosted by Sociology Professor Elieen Le and co-hosted by East Los Angeles College women’s center representatives Sandra Ibarra attracted over 45 students. “What does Misogyny mean to you?” began Le as she probed students for knowledge on the subject. No…

April 23, 2014

Women share stories of Hispanic segregation

By Maegan Ortiz Recipient of the 2011 Medal of Freedom Sylvia Mendez and other women involved in a landmark segregation case spoke about the importance of community action on March 4. The event gave the history and personal accounts of the struggle against segregation of Mexican Americans in the Orange County public school system. Speaking at ELAC was a homecoming to Mendez, having taken classes at ELAC in 1975. She…

March 13, 2014