The positive benefits of social media

By Jordan Elias  Social media is seen as negative exposure to the world , but when used correctly it can lead to positive experiences. To some, social media might cause depression or anxiety, but in my case people have told me that my Instagram posts have uplifted their day. I work hard within social media and it is very important to me because it helps me to communicate with my…

March 8, 2017
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East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team [Video]

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team after the CCCAA championship game loss against Saddleback College on March 15 at Cerritos College. Reporters Andrew Ruiz and Jesus Figueroa talk with head coach John Mosley and guard Marcus Romain about the season the men’s basketball team had and the trouble the team encountered in the championship game and the 50-47 loss.

March 18, 2015
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Consumers have been failed by FCC

By Dorian Rangel   The future of the Internet is bleak. Net Neutrality is gone and the Federal Communications Commission does not have the backbone to do what needs to be done to protect the future of a free and open Internet. We all take the Internet for granted. Many of us have Netflix accounts or at least know someone who does. We all watch Youtube videos and we are all…

March 13, 2014
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Technology inturrupts everyday life

By Russell Zazueta With the increasing distraction brought by the internet, it’s surprising the human race hasn’t grown antennas for brains. With the way this generation heeds texting, social networking and online dating as prime communication, kids are going to grow up missing the point of vis-a-vis. It’s killing the human spirit, as well as how we interact with each other and our imagination. Even worse, a student posse will…

March 6, 2014
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YouTube helps ELAC counseling office connect with students

September 12, 2013

  By Sergio Berrueta The Counseling Department has added tutorials on YouTube to help new and continuing students with online services from the Los Angeles Community College District Student Information System. On YouTube, ELAC Counseling videos give detail descriptions on how to handle certain tasks such as how to add and drop classes, to access to the LACCD student e-mail and to view upcoming counselor appointments. Counselor Chris Garcia and…

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Students need place to study

By Rebeca Vega In the process of making room for new buildings and new parking spaces, the campus lost something old: its study areas. This is not to say that East Los Angeles College has nothing to offer its students; we still have options, or what’s left of them. Elans can crunch numbers at the mathematics lab, equipped with five rows of computers, a printer and several tables for students to…

May 16, 2012
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‘Shazamwiches’ take on YouTube

By Lindsey Maeda Like a wizard, Daniel Noriega, a student at East Los Angeles College, conjures up novelty sandwiches on his new YouTube series, Shazamwiches. Noriega has an affinity for sandwiches and it is apparent by the way his face lights up when speaking about them. “I really think (sandwiches) are the perfect food. Primarily because they are so versatile, and you can do anything with them. You can make them as…

November 23, 2011
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