Lack of unity, procedures leaves in person returns in disarray

Future uncertain for in-person instruction By: Paul Medina Many levels of East Los Angeles College faculty and staff failed to reach a consensus on the appropriate actions to take for the return for in-person-classes at the Shared Governance Council meeting (ESGC). The meeting on Zoom Feb. 22, brought together an array of ELAC personnel who reported and discussed pressing matters pertaining to the college’s governance. Amongst the several concerns, the…

March 6, 2021
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ELAC opts for online enrollment

By: Zasha Hayes Students who chose to enroll in East Los Angeles College’s spring semester have experienced a change in the enrollment process. In past semesters, students were encouraged to meet with counselors when it came time to enroll in new courses. By doing this, students were informed of what classes they needed and if they were on track in their educational plan. For this semester, students are allowed and…

March 6, 2021
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Students balance parenting and online classes during pandemic

The world quickly caved in on many East Los Angeles College students who balance their time between coursework and children due to pandemic. Maria Fernanda Rodriguez, 24, like many parents, copes with the little free time she can get. Between cooking breakfast, and logging in to her zoom sessions, lunchtime quickly approaches and she is back in the kitchen to make a meal.

December 3, 2020
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Librarians focus on switching to online

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College library has found helpful and innovative ways to help its students. The Helen Miller Bailey Library provides a multitude of online resources to help replace the physical access to educational materials students once had.

December 3, 2020
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Cameras should be turned on for online classes

he ruling on synchronous class came down and they vary depending on college. I think students should comply and have their cameras on for synchronous online classes.
Some students are unable to have their camera on whether it be because of financial or personal reasons. But they can let the instructor know about it.
They can sort out the problem and come to an understanding. Having cameras on can simulate the in-classroom feeling.

November 29, 2020
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LACCD enrollment drops during pandemic

Enrollment is down across all nine Los Angeles Community College District schools. With the exception of Los Angeles City College, all LACCD colleges are experiencing a 10% decrease, at least, in enrollment when comparing Fall 2020 to Fall 2019.

October 22, 2020
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