News Briefs – May 13, 2015

FASFA filing deadline Free Application for Federal Student Aid priority consideration deadline for the 2015-16 school year is May 31. For more information, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.   Repertoire Dance Concert The Let’s Dance Company will host the 10th Repertoire Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the S2 Recital Hall. General admission is $15.   Correction In last issue, in the story “Architecture…

May 13, 2015

News Briefs – May 5, 2015

Sheriff dispatch number In case of an emergency, call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch for community colleges at (213) 974-8000.   Ceramic sale The Art Department’s ceramic classes are hosting a mother’s day sale at the Northeast parking lot 4 today from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.   Correction In last issue, the schedule for the extended library hours on page 3 had incorrect times. For the correct…

May 6, 2015

News Briefs March 18, 2015

Correction The men’s basketball team made history going to the state championship finals, not the playoffs in “men’s basketball.”   Baker 2 Vegas A fundraiser for the Baker 2 Vegas Run will be held by the H9 building today starting at 11 a.m. For more information visit   Recital The Music Department will hold a Classical Guitar Recital featuring David Jesus Ybarra March 23 at noon in the S2…

March 21, 2015

News Briefs March 11, 2015

Evacuation Drill The Sheriffís Department and Administrative Services will conduct a campus-wide evacuation drill today at 10:15 a.m. The drill will last approximately 10 minutes.   Town Hall Meeting An informal financial aid meeting will be held at the E1-Parking Area, Tuesday at noon to answer questions students and faculty have about financial aid.   Blood Drive There will be a blood drive by the Lunch Truck and Free Speech…

March 12, 2015

‘Kindred’ goes on the road

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department is invited to perform the play “Kindred” at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival on Feb 10-14. The festival will be held at Dixie State University St. in George, Utah. The theatre department will be competing in Region VII. The region consist of college from Arizona, Central and Southern California, Hawaii, Southern Nevada and Utah. The department is holding…

February 7, 2015

Men’s basketball falls short against PCC

By Jesus Figueroa The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team played hard against Pasadena City College, but fell short losing its South Coast Conference North Division home opener on Jan. 9 in Monterey Park, California. ELAC lost to PCC 82-81 in overtime and the Huskies struggled and failed to score easy shots. The game play seemed fast and chaotic as ELAC tried to take quick shots. This was ELAC’s…

January 10, 2015

ELAC football head coach Mojarro dismissed

By Jane Fernandez Steven Mojarro, head coach of the ELAC football team was dismissed on Friday after ending a three-year term. Mojarro was head coach of the team for 3-7 seasons and had a record of 11-19. He was assistant coach for the rest of the four seasons.

November 25, 2014

Milestone: Real Stories of East LA hits the stage Nov. 25

By Jane Fernandez The English Department will present Milestone: Real Stories of East LA on November 25th from 12 to 2 pm at the Performing & Fine Arts Complex in the S2 building. During the event, the college’s journal of literature and art- student edited issue for 2014 will be unveiled. Art from the journal will be exhibited and contributors to the issue will read their published poetry and prose. The event will close with…

November 11, 2014

Speech Team wins big at October tournament

By Jane Fernandez The Speech Team at East Los Angeles College earned eight top awards at their October tournament that took place at Pasadena City College. Fourteen members of the ELAC speech team competed at the event. Gordon Ip earned the highest honor of Tournament Champion in Poetry Interpretation. He also won first place from each preliminary and final round critic. He was the only student who achieved this. Israel Beltran and…

November 9, 2014

Getty Villa College Night gives an exploration into art

By Jane Fernandez The Getty Villa is hosting their annual College Night event on Tuesday from 6 pm to 9:30 pm. Attendees are encouraged to wear Togas as they travel back in time while exploring the museum’s collection of ancient art that ranges from the end of the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire. The event will feature special tours, live music, food, as well as other activities…

November 9, 2014