NetTutor arrives at ELAC

September 18, 2019

By Melisa Valenzuela Free help is a click away for new and returning students in the Los Angeles Community College District through the NetTutor online tutoring service. Tutoring is available for English, Math, English as a Second Language, Statistics and First Year Experience classes. Twenty-four with in-person tutoring during regular campus hours throughout the year, because we want our students to succeed and to have the best higher education experience…

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Clean energy moves forward

By Miguel Barragan  Much-needed clean energy initiatives were signed into law following Governor Jerry Brown’s Executive Order to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045. Brown signed SB-100 on Sept. 10, the same day he signed the EO. Like the EO, the bill establishes that 100 percent of all electricity in California by the end of 2045 must be achieved through renewable and zero-carbon energy resources. The end goal of the bill…

October 15, 2018
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Comfort zone for LGBTQ+ students provided on campus

September 20, 2018

By Anastasia Landeros  The Student Health Center will host the LGBTQ+ & Questioning Student Discussion Group once a month in F5-211 from noon to 1 p.m. The group, started by Student Health Center Coordinator Cecilia Cruz in spring 2017, aims to connect LGBTQ+ and questioning students with each other. “Although I am the facilitator, my goal is to encourage students to talk to each other rather than to me,” said…

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Partnership with Strong Villagers allows free vision screenings

September 20, 2018

By Andrew Ayala Staff Writer The East Los Angeles College Student Health Center held a free vision screening and gave out eye glasses to students Thursday in F5-209. The event was organized by the Student Health Center and a partner organization called Strong Villages. This organization holds vision screenings in multiple countries throughout the world. “We love ELAC. Everyone here is great and we even have volunteers from ELAC helping…

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Center Theatre Group makes ELAC exclusive partner

By Frank Portillo The Theater Arts Department partnered with the Center Theatre Group to make East Los Angeles College its official higher education partner. “It’s a pretty overwhelming honor … They’ve been pursued by many schools before, and we’re even talking four-year universities with really impressive programs. They decided to choose ELAC out of all those schools for their education partner,” Faculty member Jessica Hansen said. The head of the…

March 27, 2018
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