New bill of rights redefines policies

A virtual ceremonial signing of the LBGTQIA+ Bill of Rights occurred during the board meeting.
The Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees met to discuss the new LBGTQIA+ bill of rights and commemorate educators that passed away in recent weeks.

October 15, 2020
Read More >>

Budget cuts threaten student tutoring hours

The Learning Center lost a grant that will start to affect staff by winter, which will result in fewer tutoring hours. It has already lost some CALWORKS tutors when migrating online.
Math tutors were not cut, but now they are down eight tutors and have decided to reduce their hours. Some tutors graduated and their positions were not filled.

October 15, 2020
Read More >>

Journalist rights remain open to attack

California Governor Gavin Newsom failed to protect people’s First Amendment right when he vetoed SB-629.
He failed to address police officers’ blatantly ignoring journalists’ right to cover public protests and demonstrations under the First Amendment.
SB-629 was intended to further protect journalists from police officers, but lacked language that would truly discourage officers from arresting journalists when they’re deemed an inconvenience or from outright assaulting.

October 14, 2020
Read More >>

Student ambassador helps undocumented students

Katya Alvarado is the scholar ambassador of the DRC, and her function as an ambassador of the DRC is an advocate for undocumented students on campus.
The Dream Resource Center provides assistance to AB-540 / SB 68 petitions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewals, California Dream Act, Extended Opportunities Programs & Services, scholarships, referrals to counseling and other supportive services and resources available to students on and off campus.

October 3, 2020
Read More >>

Important dates for Fall 2020 Students

East Los Angeles College’s Fall 2020 classes have started, and students should be aware of some important dates. Classes that meet for less than 16 weeks have different add and drop dates. For information on these classes, the ELAC website suggests checking student’s information portals. The following table has information on adding and dropping classes that are 16 weeks in length.

September 3, 2020
Read More >>

Former ELAC student, journalism adviser retires

June 3, 2020

Professor Sylvia Rico-Sanchez has given her all as a journalism professor and Campus News co-advisor throughout her career giving praise to East Los Angeles College. At the end of the Spring 2020 semester Rico-Sanchez will be retiring after 35 years of service to ELAC students and the community.

Read More >>

Beaches should be avoided to get through pandemic

May 5, 2020

The beach is a place where we can go and enjoy the ocean breeze and create summer memories with the ones we enjoy being with but now is not the time to do that, we should continue to stay home and defeat Covid-19 so that we as people can create new summer memories.

Read More >>