• Athletic director steps down from head coach position
  • Students explore career options in public safety
  • Burmese Water Festival educates students on Burmese culture
  • ‘Electricidad’: Classic Greek tragedy with Chicano take
  • Post-show panel explains Chicano influence, inspiration

Ambrosius satisfies with soulful, sexy sound

  By Tierra Marie Oliver After much anticipation, singer-songwriter Marsha Ambrosius released her debut solo album, “Late Nights & Early Mornings”, on Mar. 1. Ambrosius, known as the Songstress, half of the soul duo of Floetry, satisfied the fans’ hunger for soulful sexy sounds, which they expected from Ambrosius in this album. Like her previously released mix-tapes, “Sextape Pt1” and “Yours Sincerely,” LNEM is a breath of fresh air from…

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YouTube film hits online red carpet

By Sonia Saavedra “Girl Walks into a Bar” takes audiences through a Los Angeles night of bar hopping, dealing with pickpockets and playing naked ping pong. It is the first free major motion picture created exclusively to be distributed on the web. Although free is a natural enticement considering current economic struggles, audiences may be wary because writer/director Sebastian Gutierrez is known for creating disasters like “The Eye,” “Gothika” and…

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District-wide priority registration poses threat to current, new Elans

By Augustine Ugalde Jr. In what one faculty member calls a discriminatory policy, the Los Angeles Community College District is taking the community out of community colleges with its priority registration policy. The policy gives priority registration to LACCD students throughout the district with the greatest number of units earned no matter which school those units were earned. This policy supercedes the practice of allowing individual district schools such as…

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Financial Aid workshop aid students

By Jane Fernandez Attendees sat under a green tent marked “Financial Aid Office,” in bold capital letters in order to inquire information about financial aid on Tuesday, Feb. 15. The financial aid office, currently located on C 2.3, hosted a workshop to help students understand the processes of applying for financial aid. They have hosted similar workshops in the past. These workshops provide general information to students and provide answers…

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District needs to allow ELAC to meet its needs

By Rodolfo Trujillo ELAC needs to stop carrying the rest of the Los Angeles Community College District on its backs. With the school operating on limited money and the District having all but invited the entire Los Angeles community college population to ELAC to obtain the education that they cannot get on their own campuses, local students are not sure anymore if they are going to be able to graduate…

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Editorial: Elans key to change

  The news about the Los Angeles Community College District’s misuse of bond money is not exactly news to everyone. When some readers picked up last Sunday’s issue of the Los Angeles Times or logged on to their website, they were likely floored to find out that millions of taxpayer dollars have been mismanaged or misspent. However, are Elans really that surprised? Perhaps the dollar amounts involved are startling, but…

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People can find new beginnings at Elac

By Agustin Ugalde Jr. Last week as I was waiting on Floral and Atlantic for a traffic light, a young man in a Statue of Liberty costume caught my eye. This young person who was maybe 21, or 22 years old, but certainly no older than 25, was merrily twirling a “come in and check our rates” sign for a tax business. Anyone who commutes in Southern California has undoubtedly…

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Podcast 3.2.11 is here

This week’s podcast touches on the Sunday edition of The Los Angeles Times and their investigative story on the Los Angeles Community College District’s mishandling of proposition money. This week also features an all new sports report by CN Managing Editor Freddy Monares. For questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to email The Campus News Connection at campusnewsconnection@gmail.com. Enjoy. http://elaccampusnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Podcast-3.2.11.mp3

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Club organizes response

By Martha Duran Members of the Political Science Club yesterday gathered to discuss the Los Angeles Times’s story regarding the misuse of funds by the Los Angeles Community College District. “We are in the news, and most (students) don’t know,” said Melissa Robles. The article published on Sunday raised concerns for students, especially those who work and pay taxes. “Notices such as these are discouraging and make you wonder,” said…

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