Anti-Fasciast Group Encourages Students to open Discussions

By Andres Herrera With an anarchy symbol above their table, a group of students who call themselves “Antifa” invite students to have a discussion. They set up a table around the E5 building on campus and display books, pamphlets and booklets. They look for fellow students to inform and educate. The pamphlets and books are from the institute of anarchist studies, art collectives from the ELAC and zines, or handmade…

May 16, 2017

ASU to focus on student protection

By Hector Gomez East Los Angeles Colleges Associated Student Union has made it a main focus this semester to protect students from any issues or concerns when dealing with Federal Immigration on or off campus. ASU is committed to advocate students for their well being at ELAC and help them on their path to receive a higher education. One of the main goals for Associated Student Union board this semester…

April 12, 2017

ASU discounts for tea should exist

by Steven Adamo The ASU discount should be available to both coffee and tea. Tea has roughly half the caffeine content as coffee, but if you are an ASU member who is expecting half off the price, then too bad. Most students purchase the ASU parking pass to have more parking options, but there are many other benefits like free microwave oven use, discount tickets to Magic Mountain, free snacks…

November 22, 2016

ASU meets at South Gate campus

By Johanna Calderon The Associated Student Union meeting was held at the South Gate campus to continue to charter clubs in one of the classroom .  Club members have to have all the forms complete for them to get the 500 dollar by  6pm last Friday or they lose the opportunities of get the full fund. If they miss the deadline. The members have to make sure they have everything…

November 9, 2016

League of Women Voters informs Elans about propositions

By Javier Lopez The League of Women Voters Los Angeles (LWVLA) and the Associated Student Union (ASU) brought guest speakers to ELAC in order to inform students about the pros and cons of Proposition 55 and 57. The debate began with Kim McGill from the Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) defending Prop. 57. She stated all of the benefits that the proposition would bring to California’s communities. One of the problems…

October 12, 2016

Elans deciding new ASU government

By Stephanie Garibay The Associated Student Union is holding elections for the 2016-17 student government in front of the swim stadium, where candidates campaigned to students passing by. The elections started yesterday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will continue today and the same time. Students who are  ASU member and non-ASU members are eligible to vote. “There has been a lot of people voting, our box here with…

April 20, 2016

ASU elections off to slow start

By Stephanie Garibay The Associated Student Union at East Los Angeles College has started to accept applications from students for the 2016-17 ASU board, although no applications have been turned in. “We really need to spread the word about these elections. That’s why no one has actually applied because no one knows about them,” ASU president Romel Lopez said. Although the elections are being promoted around campus, Lopez still does…

March 16, 2016

Husky Bowl to conclude school year for ASU

By Bryce Ronquillo The East Los Angeles College Associated Student Union plan to finish the school year with a celebration at the 5th Annual Husky Bowl on Thursday May . At the last Inter-Club Council Meeting of the spring semester on May 13 to discuss Husky Bowl and other club matters. “It’s a day where the clubs can partake in camaraderie and friendly competition,” ASU Executive vice president Romel Lopez…

May 20, 2015

ASU prepares for end of semester activites

By Alexa Santana The Associated Student Union held its last meeting of the semester to discuss activity funding deadlines, end of the year events and the chartering of clubs. The end of the business day on May 15 is the club activity match funding deadline at the Budgetary Affairs Committee (BAC) meeting. By this day both  the Vice President of Finance and the Treasurer must return funds that clubs have…

May 15, 2015

ASU elections not publicized enough

By Jesus Figueroa Student representation is an important way to have the voice of the students heard, but the candidates and election don’t seem to be a priority. The Associate Student Union elections are quickly approaching and the candidate flyers are going up for the first time. The South Gate Educational Center gets ignored completely with no candidate forum, but they do get the same two days to vote. The…

April 15, 2015