Candle march, vigil brings awareness to domestic violence

B Ivan Cazares The East Los Angeles Women’s Center promoted domestic violence awareness with special speakers and performances during “Mujeres de Paz – 17th Annual Candlelight March and Vigil.” Approximately 100 participants marched down Avenida Cesar Chavez on Thursday. They marched from Mednik Avenue, holding signs and chanting “No more violence!” At the front of the crowd were members of the ELAC football team who were encouraged to support the…

October 8, 2014

‘Mujeres de la Paz’ candlelight march, vigil to raise domestic violence awareness

By Marcus Camacho The “Mujeres de Paz (Women of Peace) – 17th Annual Candlelight March and Vigil” will be held at East Los Angeles College Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. to raise domestic violence awareness. During the event, members from the crowd will be given a chance to share their stories. The organizers of the event have taken steps to ensure the people will feel comfortable sharing their testaments. “We…

September 24, 2014

Buses leave students behind

By Giovanni Escutia Waiting for the Metro buses after night classes at East Los Angeles College can be brutal. The fact that it is cold at night isn’t the only problem a person can face. The fact that some classes end long after or right as the buses pass can be very frustrating. Picture walking down Avenida Cesar Chavez toward Atlantic Boulevard and see the Metro 260 line, the bus that…

May 16, 2012