South Gate lacks college feel

By Brenda Diaz Students who attend the East Los Angeles College South Gate campus complain about the lack of a  college feeling. One reason might be that students are not as involved in extracurricular activities as they are at the main campus. Some may argue that the campus is just too small. While its size is minor compared to the main campus, that is no excuse to complain. The only…

March 20, 2014
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ELAC club helps with communication skills

By Derek Venegas The Speech Team at East Los Angeles College creates a comfortable environment for students to socialize, and more importantly, to gain knowledge through communication. The Speech Team is a club with little recognition on campus, but the impact it has is tremendous. Every Tuesday and Thursday, the team meets at ELAC to express the emotions of a typical college student in an intellectual and artistic way. “Everyone…

November 27, 2013
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Spanish club plans trip to Spain

By Gabriela Gonzalez Hispanic traditions are an important element that help the Spanish club raise cultural awareness for students at East Los Angeles College. President of the Spanish club, Natalie Perez, re-established the club to emphasize the importance of all cultures with a focus on her own Hispanic roots. The Spanish club’s goal is to provide an encouraging environment for all students who are passionate or interested to learn the…

November 27, 2013
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Students should support fundraisers hosted by clubs

By Raymond Madrid Clubs at East Los Angeles College struggle to finance their events as well as bringing awareness of what they are about to students in campus. There are many ways to raise money.  One method is to ask the Associated Student Union (ASU) and hope they will help finance the club.  Another technique is to write a proposal and go solicit funding from companies or organizations who can…

May 19, 2013
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Long-lasting love is found around campus

By Brian Villalba One thing will get you through East Los Angeles College:  love. What many of us refer to as love is in fact a combination of lust, addiction, possessiveness, interdependency and novelty. The love I am talking about is unconditional, unchanging and permanent. It is the kind of feeling we have in those friendships that last a lifetime. Being a college student is difficult. There are all kinds of academic and…

March 8, 2012
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