Auto-tech Elans earn certificates

By David Bilbao Eighty-six out of the 88 automotive technology students passed the National Automotive Students Skill Standards Assessment certification test, which is run by the automotive service excellence organization as proof of professionalism on the field. The NA3SA  provides third party documentation of the students’ accomplishments against the National Standards for Automotive training program. Automotive technology instructor Walter Kangas said, “(Getting the certification) is a huge accomplishment for my students.”…

May 9, 2012

Ceramics Department travels to UC Davis

By David Bilbao The Ceramics Department attended and represented East Los Angeles College at the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art.   The conference took place at University of California, Davis. The students, Lisandro Limon, Michiko Murakami, Romina Cruz, Jacob Vasquez, Peggie Tai, Claudia Solorazano and Jen Tsung all showcased their work for the first time. Chris Turk, ELAC ceramics instructor, said that attending the conference gave his students…

May 2, 2012

1920s ‘Nosferatu’ still impresses

By David Bilbao “Nosferatu” is a known classic in the movie business, living through 90 years as an original tale of horror and fright. “Nosferatu” first premiered March 5, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Nosferatu lived on, telling its tale elsewhere in the world throughout the decades. In the same month of its premiere, Mohanda’s Ganhndi was being imprisoned six years for disobedience by British magistrates, Babe Ruth signed on for three…

April 18, 2012