Elans face graduation head on

By Desiree Lopez That feeling of being surrounded by unknown faces but only caring about the ones who are there to see you, and the anticipation of moving the tassel to the left makes all sleepless nights studying worth it. With graduation only a week away, the feeling of excitement can be seen around campus. For most graduates, graduation does not only mean receiving an associate degree but the beginning…

June 1, 2014

Elan motivates others to succeed

By Desiree Lopez Making paper rockets go up into the air is just one of the ways East Los Angeles College student Albert Venegas motivates children to understand the sky’s the limit. Venegas is the Engineering Club Vice President, and provides children and their parents fun and challenging activities every Saturday on campus. Events like “Noche de Ciencias” (Science Night) promote higher education, where parents and students can attend workshops…

May 21, 2014

Asian Fusion serves up great deals

By Desiree Lopez  Located in south side Montebello, The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion is true to its motto “no MSG,” giving its customers a meal with no regrets. “MSG,” Monosodium glutamate is a non-essential amino acid, also known as a flavor enhancer. Although the Food and Drug Administration has recognized MSG as “generally safe,” it is still question. The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion offers a great variety on their menu,…

May 7, 2014

ELAC’s Chemistry, Biology Club garner awards

By Desiree Lopez East Los Angeles College Priory of Biology and Chemistry club wins “Outstanding” and “Green Chemistry” Awards at the American Chemical Society National Awards Competition last Sunday at Dallas, Texas. The POBC club won two out of the four awards given at the ACS National Awards Competition. The POBC club competed against schools such as Pepperdine University and the University of California, Los Angeles. “I am pretty proud…

March 26, 2014