Time management is key as summer approaches

  By Edward Singleton   It’s that time of the year again, students are near the end of the semester and they’re beginning to feel the pressure of accumulated school work. As summer vacations are approaching, it is easy to get distracted and leave school work for the last minute. The cure to summertime lag boils down to two parts: learning how to manage time and learning how to do…

April 24, 2013

Campus News wins big at journalism convention

  By Edward Singleton   After three days of back-to-back competition, the East Los Angeles College’s Campus News staff came home with nine awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges state convention in Sacramento at the DoubleTree Hotel last weekend. Fifteen staff members, along with Journalism Department Chair Jean Stapleton, attended the convention. About 500 community college students from across California were given the opportunity to attend workshops and…

April 22, 2013

East LA College Scoreboard, Week 7

October 14, 2012 By Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College men’s and women’s sports teams went 5-2 last week with the wrestling scoring the biggest upset of the week against No.11-ranked Rio Hondo College last Wednesday, Oct. 10. The women’s volleyball team also recorded an upset win at home last Wednesday. The Huskies won 3-1 over Los Angles Trade Technical College . The Huskies lost the critical third match against Trade Tech…

October 14, 2012

SER Club supports South Gate

By Edward Singleton   Students for Equal Rights will expand services to the South Gate campus to help undocumented students this Thursday at noon in a room to be announced. SER is a club that helps undocumented students navigate their way through school by offering workshops, legal advice, job finding services and free book sharing programs for all members of the club. The expansion to South Gate was prompted when…

September 19, 2012

No shuttle, no problem

  By Edward Singleton East Los Angeles College South Gate Educational Center was forced to shut down the free shuttle service it provided to students this Fall due to budget cuts. The shuttle, which ran for five years between ELACc’s main campus in Monterey Park and the South Gate campus, serviced approximately 25,000 students per semester. The only alert about the cancellation was a message on ELAC’s home website saying,…

September 14, 2012

Scholars should not use Google for research

By Edward Singleton In an age where information is instantaneous, thanks to Google and other search engines, students need to develop better research habits to ensure the information they share is accurate. The problem is, students enter a search on Google and usually fall for the top search results. This practice leads to biased, inaccurate or outdated information being shared. Whether a company paid more to have its information ranked…

May 30, 2012

Elan poster on pedophilia wins first-place during community college state conference

By Edward Singleton Psychology major Jose Luna’s poster on pedophilia and abnormal sexual behavior won first place at the 12th Annual Honors Transfer Council of California Student Research Conference for California Community Colleges. The event was hosted by UC Irvine in March.  More than 34 community colleges participated. Participants competed in three categories: oral presentation, group presentation and poster presentation.  “I couldn’t find my poster anywhere…they didn’t even tell me…

April 18, 2012

Former architect professor pushed students to become productive in society

By Edward Singleton Robert Theodore Weiss former architecture professor who taught at East Los Angeles College for 31 years died on Jan. 26. Weiss, a former Korean War veteran, began teaching at ELAC in the fall of 1961 and retired in 1991. As a young man, Weiss attended ELAC where he earned a scholarship to the University of Southern California. He graduated from ELAC in 1944. While attending USC he became…

March 20, 2012

ELAC jazz festival entertains audience

By Justine Quintana A lively performance by Caleb Quaye and the Faculty had the audience at the Performing and Fine Arts Center on the edge of their seats last Friday night. The event showcased talented musicians playing a wide range of music from the band’s original songs to covers such as “The Ocean” by Led Zeppelin. The set of 14 songs drew in a 40-plus crowd for the intimate performance, keeping…

November 9, 2011