Wordsmiths write Milestone

  By Megan Perry   Writers for this year’s Milestone poured out their thoughtful words to an anticipating audience at the release party last Thursday in the P2 Proscenium Theater. The Milestone is an annual literary magazine that gives students at East Los Angeles College an opportunity to have their creative writing pieces published. This year was the first year in more than 30 years that the English Department published…

December 5, 2012
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East Los Angeles College seeks new leader

By Allan Mejia and Ehecatl Negrete Most students are oblivious to the bureaucracy in selecting a president for East Los Angeles College. By June 30, ELAC will have a new president due to Interim President Farley Herzek’s contract expiring. District Nine Chancellor Daniel LaVista has hired a consulting firm that recruits candidates to apply for the presidential position.  They also created focus groups consisting of faculty, students and the community…

November 26, 2012
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Proposition 30 softens budget blows

By Ehecatl Negrete The passage of Proposition 30 promises to bring a much-needed $7.5 million boost next year that will help the school’s departments recover from recent budget cuts. East Los Angeles College was able to add more than 100 classes for the winter semester, according to offsite education and outreach coordinator Sandra Kwan, and 395 classes for spring according to the budget committee meeting held last Monday. The funds…

November 26, 2012
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