Behind the Print- Words from an Editor

Behind the Print Logo-By Daniella Molina
December 11, 2020

Juan Calvillo, the ELAC Campus News editor-in-chief, requested that I write the first (of which we hope) is an ongoing newspaper column–inviting Campus News alumni to share their experiences. The column’s aim is to bring a face to a very lively process that is making this newspaper.
Hearing the rhetoric during the 2016 election (and how it was reported) inspired me to take the J-101 class.
The falsehoods posted on the internet, in our own media—unchecked and spreading rapidly through social media, were much different than the usual political back-and-forth.
An aspect of J-101 that I surprisingly enjoyed was the assignment to go around campus and look for a feature story. There are over 1,500

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Online education a great way of learning

Online education while undesired by some, has many benefits and should be embraced as a desirable method of learning. As we continue to navigate and learn in a difficult time face to face instruction is gone and school activities are performed virtually. The future of traditional education at ELAC is uncertain.

December 4, 2020
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Musical tribute to Kabwe Chanda

Los Angeles City College put together a wonderful and emotional tribute in honor of the late Kabwe Chanda. The concert was shared publicly to many outside of LACC to help celebrate Chanda’s life and presence that he had during his time of work.

December 3, 2020
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Free LAUSD Meals for Families

December 3, 2020

LAUSD Grab ‘n Go Centers are providing free meals for families and communities during these tough times.

LAUSD Grab ‘n Go has provided nearly $4 million meals to families and communities throughout LA County since March 18th, 2020. As of October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated, “the unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point to 6.9 percent, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 1.5 million to 11.1 million”.

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ELAC’s Transformation from World War II Bungalows to Present State

December 3, 2020

As East Los Angeles College enters its 75th year in operation the campus has undergone a series of major physical transformations. From original World War II bungalows to the beautiful buildings which it houses today, ELAC has gone through a significant journey as it continues to provide educational opportunities for 34,000 students per year.

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The “Happiest Season” is Here

December 3, 2020

Holiday season is the happiest time of the year. Romcoms include a formula that gives viewers a sense of nostalgia. Adding a modern twist to a holiday guilty pleasure, queer Christmas romcom “Happiest Season” follows main characters Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis). Worried about her girlfriend being alone for Christmas, Harper invites Abby to come along with her.

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Hulu’s “Run” was Predictable

December 3, 2020

“Run” had the potential to be an exciting quarantine movie with a crazy twist, unfortunately this thriller was anything but unpredictable. But with many plot holes and extreme predictability, the acting stands out as spectacular.

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