Elans join rally against ‘elite one percent’

By Alejandra Carillo Outside a Bank of America in downtown Los Angeles, the 99Rise movement kicked off their first civil disobedience last Friday. 99Rise is a nationwide movement engaged in non-violent protests to bring democracy back to the United States. Kai Newkirk, the founding organizer of 99Rise in California, invited East Los Angeles College to be a part of this movement. Elans gathered at a meeting he hosted where he explained…

October 3, 2012

Students bike the extra mile

  By Brian Villalba The East Los Angeles College Feminist Club and ELAC Students for Political Awareness have achieved their goal of raising funds for the Students and Soldiers Justice Memorial. Saturday was the 15-mile bike ride for the SJM foundation, which assists homeless students and student veterans. SJM is an organization of students for students, with special attention to the difficulties student veterans have to cope with.  SJM foundation’s mission…

March 14, 2012