‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ brings laughter to audience

By George Maldonado East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department leaves the audience in laughter as it presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by Steve Martin on April 17. The comedic puns, outrageous references, critical thinking  and love triangles from beginning to end keeps the audience guessing on how things will unfold. Set in 1904, a group of great minds somehow find themselves discussing what the idea and meaning of beauty…

April 27, 2015
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Milestone reveals authors’ fears

By Ivan Cazares  A group of Elans shared their fears and aspirations through short stories and poetry to celebrate the newest issue of Milestone in the S2 Recital Hall on April 16. Milestone is a literary magazine that has been published at East Los Angeles College for the past 70 years. “That’s over 60 years of giving students an outlet,” English professor Dustin Lehren said. Lehren served as an adviser…

April 27, 2015
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Financial aid delays hurt students

By Jesus Figueroa Financial aid is a resource many community college students use to help alleviate the financial needs that come with a higher education —school supplies, books and transportation — but it’s not an easy process to receive the funds. College students need the financial aid reimbursement money to help pay for books, meals or transportation, but with the process being slow and or troublesome, it becomes money which…

March 2, 2015
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Students waste time, money at new shopping center

  By Sandy Gamino The Azalea shopping center, on Firestone Boulevard. and Atlantic Avenue, is an opportunity for a community to get better stores, jobs and money. Although many people might say that the shopping center is good for the city of South Gate, they aren’t thinking of the downsides it is causing the city and ELAC students at the South Gate campus. The Azalea shopping center is causing too…

May 16, 2014
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Architecture students to develop Vernon housing complex

By Diego Linares Architecture 202 students are developing a housing complex for the city of Vernon as their final project of the semester. East Los Angeles College architecture Instructor Orhan Ayyuce was doing research to enter into the International Architecture Biannale of Rotterdam (IABR), but  through research found that the city of Vernon wanted to develop a housing complex on 52nd and District Street. Ayyuce then proposed the project to…

October 2, 2013
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Students, faculty use social media

By Freddy Monares The art of obtaining a college degree is evolving and the world of social media is opening the lines of communication. College is now a little easier through the access of Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets that connect students with professors and other classmates. Groups specifically made for East Los Angeles College textbook sales, ELAC in general and other issues surrounding our college are popping…

September 26, 2013
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Adelante to reshape program

By Sergio Berrueta The Adelante First-Year Program at East Los Angeles College has undergone a viability review in order to reshape the program and expand beyond the focus of first-year students. The Adelante Program is known for being a program giving a number of first-year students a leg up on the college campus in order to transfer to a four-year university. Adelante has worked on methods to reshape the program…

September 26, 2013
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