Faculty, students, staff question emergency readiness

By Guadalupe Barriga and Ivan Cazares Students, staff and faculty are concerned about their safety and question whether East Los Angeles College is prepared for an emergency. The issue was discussed during Thursday’s American Federation of Teachers meeting and Tuesday’s Academic Senate meeting. ELAC was placed under an unofficial lockdown last week when the Monterey Park Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a rumor of…

December 9, 2015

Transfer Center celebrates transferring students

By Guadalupe Barriga Future transfer students were acknowledged by the Transfer Center on Monday night. The event was organized by the Transfer Center members. East Los Angeles College students who are transferring to a four-year university, along with their family members and the faculty participated. It was a two hour event from 6-8 p.m. The celebration started in the middle of building S1 and S2. Each student was able to bring…

May 27, 2015

Speech team presents award-winning pieces

By Guadalupe Barriga The East Los Angeles College Speech Team returns home as winners and will be presenting their national award-winning selections of comedy, drama and poetry on May 19 and 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Speech team coach Ryan Smith said he proud to show the work his students created at California Community College Forensics Association State Championship tournament. The speech team won first place in the Team Sweepstakes….

May 21, 2015