President Biden plans to ban menthol cigarettes

Cigarette companies have been brazen with their products for decades, but it seems like Biden’s administration wants to put an end to this. The Biden administration is expected to announce its proposal to ban menthol cigarettes sometime this week. Menthol cigarettes have been among the most popular brands of cigarettes, especially among the African-American community. The companies have actively marketed menthol cigarettes towards Black communities.

May 2, 2021
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Nurse advises use of mask for protection

Bad air quality has an impact on anyone exposed, but primarily those with pre-existing conditions like COPD, asthma or heart conditions. Ways to breathe easy during the COVID-19 pandemic and the wildfires were discussed by Respiratory Health Professor Bunnarith Chhun and Nurse Practioner Michelle Quon.

November 1, 2020
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People need to stay at home while sick

By Andrew Ayala The sounds of phlegm-clogged lungs and mucus-filled noses welcome students as they return to class for the spring semester.  Many others have either recovered from being sick or haven’t gotten sick at all. Whatever the case is, students who are sick should re-evaluate going to school and if they must, they should take the proper precautions in order to prevent spreading an infection. Flu season in California…

March 2, 2020
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Health Center prepares students in case of Novel Coronavirus

By Juan Calvillo The Student Health Center explained available health resources, sanitary options and facts about the Coronavirus during a meeting on Thursday. The informational meeting was conducted by Cecilia Cruz and Michelle Quon. Cruz, coordinator of the student Health Center, said that if students feel ill they are welcome to come to the health center for a check up.  The Center for Disease Control in the United States has…

March 2, 2020
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Sociology Club hosts clothing donation drive

The Sociology Club wants to help bring confidence to students that can’t afford nice clothes.

From now until the end of the semester, the Sociology Club is hosting a clothing donation drive to help students on campus who can’t afford clothing, no questions asked.

May 1, 2019
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ELAC’s New Cafeteria Empty of Healthy Choices

By Dylan Dixon An update regarding construction on campus was posted to the ELAC website in June of 2014.  In the update, a section for Campus Student Center/Book Store Complex said the project was approximately 38 percent completed at that time, and the budget for that portion of the campus were to cost $26,565,056.00.   With a $26 million budget, shouldn’t it seem like we should have at least a little…

May 17, 2017
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