English instructor dies of cancer

By Megan Perry Due to the cancer that spread throughout her body, English instructor Genice Everhart died at the young age of 61 on April 16. In her memory, the English department started a scholarship for English as a Second Language students, the Genice Everhart Scholarship. It is a $500 scholarship that the English department awarded on May 10 at the East Los Angeles College Scholarship Foundation Banquet that took place…

May 23, 2012

Fundraiser set to help recovering instructor’s medical expenses

By Brian Villalba A fundraiser will be held on May 19 for  instructor Robert John Arias, who is recovering from a stroke he suffered in November. Arias is paralyzed on his left side and is undergoing physical therapy. Nina Martinez, Arias’ sister said,  “Robert John wants to be self-sufficient … he wants to get back to teaching, but the physical therapy is necessary for that to happen, and it is costing…

April 25, 2012