Sylvia Mendez explains journey fighting for education

Civil rights and education activist Sylvia Mendez returned to ELAC on March 30 continuing to enlighten students as the latest speaker of the ELAC Racial Equity & Social Justice Town Hall series, since her last visit in 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Fighting for Racial Equity and Social Justice.”

April 16, 2021
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ELAC theater department hosts Chicano Moratorium art show

East Los Angeles College’s Theater department hosted “Meet the Cast” before premiering “EAST LOS….R I S I N G 1970-2020, THEN & NOW”, in honor of the Chicano Moratorium.
The show’s director Cristina Frías, ELAC’s first-ever Hispanic to join the Theater Arts department’s full-time tenure track, said that the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium inspired her to create the project.

February 9, 2021
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Win a signed poster from comedian Gabriel Iglesias

It’s opening weekend for “The Fluffy Movie” by Latin stand up comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias. East Los Angeles College’s Campus News is giving it’s readers the opportunity to win a signed poster. Enter the contest by emailing elaccampusnews@gmail.com your favorite “Fluffy” joke with the subject like “Fluffy joke.” Disclaimer: One winner will be chosen. Contest runs to July 28, 2014 at 10 p.m. PST. Winners will be notified through email…

July 26, 2014
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Latin comedian finds comfort at center stage

By Jane Fernandez Laughs and serious moments make up the first Latino stand up comedy concert film released nationwide “The Fluffy Movie.” The film captivated the audience as Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias tells stories about his life in comical ways. It started off with a representation of Iglesias’ childhood, in which various known personalities such as Tommy Chong, Iglesias’ closest friend and comedy sidekick Martin Moreno and Spanish radio personality Eddie”Piolin”…

July 24, 2014
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