Campus News wins at regional conference

By Sergio Berrueta Campus News won 11 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California Conference this past weekend in Fullerton, Calif. Students learn how to network with professionals in the journalism field.They attend workshops that cover a variety of subjects within the field. Campus News brought home with eight publication awards and three on-the-spot awards. Publication awards are based on works published within the previous year while…

October 22, 2014

El Kiosko serves a taste of home

By Manny Miguel About a seven-minute drive or 18-minute bus ride from East Los Angeles College, El Kiosko Mexican Grill provides customers with traditional plates for affordable prices. This eatery gives customers a vibe of walking into their grandmother’s kitchen as she is about to cook them some homemade traditional food from Mexico. El Kiosko Mexican Grill has a variety of traditional plates in their menu. From various breakfast plates…

June 3, 2014

Athlete rises above discrimmination

  By Manny Miguel Despite many struggles as an openly gay athlete, East Los Angeles College student Adriann Crespo, 19, finds the strength to better herself. A graduate of Schurr High School, Crespo had a strong start to her career in track and field at ELAC. Before joining track and field at ELAC, Crespo used to play soccer in an outside league during her high school years. She says it…

March 27, 2014

Olympic coach celebrates women’s month at ELAC

 By Manny Miguel First U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball Coach, Billie Moore spoke last Tuesday in the second of three events held at E9 103 East Los Angeles college that celebrate women’s history month. Moore coached the 1976 Women’s Olympic Basketball team that went on to earn a Silver Medal. They lost to the Soviet Union in the medal round, who at the time were the best team in the world…

March 21, 2014

Local muralist paints larger-than-life characters

By Manny Miguel   Larger-than-life street artist’s, known as Sand One, art has taken the streets of California, Chicago, Puerto Rico, Mexico and galleries all over Los Angeles, to name a few by storm. She would not give her real name, because she said that her name is not important, her art is. She went on to say that the name came about because she wanted to create a name…

March 5, 2013