Students balance parenting and online classes during pandemic

The world quickly caved in on many East Los Angeles College students who balance their time between coursework and children due to pandemic. Maria Fernanda Rodriguez, 24, like many parents, copes with the little free time she can get. Between cooking breakfast, and logging in to her zoom sessions, lunchtime quickly approaches and she is back in the kitchen to make a meal.

December 3, 2020

Women’s basketball player parents twins, pursues dreams

By William Hernandez  At the young age of 14, DeLaura Castanada became a parent of twins who gave her motivation to continue playing the game she loves. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Castanada leads the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team’s offensive attack with an average of 12.7 points per game. Castanada found out she was pregnant with her twin boys David and Issac Sandy in her…

March 5, 2013

Child Development Center should accept younger children

By Danny Vasquez Contributing Writer On-campus child care centers with an age requirement are an inconvenience for students whose children are under the set age and are more harmful than beneficial. For students who are parents, the child development center on campus can be pretty beneficial for they allow the student to attend their classes full time without the need to worry about the well-being of their child while class is in session. However,…

May 22, 2012