ELAC campus prime political stop

November 19, 2021

With East Los Angeles College’s 75th anniversary, many students may find ELAC’s history in the political sphere interesting. The campus has hosted many political events such as rallies from presidential candidates, some as recent as last year, to debates for local races. ELAC even has a former professor currently serving as an elected United States Representative in Congress, former professor Judy Chu.

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Petitioners are a nuisance on ELAC campus

Zasha Hayes
March 2, 2020

By Alejandro Ambriz In areas surrounding the library and E3 building, petitioners have been persistently asking for signatures since the beginning of the spring semester.  These are typically brief interactions, such as when they ask for a signature regarding rent control or are advocating for a candidate. There is nothing wrong with the recruiters asking for signatures, especially since they include policies like waste management and housing initiatives that would…

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Remember the DAPL Protests this Thanksgiving

by Lauren Colberg While most families are preparing for their long awaited thanksgiving feast, other families that are native to this country fight to protect their land. The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, located in the central part of North and South Dakota, fights to protect its land from the Dakota Access Pipeline that is designed to transfers close to six hundred thousand barrels of crude oil from North Dakota to…

November 22, 2016
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Donald Trump’s election stirs fear in minority families

By Eliana Ayala The day after Donald Trump unexpectedly won elections, we share emotions of anger, fear and concern as students come together to plan the next move. Students have organized a protest against the elected president who won with a racially charged campaign attacking immigrants, specifically Mexicans. Some of the students at East Los Angeles College can appreciate their parents or ancestors for their courageous quest to the American…

November 22, 2016
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The Aftermath of the 2016 Election

by Felipe Rodriguez It’s almost been two weeks since Donald Trump won the 2016 election and since then many protests have occurred and are continuing to happen. Now on its fifth day of nonstop outrage, protests have reached nationwide levels and showing no end. On November 8, it was announced that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Although Trump dominated the electoral vote, his opponent…

November 21, 2016
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