Facebook gives negative effects

By Russell Zazueta It’s only when Facebook users lose themselves on Facebook that they discover the negative effect it has on them. The only thing worse than being bored is to discover all the things friends are doing that you are not. As a result, when friends and strangers alike on Facebook showcase their life adventures with photos, they unwittingly, or wittingly, hurt the self-esteem of others. It’s one of…

September 14, 2016

LA zoo lights up the night

Russell J. Zazueta While most of the park’s animals are tucked into bed, residents of Los Angeles can enjoy the L.A. Zoo’s first-ever electric extravaganza “L.A. Zoo Lights,” from now until Jan. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Griffith Park. From electrical likenesses of mischievous monkeys to 3-D abstract projections sprawled on elephant statues, the Los Angeles Zoo transforms into nighttime of dazzling delight. There are a slew of…

December 10, 2014

Foundation awards Elans scholarships

By Russell J. Zazueta East Los Angeles College’s scholarship recipients received $500 for their hard academic work on Nov. 13, thanks to the diligent fundraising efforts of the East Los Angeles College Foundation’s staff and Board of Directors. ELAC President Marvin Martinez opened the California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment Scholarships Ceremony (CCCSE), held in the S2 building Recital Hall, with an honorary speech dedicated to more than 120 scholarship recipients….

November 20, 2014

Campus shuts down two days for repairs

By Russell J. Zazueta Classrooms around campus were closed Oct. 3 as a result of a leaking pipe needed to the vital operation of East Los Angeles College’s air conditioning system. It has since been repaired and is working properly. According to Plant Facilities Director Abel Rodriguez, he, along with other staff members, discovered water seeping up from underground in an area outside the Central Plant near Weingart Stadium along…

October 16, 2014