Popular instructor dies

Professor George Demetri Tangalos was a man of many talents and mysteries. Tangalos died on Oct. 1 after he was admitted to the hospital twice. During the second emergency visit, he remained unresponsive until passing.

November 12, 2020

South Gate campus to undergo construction

By Stephanie Guevara After being postponed for nine years, construction for the new East Los Angeles College South Gate Center has a set date to start. The demolition process is set to start within March or May in the new facility located across the street from the current South Gate campus on Santa Fe Avenue and Firestone Boulevard. The new facility, formerly the Firestone Tire Company since World War II,…

December 6, 2017

South Gate’s Milky Way Teahouse has galactic drinks

By: Jocelyne Romo The Milky Way Teahouse opened close to East Los Angeles College’s South Gate Campus on Firestone Boulevard, bringing a new theme to town. A collection of space is relative through the small dessert spot, creating a cozy atmosphere. Milky Way offers a variety of drinks, each with a galactic name. Two of the Milky Way’s signature boba floats are Nebula which consists of taro, black milk tea,…

May 19, 2017

South Gate campus replacement on hold

By Ivan Cazares  East Los Angeles College’s plans to replace the South Gate Educational Center with a new facility is in limbo according to Evelyn Escatiola, the South Gate campus’ Dean of Academic Affairs. A ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled in February to mark the start of construction was postponed until April, and is now postponed indefinitely. Escatiola said the Los Angeles Community College District has not given a reason as…

April 19, 2017

ELAC students need better shuttle service

By Megan G. Razzetti For some East Los Angeles College full-time students, staff and faculty, a 12-hour school day is nothing unusual. Taking the Gold Line home is such a great and safe way to get home. However, who wants to walk 13-minutes from ELAC to the actual station when we have a shuttle service that can take students? Although that sounds like a lovely way to get home after…

October 1, 2014