Rep. fee advocates education

  By Alejandra Carrillo   After 10 years struggling to establish the student representation fee, the East Los Angeles College Associated Student Union were able to get a majority vote last Winter. The student rep fee made its way into community colleges in the year 1988. Over the years, half of the community colleges in California implemented the student representation fee. During the Winter semester, ELAC earned $7,909. According to…

March 6, 2013
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Free shuttle returns to ELAC

    By Lindsey Maeda After many requests from students, staff and faculty members, the shuttle that runs between East Los Angeles College and the South Gate campus will resume services tomorrow. The free shuttle service was originally cancelled to sustain class offerings last fall, but seeing as various members of the ELAC and South Gate communities relied on it, administrators decided to bring it back. “The shuttle’s going to…

February 11, 2013
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State cuts to modify CSU regulations

By Vivian Ramirez With the possibility of a $200 million budget cut pending the tax initiative in the November elections, California State Universities may shut their doors to new students for the Spring 2013 semester and create  a wait list of applicants for Fall 2013. The CSU system will turn down an estimated 20,000 to 25,000 student applicants for the 2012-13 school year. But freezing Spring enrollment at many campuses is…

March 28, 2012
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