Alumnus cleared of domestic battery allegation

By Ivan Cazares  Former East Los Angeles College athlete Michael Wyche was cleared of a misdemeanor domestic battery charge filed on him on Oct. 28, 2015, after an altercation with his girlfriend. The incident occurred on Wyche’s 23rd birthday after he returned from football practice. He was a senior defensive tackle for the University of Miami after transferring from ELAC. Wyche said both he and his girlfriend were under a…

March 8, 2017

Update: Students say professor’s conduct was inappropriate

By Jade Inglada Former female students from Communication Studies adjunct professor R. Steven Johnson’s classes have come forward with complaints of his inappropriate sexual behavior. One of the students first dealt with Johnson’s behavior early into his career at East Los Angeles College. His comments and actions toward female students occurred in and outside of the classroom. “I took Johnson’s class around his first year of teaching here. You are…

March 9, 2016

ELAC website receives update

By Cardling Del Real, Jesus Figueroa and Stephanie Garibay East Los Angeles College launched a new website design on the first day of the spring 2015 semester. This new layout is the first upgrade since 2010. ELAC’s Public Information Officer Alejandro Guzmán said that the choice to launch the site on the first day of classes was made so it would not interrupt registration for the majority of the students….

March 2, 2015