‘Take Back the Night’ speakers share experiences with crowd

By Brian Villalba   Survivors of sexual, physical and emotional abuse shared pain, courage and solidarity at East Los Angeles College’s fourth annual “Take Back the Night.” With dozens of students in attendance in the ELAC G8 foyer, survivors shared stories of abuse and survival. Speakers moved those listening to tears of empathy.  A speaker said that being able to speak about the abuse is a part of the healing…

April 24, 2013

Unattended drinks leave students vulnerable

By Giang Hoang Across the United States, there are now higher rates of intentional drug poisoning. Many people are not aware that they can be the next victims. Some people seek clubs and parties to socialize, mingle, or meet new acquaintances. On the common grounds of nightclubs and parties, more than half of the people there indulge in alcoholic beverages. Some people are offered drinks by random strangers and the…

November 23, 2011