Tides receives $1,100 grant for podcasting equipment

The Harbor Tides has received an $1,100 equipment grant from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. The money is earmarked for podcasting equipment, according to Journalism Adviser Paul McLeod. The Tides website is also set for an overhaul that will allow for better integration of podcasting into the greater journalism program. In Spring, 2018 the program…

Anticipation grows for E3 gaming convention downtown June 13-15

By Luis Fajardo , Staff Writer With E3 just around the corner, there are many details as to what will be showcased throughout the conferences and there are also other things that fans are anticipating to be revealed during the big event. E3, a gaming conference, takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June…

Skateboarding: Ride the asphalt wave

By Luis Fajardo, Staff Writer Skateboarding started in the West Coast during the 1950s and then grew into a lifestyle that would still be impactful and important for people after 67 years since it was created because of its popularity throughout the decades. Surfers in the early 1950s called “asphalt surfers,” wanted to experience riding…

The Harbor Promise: Free tuition for LAUSD grads

By Salina Garcia, Staff Writer Harbor Promise (formally known as Harbor Advantage ) is setting a clear path into the first year of college success for incoming high school graduates for students from the Los Angeles Unified School District. This includes all nine campuses in the Los Angeles Community College District. “The promise is, if…

Men’s cross country returns as sport at LAHC in Fall

By Salina Garcia, Staff Writer Editors Note: Garcia is a member of the LAHC women’s cross country team and the West Los Angeles College Track and Field Team After a few decades, men’s cross country has officially returned to LA Harbor College, competing in the Western State Conference. Athletic Director Dean Dowty and Vice President…

LAHC women help West L.A. track and field team capture conference crown

Two long distance runners, Jocelyn Dominguez and Salina Garcia, qualified individually and were sent to the state track and field finals in Sacramento May 20. They were part of a women’s cross country contingent that helped the West Los Angeles College track and field team win the Western State Conference women’s title earlier this spring….

Art gallery showcased LAHC student creations

By Salina Garcia, Staff Writer Los Angeles Harbor College Art Department hosted its annual student art gallery from May 3-26. Each art instructor on campus showcased the best work from their gallery. The gallery showcases the creation of LAHC art students, exploring the mediums of ceramics, paintings, 2D design, drawings, and sculptures. The moment you…

ASO moves to make graduation attire more affordable

By Michael Cote, Correspondent A bill was passed at the last ASO General Meeting which aims to help struggling students afford the two most vital components of graduation attire: the cap and gown. The bill was one of four that passed at Harbor College that day, and was presented forth by senior member Dean Dake,…

New Title V director has worlds of experience

By Devon Robinson, Staff Writer Title V at Los Angeles Harbor College is getting a new director. Elika Dadsetan has worked in developing response programs abroad for over six years and in education for 10. Title V is a federal grant whose purpose is to strengthen the educational resources of colleges and universities and to…

Jefferson, Dake capture ASO election

Associated Student Organizations Board announced May 9 that the ticket of Elijah Jefferson and Dean Dake won the Harbor College presidential race by 55 percent of the vote (137 votes in total). Brandon Molina, and Joseph Reyes had 76 votes. Currently there are 9,192 Harbor College students eligible to vote. The turnout in votes for…

New registration system back in business

The new Student Information System for class registration has been plagued by start-up problems, but district officials have assured students that it will be up and running Friday when general registration begins for returning students with 60 or more units. A chart showing registration dates that was supplied by the Los Angeles Community College District…