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…

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…

Dreamer’s First Annual Dine n’ Dance Fundraiser

The Dreamers at Los Angeles Harbor College are not wasting anytime into growing their club to be successful at Harbor. The club has organized their first Annual Dine n’ Dance Dreamer Fundraiser event for next week, May 12th, 2017. All proceeds will go towards establishing a scholarship for undocumented students at LAHC. “The tickets are selling…

Financial aid event, free movie at Seahawk Center Wednesday

The Financial Aid Office and Associated Students host an awareness day and movie Wednesday (April 19), noon to 4 p.m. at the Seahawk Center. Information about filing FAFSA and other forms will be available. Games, food and a raffle for $10 bookstore vouchers are planned in the patio area in front of the building. The…

LAHC offering university field trips

By Devon Robinson, Staff Writer Los Angeles Harbor College is offering a field trip to UCLA, UC Merced. UC Santa Cruz UC Berkeley, and San Jose State University. The Transfer Center will be sponsoring a field trip along with EOPS and the Honors Program to UCLA on Friday, April 28th. There is a $40 refundable…

Drugs and alcohol seminar Tuesday

The Life Skills Center is sponsoring a two-hour program on drug and alcohol use and abuse Tuesday (April 18). Topics also include harm reduction and recovery. The two-hour seminar is expected to begin with what it terms “state of the art research findings” on preventing deaths from opioids. A panel discussion including several recovering addicts…