• Former ELAC President honored, E3 building named after him
  • Exhibition gives audience production insight
  • ‘Disney’s Aladdin’ brings bilingual twist
  • Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

Women’s basketball enters playoffs with historic regular season finish

By Dan Gudino The No. 1 state ranked women’s basketball team finished with its best regular season ever and netted its first ever South Coast Conference North title at home, Feb. 17, with a commanding 78-49 win over Pasadena City College. It’s fitting the East Los Angeles College Huskies women’s team chronicles its own history, across the country, University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball is on a historic run, a…

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Former ELAC President honored, E3 building named after him

By Maria Cubillo  A ceremony honoring member of Board of Trustees and former ELAC President Ernest H. Moreno took place last Wednesday with the unveiling of E3 Building’s name, titled Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities Building. The Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities building stands at 135,000 square feet, making it the largest building in the California Community College System. President Marvin Martinez started the ceremony and…

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Board of Trustees candidates address student issues

By Gustavo Buenrostro  The Student Service Center held a public forum on Tuesday with candidates for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustee’s Steve Verres and Dr. Gabriel Buelna. Buelna and Verres spoke about multiple topics with students and faculty asking questions. Immigration was a major topic of discussion. Attendees asked how the Board of Trustees would handle the federal government’s involvement with law enforcement to deport undocumented…

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Tax prep day at ELAC provides free services to community

By Christina J. Rodriguez A free tax preparation day was held at East Los Angeles College on Saturday in collaboration with the Financial Wellness Program, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, ELAC Corporation and the Eastside Tax Coalition. This was the first event held at ELAC. The free program was held in the E3 building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Four years ago, MAOF and the ELAC Corporation began collaborating with…

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Exhibition gives audience production insight

By Rogelio Alvarez  “Tartuffe: Costumes and CTE Technology” showcased the collaborative process in the making of the East Los Angeles College Theater Arts Department’s production of “Tartuffe” at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The costumes and parts of the stage set were created with Cutting Tool Engineering (CTE) technology, such as a fabric printer and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) router. “We have a joint-agreement with the Architecture and Engineering Departments….

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‘Disney’s Aladdin’ brings bilingual twist

By Sergio Berrueta  Casa 0101 brings family-fun entertainment with a bilingual twist to fan-favorite musical numbers in their new musical “Disney’s Aladdin.” With a script written by Jim Luigs and Jose Cruz Gonzalez, the play delivers a microcosm experience of the original film while creating a unique language based twist on the story. Aladdin, played by Daniel Martinez, roams the streets of Agrabah which is put under a spell by…

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Personal Film explores activist’s life

By Dorany Pineda  Director Raoul Peck’s documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is a powerful homage to the civil rights movement and to several of the legendary figures that emerged from it, told through the poetic and moral richness of James Baldwin’s words and experiences. “The story of the Negro in America is the story of America or, more precisely, it is the story of Americans. It is not a…

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Women’s basketball continues No. 1 in state

By Rogelio Alvarez  Women’s basketball defeated Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 81-62 last Friday at home, extending its win streak to seven. East Los Angeles College, currently ranked No. 1 in the state, has an overall 24-2 record and 7-1in Southern Coast Conference North play. ELAC is tied for first place in the SCC North Conference. “We had a great second half. We played team basketball, played some great defense…

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Men’s basketball dominates game against LATTC

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball extended its win streak to four after a home win Feb. 10 against Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 96 – 74. East Los Angeles College continued its great play on the season and earned its 19th win overall, making the recored 19-6. Husky sophomore forward Roderick Williams’ hustle was put on display all over the court as he attacked the basket, secured rebounds and had…

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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

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