Huskies’ football breaks even after two weeks

By Joseph Dargan Football won the season opener on Saturday night against Orange Coast College, avenging last season’s opening game blowout loss. Among the crowd of  fans enduring the 100-degree temperature on game night was ELAC President Marvin Martinez. “With the addition of our new coaches, staff and recruits, along with a year to put it all together, we could very well go undefeated if we beat Orange Coast tonight,”…

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Men’s soccer remain undefeated so far

By Michael Dominguez Men’s soccer ended in a 1-1 draw due to two penalty in the same fashion against Orange Coast College on Friday at the Weingart Stadium. Orange Coast came out fired to start the game as  took a shot but went over the crossbar. ELAC came back with a shot from freshman midfielder Edy Martinez in the 26th minute of the game, but Orange Coast goalkeeper blocked it….

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New documentary explores life of activist Dolores Huerta

By Dorany Pineda Director Peter Bratt’s new documentary “Dolores” is a powerful, intimate and engaging look into the life of activist, feminist and rebel Dolores Huerta. Huerta––unbeknownst to many––was cofounder of the National Farmworkers Association, which would later be known as the United Farmworkers Union. She, along with the more widely-known Cesar Chavez, fought tirelessly to change the miserable working conditions and unjust treatment of the country’s food growers in…

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‘IT’ delivers scares without resorting to typical tricks

By Gustavo Buenrostro Terrifying as well as heartfelt, “IT” delivers a faithful adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name that will send goosebumps throughout the body. “IT” is about a kid named Bill, played by Jaeden Linberher, and his friends being terrorized by a creature that takes the appearance of a clown. As with any good horror movie, “IT” delivers on scares. There are jump scares that…

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‘New Voices’ exhibits variety of talent on campus

By Melody Ortiz The annual “New Voices” exhibit opened in the Vincent Price Art Museum on September 5, to display original pieces by East Los Angeles College students. The museum’s website describes “New Voices” as an exhibit that “highlights exceptional artworks” from different departments at ELAC. The website also says that this is the first time submissions from the Theater Department were included. “We are always trying to give every…

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Workshop prepares Elans for active shooter scenario

By Anastasia Landeros Oct. 1, 2015: A 28-year-old student at Umpqua Community College in Oregon fatally shoots an assistant professor and eight students before committing suicide. June 1, 2016: Two men are killed in an apparent murder-suicide inside an engineering building at the University of California, Los Angeles. May 4, 2017: A 21-year-old male kills his 20-year-old female stalking victim in the Performance Hall Building at North Lake College in…

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New ELAC vice president hopes to liven up athmosphere

  By Giselle Palomera Monique Hernandez began her term as vice president for the Associated Student Union with promise of more club events and a livelier campus. Hernandez began at East Los Angeles College in 2014 and is now the newly elected vice president after serving two terms as senator and secretary. As the beginning of the semester brings on new challenges, Hernandez encourages students to be involved and to…

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DACA removal looms over trustees meeting

By Noe Ortega & Giselle Palomera The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was a major discussion point at the board of trustees meeting on Wednesday. Los Angeles Community College District President Sydney Kamlager and East Los Angeles College President Marvin Martinez spoke about President Donald Trump’s decision to eliminate DACA. “That decision is cruel, uncomfortable and contradicts the American dream. Today I want to remind us all the importance of…

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Husky cafe offers more food variety

By Giselle Palomera The Husky Café opened mid-August, making Pacific Dining Food Management Service the sole food service provider for all the nine Los Angeles Community College District campuses. Pacific Dining offers three different kitchen services. The Casa Solana kitchen offers students a variety of Mexican food. The Husky Grill offers burgers, hot sandwiches and other favorites like Pastrami. Block and Barrel offers deli sandwiches and paninis. “Students come to…

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