Students duel each other with popular card game

May 18, 2011

  By Erik Luna Behind the F5 building and other corners around campus, a variety of Elans gather to play a card game almost daily. For these students, the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game goes well beyond the complexities of poker or blackjack. It presents opportunities to compete in intense strategic duels and trade precious commodities. The card game provides Elans with a hobby that tests their skills and engrosses them in…


A journey through ‘The Strip’

By Edgar Lopez   There is no special meaning to East Los Angeles College’s main vein, the walkway between the E3 and E5 buildings. Students constantly hurry through it to get to class or to go home. It is merely a walkway. There are countless walkways around the world. What makes ELAC’s so special? I didn’t know or care to know until my editor suggested it would make a good…

April 7, 2011

Trainer finds funny bone

February 15, 2011

By Edgar Lopez Laughter roared from inside the VIP entrance of ELAC’s Weingart Stadium. It did not originate as a reaction to a blooper on the field but from a small crowd gathered around an ELAC athletic trainer. It was the small comedy skit of Diane Stankevitz, also known as Di Stanky, which caused the laughter amongst the crowd. Whether reciting a joke from an episode of “Friends” or telling…