51 employees to retire this year

By: Melisa Bivian 51 East Los Angeles College employees will be retiring this upcoming June. The Supplementary Retirement Plan passed on Wednesday, May 10 after the Board of Trustees came together with the Public Agency Retirement Services. On January 11, the board authorized Los Angeles Community College District’s chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez to enter into an agreement with PARS to create the SRP. A letter written by chancellor Rodriguez in…

May 23, 2017
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Broadcasting professor makes best of dwindling classes

By: Dylan Dixon East Los Angeles College broadcasting professor, Jason “Mr. B” Beaton started working in radio approximately 30 years ago at KRLA. There he began his career playing oldies to those living in East Los Angeles at the time. Mr. B said ELAC is of great importance to him because the community was so accepting of him as a native Canadian. At the start of his ELAC career he…

May 23, 2017
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Men’s Leadership Club takes first place at 4th Annual Husky Bowl

May 23, 2017

By: Melisa Bivian Associated Student Union approved clubs came together last Thursday in the quad in front of the S2 building to compete for first-place at the fourth annual Husky Bowl. Competitors race d against the clock to get the fastest time against their opponents by running into the obstacle course jumper. Clubs participated in ASU’s events while the students in attendance cheered on their friends and family that competed….

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A local Chinese restaurant hit in South Gate

By: Diana Garcia Dragon Loco, a Chinese restaurant tucked into the corner of Long Beach, in South Gate, has both great service and mouth watering dishes. Although it is a small restaurant,the workers and the amazing food are enough to please any customer. Crispy, bone-in wings, topped with spicy, green jalapenos and followed by a side of delicious white fried rice may be the perfect meal to ease off after…

May 19, 2017
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An enthralling day for the workforce at ELAC

By: Cheyenne Lopez The day had finally come. the East Los Angeles College 2017 Job & Internship Fair presented by ELAC’s Career & Job Services, kicked off on May 4th at 10 am. I made sure I was dressed appropriately and professionally for the job fair’s dress code. I walked confidently towards the event’s sign-in desk and was greeted by an event staff member who handed two papers to me….

May 16, 2017
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Playoffs threatened after three-game losing streak

By Dan Gudino  Baseball was swept in a three game series against Mount San Antonio College ending in the worst loss of the season, 15-6, on Saturday at home. “I seriously don’t know what our players minds are going through. Who knows what they’re thinking. I couldn’t tell you if they’ve quit on the season, but it’s up to them. We as coaches won’t,” Hines said. The three game losing…

April 12, 2017
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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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‘Logan’ gives fans a faithful R-rated comic-book film

March 8, 2017

By Francisco Portillo  Fueled by an amazing performance by Hugh Jackman,  “Logan” is the best on-screen representation of the Wolverine character to date. Director and writer James Mangold finally gives fans what they’ve been waiting for with the perfect mixture of humor, emotion, vulgarity and gore. The greatest thing about this movie is it’s R-rating. Without having to cater to a younger audience, Mangold is given free reigns to portray…

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Elixir Piano Trio performs on ELAC campus

November 23, 2016

by Felipe Rodriquez The Elixir Piano Trio held a phenomenal performance this past Monday at the main campus S2 Recital Hall. The Trio performed famous works from composers Joseph Haydn, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Astor Piazzolla. “Hoboken XV:25(1732-1809)” by Joseph Haydn was soft in progression and ended with a rather smooth tone compared to the rest of the pieces. By the end of the first performance the crowd reacted easily but…

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Football season wrap up

November 22, 2016

by Israel Moreno The football team had a very successful season this year with a 9­2 record and won the American Metro Conference champion title and won the Patriotic bowl. Coach Andrew Tree said winning the conference championship was the biggest accomplishment they reached this season. Recruiting and training really hard are some of the ways they will be preparing for next season. “I think it’s been great we went…

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