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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CAOT fundraises $500 for breast cancer awareness

November 22, 2016

By Felipe Rodriguez The Computer Applications and Office Technologies club is one of East Los Angeles college’s newest clubs. Within the small time frame that the CAOT club has been around they’re already putting together events. The CAOT club began last spring with a small group of students and gained more members within the following semesters. Within the initial semester that the club began, Professor Ann Mahrenholz stepped in to…

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First ELAC Model UN Club to shape history at Inaugural SageMUN

November 22, 2016

By Greg Fleischut For the first time in school history, East Los Angeles College introduces a Model United Nations team to its list of campus clubs. The team meets Tuesdays at 12:30 pm in room F7-111 and is lead by Dr. Kenneth Chaiprasert, a professor of political science. The club plans to compete at the inaugural SageMUN Model United Nations conference at Pomona College in February. The SageMUN conference will…

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FYE hosts Zumba session

November 22, 2016

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  Adelante First Year Experience program (FYE) hosted a Zumba Session for all East Los Angeles College students and faculty to come and de-stress. FYE Adelante program is geared toward first year students, but this event was open for all. The class consisted of cardio mainly synchronized upper body and lower body movements. By the third song the speed increased but the participants kept up with the…

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College welcomes everyone

November 22, 2016

By Eliana Ayala Community Colleges and universities across the country unite to ensure that diversity is welcome and plead to stop discriminatory acts within campus. Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, Erik Skinner released a statement on November 10, 2016 encouraging students to disregard racist remarks upon presidential elections and pursue college. California Community Colleges want students to know that immigration status information will remain confidential. Student services will remain…

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Football stays atop conference after win

October 20, 2016

By Diego Linares A championship run was the conversation in the huddle after a 47-14 win by the football team against Los Angeles Southwest College at Weingart Stadium last Saturday. After the convincing East Los Angeles College win, offensive coordinator Art Hoomiriatana said he felt the team was far from where they needed to be. “We’ve got to improve a lot. Just execute better and watch the film. It’s a…

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