Women’s basketball dominates the classic tournament

By Denise Chavez The Huskies upset the state’s No.19-ranked Saddleback College,70-56, on Saturday to win their initial Husky  Classic tournament. Dioseline Lopez from ELAC won the Most Valuable Player award. Lopez scored 36 points in total, and added 16 assists leading the Huskies to their tournament wins. “(It) feels nice, but this is really about the team. Anything I do is a result of working with this team,” Lopez said…

November 27, 2013
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Runners upset ranked Trade Tech

By Denise Chavez The men’s cross country beat South Coast Conference rival, Los Angeles Trade Tech College by one point at the Cross Country State Championships last Saturday in Fresno. “We finally did it. We beat Trade Tech. Overall this was a tough season, but we got through it and we made it to state,” Husky Gonzalo Ceja said. Ceja and Kris Chacon were the top two runners for the…

November 27, 2013
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‘The Brawl’ draws skilled wrestlers

By Nguyet Tran The ELAC wrestling team brushed up on their talents when they hosted The Brawl, an all-day tournament, in the men’s gym last Saturday. Ranked 15th in state, the Huskies hosted Cerritos (No. 3) and Victor Valley (No. 20) colleges and the University of Southern California’s  club wrestling team. The Brawl is meant to prepare the Huskies for Regionals at ELAC on Dec. 6-7, which will be ELAC’s…

November 27, 2013
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Men’s basketball prepares for season

By Cynthia Laguna The No. 6 ranked Huskies men’s basketball team starts this season with four returning and 12 new players after a sweet 16 playoff exit last year. Last season, Head Coach John Mosley successfully led the team to the playoffs, for the first time in over a decade. The team has shown improvement by playing as a team, learning how to handle close situations, and working hard to…

November 27, 2013
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Comedy Train brings laughter, magic to ELAC

By Daniel De La Torre East Los Angeles College’s Athletic Department presented the 10th Annual Scholar-Athlete comedy show this past Sunday, hosted by comedian Rudy Moreno. As the guests arrived for the show, a live jazz band serenaded the crowd. After starting the show 25 minutes late, the audience soon forgot about the delay when the comedians began their performance. Luckily the wait didn’t draw any grumbling among the audience….

November 27, 2013
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Let’s Dance Company makes a bold move

By Bianca Mendoza Five students of the Let’s Dance Company were given the opportunity to direct and choreograph their own performances last week at the S2 Recital Hall. The choreographers: Michael Veluz, Myra Joy Veluz, Breanne Genite, Kristina Schramm, and Michael Vallajos, all surprised, thrilled and certainly impressed the audience with their pieces. The lighting, costumes and choreography were professional and well thought out, leaving no doubts to the authenticity…

November 27, 2013
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M.I.A. comes back in action

By Scarlet Candelario M.I.A.’s fourth studio album “Matangi” uses a blend of eastern influences, and simple lyricism that effectively delivers a feel of psychedelic social commentary. The album begins with “Karmageddon.” It’s a mellow track that gives the listener a taste of what to expect for the remainder of the disc. The artist criticizes just about everything from using sex as a means to sell products, to being promised change…

November 27, 2013
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Bollini’s leaves guests wanting more

By Joshua Inglada Not far from East Los Angeles College is Bollini’s Pizzeria, an Italian restaurant that succeeds in both quality and quantity. With several authentic recipes handed down through tradition, their goal is to satisfy customers with the freshest ingredients California has to offer. The menu offers pizza, both in small and large sizes, but also lists pasta, salad and appetizers. They also offer roasted chicken and a 20…

November 27, 2013
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Outstanding performance earns applause

By Douglas Gonzalez “In the Heights” is a play that takes place in Brooklyn, New York and is about poverty and love. The play promotes Puerto Rican and Dominican culture and language. “In the Heights” is a dramatic play that was performed at Casa 0101. Casa 0101 was built by Jean Deleage’s children in honor of all his artistic work, which included theatre and paintings. The play is about a…

November 27, 2013
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Tea bar provides more than a bargain

By Jade Inglada Eighty Eight Tea Bar, an Asian café, offers a variety of delicious meal plate items, snacks, a wide selection of boba tea drinks and a $4.99 student special. The moment customers enter they are greeted with a bright and colorful interior. The dining area is inviting with warm yellow walls and eye-catching seating options. Outdoor seating is offered as well. Not all menu items are displayed, however;…

November 27, 2013
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