Students should make most of Math lab, Writing, Learning Center

By: William Hernandez The first half of the semester is almost over. October is a vital part of the fall semester when the workload typically begins to pile up; midterm after midterm, research papers, group projects, etc. And while the work pace speeds up, students cannot afford to fall behind on        their deadlines. It’s natural for a student to become stressed out and anxious as the weeks progress and the…

October 23, 2013
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Men’s soccer ramps up play in two ties

October 23, 2013

by Liliana Marquez Men’s soccer team veteran Dean Ramos had the perfect timing to score his first goal as a Husky to push his team to a 2-2 home draw against El Camino College last week. The Huskies scored a 1-1 draw yesterday against Los Angeles Harbor College. Jose Garcia-Aranda scored ELAC’s goal with an assist by teammate Juan Gallegos. Jose Gonzalez scored for Harbor with an assist by Luis…

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Huskies trek world-class cross-country course

October 23, 2013

by Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team placed ninth at the 66th Annual Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invitational last weekend on a course designed by Husky Head Coach Louis Ramirez. “This meet is the world’s largest cross country invitational and will host over 27,000 competitors over the three days of competition,” a Mt. SAC official said last Friday. Laura Aceves placed third for the women’s team, behind…

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Batman vs. Superman films during halftime at ELAC football game

October 23, 2013

By Brian Villalba and Jesus Figueroa A scene from the untitled Batman vs Superman movie was filmed at Wiengart Stadium on Saturday during the halftime of the East Los Angeles College’s football game versus Victor Valley College. Both Batman and Superman fans alike came out to support Warner Bros. Entertainment and Zack Snyder, who was on location for the filming. Snyder roamed the field before the game and got the…

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Active shooter drill prepares Elans for crisis

By Brian Villalba Responding to a possible active shooting threat similar to last semester’s Santa Monica College incident, ELAC will stage a lockdown drill to ensure campus safety The drills will be held on Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. and 6:10 p.m. The increase of active shooter incidents inspired the 25 minute drill.  “The Santa Monica College shooting was too close,” Deputy Francisco Velasco said. The drill will be a…

October 9, 2013
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Domestic violence vigil unites community

October 9, 2013

By Evelyn Sanchez Hundreds of students, domestic violence victims and member of the community walked down Avenida Cesar Chavez last Thursday while chanting on behalf of those who were victims of Domestic violence. With October being National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the East Los Angeles Women’s Center presented its Mujeres de Paz 16th annual vigil. This was the third year the program collaborated with East Los Angeles College. Every nine…

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Goalie red-carded in Husky loss

October 9, 2013

by Erik Luna The Huskies women’s soccer team was left at a disadvantage when their goalkeeper Briana Aguila was tagged with a red card during the second half of yesterday’s 3-2 loss to Mt. San Antonio College. At the beginning of the second half, Aguila, being the last defender, stepped out of the penalty box and handled the ball – causing the referees to give her the red card. “It…

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ESL instructor helps students with robot project

By Alejandra Carrillo Professor Ron Chang Lee, Ph.D.  strives to help people learn English with computer technology. Lee was born and raised in China. While living in China, he graduated from Suzhou University with a bachelor’s in English. He then started teaching English as a foreign language to science and engineering college students in 1980. “There were not many English teachers in China at that time and there were too…

September 26, 2013
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Former golfer teaches theater

By Sergio Berrueta Golfing was always a passion for East Los Angeles Theatre Arts Department instructor Natalie Wong before she came to ELAC to help teach the community she lived in. Wong built a small, yet illustrious professional career in golfing for 10 years while attending Yale University. “I played junior golf, high school golf, college golf (at Yale) and mini-tour golf. Pretty much, every level of golf except for…

September 26, 2013
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Student driving raises concern

By: Freddy Monares It seems that driving at East Los Angeles College and the unspoken decency that comes with driving has been lost. Students driving at ELAC seem to have forgotten that they are all human beings and they will get to their destination sooner or later Getting out of a parking spot in one of the several parking structures at ELAC has now become a trial of how fast…

September 26, 2013
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