Laura Aceves runs to center stage, state finals

Laura Aceves won the women’s Southern California Cross Country Championships individual title in Santa Clarita Nov. 8 and moves on to center stage, the state finals. She is the second Husky in 68 years to win both the South Coast Conference and SoCal finals in the same year. In 1986, Sylvia Mosqueda scored a three-peat, also winning the state title. The 2013 Cross Country State Championships are on Saturday at…

November 20, 2013
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Runners reach state final for second year in a row

by Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team qualified for the state finals for the second consecutive year out of the SoCal Championships held on Nov. 8 in Santa Clarita. “We were determined. Nothing was going to stop us. We knew we could beat some key teams at SoCal, and we did,” Gonzalo Ceja said. The Huskies upset 10 colleges  they lost to at the SoCal Preview in September in…

November 20, 2013
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Wrestling fights for second place in South East Conference

by Tadzio Garcia The No. 15-ranked Huskies stunned the No. 8-ranked team in the state, West Hills College, winning second place in the South East Conference for the second consecutive year at Bakersfield College Saturday. “The match was intense. We were losing 20-16 and had to win either a pin or a technical foul to win the match. Our best wrestler Hugo Perez was up, but he was wrestling a…

November 20, 2013
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Men’s soccer ends disappointing season with tie

by Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team season came to an end at Weingart Stadium last Friday with a 2-2 tie against 10th-ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. With the two teams heading in different directions, the Huskies played like they were the team heading into the playoffs. “They definitely played up to their competition. This was by far their best game of the season. We should…

November 20, 2013
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Corazon y Miel brings new flavors to Latin food

By Luis Vasquez Corazon y Miel is a fun, modern hole in the wall restaurant with a laid back setting; it’s a lip smacking tasters delight. Corazon y Miel is located in the city of Bell, an 8-mile drive south of East Los Angeles College. The moment guests walk in, the guests’ eyes are drawn to the art that decorates every wall in the restaurant. Guests are greeted by the…

November 20, 2013
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Wirechoir delivers unique jazz sounds

By Diego Olivares East Los Angeles College’s  First Friday Jazz Concert was a sublime night filled with fantastic music created by great musical performances by the Wirechoir on Nov. 8. The band is a reinvention of an early version from the ‘70s, lead by musician Tony Rizzi. However, this wasn’t just a simple performance. Joining many of the new members is four of the original band’s members. The Wirechoir line-up…

November 20, 2013
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Soccer player overcomes an athlete’s nightmare

By Liliana Marquez It all happened in a matter of seconds. In one moment, Carlos del Campo was in a face-to-face challenge with an attacker from the opposing soccer team, in the next, he fell to the ground in excruciating pain. He was doing what he loves the most and it wasn’t the first time he made that play. “I faked going in on him, so he (the attacker) backed…

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Writers to read Milestone work

By Jesus Figueroa Several writers will read their work published in this year’s Milestone, the student literary journal, next Tuesday starting at noon at the Performing and Fine Arts Complex. The Milestone begins in the summer with an editing class taught by Dustin Lehren. The class concentrates on reading works submitted by students at ELAC and picking diverse work that merits publication. English professor Susan Suntree said the Art Department…

November 20, 2013
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Business corporations muddle the significance of holidays

By Agustine Ugalde Now that the holidays are in full swing with Thanksgiving Day on the horizon, it is time to reflect on what is important in life. Once again corporate greed, run-away consumerism and the need to keep up with the Jones’s has fouled yet another traditional family gathering and celebration. Halloween, Christmas and New Year’s Day celebrations have long been tainted by the extended reach of money-hungry corporations,whose…

November 20, 2013
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Government absurdity leads to website malfunction

By Liliana Marquez There’s been a lot of controversy with the Affordable Care Act’s website since its launching last month. People were having problems with it since day one. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said it was “a great problem to have.” I don’t see how this is something great. The website needed to be in great shape before it’s launching. It was obvious that millions of people…

November 20, 2013
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