Letter to the editor

First of all, I wanted to give compliments on the amazing job done with the newspaper and the broad spectrum of stories covered. It was impressive to see The Garage covered in Volume 71, Issue 5 of the newspaper. The story that particularly caught my attention was the story by Diego Olivares, “Students should consider their enrollment, think before dropping.” There were many good points brought to my attention in…

October 30, 2013
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Bonds aimed for educational development

October 30, 2013

By: Freddy Monares Students around the construction site for the new Student Success and Retention Center building last week might have noticed some graffiti on the plywood walls surrounding the construction site that read, “What about money for education?” Presumably, the person that wrote on the wall is asking this question in light of frequently hearing that classes and even entire winter sessions have been getting cut at East Los…

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Ticket scalpers hurt artist revenue

October 30, 2013

By: Ruben Perez It’s 10 in the morning, you’re waiting for tickets to go on sale to see your favorite artist, but when you search for tickets they are all sold out. You sit there scratching your head and ask, “How is this possible.” The simple answer is, scalpers. Ticket scalpers have been around for years. They purchase a majority of event tickets and then resell them either at face…

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LACCD calls for $2 million increase for new district staff

By Freddy Monares Updated: Oct. 30 7:32 p.m. Administrators within the Los Angeles Community College District’s Office are requesting an increase of $2 million from the 2013-14 final budget in order to fund 13 positions at the office. According to Faculty Co-chair of the East Los Angeles College  Shared Governance Council Jeffrey Hernandez, the Board of Trustees evaded the process of presenting the request to the District Budget Committee and…

October 30, 2013
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Campus News website receives honor

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News’s website ranked ninth out of the top ten Best in Show in website at the largest colleges and universities in the nation last Sunday at the 92nd annual National College Media Convention in New Orleans. Campus News was one of four community colleges which won a place among the top 10. The institution was among institutions with a population above 20,000….

October 30, 2013
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Vincent Price commemorated for legacy and love for ELAC

October 29, 2013

[slideshow id=32]   By Augustine Ugalde This month marks the 20-year anniversary of the death of iconic horror-film actor, author, art aficionado and philanthropist Vincent Price.  Price is by far the most notable person ever associated with East Los Angeles College. His legacy, and love for the school, live on today at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The building that bears his name, on the southeast corner of the campus,…

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710 North extension affects community

By: Diego Linares Five cities suffer from congestion, pollution and inconvenience. Is convenience more important than pollution and traffic control? We have enough freeway problems to worry about. In 2008 Measure R gave the Metropolitan Transport Authority the right to be, “…in a position to address traffic relief and make transportation upgrades throughout Los Angeles County,” with two-thirds of  County  voters approving. Mayors and council-members from Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena…

October 23, 2013
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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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