News Briefs March 4, 2015

Spring Forward Daylight saving time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m. Clocks should be moved forward one hour. Daylight saving time is observed to save energy by moving an additional hour of daylight from the morning to the evening.   Scholarship Deadline The deadline for ELAC Foundation scholarship applications is 11:59 p.m. on Saturday. For the list of scholarships available, visit or contact the ELAC Foundation Office at (323)…

March 4, 2015

Primus, Salmon shine in playoff win

AIR PRIMUS—East Los Angeles sophomore guard Teshon Burton attempts a shot mid-air before coming in for a landing in an 96-91 playoff win against Victor Valley College. CN/TADZIO GARCIA   By Andrew Ruiz Freshman forward Marquis Salmon and sophomore guard Je’Ron Primus combined for 54 points as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated Victor Valley College, 96-91, on Feb. 25 in the first round of the California…

February 27, 2015

Theatre club raises funds for projects

October 22, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta The Theatre Department has been raising funds to help with future projects. A new club called Performance East has formed on campus to draw attention to the Theatre Department. The club is led by Priscilla Balma with memebers Marlene Grajeda, Andrew Maldonando and Azzul Cerda and advisers Casey Owen Gale and Natalie Wong. The club was barely chartered two weeks ago. “We are raising funds for the…


Huskies football gets first win

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College football team dominated El Camino College Compton Center 48-21 Sept. 27 in Compton to open up South Coast Conference play for both teams. ELAC freshman quarterback Charles Ontiveros, who made his first college start and completed 16-of-24 passes for 268 yards, threw three touchdowns and one interception. “It was awesome, man. A great feeling and my first college start,” Ontiveros said. “I looked…

September 29, 2014

Technology dominates students’ social life

May 16, 2014

By Margarita Cancino East Los Angeles College and many other schools including high schools, middle schools and even elementary schools are seeing less socializing going on physically and more socializing going on with electronic devices in hand. Most people learn more information about a person with looking at another person’s social network. Students today are so worried about self-promotion that they are likely to post what they believe others would…


Winning tastes like gold

ED(495 words) Winning tastes like gold ELAC’s wins first-ever title By Tadzio Garcia All-American and freshman Laura Aceves won first place in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the CCCAA 2014 SoCal Regional Preliminaries and Championships May 3rd at Riverside City College. It is ELAC’s first-ever women’s gold medal in the event at SoCal since it was added to California Community College Athletic Association track and field team competition in 1995….

May 10, 2014

“Stereolithic” provides solid sound

April 24, 2014

  By Russell Zazueta Reggae hard rockers 311 blast into spring with their 11th album release “Stereolithic,” and it evokes happiness in music heads and blows away cloudy days. The band released their album during their biennial “311 Day” festival. They treated fans to new songs, including their new single “Five of Everything.” Each of the 15 tracks are jam-packed with gripping hooks and electrifying choruses. “Ebb and Flow” opens…


East Los Angeles softball team edges Lancers, 2-0

By Christopher Gonzalez The Huskies improved to 19-6 overall and 11-3 in the South Coast Conference after a 2-0 win over the Pasadena City College who fell to 11-19, 3-11 on the season. As a result, ELAC is tied for second place in the SCC with Mt. San Antonio College (24-4, 11-3). Both teams are two games behind No. 11-ranked Cerritos College (20-7, 13-1). ELAC is No. 9-ranked in the…

March 29, 2014

Consumers have been failed by FCC

By Dorian Rangel   The future of the Internet is bleak. Net Neutrality is gone and the Federal Communications Commission does not have the backbone to do what needs to be done to protect the future of a free and open Internet. We all take the Internet for granted. Many of us have Netflix accounts or at least know someone who does. We all watch Youtube videos and we are all…

March 13, 2014

Feminist majority club raises awareness for equality

By Maegan Ortiz   In time for Women’s History Month, the East Los Angeles Feminist Majority Club wants to teach students on campus that feminism is not a scary word. Re-chartered last spring after an academic year of inactivity, FMC President Tiffany Guo decided to to renew the club. The club meets on Tuesdays at 12:10 p.m. room 111, in F7. “Feminism is a word that has so many negative…

March 12, 2014