Shaky defense costs women’s soccer win

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Women’s soccer lost its non-conference game against Los Angeles Valley College on Saturday with a  final score of  0-3. L.A. Valley scored the first goal of the game in minute 65 when freshmen defender Brenda Florian shot a free kick from outside the penalty box. East Los Angeles College sophomore goalkeeper Adriana Huerta could not grab the ball because it bounced and the direction…

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Offense secures men’s soccer win early in game

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Husky men’s soccer won its non-conference game on Saturday against Southwestern  College with a final score of 3-1. The Huskies’ offense started to work early in the game when sophomore forward Guillermo Guzman scored  in the first minute of play. “It just happened [scoring early in the game], but it gave us a lot of confidence to play the rest of the game,” said…

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‘Echoes of a Collective Memory’ retraces past

By Luis Castilla The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) will hold an exhibit that explores the experiences of Latino/a youth culture in 1990s Los Angeles. VPAM will have an opening reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. which will feature a car show with NU MINIS, VW Clan and Lady Volks. There will also be guest DJs, refreshments, and a cash bar. The artist behind “Echoes of a Collective Memory”…

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Spectacular ‘Spider-Man’ swings high

By Andrew Ayala Marvel’s super-hero steam engine hasn’t stopped running thanks to the developers at Insomniac Games with their newest PlayStation exclusive “Spider-Man.” The game brings everyone’s favorite web slinger off the big screen and into players’ homes to get a more intimate look into the character. From the start, players are thrown into Peter Parker’s room, which is filled with foreshadowing and easter eggs, that any Spider-Man fan would…

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‘Cine Sin Fronteras’ coming to VPAM

By Juan Calvillo The Vincent Price Art Museum will present “Cine Sin Fronteras,” a short film program focusing on Latin filmmakers Saturday. An offshoot of the Morelia International Film Festival, the program will be screening three short films. Part of the afternoon’s events will be a live performance by El Rio, a Latin American folk group. The festival will be concluded with a question and answer portion. The Q&A will…

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Wrestling team remembers former Elan

By Andrew Ayala Former East Los Angeles College student and wrestler Joshua Newman died in a car accident on August 5. He was 25. His former wrestling coach, Ralph Valle said that “Joshua was a quiet leader who never complained and was naturally talented.” Newman had been recognized and mentioned in multiple articles over the years as a great talented wrestler. He wrestled and attended ELAC during the ’11-’12 and…

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Athletic Department splits workload with two new directors

By Joe Dargan Robert “Bobby” Godinez and James Hines were named co-athletic directors by President Marvin Martinez in the wake of Al Cone’s abrupt resignation after  19 years of service. “I bowed out gracefully and respectfully to let the new regime take over in any way they see fit.” said Cone. Godinez, who’s also beginning his third season as the East Los Angeles College head football coach, will assume 80…

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Walt Disney Music Hall to welcome ELAC professor

By Steven Adamo Pianist and assistant professor of music at ELAC, Lucy Nargizyan, will perform at the All-Russian chamber music concert series at the Walk Disney Concert Hall next month. Nargizyan, along with violinist Mark Kashper and cellist Barry Gold, will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Piano Trio No. 2,” which Shostakovich composed when he was 19 years old. The event will also include a violin duet performing Sergei Prokofiev’s “Sonata for…

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Football collects first win in comeback

By Joe Dargan Staff Writer   The football team defeated Orange Coast College 24-14 in a non-conference game at Weingart stadium on Saturday,  giving the team its first win of the season. Coming off of two consecutive winning seasons under head coach Robert “Bobby” Godinez, the Huskies were eager to rebound from a 56-21 opening game loss to Cerritos College. “We had a rough first week, but it was a…

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