• Women veterans establish support network at ELAC
  • Life of James Baldwin commemorated
  • Baseball averts loss with final play
  • Panel offers insight to 2016 election
  • Former counselor remembered

Campus concert aids

  By Thy Lam The day the 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook Northeast Japan and caused a devastating tsunami, Issac Martinez, a former Elan, began thinking of how he could help the victims. He posted his prayers for Japan on Facebook and Twitter and surprisingly received feedback from his friends and their friends. A month later, with the help from Andrew Garcia, one of the top 10 competitors on season nine of…

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Green Technology promotes interest in energy movement

  By Edgar Lopez East Los Angeles College was more than Husky-green as students from various schools learned about environmental awareness at ELAC’s Earth Day event on April 13. The event started in the women’s gym, which hosted guest speakers. Armando Rivera, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Director, made the effort to make Earth Day a big event. Rivera said he elected Crist Khachikian,…

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Hands Across California

  By Megan Perry Californians united as community colleges including East Los Angeles College held Hands Across California to raise awareness concerning recent and future budget cuts on April 17. Hands Across California was an event that stemmed from Hands Across America, which occurred 20 years ago, and was supposed to be the largest fundraising event in higher education’s history to raise awareness and funds for California Community College students. The…

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Baseball runs circles around Tartars

By Robert Barrett Watching East Los Angeles College sophomore Kevin Jones run the bases at Compton College on Thursday was like watching a player abuse a baseball video game. Jones was on first base four different times in the 8-4 win against the Compton College Tartars, but he never waited more than a few pitches before picking the pitcher’s pocket. Jones stole bases throughout game, including three in the fifth…

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Track lights up Pasadena Relays

By Tadzio Garcia Seventeen Huskies were on fire, posting their best results of the season last Saturday, at the Pasadena Relays as the track and field team continues to ride a wave of strength. East Los Angeles College posted top-notch results at Pasadena City College while competing on a semi-dark cloudy day. The top marks that were posted will help them climb to the top-100
community college statewide individual rankings. Highlighting ELAC’s…

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Falcons grounded by baseball

By Robert Barrett   The baseball team traveled to face the Cerritos College Falcons on Saturday and won a season series on the road for the third straight week. With the series tied, 1-1, and the summer-like sun beating down on the field, Chris Reyes took the mound for the Huskies. In an excellent performance, Reyes won his third game in a row, pitching his third straight complete game. After…

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Hoops star earns honor

Sophmore Eva Hernandez shoots a critical shot despite a block attempt by American River’s Heilani Tupou. Hernandez earned an Honorable Mention Award from the California Community College Athletic Association in December   By Joseph Recinos   Husky basketball player Eva Hernandez has had great success on the court despite having to stop playing in order to provide for her family. Hernandez was awarded Honorable Mention from the California Community College…

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A journey through ‘The Strip’

By Edgar Lopez   There is no special meaning to East Los Angeles College’s main vein, the walkway between the E3 and E5 buildings. Students constantly hurry through it to get to class or to go home. It is merely a walkway. There are countless walkways around the world. What makes ELAC’s so special? I didn’t know or care to know until my editor suggested it would make a good…

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Cofeehouse delights Elans

  By Abraham Jauregui With its casual atmosphere, unique décor, and Latin American recipes, Tierra Mia offers an alternative to the in-and-out coffee house franchises we have come to know. It is located on Firestone Boulevard, nestled between the South Gate Educational Center and the 710 freeway. This clean and distinctive coffee house presents an appealing feeling while walking inside. With its comfortable furniture, Tierra Mia offers the laid-back environment great…

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