Women’s soccer scores third tie

By Erik Luna   The women’s soccer team started conference play against Long Beach City College last Tuesday at Weingart Stadium resulting in a scoreless tie. As a result, the Huskies are tied with LBCC for third place in South Coast Conference rankings, behind Cerritos and Mt. San Antonio. ELAC drops to 3–2–3 overall, 0-0-1 in SCC play, while the Vikings are 4–2 –1 (0-0-1). The Huskies host Pasadena City…

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ELAC logistics receives $3 million award

By Brian Villalba The Department of Labor awarded $3 million to the Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department. The DOL grant is specifically targeting the expansion of the Technology and Logistics Program. The program has a 97 percent pass rate for the national certification exam. The national average is 77 percent. The Technology and Logistics Program is successful in placing students into jobs. Chair of the CAOT department Elaine Y. Shibata said,…

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Additional enrollment limitations to hit California’s community colleges

By Megan Perry The Board of Governors approved new Title 5 regulations, which will establish another restriction for students’ enrollment priority at California’s community colleges. Students will now face another limitation on enrollment priorities, along with the budget cuts and the three-attempt rule. The Board of Governors said they adopted the new regulations as a means to improve student success. One component of the Board of Governors’ adopted  regulations is that continuing…

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Huskies wrestle to fourth place

By Tadzio Garcia The wrestling team walked in the Mt. San Antonio College Duals last Saturday an underdog and left with a fourth place finish out of nine teams in total. Each of the teams placed in the top-14 at last year’s state finals. The Huskies won their pool and advanced to the championship round losing to eventual champion Palomar College, 38-9, and Bakersfield College, 37-11. The Huskies will be on the…

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ELAC tackles ballot initiatives

By Lourdes Espinoza Propositions 30, 32 and 38 were the basis of an educational forum held by the American Federation of Teachers and the Associated Student Union last Thursday night in the S2 Lecture Hall. This public forum was organized to bring awareness of these propositions as the November ballots draw near. Informational booths and voter registration tables were set up outside the S2 building for those who wanted more information…

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E-books are essential for students

  By Brian Villalba   E-readers are the future of books and are the morally right approach for college learning. E-readers are a way for educational institutions to provide relief to college students who have an increasing financial burden. Every year there are new book editions coming out where the content has not changed or changed minimally. Human anatomy has not changed much in the last few million years. Ancient…

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Alert system becomes modernized

  By Danny Vasquez   Elans should take the extra step in safety and register for the emergency alert system. Through the years, the use of technology has changed how people communicate during an emergency. In the past, loud alarm would alert the students if there was an emergency on campus, but new technology of the emergency alert system, it would be an easier way for students to be aware….

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Be more aware of changes in the workplace

  By Dulce Carrillo   Many teachers at Latino schools like to tell their students that “If you work hard, you’ll reach the American dream.” But, I’ve seen people work hard their entire life who make just enough to get by everyday. People from the Latino community depend on that paycheck. As a college student, having a job helps to pay for school necessities and to not always depend on…

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Award granted to former Elan

By Erik Luna   Brookings, Oregon city manager, Gary Milliman, sits in his car on his way to his grandsons 10th birthday.  He chuckles as he remembers his time at East Los Angeles College. Milliman once served as the editor in chief of Campus News. He is now receiving an award for Career Excellence in Honor of Mark E. Keane from the International City/County Management Association. “I was surprised. I…

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Radnor passes expectations in ‘Liberal Arts’

By Erik Luna With a colorful cast and dynamic writing, the new film “Liberal Arts” delivers a heartwarming message of realizing one’s position in life regardless of age. The film focuses on 35-year-old Jesse Fischer, played by Josh Radnor, who befriends a 19 year old college student named Zibby, played by Elizabeth Olsen, when he goes to visit his alma mater. As the two become acquainted, they quickly realize that…

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