Huskies advance to regional finals

By Alfonso Rivera The host Huskies defeated Cerritos College, 72-62, Wednesday Feb. 29, moving them closer to reaching the final four of the state championships next week in Sacramento. The Huskies will play a familiar conference opponent in the regional finals in Mt. San Antonio College. For the second week in a row, it will be a rubber-match between conference rivals; this time much more will be at stake. The Mounties,…

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Pac-12 Championships, day two

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University is on track to win their 31st conference championship after pulling away from the competition on the second day of the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. The Cardinal increased yesterday’s two-point lead over second place Cal to 67.5 points. Arizona moved ahead of USC for third place. “We are here to swim our fastest times to qualify for the NCAA Championships….

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All restrooms should be cleaned equally

By Vivian Ramirez Not all restrooms are created equal. Upkeep and cleanliness in restrooms should be equal, but it isn’t. The quality of East Los Angeles College’s restrooms vary dramatically. From the pristine white porcelain thrones that grace the halls of F7 to the retro 90s-era stalls that linger in older structures, specifically the bungalow restrooms near the C2 classrooms near the temporary library. It seems that every time I walk into…

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Engineers celebrates a ‘night of sciences’

By Jorge Lopez Noche de Ciencias, or night of sciences, is the wrap up of a week long celebration of engineers known as E-week. Students along with their parents filled the foyer of the auditorium Friday evening as the engineering club held the event. Other events throughout the week included guest speaker Juan Jose, former president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the relocation of a sundial monument to the…

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Pac-12 Championships, day one

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University is in first place, by two points, after the first day of the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. The University of California, Berkeley is in second place; just two points shy of Stanford’s lead of 74 points. The country’s fifth-ranked team, the University of Southern California, is in third place. Day 1 consisted of preliminaries and finals in the 200-yard medley relay…

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No. 1 seed meets No. 5 in SoCal semifinals

By William Hernandez, Alfonso Rivera and Tadzio Garcia In a year filled with firsts, the Huskies open another chapter to their history-making season as they host the Cerritos College basketball team in the California Community College Athletic Association’s women’s basketball Southern California Regional semifinals. Game time is tonight at 7 p.m. The winner moves on to the SoCal Regional finals next Saturday facing the victor of the Mt. SAC (27-3),…

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Instructor brings rhythm to recital hall

By Dulce Carillo Smooth urban jazz music and laughs from Bob Dawson’s jokes were what came to be from the First Friday Jazz Concert at the Recital Hall in S2. The East Los Angeles Jazz Quintet are five incredible musicians who have known each other for years and call each other brothers that headlined the semester’s first concert event. Justo Almario plays the sax and clarinet, Ramon Banda,  drums, Guillermo Guzman,…

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ATMs need to be replaced

By Erik Luna Students need money, that’s a fact. Some carry credit cards or debit cards while others stick with plain old cash. It’s not a big deal, but sometimes students need cash. Case in point, the vending machines on campus have a tendency to malfunction when it comes to their built-in card kiosk. Proving that it’s a good thing to carry a couple extra dollars. Many students visit the two ATMs…

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Students should use their right brains more

By Brian Villalba Do what is right. Don’t neglect the right brain. It takes both right and left to succeed. The arts are not just an elective to be taken so you can transfer.  The arts can help format your brain to make you a smarter version of yourself. Expanding your right brain and integrating it with your left brain will provide you with a decisive advantage that you will…

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Unit limitation gives students wake up call

By Edgar Lopez There were nearly 70 students in a biology class with the majority  trying to add. How many precious spots were open for the instructor to add? Five. It’s the same old story. Students need classes, students get rejected, teachers feel bad. Well, there’s a new page-turning twist and a good one. Although the LACCD will not be enforcing this new rule until the summer, students can still lose their…

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