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Dream Act gives hope

By Yesenia Martinez Governor Jerry Brown signed the final portion of the California Dream Act on Saturday, allowing undocumented students to apply and receive state-funded financial aid in 2013 to attend college. In 2011, Brown signed two bills, AB 130 and AB 131, packaged as the California Dream Act. AB 130 was signed on July 25, which gives AB 540 students attending public colleges and universities the opportunity to apply and…

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Candles light way for demonstrators

By Jane Fernandez Raising awareness about domestic violence issues was the topic of the day at the 14th Annual Candlelight Vigil: Mujeres de Paz event, last Thursday. The East-Los-Angeles-based, Women’s Support Center organized and participated in the walk that drew a large contingent of East Los Angeles College students and faculty. “Stop the violence. Violence is not the answer,” said a woman, as she marched down the street following the…

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California Dream Act signed, becomes law

By Edgar Lopez The second half of the California Dream Act was signed by Governor Jerry Brown last Saturday, which allows undocumented students to receive state financial aid starting 2013. Assembly Bill 131, which was more difficult for the Senate to pass than the first bill, AB 130, allows students to apply for and receive financial aid, tuition fee waivers and Cal-Grants if they meet certain requirements. This would take…

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Cross country earns four titles

By Tadzio Garcia Husky runners posted their personal best times at the Rio Hondo Invitational, helping the cross country team to victory last Friday. For the first time in recent years, both the men’s and women’s team won team championship titles at a regular season meet. Thirteen Huskies ran and 12 of those ran the best times of their careers. Eight Huskies were named to the Invitational’s top 10 teams. Johana…

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Anger management classes teach students to control

By Jane Fernandez Anger management classes are back at East Los Angeles College teaching students methods to help control their emotions and live an anger free life. The program takes students on a 12-week treatment program, which will help them develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Its purpose is for participating students to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop…

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Women’s soccer earns first conference win

 By Bryan Pedroza The Women’s soccer team won their first conference game after defeating L.A Harbor by a score of 2-1 last Friday at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies achieved their first victory after being defeated at Long Beach by a score of 3-1 in their first conference match. The Huskies had control of the ball for most of the match. After being up 2-0,with goals delivered by Jessica Guzman and Mariah…

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ELAC men’s soccer defensive efforts draw tie

By  Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team earned a draw after scoring a late goal on their second conference match versus L.A. Harbor last week at Weingart Stadium. With a final score of 1-1, the Huskies tied for the second time, remaining undefeated in conference play. They played to a draw in their first conference game last week at Long Beach, thanks to late goal by Danny Suarez. The Huskies were looking…

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ELAC coach brings experience, passion to team

  By Cristina Galvan Adan Millan is an assistant baseball coach at East Los Angeles College with a passion for baseball that started at a young age. He was born and raised in East Los Angeles. As a child, he enjoyed playing outdoors with his friends where they would play different sports such as football and baseball. “Once I started playing baseball, I stopped playing other sports,” said Millan. One day…

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Striker aims to go pro

By Liliana Marquez Danny Suarez started to play soccer when he was only four years old.  He never imagined that one day he would choose it as a professional career. Suarez, 20, is currently part of the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team and his contribution has been a key factor in all the games he has participated in. This has earned him the title of top scorer for the…

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‘Red’ juggles music, school at ELAC

By Andrew Valdez Young, energetic and do-it-yourself three-piece band are three ways to describe Hello My Name is Red from East Los Angeles. This self-proclaimed underdog, is a band that if Elans don’t know now, they should. Known for their impromptu generator-shows at places like The Palladium, the recent Pixies concert, The Smell, Mika Miko’s last show, and Venice beach. This band really lives by their guerillaesque, self-empowerment attitude. Musically, their…

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