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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‘Neighborhoods’ reveals Blink-182’s mature side

By Cristina Galvan After eight years Blink-182’s much anticipated comback album, “Neighborhoods,” misses the marks. In 2009 the band reunited after a four year breakup. This is their sixth album and their first album since reuniting, so fans were eager to listen to their new music. Unlike their previous albums that had a humorous tone and comedy filled lyrics, this album is more mellow and leans more toward the serious side. Over…

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Wilco returns with new album

By Maria Gonzalez After being on hiatus for two years, Wilco delivers a sonically fresh sound with their pure alternative folk-rock album, “The Whole Love.” The album is the first production under the Wilco record label dBpm. The opening song of the album, “Art of Almost,” plays poly-rhythms with odd textures that are accompanied with lyrics that encompass this wide spectrum of sounds. The first song is a different sound for…

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Memoirs to a ‘Riot Girl’

By Chris Valles Former Elan Alice Bag’s first book “Violence Girl” reveals violent experiences and real life-struggles. Subtitled East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage: A Chicana Punk Story, “Violence Girl” serves as a memoir about Alice’s experiences growing up in East L.A. and coming of age in the 1970’s Hollywood punk scene. The book also details her short-lived career as vocalist for The Bags, a pioneering punk band whose influence…

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Chorale honors maestro

By Vivian Ramirez Anthony Lupica Master of Musical Arts and Associate Professor of Music at East Los Angeles College was honored for his 30 years of service as a musician, singer, and maestro Friday at St. Bede the Venerable church in La Cañada. ELAC’s Chamber Chorale collaborated with the St. Bede’s choir for the 60th anniversary of the church for a musical celebration. The collaboration combined the two choirs, creating one…

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‘Corazon’ provides home for artistic expression

By Lourdes Espinoza Hidden in the community of Boyle Heights lays the rewarding Corazon Del Pueblo community center. For the past two and a half years, Corazon has served as a donation-only organization accommodating the Boyle Heights community and its surrounding area. Corazon hosts a number of events that include: English classes, grade-school tutoring, evening Yoga and dance classes, and many creative art events involving music and poetry, such as…

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