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  • The Let’s Dance Company performs at ELAC’s recital hall
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  • LACCD releases data, reveals cost of school operations

Committee proposes departments to cut hours for the Fall semester

  By Lourdes Espinoza and Veronica Hurtado Although students will start to enroll for the fall semester soon, some classes will be cut from the course schedule. According to Kerrin MacMahan, dean of academic affairs, some of the classes that are on the fall schedule will  be cancelled in accordance to the Enrollment Management Committee’s proposed reductions even though the schedule has already been sent to the printer. The EMC is…

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East L.A. Women’s Center offers multitude of services for female, male Elans

By Jerry Casarez For more than 35 years, the East Los Angeles Women’s center has provided a safe haven within the community for victims of sexual and domestic violence. Not only have they created a safe environment where a victim can get the proper counseling to help start the healing process, but they have also become a place where educational tools and training are provided to help promote awareness. The…

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Instructor teaches dance, life lessons

By Oliver Blanco Performing in her first professional dance at the age of eight, Andrea C. Martinez Gonzalez danced alongside her grandmother at the 1957 Los Angeles Fair.  Gonzalez’s grandmother, Filicitas Oropeza was part of a dance company during Gonzalez’s childhood years.  At the age of five, Oropeza took Gonzalez to her dance company’s rehearsals. Gonzalez was amazed by her grandmother’s dancing.  She attempted to emulate her and other professional…

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Husky first baseman follows, leads by example

By Carlos Alvarez Estevez improved on his second season as the starting first baseman in all offensive categories.  “From his first season to this one, he has improved in every aspect of his game,” Head Coach James Hines said. “I have hit more home runs this year, but I have also been a consistent hitter this season,” Estevez said.  Estevez has a .321 batting average with four home runs, 10…

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Stadium holds plenty of history

By Liliana Marquez For more than 60 years, Weingart Stadium has been a setting for history, from the Olympics to Forrest Gump.  Commonly known as “the football stadium” or  simply “the stadium,” Weingart Stadium was built in 1951, six years after East Los Angeles College was established.  With a seating capacity of 22,355 and a construction cost of $3.1 million, Weingart Stadium has hosted a variety of events. Formerly known…

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Baseball advances to playoffs

By Carlos Alvarez The Husky baseball team ended the regular season on an eight game winning streak, finishing in second place in the South Coast Conference. The team earned their spot in the postseason with a win last Friday against the Los Angeles Harbor College, 8-4. East Los Angeles College earn the seventh seed for the playoffs and will face Riverside City College, the 10th seed. The team that takes…

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Sexual assault victims ‘Take Back the Night’

By Keyla Lopez Emotions ran high Thursday evening at the third annual ‘Take Back the Night’ event as sexual assault survivors shared their experiences. ‘Take Back the Night’ events encourage survivors to break their silence and provide them with a safe and supporting environment where they don’t have to feel ashamed or alone over what they’ve been through. Sonia Rivera, director of Sexual Assault and Emergency Services at the East…

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Building moratorium’s conclusion unknown

By Rodolfo Trujillo New construction projects at East Los Angeles College will be delayed. At last week’s LACCD Board of Trustees Meeting, Chancellor Daniel LaVista said that he and his advisers are still looking at how they can comply with state regulations on construction conformity, which at this point, most of the campuses approach being overbuilt or are already at that point. La Vista gave a presentation, along with his…

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Season finale win leads to post season

By William Hernandez The Husky baseball team clinched their spot in the postseason last Friday with a regular season ending win against the Los Angeles Harbor College Seahawks, 8-4.  The Huskies came into the game on an eight game winning streak and put up 14 runs against the Seahawks the day before. The Huskies picked up right where they left off on Thursday’s game by getting on the board in…

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