Confidence lost in State Chancellor Oakley

By Noe Ortega The Academic Senate joined other colleges in California with a vote of no confidence in State Chancellor Eloy Oakley yesterday. ELAC’s no-confidence vote echoed the votes of other college academic senates notifying the Chancellor of their disapproval of him. The vote came in response to the Chancellor’s lack of consultation with the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges about recent state initiatives like AB 705 (a bill…

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Former ELAC quarterback to return for fall semester

Quarterback Phillip Tran is set to return to East Los Angeles College for the Fall semester to play for Husky  Football again after things didn’t work out at Humboldt State University, where he currently attends. Tran, a native of San Jose, California, came to ELAC because his high school coach knew ELAC’s coach, Bobby Godinez who recruited him to play for the Huskies. He played for ELAC in the Fall…

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Husky baseball’s season ends despite positive record

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball had its best season with an overall record of 23-19, its best since 2013-14 season that ended with an overall record of 25-15. The Huskies were eliminated by Saddleback College after a best out of three game series where ELAC lost the first two matches 16-5 and 7-5. Although the Huskies had an early exit from the California Community College Athletics Association…

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Men’s soccer to return with a fresh squad

By Noe Ortega Husky men’s soccer looks to return strong for the upcoming 2018-2019 season with a roster full of newcomers. East Los Angeles College men’s soccer ended its last season with an overall record of nine wins, eight losses and five draws. It was the first time in the last three seasons that the Huskies made it to the playoffs. With only five player’s returning from last years roster,…

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Deadpool returns to big screen

By Frank Portillo “Deadpool 2” does away with the one-note villain and opens up the universe that it takes place in by introducing the X-Force to mainstream audiences. The sequel replaces the lackluster villain for a cast of morally complicated characters, which makes for a much more compelling second outing for Wade Wilson. Newcomers Domino (Zazie Beetz) and Cable (Josh Brolin) are welcome additions to the Deadpool universe. Brolin, coming…

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Showcase to feature work of student designers, technicians

By Melody Ortiz The East Los Angeles College Theater Arts department will be showcasing a collection of students’ stage work. The showcase will present the work of  student designers and technicians. Work will include costumes, set models, sound, lighting and everything else found on stage during a performance, other than actors. “When you see theater, you can’t always get up close to things,” said Professor Jessica Hansen, who directs the…

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‘Chavez Ravine’ reveals historic construction of Dodger Stadium

By Kevin Camargo The play, “Chavez Ravine” offers a special experience in the history of Dodger Stadium and the communities that came before its construction. Not only does the play educate the audience, but it also offers humorous, satirical and poignant scenes that go well together. The play sold out on opening night on Friday. It had three shows last weekend. “Chavez Ravine” starts off with the opening game for…

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Geology Club teaches earth’s physical history

By Steven Adamo The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

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ELAC Philosophy Club encourages critical thinking in youth

By Joshua Inglada The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

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Badminton player chooses Berkeley over UCLA

By Julio Sanchez Badminton player Lingxuan Gu is setting her sights on another adventure in the fall semester when she transfers to the University of California, Berkeley. Gu, or her preferred name “Cathy,” was born and raised in Beijing, China where she lived with her family until she moved to the United States at the age of 18. Even though she left her home and family, Gu said that she…

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