Students occupy ELAC for fair, free education

By Yesenia Martinez Students that are angry with fee hikes and cutting of classes and the budget are taking action by occupying East Los Angeles College to ensure a fair and free education for all. The purpose of Occupy ELAC is to achieve the goal of getting student voices across to Governor Jerry Brown about the education crisis. They want  affordable education for all students and to stop budget cuts that…

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‘Paranormal Activity 3’ surprises, scares audiences

By Erik Luna Sisters Katie and Kristi are plagued with an invisible entity, but how did it all start? That’s the topic in the new horror movie prequel/sequel “Paranormal Activity 3.” The movie concentrates on the sister’s childhood memories, via old home videos that were recently found. It starts off with the stars of the previous films (Katie Featherston and Sprague Greyden) discovering that the old home videos had been stolen.  The…

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Win secures team spot toward top

By Liliana Marquez  The women’s soccer team secured their sixth victory in conference play last Friday after defeating the Long Beach City College Vikings 2-0 at Weingart Stadium.ELAC’s first chance to open the score came during minute four. The Vikings committed a foul over and the Huskies were awarded a free kick.Husky Melissa Gonzalez took the shot but the goalkeeper was able to stop it without much trouble. In minute 12,…

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Huskies maul Eagles, keep winning streak

By Daniella Molina The Huskies earned their third consecutive win Saturday night with a 31-13 victory against Mt. San Jacinto college putting them into a first place tie in the Mountain Conference. The ELAC team was jump-started by Allen Infante’s 49-yard kick-off with the Huskies defending the east goal. The Eagles immediately lost possession of the ball on a first down fumble recovered by cornerback Tyron Moore. A rushing touchdown by…

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Huskies shut out Vikings

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team started the second half of the season with a victory over Long Beach College last Friday at Weingart Stadium with a score of 5-0. This was a big game for the Huskies after starting conference play with a draw at Long Beach earlier in the season. With a match that some spectators and players rated as their best performance so far on the season,…

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Students seek stress relief

By Joe Ruiz Most, if not all, college students deal with stress that can be caused by worrying about their academic performance, financial problems and their future. Everyone manages to deal with stress in a distinct way. College students tend to experience different levels of stress, alternating from minor to severe effects. With midterms around the corner, students begin to feel the pressure and may not realize overexposure to stress can…

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Author’s burdensome story inspires Elans

By Cristina Galvan Inspiring others to turn their lives around, renowned Chicano author Luis Rodriguez shared his story of emergence from abuse and jail in his new book “It Calls You Back.” The book, which was released in October, is a sequel to the famed novel “Always Running,” which focuses on Rodriguez’s experiences with gang life. “It Calls You Back” starts with Rodriguez getting out of jail in 1973.  Police…

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