• UndocuHuskies to host posada Thursday
  • Sign-ups for Covered California ends this Saturday
  • SASA Club warns of third-hand smoke danger
  • Bienestar offers free opioid, HIV services
  • The Let’s Dance Company performs at ELAC’s recital hall

ELAC basketball player led Huskies to great season

By Alfonso Rivera Keyanna Johnson led the basketball team to a season filled with firsts. The Huskies made the playoffs for the first time in more than 20 years. In addition, they also hosted two playoff games and won them both. The team ended their storybook season with a record of 24-7 overall. A big reason for these accomplishments was the stellar play of Johnson, the First Team, All-State California Community…

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Badminton beats El Camino

By Joseph Recinos The badminton team proved their dominance over El Camino College last Friday as the Huskies defeated the Warriors, 16-5, in their second game of the season. This win comes after a tough season-opening match against Pasadena City College, 6-15, last Wednesday at Pasadena. No. 1 player Leanna Xu pulled off one singles win, 21-10, 21-9, against Kumiko Noguchi and lost, 18-21, 9-21, against Corinne Belandres a Badminton Junior…

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Swimmers threaten tough competition

By Jorge Lopez The swimming and diving team stunned Long Beach City and El Camino colleges at the double-dual meet held at Long Beach on Friday, taking the huskies to a 4-1 record in dual-meet competitition . They beat the Vikings, 63-59, and the Warriors, 67-60. The meet got off to a great start in the 200-yard medley, when the Husky A-team, composed of Alexandra Gonzalez, Beisi Li, Martha Rivas and…

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Baseball team earns team victory

 By Carlos Alvarez The Husky baseball team defeated Pasadena City College 13-3, with strong pitching and potent offense in the final game of the three-game series. After losing the second game of the series, 9-10, on a walk-off two- run hit by Lancers sophomore Sean Stone, the Huskies took control of the third game early. ”We have a great team so we are expected to bounce back the way we did,”…

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Decision to debar contractor for five years from LACCD projects overruled

By Freddy Monares The decision to debar FTR International from performing work on any of the schools in the Los Angeles Community College District for five years was overruled by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles on Mar. 3. Honorable Judge Jane Johnson ruled that the board did not have proper evidence to support their claims against FTR and did not allow due process when debarring FTR. Due…

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‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ mixes comedy with classic story

By J.C. Casarez Before a sold out audience at the Black Box Theater, the play “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead,” opened Friday night. The Tom Stoppard play is presented by the Speech, Theatre Arts and Broadcasting Department and is directed by W. Colin McKay and David Laird Scott. The play is based on characters from the Shakespeare classic “Hamlet.” It focuses on the travels and actions of the main characters, …

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Former baseball player slides home

By Carlos Alvarez Head varsity baseball coach at Roosevelt High School and former East Los Angeles College baseball standout Ramon Ruiz continues to share his experience of what it takes to make it to the major leagues. “I have always taken pride in the community and try to give back anyway I can.  It’s an honor to coach at my high school alma mater,” Ruiz said. Upon graduating from Roosevelt…

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Club raises awareness on deaf community

By Amanda Mayberry The Chatting Hands Club is using their voices and their hands to advocate their message to students and the world. The president of the club Aron Camargo said, “We want to inform people that deafness isn’t a disorder and people shouldn’t be embarrassed to communicate with the deaf.” This spring semester is Camargo’s first time as president, though he has been a member since the club first…

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Instructor writes motivational parody

By Yessenia Martinez Professor Tom Atha, Speech Communication and Theater Arts Department, wrote a spoof on motivational books, named “Forever FWAP.” The e-book is a fast read and mainly about the character Lucky. Lucky is failing without a pause, FWAP, in everything he attempts on doing and he is proud of it. An e-book version was published on August 22 by Amazon.com. He started writing the book about ten years ago,…

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