Baseball loses by a whisker

By Jesus Arvizu After coming off two strong performances, the East Los Angeles Huskies lost to the Glendale College Vaqueros Saturday afternoon 4-3. The Huskies opened the game versus Glendale up with the right hander, Chris Reyes After a relatively quick first inning, in which the Huskies went down in order, the bats soon came to life in the top of the second. Two, no-out walks resulted in the Huskies…

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Controversy plagues softball

By Tadzio Garcia In front of a large and energetic crowd, the ELAC softball team was defeated 6-0, on Thursday, by the ninth ranked team in the state, the Santa Ana Dons. “We never gave up,” said freshman Janessa Martinez. Conference play began this week when ELAC played at El Camino College yesterday. Results were not available at the time of this printing. The game against Santa Ana drew a…

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Recruits sign letters of intent

By Robert Barrett Every year, outstanding football players sign letters of intent to play at universities, and on Feb. 2, three players from East Los Angeles College took that big step forward. ELAC sophomores Anthony Denham, Chris Dunlap and Jeremy Harris committed to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 schools. Chris Dunlap, who plays cornerback, chose to attend Eastern Michigan University which plays in the Mid-American Conference. Jeremy Harris, also…

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“Classic” rivalry helps raise funds at alumni game

By Robert Barrett The East Los Angeles Classic rivalry was put to good use on Saturday to help raise money for both Garfield and Roosevelt high school. Alumni from both schools had a chance to strap the pads back on and play in the First Annual Garfield vs. Roosevelt Alumni Football Game at ELAC Weingart Stadium. This was a full speed, full contact game between these Los Angeles rivals. Graduates…

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“The Eagle” soars high

By Jerry Casarez In what has to be considered the first real action movie of the year “The Eagle” really delivers a bit of drama and plenty of adventure. It started Friday February 11th in theaters everywhere. The movie stars Channing Tatum, who is best remembered from his roles in “Fighting” and “Public Enemies,” but also co- stars Jamie Bell, who once played the lead character in “Billy Elliott,” and…

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Motorhead motors through album

By Lourdes Espinoza The art of rock and roll was easily mastered in Motorhead’s new album titled “The World Is Yours.” Throughout a musical career spanning 35 years and 20 studio albums later, Motorhead has truly perfected the formula to remaining one of rock’s most original sounds. They have perfected this art with a power-driven drummer, Mikkey Dee, a stimulating guitarist, Phil Campbell, and a raunchy bass player/ vocalist, Lemmy…

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“Love Letters” thrill Casa

By Marie Gonzalez If you had ever wondered how me n deal with heartaches, moments of truth and love, “Love letters to women” takes the audience through a rift of all of these experiences about women through the eyes of men. The production was written by Ryan T. Husk and directed by Hector Rodriguez. The opening scene starts off with five men reciting adjectives describing women. “Women are inspirational, women…

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“Just Go” with a date

By Robert Barrett A good movie to watch with your significant other is the best way to describe “Just Go With It” starring Adam Sandler. Sandler’s newest movie is a story about a plastic surgeon who had his heart broken at an early age, but it leads him to discover that wearing a wedding ring helpd him with the ladies. Sandler’s character Dr. Daniel “Danny” Maccabee uses a wedding ring,…

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Shakespeare remake falls short of original

By Jessica Alvarez Eleven years of production is not apparent in the animated film, “Gnomeo and Juliet” whose star-crossed lovers are garden gnomes. The story takes place on Verona Drive, in the garden of two feuding neighbors. The audience never sees their faces. Instead, the focus of the film are the gnomes. The film, from Elton John’s production company Rocket Pictures, stars James McAvoy as the voice of the blue-dressed Gnomeo…

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‘Cedar Rapids’ maps it

By Vanessa Gutierrez Best known for his roles in “The Hangover” and “The office,” Ed Helms stars in the new comedy “Cedar Rapids” as an insurance salesman named Tim Lippe. Tim is extremely naive thinking he is in a committed relationship with his teacher from seventh grade Macy Vanderhei. Macy, the divorcee who amuses herself with Tim, is played by Sigourney Weaver who is best known for her role in…

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