• 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 Huskies football dominate Mountain Conference

By Megan Perry The Huskies made history by defeating the Compton Tartars at Homecoming Saturday night, earning their fifth consecutive win, and fourth straight wins in conference. The Huskies took advantage of their home field advantage with a blowout score of 45-13 that improved their overall record to 6-3 for the season. Holding the top spot, the Huskies are an undefeated 4 – 0 in the American Mountain Conference. Huskies play the…

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Self-Help Graphics celebrates death

By Maria Gonzales Self-Help Graphics & Art’s 38th Annual Celebration of Dia De Los Muertos brought the community together with a wide spectrum of cultural arts and entertainment. The event commemorated the annual celebrations that fuse Christians and other spiritual beliefs of the afterlife. The theme of the night was “Revival,” in celebration of SHG’s new home located in the heart of Boyle Heights. The evening started with a traditional procession from…

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Garfield, Rosevelt Classic unites East Los Angeles

By Cristina Galvan In an event that transcends football, Roosevelt and Garfield renewed their 77-year rivalry at Weingart Stadium, in front of 25,000 rabid fans. Known as the most attended high school football game west of the Mississippi, the East L.A. Classic attracts fans from East L.A., Boyle Heights and all around Southern California and the country. The tradition began in 1925 and has taken place ever since, except from 1939…

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ELAC men’s soccer extends unbeaten record in conference

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team was able to extend their unbeaten record on the second half of conference play to five straight games after defeating the Compton Tartars last Friday at Weingart Stadium with a score of 5-0. ELAC’s next home game will be this Friday versus Cerritos College at 6 p.m. at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies were also able to obtain a victory last week at Pasadena City…

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ELAC men’s soccer rocks the conference

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team achieved their fourth consecutive match undefeated on the second half of conference play as they beat the Pasadena City College Lancers last Tuesday at Robinson Stadium with a final score of 6-3. ELAC’s David Farias displayed a remarkable performance as he scored three of the six goals for the Huskies, an accomplishment that had not happened for the Huskies since 1980. Farias also…

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Huskies attack Mounties in win

By Joseph Recinos The women’s soccer team pulled off an impressive 3-0 victory against Mt. San Antonio College, Friday at Wiengart Stadium. Tensions were high from the kick off to the final whistle, between the Huskies and the Mounties.  The first attempt at goal by the Huskies came in the first 10 minutes in form of a free kick by Tabitha Valdez, which went just above the goal keep. Shortly…

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Cross country season runs course for ELAC women’s team

By Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja and Valerie Rivas’s cross country season continues even though the team’s season ended after placing sixth at the South Coast Conference Championships last Saturday. Johana Ceja was named to the South Coast All-Conference first team after sprinting at the finish line ahead of three runners from Mt. San Antonio, LA Trade Tech and Pasadena City colleges by two, three and four seconds, respectively. Rivas, who placed…

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‘Jam’ informs Elans of deaf community

By Maria Gonzalez An eye-opener to the complexity of the deaf community, the film “Deaf Jam” immerses its audience into the world of signing and how it is used to create poetry. More than 50 people crowded the East Los Angeles College Auditorium Foyer on Thursday evening to see the  film screening of “Deaf Jam” and a performance and discussion with American Sign Language artists. PBS SoCal, East Los Angeles College’s…

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