Track lights up Pasadena Relays

By Tadzio Garcia Seventeen Huskies were on fire, posting their best results of the season last Saturday, at the Pasadena Relays as the track and field team continues to ride a wave of strength. East Los Angeles College posted top-notch results at Pasadena City College while competing on a semi-dark cloudy day. The top marks that were posted will help them climb to the top-100
community college statewide individual rankings. Highlighting ELAC’s…

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Falcons grounded by baseball

By Robert Barrett   The baseball team traveled to face the Cerritos College Falcons on Saturday and won a season series on the road for the third straight week. With the series tied, 1-1, and the summer-like sun beating down on the field, Chris Reyes took the mound for the Huskies. In an excellent performance, Reyes won his third game in a row, pitching his third straight complete game. After…

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Hoops star earns honor

Sophmore Eva Hernandez shoots a critical shot despite a block attempt by American River’s Heilani Tupou. Hernandez earned an Honorable Mention Award from the California Community College Athletic Association in December   By Joseph Recinos   Husky basketball player Eva Hernandez has had great success on the court despite having to stop playing in order to provide for her family. Hernandez was awarded Honorable Mention from the California Community College…

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A journey through ‘The Strip’

By Edgar Lopez   There is no special meaning to East Los Angeles College’s main vein, the walkway between the E3 and E5 buildings. Students constantly hurry through it to get to class or to go home. It is merely a walkway. There are countless walkways around the world. What makes ELAC’s so special? I didn’t know or care to know until my editor suggested it would make a good…

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Cofeehouse delights Elans

  By Abraham Jauregui With its casual atmosphere, unique décor, and Latin American recipes, Tierra Mia offers an alternative to the in-and-out coffee house franchises we have come to know. It is located on Firestone Boulevard, nestled between the South Gate Educational Center and the 710 freeway. This clean and distinctive coffee house presents an appealing feeling while walking inside. With its comfortable furniture, Tierra Mia offers the laid-back environment great…

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Easter Bunny tramples film

By Edgar Lopez Although the animated film “Hop” fails to target a specific audience, wise-cracking jokes managed to cover a not-so-hidden derogatory message. The Easter-based film was directed by Tim Hill, starring Russel Brand as E.B. and James Marsden as Fred O’ Hare. A well-known voice actor, who played the villain Carlos, was Hank Azaria, who voices many characters in “The Simpsons.” E.B. is the Easter bunny’s son and the…

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“Source Code” unravels unpredictable ending

By Jose Zuniga In the film “Source Code,” directed by Duncan Jones, scientists invented a form of sustained time-travel, which glues the viewer’s eyes to the screen in this edge-of-your-seat thriller. After a deadly incident in Afghanistan, Captain Colter Stevens, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, is chosen to be the test subject of this unusual experiment. In order to anticipate and halt a future terrorist attack, a mysterious company sends Gyllenhaal…

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MESA awards laptops

  By Jerry Casarez The MESA Program gave free laptops to students courtesy of California Connects. The program’s goal is to increase digital literacy in California communities. The program is federally funded by a $10.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration for Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. California Connects is directed on campus by MESA Program Director, Dr. Armando Rivera. MESA stands for Math…

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Elans compete in fuel-efficiency race

  By Rosie Chamuryan Students from ELAC’s auto technology department are building a fuel efficient car that is scheduled to compete at the Shell Eco-marathon in Houston, Texas next Thursday through Friday. T h e S h e l l E c o – m a r a t h o n challenges high school and college student teams from around the world to design, build and test energy efficient…

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