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Football keeps former Husky out of trouble

By Ariana Renteria After a constant struggle with gang involvement, East Los Angeles native Caesar Aguila has succeeded in turning his life around. “My mom was always on top of me.  But every teenager wants to do their own thing, always wants to do the opposite of what their parents want them to do,” said Aguila. Growing up without a father figure, Aguila was the youngest of five boys and one…

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Helen Miller Bailey Library set to open first day of summer session

By Vivian Ramirez Students can expect a high-tech learning environment and modernized study space with the opening of the Helen Miller Bailey Library on the first day of summer classes. The renovation of the library includes an expansion of the building by 11,850 sq. ft., a more helpful study environment, and upgrades to service areas and technology. The new library will occupy a total a total of 56,241 sq. ft. The…

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Rediscovering the love of reading

By Lindsey Maeda I had been waiting and was growing impatient. Sitting in the main office of any elementary school is never fun.  In most cases, you are either an anxious parent, waiting to take your child home early because they ate something funky, or the unfortunate student who was sent off to no-man’s land on bad behavior. In my case, I was neither a parent nor student, but a…

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ELAC Auto graduates awarded with ASE certificates

By Isaac Tovar East Los Angeles College automotive program graduates earned a technologically challenging certificate designed to improve their employment chances. They were recognized at ceremony and dinner Wednesday in the auto tech building. Twelve students participated in an exam this semester that is preparatory of the industry standard Automotive Service Excellence certification tests. These exams aren’t limited to graduates only, as instructors encourage some students to take them before graduating. However,…

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ELAC baseball splits two

By Carlos Alvarez and Liliana Marquez   The baseball team suffered their seventh defeat in non-conference play, 7-2, after facing the Glendale Community College Vaqueros last Thursday at Stengel Field Stadium. This result also marked their second loss against the Vaqueros this season. The Huskies have a 5-7 record this season, this coming after a 6-3 victory over the Moorpark College Raiders the day before, as both teams were trying…

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Pac-12 Championships, day three

By Tadzio Garcia There was no change in the overall team standings at the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships on the third day of competition at East Los Angeles College. Stanford University however increased its lead over the rest of the field. Stanford was led by freshmen Dave Nolan, who won the 100-yard backstroke and Drew Cosgarea who won the 400 individual medley. Cosgarea led a Cardinal sweep of the 400…

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Huskies advance to regional finals

By Alfonso Rivera The host Huskies defeated Cerritos College, 72-62, Wednesday Feb. 29, moving them closer to reaching the final four of the state championships next week in Sacramento. The Huskies will play a familiar conference opponent in the regional finals in Mt. San Antonio College. For the second week in a row, it will be a rubber-match between conference rivals; this time much more will be at stake. The Mounties,…

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Pac-12 Championships, day two

By Tadzio Garcia Stanford University is on track to win their 31st conference championship after pulling away from the competition on the second day of the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. The Cardinal increased yesterday’s two-point lead over second place Cal to 67.5 points. Arizona moved ahead of USC for third place. “We are here to swim our fastest times to qualify for the NCAA Championships….

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All restrooms should be cleaned equally

By Vivian Ramirez Not all restrooms are created equal. Upkeep and cleanliness in restrooms should be equal, but it isn’t. The quality of East Los Angeles College’s restrooms vary dramatically. From the pristine white porcelain thrones that grace the halls of F7 to the retro 90s-era stalls that linger in older structures, specifically the bungalow restrooms near the C2 classrooms near the temporary library. It seems that every time I walk into…

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Engineers celebrates a ‘night of sciences’

By Jorge Lopez Noche de Ciencias, or night of sciences, is the wrap up of a week long celebration of engineers known as E-week. Students along with their parents filled the foyer of the auditorium Friday evening as the engineering club held the event. Other events throughout the week included guest speaker Juan Jose, former president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the relocation of a sundial monument to the…

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