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Huskies lose despite pitching

By Carlos Alvarez Unable to back up a strong pitching performance from sophomore Juan Vera, the Husky baseball team lost to the Cougars of College of the Canyons by a score of 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon. Four games into the season, the Huskies, ranked No. 16 in the SoCal California Community College baseball poll, have split two, three games against ranked opponents. The Huskies opened the season beating No. 9-ranked…

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Latinos lack outrage after shooting

By Augustine Ugalde Police are killing Latinos on the streets of Monterey Park and no one seems to care. The shooting of an East Los Angeles College student at the Carl’s Jr. across the street from the campus on Jan. 23 has many people wondering why this man had to die. Steven Rodriguez, 22, was shot and killed in broad daylight by two trigger-happy Monterey Park police officers for breaking a…

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Coach Lynn Cain terminated after successful season

By Erik Luna State championship winning coach Lynn Cain was fired after four years as head coach for the Huskies’ football program last week. His being fired prompted many to speak out against the East Los Angeles College Athletics Department. ELAC Athletics Director Al Cone asked Cain to collect his belongings and turn in his keys by Feb. 3. “Quite often with these situations communication between coaches, administration and staff is a…

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Di Composers brings back pachuco boogie to stage

By Erik Luna Who would think the S2 recital hall at East Los Angeles College could be used as a time machine? That’s exactly what the case was for Di Composers’s last concert for the winter semester last Thursday. Headlining the event was Pachuco Jose y los Diamantes, which translates into Pachuco Joe and the Diamonds. The nine-piece band plays a style of music dubbed pachuco boogie that was quite…

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Huskies split two

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team split two inter-divisional conference games beating Long Beach City College, 87-75, then losing a thriller, 66-60, to previously ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. The Huskies are 11-10 overall, 2-2 in the South Coast Conference, North Division standings. Long Beach fell to 8-12 overall. The defending SCC South Division champion LA Harbor improved to 14-8 overall. East Los Angeles College was down at the…

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“Extremely Loud and incredibly Close” leads controversies

By Anna Ortega A mysterious key found in the aftermath of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2011, leads a young boy on a quest to discover his fathers secrets of that horrific day. The story of Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn), a young boy who loses his father (Tom Hanks) during the September 11, terrorist attacks. Searching through his father’s things, Oskar discovers a mysterious key and feels compelled to search around…

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Justified or tragic?

By Amanda Mayberry Early Monday morning Steven Rodriguez, 22, was gunned down, many are saying unjustly, by Monterey Park police officers. The shooting took place outside of Carl’s Jr. located across the street from campus at the busy intersection of Cesar E. Chavez and Atlantic. Rodriguez was shot about ten times at point blank range by police officers while students as well as employees and customers from the restaurant and other…

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Women’s basketball team makes history

  By Tadzio Garcia The state’s 10th ranked Huskies posted two South Coast Conference victories on the road, one for the records books, winning by their largest margins of the year. The Huskies rolled past El Camino College Compton Center last Wednesday by 63 points, 95-34, a school record. The Huskies also dunked Los Angeles Southwest College, 76-31, last Friday. Keyanna Johnson scored a season-high 30 points at Compton while…

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L.A. Southwest gets by ELAC

  By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team gave the state’s No. 6 ranked team, Los Angeles Southwest College, a tough game but came up on the short end of a 70-58 score. The game at LA Southwest was marred by a seemingly serious injury of Husky Albert Chavez at 12:46 in the second half. Chavez didn’t get up from midcourt while the Cougars were scoring a basket for a…

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Police kill pipe-wielding assailant in Carl’s Jr. parking lot

  By Erik Luna A Hispanic man was shot and killed today by Monterey Park police officers at the Carl’s Jr. parking lot located near East Los Angeles College. The unidentified man came into and out of the restaurant quickly, returning shortly thereafter carrying something that resembled a pipe and began breaking the restaurant’s windows. The man bashed-in windows from the outside of the restaurant, which caused customers and employees to rush out….

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