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Education depends on Proposition 30

  By Megan Perry Life for students gets tougher and rougher as the semesters stack up. The fight for courses gets more vicious, the need for supplies deepens and staying in school gets harder by the day. Last month, the Board of Governors approved new Title 5 regulations, which puts a 100-unit cap on priority registration. In addition to that, the East Los Angeles College Academic Senate just recently approved a policy…

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Student Services re-open lactation room on main campus for nursing mothers

By Veronica Hurtado The reopening of the lactation room, E1-138, in the Student Services building for nursing mothers brings forth issues the school faces to comply with federal and state labor laws. Nursing mothers on campus have access to the lactation room after a member of the Work Environment Committee questioned last Tuesday whether the college provides the federal and state mandated service to employees, and services that could be extended…

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Pho 87 serves Vietnamese dishes

  By Amanda Mayberry Teetering right on the edge of Chinatown and Lincoln Heights is Pho 87, a restaurant that serves amazing Vietnamese food at affordable prices. The restaurant serves 25 different flavors of pho with the choice of beef, pork, or chicken, as well as appetizers, rice, noodles and other soups. The entire menu consists of 106 numbered items. As simple in décor and menu as it is in…

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Gaytino, a one man performance

By Jesus Figueroa ELAC alumnus Dan “Eddie” Guerrero brought a culturally explosive one-man show, ‘¡Gaytino!’ to the P2 Proscenium Theatre last Thursday afternoon and Saturday night. “How many Chicanos do you think have performed at the Kennedy Center,” Guerrero asked.  Guerrero is proud of having performed ¡Gaytino!, with much success and great reviews there. The crowd was greeted to a large projection on the screen on stage upon entering the…

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Frank Potenza Trio thrills ELAC audience

  By Vivian Ramirez The Frank Potenza Trio entertained music lovers last Friday in the S2 Recital Hall for this month’s First Friday Jazz Series. The Trio features Frank Potenza, jazz guitarist and Studio/Jazz Guitar Department Chair at USC’s Thornton School of Music. The rest of the Trio comprised of Joe Bagg on the organ and Charles Ruggiero playing the drum set. A protégé of guitar legend Joe Pass, Potenza’s…

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ELAC wrestlers ranked 13th statewide

By Tadzio Garcia   The wrestling team pulled off upsets to finish ninth out of 32 teams with 43.5 points at the Santa Ana Tournament with Joshua Newman and Juliann Zuniga placing in the championship round. As a result, the Huskies are now ranked 13th in the first statewide poll of the season. The team stands 1-7 overall in dual meet competition. Their individual weight class strength gives them their…

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East L.A. College runners win second title

By Tadzio Garcia   The No. 14 men’s cross country team has been making headlines all season. Move over men, the women’s team has arrived—again. For possibly the first time in ELAC history, the women’s team won its second championship title in one season. The Huskies won the Annual San Diego Invitational last Saturday. Results included the first place Huskies, who scored 39 points, outrunning runner-up San Diego Mesa College (47…

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Acting major pursues life-long dreams

  By Jane Fernandez Acting major Peter Mendoza will be playing the leading character, Algernon Moncrief, in the ELAC production, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” which opens Nov. 30 on campus. He dedicated the last seven years of his life to pursue his childhood dream of being a professional actor. With plans of transferring to California State University, Fullerton for a bachelor’s degree, and later to University of California, Irvine for…

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ELAC Women’s Center marches against violence

  By Erik Luna   In observance of Domestic Violence month students, teachers and community members marched down Avenida Cesar Chavez holding up signs and chanting. Hand held signs reading “Your hands are not for hitting,” and “I’m not your punching bag,” appeared throughout the march. The East Los Angeles Women’s Center has coordinated the Mujeres de Paz Candlelight Vigil event for the past 15 years. As the march continued,…

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Women’s soccer falls to No.1 Cerritos

By Michael Price ELAC goalkeeper Rodriguez had placed the ball ready to clear it away when Falcon Claudia Lopez surprised Rodriguez, taking advantage of her mistake and kicking the ball into ELAC’s net. The Huskies appealed the goal but the referee allowed it giving the Huskies a close home loss Friday, Oct. 5, to the No. 1-ranked team in the state, Cerritos College. It all started when the score was…

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