• Fair reveals political science careers paths
  • Club highlights LGBTQ+ civil rights struggles
  • Sewing rebellion uses recycled materials
  • SAAVE, Women’s Center march against domestic violence
  • ELAC opens first job center on campus

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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Candidates respond at forum

By Vivian Ramirez Five of the 10 candidates running for Associated Student Union board positions gave speeches and answered questions at the spring election forum in the G5 building on Monday. At the forum, candidates were available for questions to students and to campaign for votes. Although half of the candidates are running unopposed, they still have to give statements and explain why they are the best possible choice for…

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Sheriff’s Dept. ignores smoking problem

By Augustine Ugalde, Jr. It has been about a year since ELAC decided that enough was enough in regards to smoking cigarettes on campus. Falling short of banning the practice of smoking on campus altogether, the powers that be chose to designate three areas and only three areas on campus where smoking would be allowed. Because of the construction of the latest parking facility at the northeast corner of campus,…

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Board aims for improvement

  By Veronica Huertado The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees made changes to its meeting policy in order to allow better oversight of their many programs, especially construction. The board decided to separate monthly meetings to improve on keeping board members and the community informed. In a packed downtown Los Angeles district office, the board voted to amend the format of the monthly board and committee meetings….

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Cheaters target Elans

    By Faith Lee Flyers that promote cheating are targeting international students around campus. The flyers are written in Chinese, so no administrators had realized that the flyers violated school rules. The flyers promote the service’s ability to coach student how to write, but in reality, they write papers for students. The illegal flyers are located on the bulletin board next to the parking structure, around the E3, E5…

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Podcast 3.30.11

This weeks podcast uncovers cheating aimed toward international students, smokers on campus and the change to district rules and procedures. We also continue the series on how the Japanese quake and tsunami has effected Elac students. http://elaccampusnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Podcast-3.30.11.mp3

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Badminton wallops El Camino Warriors

  By Rudolfo Trujillo East Los Angeles College decisively won on Friday in a make-up game against El Camino College. The Huskies shut El Camino out during the individual matches, with El Camino’s Kumiko Noguchi providing the only serious challenge. At some points, the Huskies even seemed bored, not giving their all to a team that they were obviously superior to. “They need more practice…most of them are new players,”…

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Baseball mops up Vikings

    By Robert Barrett Playing fundamentally-sound ball, the East Los Angeles College baseball team recovered from an earlier loss to take a three-game series 2-1 from Long Beach City College. ELAC lost the first game of a three game series against the Vikings, but behind dominant pitching and fundamental baseball, the Huskies took the series after winning at home 10-5 and on the road 6-1. Thursday at Cal State…

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Actor defends career

By Peter Reyes What a shift for Mathew McConaughey as he veered off from his usual absent shirt, pretty boy character in “The Lincoln Lawyer.” It is possible that after many unworthy movies, McConaughey finally starred in a decent film. It is not great, but certainly worth the ticket price. It is without a doubt that McConaughey’s name will continue to rise in fame after this performance. Mickey Haller, played…

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Team Vendetta stimulates brains

  By Edgar Lopez Team Vendetta’s shining guitar leads, beefy bass and rattling clashing drum beats produce a brain stimulating sound. The Boyle Heights-based, self-proclaimed listener’s choice, rock band is glued together by a trio. Front men Andrew Gastelum, a student at East Los Angeles College, plays guitar while Erik Gomez, a former Elan, plays bass. Although the drummer is not usually considered a front man, Diego Javier could certainly…

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