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ELAC volleyball swept off the floor

By William Hernandez   It’s been a tough season for the Husky volleyball team as they stand 3-11 overall after losing a 3-0, 10-25, 13-25, 11-25, sweep to El Camino College last Wednesday Oct. 24 in the women’s gym. The Huskies look to test their game plan next at first place Pasadena City College on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. First year Head Coach Elliot Walker spoke on his teams preparation…

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Attendance should not be grading factor

By Edgar Lopez   Attendance points should not affect a student’s final grade, as it is distorting the true value of the knowledge that the student attains throughout a course. At East Los Angeles College, instructors are under policy to not offer any points for attendance. However, many instructors on campus do the opposite. As it says in the fall 2012 catalog for attendance policies, “The student is expected to attend every…

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Attendance should count toward grade

  By Erik Luna   Attendance should contribute to a student’s final grade in a class. Some classes I’ve taken here at East Los Angeles College focused entirely on lectures and reading the textbook, which can be regarded to as easy, but it can have its negative impact. Because there are no points being accumulated throughout the semester, the midterm and final are generally do or die. If students fail the midterm,…

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ELAC wrestlers near finishes show promise against No. 2

By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies wrestled at Mt. San Antonio College, the No. 2-ranked team in the state, winning almost six matches on Oct. 24. Almost is not enough. “We were in close matches, leading some of them, but couldn’t finish them for wins. We will go back to the drawing board,” 18-year Head Coach Ralph Valle said. Three matches were against three No. 1-ranked wrestlers in the state…

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Bullying hurts in more than one way

By Erik Luna   A girl gets bullied at school, gets picked on for having hand-me-down clothes and for being different. Next thing, her mother is unfastening the belt the young girl used to hang herself. The young girl was named Jazmine. She lived in North Carolina and she was 10 years old. This tragic story is one example of the many that have escalated throughout the years. Bullying used to…

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East LA College’s ‘Cuckoo’ sells out opening night

  By Jesus Figueroa   East Los Angeles College’s Department of Speech and Theatre Arts delivered a powerful performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” to a sold-out opening night audience last Friday at the Black Box Theater. As the theater lights came up, two playful orderlies bully Chief Bromden, a seemingly catatonic Native American, referred to as the Chief.. Carrying the play are three main characters; Bromden, Nurse…

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Armando’s Restaurant delivers traditional taste

  By Max Perez   Armando’s Mexican Restaurant is a great place to eat Mexican cuisine. It is traditional Mexican food made at its finest. The restaurant holds a maximum capacity of about 35 to 40 people. There are two entrances designated on the side and front of the restaurant. On weekends they have homemade tortillas and pozole. Their breakfast deals are amazing. For only $5 a meal includes your…

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Cal States Prop 30’s outcome

By Vivian Ramirez   For students currently applying to transfer to a California State University for fall 2013, the November election can make the difference between an acceptance and rejection. Pending the results of Proposition 30, all CSU campuses are withholding applications for all students who apply. While students may still apply through Nov 30 to transfer for the fall 2013 semester, they will not receive admission notices until after…

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