• Homelessness, domestic violence connection discussed
  • Presidential candidate visits ELAC
  • Library community computers downsized after incidents
  • ELAC Foundation, partners fight hunger

ELAC does bare minimum to prepare for big quake

By Rodolfo Trujillo While other organizations statewide prepare for the big earthquake that will inevitably hit California, East Los Angeles College will do a simple evacuation drill. Tomorrow is the Great California ShakeOut and ELAC will be joining almost 10 million people throughout the state in testing out its emergency response in the event of an earthquake.  Other organizations will have a simulated earthquake drill. Some people will act as…

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Wok leaves campus, new truck fills spot

By Erik Luna Due to complications with the administration and Associated Student Union, the lunch truck A Wok Through Mexico was removed and replaced last Friday. The lunch truck, which had been at East Los Angeles College since March 2009, had been harshly criticized by students. The prices were unjustifiably high and the food quality was poor, students said. Members of ASU said the problems with the lunch truck dated back…

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Women’s soccer beats Pasadena, earns third win

By Liliana Marquez The women’s soccer team defeated Pasadena City College by a score of 4-0 last week at Weingart Stadium. The game was their fourth in conference play, and their third consecutive conference victory. The women also defeated Mt. San Antonio as visitors last week with a score of 2-1. Three minutes after kickoff, ELAC made a counterattack move but the attempt was finished with a weak and off target shot….

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Rio Hondo takes down ELAC wrestling team

By Rodolfo Trujillo Under dim lighting and drowned-out by the opposing fans, Husky wrestlers were overworked in a 30-12 loss to Rio Hondo on Thursday. The Huskies struggled and were very close on several matches, winning one by pin-fall. ELAC Coach Ralph Valle told his players after the meet, “I thought we won the first two matches,” referring to calls that the referee made that he felt were in error. Those…

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Soccer gets first conference win

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team defeated Pasadena City College last week at Weingart Stadium by a final score of 3-1. It was the Huskies first win in South Coast Conference play. With Head Coach Eddie Flores back, East Los Angeles College was looking for their first victory after losing their previous match at Mt. San Antonio College, 1-0. It was a frustrating game as the Huskies had a lot…

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Women’s Center opens its doors again

By Edgar Lopez The Women’s Center opened its doors again last Monday at East Los Angeles College after a hiatus of more than 20 years. Marylin Ladd, a professor at ELAC and a member of the Violence-Intervention Team, said that the Women’s Center at ELAC closed in the 80s and has not reopened since. She said that with the current moves on campus, due to new buildings, she took advantage…

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Art focuses on Chicana struggle

By Lourdes Espinoza As a supplement to “After The Gold Rush: Reflections and Postscripts on the National Chicano Moratorium of August 29, 1970,” the Vincent Price Art Museum has hosted a number of postscript events for the duration of the exhibition through Dec. 16. “Cuentos De Amor y Resistencia: The Tenacity of Chicana Artistic Expression” was held Saturday from noon – 3 p.m. inside the small gallery, lecture hall and…

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‘Teresita’ serves big flavors

By: Erik Luna Just up the street from Obregon Park in East Los Angeles, a quiet little restaurant brings traditional Mexican spices to their menu with an authentic taste. Teresitas Restaurant has been opening its doors since 1983 and making people smile with their flavorful menu and welcoming environment. The first thing a customer will hear when entering the establishment is usually a friendly greeting. Once a waitress gets a…

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Adams finds own sound with ‘Fire’

By: Maria Gonzalez Ryan Adams, not to be confused with Canadian singer Bryan Adams, released a more mature sound with his album “Ashes and Fire.” After being compared to the likes of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Leonard Cohen, Adams seems to finally have found a sound of his own. It is full of bliss, with subtle sounds that make inviting songs. Adams is an alternative country-rock singer/songwriter from North Carolina. He…

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