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ELAC men’s soccer wins 3-0

  By Danny Vasquez   The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team kicked off their first home South Coast Conference game with a 3-0 win against Pasadena City College on Friday Sept. 28 at Weingart Stadium. After losing their first SCC match 2-1 against Long Beach City College earlier in the week, the Huskies came with full force for their second game in a slaughtering seventh defeat for the…

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Organization hooks up homeless students

  By Alejandra Carrillo   Esperanza Ortega is the program director of Students Soldiers Justice Memorial Foundation, also known as The Hook-Up Resource Center, which offers college students and returning veterans help with job preparation, food and resources, a shelter and independent living skills. Ortega started her involvement in programs that served the community 15 years after she opened her first program for teen moms. At the age of 15,…

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Men’s soccer opens the SCC with loss

By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles men’s soccer team opened South Coast Conference play on the road with a 2-1 defeat against Long Beach City College last Tuesday to drop to 2-1-4 overall. ELAC lost in an upset to LBCC in the first round of playoffs last season. ELAC opened the score in the first half with a goal by Omar Garcia. The Vikings counterattacked and scored two goals…

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Women’s soccer scores third tie

By Erik Luna   The women’s soccer team started conference play against Long Beach City College last Tuesday at Weingart Stadium resulting in a scoreless tie. As a result, the Huskies are tied with LBCC for third place in South Coast Conference rankings, behind Cerritos and Mt. San Antonio. ELAC drops to 3–2–3 overall, 0-0-1 in SCC play, while the Vikings are 4–2 –1 (0-0-1). The Huskies host Pasadena City…

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ELAC logistics receives $3 million award

By Brian Villalba The Department of Labor awarded $3 million to the Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department. The DOL grant is specifically targeting the expansion of the Technology and Logistics Program. The program has a 97 percent pass rate for the national certification exam. The national average is 77 percent. The Technology and Logistics Program is successful in placing students into jobs. Chair of the CAOT department Elaine Y. Shibata said,…

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Additional enrollment limitations to hit California’s community colleges

By Megan Perry The Board of Governors approved new Title 5 regulations, which will establish another restriction for students’ enrollment priority at California’s community colleges. Students will now face another limitation on enrollment priorities, along with the budget cuts and the three-attempt rule. The Board of Governors said they adopted the new regulations as a means to improve student success. One component of the Board of Governors’ adopted  regulations is that continuing…

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Huskies wrestle to fourth place

By Tadzio Garcia The wrestling team walked in the Mt. San Antonio College Duals last Saturday an underdog and left with a fourth place finish out of nine teams in total. Each of the teams placed in the top-14 at last year’s state finals. The Huskies won their pool and advanced to the championship round losing to eventual champion Palomar College, 38-9, and Bakersfield College, 37-11. The Huskies will be on the…

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ELAC tackles ballot initiatives

By Lourdes Espinoza Propositions 30, 32 and 38 were the basis of an educational forum held by the American Federation of Teachers and the Associated Student Union last Thursday night in the S2 Lecture Hall. This public forum was organized to bring awareness of these propositions as the November ballots draw near. Informational booths and voter registration tables were set up outside the S2 building for those who wanted more information…

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E-books are essential for students

  By Brian Villalba   E-readers are the future of books and are the morally right approach for college learning. E-readers are a way for educational institutions to provide relief to college students who have an increasing financial burden. Every year there are new book editions coming out where the content has not changed or changed minimally. Human anatomy has not changed much in the last few million years. Ancient…

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Alert system becomes modernized

  By Danny Vasquez   Elans should take the extra step in safety and register for the emergency alert system. Through the years, the use of technology has changed how people communicate during an emergency. In the past, loud alarm would alert the students if there was an emergency on campus, but new technology of the emergency alert system, it would be an easier way for students to be aware….

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