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  • ELAC learns about president selection process

Students seek answers from CSU chancellor

By Sandy Isidoro Students from local California State University campuses held a question-and-answer session with California State University Chancellor Charles Reed last Friday in an attempt to get answers from him concerning budget cuts. The chancellor currently makes more money, if not the same, as the U.S. president. This was also something students wanted an explanation for. While tuition continues to increase, it seems that so does the chancellor’s annual…

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Feminist Club kicked out of event

By Edgar Lopez While East Los Angeles College prepared to hold hands for Hands Across California April 17, a feminist group’s hands were busy stripping a booth. The event had booths lined up for information, contest and company vendors, but apparently, there were no booths for the ELAC Feminist Movement Club. The club was asked to leave a booth they occupied because they did not have a reservation for the…

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ASU presidential candidate responds to accusations

By Vivian Ramirez A 10-year-old rumor still follows Hassan Medina, Associated Student Union commissioner of theater arts and student presidential candidate. Despite accusations of forgery and embezzlement, Medina seeks a leadership position and brushes off rumors and references to his past. Medina’s complicated history with East Los Angeles College begins ten years ago with the Radio Club. Medina joined the Radio Club in Fall 1999 and ascended to the position…

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Campus concert aids

  By Thy Lam The day the 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook Northeast Japan and caused a devastating tsunami, Issac Martinez, a former Elan, began thinking of how he could help the victims. He posted his prayers for Japan on Facebook and Twitter and surprisingly received feedback from his friends and their friends. A month later, with the help from Andrew Garcia, one of the top 10 competitors on season nine of…

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Green Technology promotes interest in energy movement

  By Edgar Lopez East Los Angeles College was more than Husky-green as students from various schools learned about environmental awareness at ELAC’s Earth Day event on April 13. The event started in the women’s gym, which hosted guest speakers. Armando Rivera, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Director, made the effort to make Earth Day a big event. Rivera said he elected Crist Khachikian,…

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Hands Across California

  By Megan Perry Californians united as community colleges including East Los Angeles College held Hands Across California to raise awareness concerning recent and future budget cuts on April 17. Hands Across California was an event that stemmed from Hands Across America, which occurred 20 years ago, and was supposed to be the largest fundraising event in higher education’s history to raise awareness and funds for California Community College students. The…

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Baseball runs circles around Tartars

By Robert Barrett Watching East Los Angeles College sophomore Kevin Jones run the bases at Compton College on Thursday was like watching a player abuse a baseball video game. Jones was on first base four different times in the 8-4 win against the Compton College Tartars, but he never waited more than a few pitches before picking the pitcher’s pocket. Jones stole bases throughout game, including three in the fifth…

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Track lights up Pasadena Relays

By Tadzio Garcia Seventeen Huskies were on fire, posting their best results of the season last Saturday, at the Pasadena Relays as the track and field team continues to ride a wave of strength. East Los Angeles College posted top-notch results at Pasadena City College while competing on a semi-dark cloudy day. The top marks that were posted will help them climb to the top-100
community college statewide individual rankings. Highlighting ELAC’s…

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Falcons grounded by baseball

By Robert Barrett   The baseball team traveled to face the Cerritos College Falcons on Saturday and won a season series on the road for the third straight week. With the series tied, 1-1, and the summer-like sun beating down on the field, Chris Reyes took the mound for the Huskies. In an excellent performance, Reyes won his third game in a row, pitching his third straight complete game. After…

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Hoops star earns honor

Sophmore Eva Hernandez shoots a critical shot despite a block attempt by American River’s Heilani Tupou. Hernandez earned an Honorable Mention Award from the California Community College Athletic Association in December   By Joseph Recinos   Husky basketball player Eva Hernandez has had great success on the court despite having to stop playing in order to provide for her family. Hernandez was awarded Honorable Mention from the California Community College…

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