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Huskies split two

By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team split two inter-divisional conference games beating Long Beach City College, 87-75, then losing a thriller, 66-60, to previously ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. The Huskies are 11-10 overall, 2-2 in the South Coast Conference, North Division standings. Long Beach fell to 8-12 overall. The defending SCC South Division champion LA Harbor improved to 14-8 overall. East Los Angeles College was down at the…

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“Extremely Loud and incredibly Close” leads controversies

By Anna Ortega A mysterious key found in the aftermath of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2011, leads a young boy on a quest to discover his fathers secrets of that horrific day. The story of Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn), a young boy who loses his father (Tom Hanks) during the September 11, terrorist attacks. Searching through his father’s things, Oskar discovers a mysterious key and feels compelled to search around…

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Justified or tragic?

By Amanda Mayberry Early Monday morning Steven Rodriguez, 22, was gunned down, many are saying unjustly, by Monterey Park police officers. The shooting took place outside of Carl’s Jr. located across the street from campus at the busy intersection of Cesar E. Chavez and Atlantic. Rodriguez was shot about ten times at point blank range by police officers while students as well as employees and customers from the restaurant and other…

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Women’s basketball team makes history

  By Tadzio Garcia The state’s 10th ranked Huskies posted two South Coast Conference victories on the road, one for the records books, winning by their largest margins of the year. The Huskies rolled past El Camino College Compton Center last Wednesday by 63 points, 95-34, a school record. The Huskies also dunked Los Angeles Southwest College, 76-31, last Friday. Keyanna Johnson scored a season-high 30 points at Compton while…

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L.A. Southwest gets by ELAC

  By Tadzio Garcia The men’s basketball team gave the state’s No. 6 ranked team, Los Angeles Southwest College, a tough game but came up on the short end of a 70-58 score. The game at LA Southwest was marred by a seemingly serious injury of Husky Albert Chavez at 12:46 in the second half. Chavez didn’t get up from midcourt while the Cougars were scoring a basket for a…

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Police kill pipe-wielding assailant in Carl’s Jr. parking lot

  By Erik Luna A Hispanic man was shot and killed today by Monterey Park police officers at the Carl’s Jr. parking lot located near East Los Angeles College. The unidentified man came into and out of the restaurant quickly, returning shortly thereafter carrying something that resembled a pipe and began breaking the restaurant’s windows. The man bashed-in windows from the outside of the restaurant, which caused customers and employees to rush out….

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Huskies beat Pasadena City, 78-70

By Tadzio Garcia  The women’s basketball team recorded a rare victory over Pasadena City College, 78-70, in a key South Coast Conference game at East Los Angeles College, last Friday. ELAC sophomore guard Keyanna Johnson led all scorers with 27 points and as a result, is the SCC’s No. 3 top scorer with an average of 17.1 points per game. Johnson also pulled down five rebounds, had seven steals, five assists…

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Women’s basketball falls to third

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies lost two nail biters after opening South Coast Conference play in dominating fashion with three victories by an average of 24 points each game. As a result, the Huskies are locked in third place one game ahead of Pasadena City, Long Beach City and El Camino colleges. East Los Angeles College hosts PCC in a showdown to stay in the hunt for a playoff playoff berth….

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Holiday Season brings out the worst in people

By Augustine Ugalde The holiday season is supposed to be a happy time that some people spend in the company of family and friends to celebrate their spirituality and get closer to God. It is also the time to reflect on the past year and to bring hope for the year to come; it is a special time of year. So why does it also bring on so much stress, intolerance…

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Dead body found at East Los Angeles College

By Edgar Lopez and Tadzio Garcia An unidentified male body was found dead in East Los Angeles College Swim Stadium’s pool, today. The body had been there for some time said Sergeant Walker, of ELAC’s Sherriff’s station. The coroner picked up the body at some point in between 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Women’s swim coach Erik Matheson was called and told the pool was shut down. He said he didn’t…

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