Latest ‘Call of Duty’ returns to roots

Andrew ayala Staff Writer It’s back to the basics in “Call of Duty: World War 2,” which means players are saying goodbye to jetpacks and hello to boots on the ground. With the idea of an original “Call of Duty” game, where skill is measured by gun skill and not how quick can use jetpacks to pick other  players off, the gamer community was shaken. The franchise is back to…

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Artsy pizza joint offers vegan choices

BY alynna guzman Staff Writer Walking by “Purgatory Pizza” in Boyle Heights, the first thing to notice is the artwork. The building is adorned with messages like “justice,  peace,” with different colored writing surrounding the “no’s” and blaring dance music to set the mood. Purgatory Pizza offers regular and vegan options. Although a bit expensive compared to your run of the mill pizza place, a regular specialty pizza will run…

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Howlin Ray’s great option for students to eat

BY ANDREW AYALA Staff Writer “Howlin’  Ray’s” and its  renowned hot chicken are sure to make a mark on consumers taste buds and will have them craving more. Located at 727 N Broadway #128 in Chinatown, Los Angeles, this small shop gathers a big crowd. Surrounded by other known restaurants such as “Chego,” “Ramen Champ,” “Baohaus,” and “Pok Pok Phat Thai,” “Howlin’ Rays” brings a new style of food to…

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Wrestling prospect Brandon Sotomayor wins tournament

BY KAREN CRUZ No.1 state-ranked East Los Angeles College heavyweight sophomore Brandon Sotomayor  was the only Husky to win during The Brawl Tournament at ELAC on  Nov. 18. He  defeated last year’s reigning champion Chance Eskam of Palomar College. ELAC’s wrestling team hosted the all-day tournament. Sotomayor ranked No. 2 in last year’s tournament against Eskam in the 285 weight class. Sotomayor was undefeated, but Eskam broke his record by…

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Baseball holds fall placement scrimmages

BY ALYNNA GUZMAN Husky baseball wrapped up their fall season against College of the Canyons on Thursday. The game lasted a grueling 14 innings. During the fall season no scores are displayed on the scoreboard, despite head coach  James Hines saying the point of the games are still to “create a competitive atmosphere.” Although these games don’t count the way they will in the spring, they still affect how  players…

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Defensive errors cost men’s soccer playoff

BY JOSE DE SANTOS Staff Writer unt men’s soccer playoff game, resulting in a 2-1 loss against Golden West College on Nov. 18. East Los Angeles College was evenly matched against Golden West at the start of the game. A counter attack for the Huskies almost resulted a goal, but sophomore winger Luis Alvarado missed inside the penalty box. During the 20-minute mark, ELAC defender Salvador Alvarez gave a crossing…

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Football team ends season with winning streak

BY CRISTAL GOMEZ Huskies end 2017 football season on a high note winning on a five-game winning streak with a 7-3 record. Going into his second year as ELAC Head Coach, Bobby Godinez lead the team to the Patriotic Bowl. Coach Godinez replaced ex-head coach Eric Marty after having a total of eight losses. To start off the season against Orange Coast, they won 31-22. A week after the first…

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ASU Chief resolves to open dialogue with students

BY JOHN MOLINA Staff Writer   There were two big issues students brought to attention during the Open Dialogue Meeting last Tuesday: safety and overpriced food. Student voices and opinions are important to Associated Student Union, which is why they hosted the open dialogue meeting. Many students showed up to this open dialogue and shared their ideas on what would make East Los Angeles College a better and safer campus….

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To come out or not to come out

By Alyssa Crow Coming out and identifying as a member of the LGBTQ community can be heartbreaking and dangerous. Coming out is always a tricky subject. Coming out is deeply personal in that the real world consequences can be life altering. From family members’ disownment, to friend abandonment, loss of job and even torture and death. Why, then, do so many people choose to come out? A lot of conversation…

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Alumni choreographers return for 5th member concert

BY ALEJANDRA MEDINA Staff Writer Graceful technique and sharp turns, The Let’s Dance Company came together to create a beautiful showcase to present their dance moves for friends and families. The dancers who performed demonstrated their hard work over the past 12 weeks. Each performance was a different dance ranging from different types of genres in music. What made this showcase different from past Member Choreography Concerts is that this…

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