Huskies rout Beavers

By Andrew Ruiz Los Angeles Trade Technical College sought to get revenge against the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team only to come up short, 86-80, on Jan. 16. The Huskies defeated Trade Tech 104-77 on Dec. 12 in the 43rd Annual Riverside Holiday Tournament in Riverside, California. With Trade Tech on its home court itching for its first South Coast Conference North Division win, ELAC was the perfect…

January 17, 2015

Huskies’ men’s basketball earns first conference win

By Andrew Ruiz It was all smiles as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated El Camino Compton College Center, 85-72, Jan. 14 earning its first South Coast Conference North Division win. After a tough one-point loss in overtime Jan. 9 at home to Pasadena City College, ELAC defended its home court and gave Compton its first loss in conference play, snapping the Tartars’ seven-game winning streak. “It…

January 15, 2015

Huskies women’s basketball bounces back

By Andrew Ruiz After suffering their first loss of the season on Dec. 5, the East Los Angeles College women’s basketball team defeated Santa Monica College, 61-51, in the consolation championship at the Lady Charger Classic at Cypress College two days later. Sophomore forward Jocelyn Diaz dominated the paint and led all scorers with a double-double, scoring 23 points, shooting 7-for-16 from the field and grabbing 10 rebounds for the…

December 8, 2014

Doc Rivers joins volunteers in food bank

By Andrew Ruiz Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Glenn Anton “Doc” Rivers joined volunteers and TV personality and Pocket Protein co-founder Mark Long at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to pack thousands of healthy food items for families in need Nov. 12. On the Clippers’ day off, Rivers visited the food bank due to his commitment to bringing attention to the importance that the fight hunger programs include heart…

November 13, 2014

Huskies football loses to No. 1

  By Andrew Ruiz Mental mistakes and lack of attention to detail was East Los Angeles College’s downfall a 47-14 loss against undefeated Victor Valley College, No. 1-ranked in the Southern California American Division, Oct. 4 at home. “We made some mistakes—some busted plays,” ELAC Head Coach Steve Mojarro said. “We just got to prepare better for the next game.” ELAC quarterback Michael Ladino, returned to the starting lineup for the Huskies after sitting out last…

October 8, 2014

Huskies football gets first win

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College football team dominated El Camino College Compton Center 48-21 Sept. 27 in Compton to open up South Coast Conference play for both teams. ELAC freshman quarterback Charles Ontiveros, who made his first college start and completed 16-of-24 passes for 268 yards, threw three touchdowns and one interception. “It was awesome, man. A great feeling and my first college start,” Ontiveros said. “I looked…

September 29, 2014

Huskies lose at home, 45-13

  By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College’s football home opener against Santa Barbara City College resulted in a 45-13 loss Sept. 27 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies play at El Camino College Compton Center Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. Both teams are winless. The Huskies, who got a total of six false start penalties against SBCC, were their own enemies in the loss. “The thing about it is they’re drive killers….

September 26, 2014

Huskies splash to 16-10 win

By Andrew Ruiz Brandy Macias and the East Los Angeles College women’s water polo team cruised to victory as they beat the Pasadena City College Lancers, 16-10, Sept.10 to open up the 2014-15 season. Macias, a freshman who made her college debut, showed her potential and was an offensive force scoring seven of the Huskies’ 16 goals. “I was really nervous being that this was my first college game,” Macias…

September 13, 2014

Food trucks on campus offer food variety

By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College has made some huge renovations and remodeling’s to its main campus — whether it’s the Technology building (E-7), the Social Sciences building (F7) or the semi-new parking structure on Floral Drive and Collegi  an Avenue – over the last couple of years. With more buildings being remodeled, there has been one department where I personally think ELAC has lacked in trying to better,…

May 17, 2014