Casa Garcia serves up flavor in favorite dishes

By Bryce Ronquillo Casa Garcia’s menu features a wide variety of Mexican favorites, but what has kept customers coming back for over 30 years are the “Best Nachos In Town.” The title does not disappoint. It all starts with the chips. They are homemade and super crispy: the perfect chips for nachos. The nachos are separated in three categories; Original, Super and Ultimate Nachos. The Original combines a choice of…

May 25, 2016
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Softball senior class to sign scholarships

By Bryce Ronquillo and Stephanie Guevara Sophomore softball players Ashley Day, Byanka Diosdado, Jocelyn Macias, Alizah Mayagoitia, Melanie Ruelas and Sujey Zamuido will be transferring to four-year universities in the fall on athletic and academic scholarships. “When I recruit athletes, my goal is to transfer them to universities,” head coach Erika Blanco said. “It was nice to keep my promise and transfer these girls out.” First baseman Day will be receiving a…

May 25, 2016
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Men’s basketball players move on

By Dan Gudino and Bryce Ronquillo    Men’s basketball had great success the past two seasons and it continued in the off-season with sophomores Richard Bivens and Arinze Anakwenze committing to NCAA Division I programs on May 22. Bivens is committing to Florida International University in Miami. He was part of the 2014-15 season that reached the state championship and finished as a runner-up. His decision to go east, away…

May 25, 2016
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Privacy laws protect our safety

By Bryce Ronquillo Americans today are concerned about protecting privacy rather than protecting our national security. In case of an investigation, law enforcement has the right to present a search warrant to access private property. However, that is not the case with data encryptions. All electronic devices have data encryption codes that are made to protect consumer privacy and rights. These codes are accessed solely by the companies that produce…

May 4, 2016
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Director helps improve campus environment

By Bryce Ronquillo The Plant Facilities Department at East Los Angeles College has been involved with the school’s expansion and visual improvement under the direction of Abel Rodriguez. The Plant Facilities Department is in charge of health and safety emergencies, energy management, custodial services, building maintenance, campus grounds, campus security, warehouse and locksmith. Rodriguez, who has been the director since March of 2014, said that when he arrived, President Marvin Martinez…

April 13, 2016
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Former Husky coaches superstars

by Bryce Ronquillo   Seizing opportunities and making the most of them is what former East Los Angeles College Basketball player and coach Rex Kalamian has done to build a successful career in the NBA. Kalamian has worked 23 years in the NBA, two as a scout and 21 as an assistant coach. He currently is the assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors out of the Eastern Conference under Dwane…

December 9, 2015
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Huskies third in conference after sweep against Trade Tech

By Bryce Ronquillo The volleyball team is now 8-10 overall and 3-4 in the South Coast Conference after a sweep against Los Angeles Trade Technical College (SCC 1-6, 1-10) in three sets (25-16, 25-14, 25-16) on Friday at LA Trade Tech. ELAC went into this contest with only eight athletes suited up to play. There are 12 women on ELAC’s official roster. Injuries and personal issues is the reason for…

October 28, 2015
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Volleyball evens out record with win and loss

By Bryce Ronquillo The volleyball team evened out it’s record at 5-5 on the season, with a win against Cerro Coso Community College (25-20, 25-21, 26-24) and a loss against San Bernardino Valley College (25-23, 14-25, 25-23, 21-25, 15-13) at the second ELAC quad tournament.  The South Gym was filled with noise from the four teams and its fan bases. ELAC had played CCCC in its second game of the…

October 5, 2015
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Man falls from fifth floor of parking structure

By Bryce Ronquillo An unidentified man at East Los Angeles College fell off the fifth floor of the south parking structure and landed on the first floor stairwell. ELAC Public Information Officer Alejandro Guzman confirmed that the man is alive. Witnesses to the incident quickly responded to the scene. “I was walking from the lunch truck towards the parking structure and I saw the guy falling down. It all happened…

September 28, 2015
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Volleyball breaks out of losing streak

By Bryce Ronquillo The Husky volleyball team breaks it’s four-game losing streak with a five-set, down to the wire, win (25-22, 25-22, 24-26,18-25, 16-14) over College of the Desert on Wednesday. Sophomore outside hitter Breanna Trujillo scored the game winning point, with a roll shot out of the back row, that landed just behind the Desert blockers. This was the first home victory this season for ELAC(3-4). “Winning at home…

September 25, 2015
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