First Friday Jazz delivers solid sound

October 15, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta The Isaias Elpes Group began the First Friday Jazz Concert Series  exhilarating and fast-paced at the S2 Recital Hall this past Friday at East Los Angeles College. The main highlights of the performance were Greg Johnson, sounding off a series of tremendous highs and thrilling lows on the tenor sax, while Jimmy Branly jammed out on the drum kit. With the first song, “Start Again,” the band…

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Third loss for baseball ties ELAC, Pasadena for last in South Coast Conference

By Carlos Alvarez     East Los Angeles College baseball team began a three game series against Long Beach City College this past Tuesday with an 8-2 loss. The Huskies have dropped two games in a row after losing last Saturday, 5-3 against El Camino College Compton Center. ELAC 8-8 (1-3 in conference) is currently tied with Pasadena City College for last place in the South Coast Conference standings. The…

March 14, 2013
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ELAC instructor shares factors to academic success

By Erik Machuca   Midterms are three weeks away and Dr. Marcel Morales provided East Los Angeles College students the blueprint to academic            success last Thursday. Morales, a sociology instructor at ELAC, presented  “The X Factors of Success in Higher Education for Latinos in L.A.” The purpose of this is to identify and describe the personal strategies, institutional support and individual factors used by Latino males who successfully completed transfer…

March 13, 2013
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Man creates disturbance in Chicano Studies class

March 6, 2013

  By Danny Vasquez An unidentified man was taken away on a stretcher after disturbing a Chicano Studies class in the C2 bungalows yesterday around 6:25 p.m.The man was on the floor howling and screaming outside of classroom C2 125  AB, as the Sheriffs surrounded him. The man screamed “I don’t want to live” and “what am I going to do now?” as the Sheriffs and Cadets held him on…

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Touring theatre travels, entertains

March 6, 2013

  By Erik Machuca   The tradition and communal service brings the East Los Angeles College Touring Theatre back this spring with an old-fashioned drama to perform at local senior centers. Since 2003, ELAC Touring Theatre has provided students with performance experience and an opportunity to give back to the community. Every year the show travels to elementary schools and senior centers in the area. James Buglewicz, instructor of Theatre…

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