No. 16-ranked baseball wins first series

  By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies, ranked 16th in the SoCal poll moved into third place in the South Coast Conference after winning their first series of the season over Long Beach City College. The Huskies, 10-8 overall, 3-3 in SCC play closed out the series at Long Beach (9-10, 2-4) with two wins after losing the series opener 8-2, at Long Beach last Tuesday. The Huskies bounced back…

March 20, 2013
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Young designers fashion new trends

  By Lourdes Espinoza   Hundreds of fashionistas flooded the sold out “Project Ethos LA Fashion Week: The Fate of Fashion, Music and Art” Tuesday night at the Avalon in Hollywood. Encompassing urban trends, this show was the mecca for style, live music and art. This colorful exhibition reflects the unique trends within the city. LA flair popped with emerging talent as models and dancers strutting down the runway wearing…

March 20, 2013
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Engineers to enter Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

  By Joseph Recinos   Gearing up for the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge for the fourth year in a row, the East Los Angeles College engineering club will compete from April 12 to 14. The Challenge will be hosted by NASA Ames Research Center and San Jose State University at the NASA research center in Moffett, CA. The  HPV challenge is an event where students build human powered vehicles to…

March 20, 2013
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Women’s Studies Committee teaches Title IX laws, benefits

  By Dulce Carrillo   Women in past decades in East Los Angeles College wore the same uniforms but played the same sport as the men did when Title IX was introduced. ELAC Women’s Studies Committee presented to a full crowd of Elans about the benefits of Title IX in women’s athletics last Thursday in the women’s gym. Title IX is a law that was passed in 1972. No person…

March 20, 2013
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Consumers should beware of gift card scams

By Cristina Galvan   Consumers can save time and buy someone a gift card for one of their favorite stores, but consumers should be careful. Gift cards also take the worry out of not knowing whether or not the person likes another gift. They could be purchased at almost every store and at many large supermarkets. Markets have small sections stocked up with gift cards to stores and restaurants. This…

March 20, 2013
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Privacy does not end at death

By Jesus Figueroa   In a battle over privacy, lawyers go after Facebook to release accounts of deceased family members to their rightful heirs. The attempts to change the internet laws came after a mother, Karen Williams, lost her 22 year-old son in a motorcycle accident. She attempted to use her son’s account as a memorial for friends and family. Facebook administrators locked her out of the account due to…

March 20, 2013
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NAMI advocates mental well being

By Jesus Figueroa   The National Alliance of Mental Illness Club attempts to get students aware of mental wellbeing through an art contest. “Culture and mental well being” was chosen by the majority vote of club members as the theme for the “NAMI on campus art contest.” The contest is open to all students on campus. The top three winners will get gift cards from Michael’s. First place will get…

March 19, 2013
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Artist talks about life in Cuba

By Cristina Galvan & Mannie Miguel   Guest speaker Carlos Enrique Prado Herrera used humor in his art to show the hardships of growing up in communist-ruled Cuba while talking to students last Wednesday in the S2 building. According to Prado, from 1992 through 1997 Cubans lived in deep crisis and did not have food, electricity or other basic necessities. In 1994, at the age of 16, Prado had his…

March 19, 2013
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ELAC softball defeats LA Harbor

  By Pete Moye’   The softball team’s bats came alive again early and gave East Los Angeles College the advantage in a 12-3 South Coast Conference win against Los Angeles Harbor College last Thursday. ELAC, 5-12 overall, 4-5 in SCC play, returns home for a game tomorrow against Cerritos College at 3 p.m. at the softball field. Cerritos is No. 10-ranked in the SoCal Coaches Association poll. The Huskies…

March 19, 2013
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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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