David Torres Quintet entertains First Friday Jazz audience

March 6, 2013

By Danny Vasquez With Latin influences and an upbeat tempo, The David Torres Quintet kicked off the First Friday Jazz series of March with a rhythmic latin flare in the S2 Recital Hall last Friday night. The quintet began the evening’s performance with an upbeat number called “Siempre(Forever),” which brought a dance quality of latin jazz to the quintet and an authentic upbeat vibe from the sounds of percussionist Alfred…

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ELAC proposes women’s studies major degree

By Danny Vasquez   A new women’s studies major is in process to come to East Los Angeles College, the first women’s studies degree the Los Angeles Community College District will have. ELAC Honors Program Director, Susanne Spangler presented the idea as an outgrowth of the honors program. “In the district there are no other women’s studies majors…there is a general studies AA degree at Pierce that you can do…

March 6, 2013
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First friday jazz series kicks off with East Los Angeles jazz quintet

February 11, 2013

By Sergio Berrueta The new spring season of East Los Angeles College’s First Friday Jazz Series kicked off with the East L.A. Jazz Quintet coming into their own to provide jazz at its finest. After a fifteen minute late start, the quintet played a freeform jazz improv to start off with the Music Department and ELAC professor Bob Dawson performing a masterful performance on the trombone. Justo Almario, a music…

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QSA raises awareness

By Danny Vasquez It seems these days as though the use of the word “gay” is used in a negative way when coming out of student’s mouths around East Los Angeles College. Students use slang when speaking among each other. These days, the phrase “that’s so gay” is really popular. When students use the phrase “that’s so gay” they are using it in a negative way  to explain the emotion of…

October 11, 2012
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ELAC men’s soccer wins 3-0

  By Danny Vasquez   The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team kicked off their first home South Coast Conference game with a 3-0 win against Pasadena City College on Friday Sept. 28 at Weingart Stadium. After losing their first SCC match 2-1 against Long Beach City College earlier in the week, the Huskies came with full force for their second game in a slaughtering seventh defeat for the…

September 30, 2012
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Alert system becomes modernized

  By Danny Vasquez   Elans should take the extra step in safety and register for the emergency alert system. Through the years, the use of technology has changed how people communicate during an emergency. In the past, loud alarm would alert the students if there was an emergency on campus, but new technology of the emergency alert system, it would be an easier way for students to be aware….

September 27, 2012
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Film industry uses ELAC for commercials

By Danny Vasquez Acting as host to the film industry, a few commercials and public service announcements were filmed at various locations across the campus to raise money to compensate for the budget cuts. A few areas that were highlighted were the Weingart Stadium, the G3 auditorium and the swim stadium. Last Wednesday, J.G. Wentworth filmed an internet commercial between the G1 administration building and the and G3 auditorium.  The…

May 18, 2012
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