Take back the night: Open mic, march create awareness

  By Diego Linares More than 200 people attended and participated in the seventh annual Take Back the Night event last Thursday to spread sexual assault and violence prevention awareness. For health professor Andrea Owens, having a space for people to share their stories, then spreading a positive message by getting the crowd outside and active was a gratifying experience. “Oh my gosh, it is so satisfying,” Owens said. “To…

May 4, 2016

Baseball goes 2-1 in playoff chase

By Diego Linares and Dan Gudino The baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend when they faced El Camino Compton Center on Thursday and Saturday, and Pasadena City College yesterday in an attempt to reach the playoffs. East Los Angeles College currently has an overall record of 15-18, but is chasing El Camino College for third place in the South Coast Conference. ELAC is 7-3 in its last 10 games…

April 27, 2016

Milestone editors search for best literary content

By Diego Linares Students are currently looking through over 250 entries to find pieces to include in the upcoming issue of literary magazine Milestone, to be published this spring semester. English 32 is a class comprises of 12 students who are working to publish the East Los Angeles College magazine that has been in circulation since 1950. Elans are editing pieces, which have been submitted by fellow Huskies and other…

April 13, 2016

Local Artists shine at the L.A. Zine Fest

By Johanna Calderon, Megan G. Razzetti and Diego Linares The 5th annual L.A. Zine Fest showcased a diverse selection of local publishers at the packed Majestic Downtown on March 7. The fest brings together a community of artists, educators, musicians, writers and students who collectively transform their ideas into realities through zine- making. Zines are short, inexpensive, handmade publications that often feature unconventional subjects. East Los Angeles College student Kristen…

March 14, 2016

Men’s basketball wins tournament in convincing fashion

By Diego Linares East Los Angeles College basketball won the 8th Annual Clash at Canyons by defeating Cuyamaca Community College 84-73 on Friday and Oxnard College 90-72 on Saturday. The Huskies went into the Cougar Cage ranked No. 16 by the California Community College Athletics Association in a statewide preseason poll. ELAC was a game away from being state champions last season and Oxnard Head Coach Ron McClurkin was well…

November 18, 2015

ELAC looses consecutive conference game

By Diego Linares The football team was an extra point away from heading to overtime against College of the Desert on Saturday in a 21-20 loss. The Huskies’ aerial attack in the second half kept them in a game in which four turnovers and a missed kick led to a COD win in Weingart Stadium. A touchdown pass from Marty to wide-open freshman running back Shaquille Shelton with 5:18 left…

October 28, 2015

Soul meets folk in ‘Love Call’

By Diego Linares English duo Beverly Tawiah and Eric Lau combined their musical stylings well to produce the soulful-yet-folky Love Call EP under Northern Shore Limited. Since Tawiah’s debut mini album In Jodi’s Room released in 2008, she’s sang back up to the likes of Mark Ronson and songstress Corrine Bailey Rae, all the while receiving praise from respected BBC radio host Gilles Peterson. Lau on the other hand is…

June 3, 2014

Professor becomes a staple for Elans

    By Diego Linares Alexis Navarro has become a staple in the East Los Angeles College Department of Architecture through loyalty, passion and implementation of groundbreaking work. The product of immigrant parents, Navarro said he struggled to find himself and make choices about what to do with his life. “My working class background limited my vision, but slowly, I began to obtain a larger view of my potential,” said…

May 21, 2014

Huskies one win from a conference title

By Diego Linares The East Los Angeles College baseball team shutout Los Angeles Harbor College 12-0 in a key South Conference game with fine pitching and patience at the plate April 24 at Husky Park. ELAC plays at Harbor tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. A win will give the Huskies at least a share of the SCC title. ELAC’s starting pitcher Shawn Kennedy gave up five hits through seven innings of…

April 24, 2014

East Los Angeles College badminton is undefeated

By Diego Linares The women’s badminton team has won every South Coast Conference match by at least seven points after defeating Pasadena City College 15-6 Friday, March 28 in the Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. The Huskies are on a five-game-win-streak in the SCC and are already looking ahead to postseason play. PCC, currently in second place in the SCC standings, has finished atop the SCC the last five seasons. “We’re trying to…

April 2, 2014