Sports Briefs

Baseball preview Baseball looks to regroup after finishing  16-24 last season. Many of the teamís players are returning students. Its looking for a strong start at the  College of Desert tournament on January 26 at 2 p.m.   Softball preview The sophomore-filled softball team will see its first action on January 30 as it looks to perform a repeat of last yearís victory away against  L.A. Mission College at 2:30…

December 13, 2017
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A season worth forgetting for six wins in women’s soccer team

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles Women’s soccer ended a season to forget with an overall record of 6-11-3. ELAC ended in last place with zero wins, six losses and two draws in the South Coast Conference-North play. The Huskies played its last game of the season on November 10 with a 2-0 win against Compton College with two goals from freshman forward Breanna Sandoval. Out of the 20 games…

December 13, 2017
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Solid defense leads to double-digit victory for basketball

December 13, 2017

By Joe Dargan Men’s basketball capped off the Citrus Invitational with a 76-62, thumping of Southwestern College on Sunday. From the opening tip, East Los Angeles College’s ball movement was crisp, scoring the first two baskets of the game. After a brief scoring exchange, ELAC’s Coach John Mosley, who has over 20 wins in each of his previous four seasons as the Huskies’ head coach, called an early timeout to…

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New Job Skills Development Service Provides

By Roger Roldan Beginning as an idea formulated by two student service counselors in early June, the Job Skills Saturdays service provided at the ELAC campus has been proven to be extremely successful among students in the past several months, said Brent McClair, one of the founding student service counselors. The relatively new school service provides a range of new job opportunities for ELAC students, transfer and regular students alike,…

December 6, 2017
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Guided Pathways initiative to assist students pursue majors

By Gustavo Buenrostro The Guided Pathways initiative was the topic of discussion in the open forum on Thursday in the G1 building. Guided Pathways is a framework for students to work under so that they can have a more                                                               …

December 6, 2017
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New campaign hopes to assist student resources

December 6, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez Students, staff, faculty and guests gathered in F5-209 last Tuesday to raise awareness and money for East Los Angeles College’s Transforming Lives Annual Giving campaign. The campaign was created after a recent Associated Students Union poll revealed that 70 percent of students struggled with hunger and food insecurity on campus. “It was really based on the need to raise money to fund some of the programs that…

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Speech Team performs award-winning selections

December 6, 2017

By Giselle Palomera Members of the East Los Angeles College Speech team presented  award-winning performances using comedy, poetry, rhetoric, drama and wit to engage the audience into their individual topics on Monday and Tuesday. Among the topics highlighted were Donald Trump’s Wall, the lack of diversity in the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics program, being cheated on in a relationship, American military intervention in Ukraine, and being a stay-at-home father….

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Final arts lecture of semester features ceramics

December 6, 2017

By Jorge Vasquez Skilled ceramic artist and professor Joan Takayama-Ogawa was the last to lecture for the fall as part of the visiting artist lecture series held by the Art Department. Takayama-Ogawa’s experience and expertise stems from her family’s involvement in ceramics, that reaches back six generations, as well as her extensive educational background. Most of the inspiration for her ceramic work, whether it be a statement or decorative piece,…

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Guns on campus to save student lives

December 6, 2017

By Joe Dargan Students, 21 or older with concealed carry licenses, are now allowed to bring guns into community college classrooms in 10 states which could save someone’s life. Senate bill 11, otherwise known as the “Campus Carry” bill, was signed into law by Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott in 2015, but didn’t go into effect for community colleges until August of 2017. The states of Texas, Colorado and Mississippi…

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‘Lend Me A Tenor’ delivers big laughs

December 6, 2017

By Steven Adamo Quick dialogue mixed with chaotic scenes make ELAC’s Theater Arts department’s rendition of Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor” hilarious and enjoyable. The play takes place entirely within a two-room hotel suite in 1930’s Cleveland. Designed by ELAC Theater Arts staff Tesshi Nakagawa, with the assistance of Mio Okada and Katherine Cordero, the set was beautifully crafted and sprinkled with decorations reflective of the time. Garrett Witzl…

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