Workshops prepare ELAC for emergency situations

April 18, 2018

By Allison Beatty All next week there will be workshops preparing the East Los Angeles College faculty and staff for various emergency situations. Emergencies range from active shooters on campus to campus-wide evacuations. This is the first time an entire week has been dedicated to promoting emergency preparedness. “I really hope the amain message is about commitment, that’s really important to me,”  Myeshia Armstrong, Vice President of Administrative Services said….

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ELAC student stabbed on Montebello bus

April 18, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro Austin Zavala, an East Los Angeles college student, was stabbed multiple times in the chest on April 9 while taking the Montebello 10 bus to ELAC. The last update on Zavala is that he is still in critical condition. The stabbing happened at 10:13 a.m. on Whittier Boulevard. The suspect has been arrested and identified as Manuel Ortiz by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives. Ortiz…

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Huskies Sports Update: Track and Field

Men’s East Los Angeles CollegeTrack and Field competed in the Twilight Open tournament that was held at California State University, Los Angeles from Thursday to Friday. In the eighth event held, freshman Steven Garcia finished second in the Men’s 1500 meter run with a time of 4:38.33. Garcia also competed in the Men’s 800 meter dash and placed third with a time of 2:11.58. Freshman Joshua Cardenas also competed in…

April 18, 2018
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Baseball in playoff position despite conference loss

April 18, 2018

By Jorge Vazquez East Los Angeles College baseball lost its third game of a three-game series at home to Pasadena City College 6-3 on Saturday. ELAC lost the series 2-1 after Saturday’s loss and last Tuesday’s 9-5 loss at home. The Huskies managed to win their only away game of the series 3-0 at Brookside Parks Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Thursday. Despite last weeks losses, ELAC is still second…

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Husky softball continues to struggle

April 18, 2018

By Stephanie Guevara Defensive errors from both teams resulted in a softball 4-2 loss against Mount San Antonio College on Thursday at home. As a result of a defensive lapse from both teams, it wasn’t clear who the winner would be until the end. After East Los Angeles College failed to turn the game to its favor and Mt. Sac regained momentum with a two-run home run in the seventh…

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Pathway to Law School program assists students with partnerships

April 18, 2018

By Julio Sanchez The Pathway to Law School program intends to guide and assist students in achieving experience and perspective on what it’s like to have a legal career. It is an official transfer program, which means that when students transfer out of East Los Angeles College, they receive a certificate and a purple sash during the commencement ceremony. They are meant to symbolize that the completion of certain requirements…

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Former university student now heads ASU

April 18, 2018

By Kevin Camargo After serving as a senator, secretary and vice president for the Associated Students Union, Monique Allyson Hernandez is now the President. She found East Los Angeles College as her home, after having trouble finding one. Hernandez attended Mount Saint Mary’s University in the 2014 Spring semester after graduating from Whittier High School. After having financial issues, Hernandez decided to leave MSMU to attend ELAC. “I was going…

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Film screening of walkouts with producer Susan Racho

By Melody Ortiz A film screening of “Chicano! Taking Back the Schools” was shown on Wednesday, followed by a Q&A (questions and answers) with the producer, Susan Racho. The film is part three of a four part series called “Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement.” “Taking Back the Schools” recounts the 1968 walkouts and protests in East Los Angeles to demand better education for Mexican-American students. Before…

April 13, 2018
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Upcoming Games

Softball Softball looks to improve its record tomorrow when it faces Mount San Antonio College at home in a South Coast Conference-North match at 3 pm. Track and Field  The Track and Field team competitors look to break personal records in the Twighlight Open tournament that will be held all day at California State University, Los Angeles. Women’s Swimming and Diving   Womenís Swimming and Diving will compete in the…

April 11, 2018
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ELAC softball collapses

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball was dominated by Pasadena City College in a 8-3 loss at home yesterday. After yesterday’s defeat, the Huskies are now 3-4 in the South Coast Conference-North and sit in the fourth spot of the table. PCC began and finished the game with the same intensity that made it difficult for ELAC to get base hits. In the bottom of the fourth inning,…

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