First Cupid’s Dance celebrates love

By Maria Marroquin First Cupid’s Dance hosted at East Los Angeles College was a great welcome back to students due to its combination of great music and free tacos. Only a couple of minutes went by after the doors of the event opened when a long line started forming outside ELACs multipurpose room. Once people walking by smelled the delicious scent of tacos al pastor, asada and chicken they could not…

February 22, 2018
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Win brings women’s basketball closer to playoff spot

By Rogelio Alvarez Women’s Basketball (5-3) defeated conference rivals Rio Hondo (3-5) 81-58 last Friday at Rio. The game was a must-win for East Los Angeles College, who is in contention for the Southern Coast North Conference title and a spot in the postseason. ELAC came into the game seeking to make up a tough loss at home to Mt. San Antonio College (7-1). ELAC is 17-9 overall. “We can’t…

February 14, 2018
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Pitching woes lead to baseball’s second straight loss

By Jerry Flores The baseball team lost their second consecutive game against Riverside City College on Saturday. The final score was 2-5. During the 4th inning, the Huskies allowed the first run by the Tiger’s freshman outfielder Joseph Hodapp, who automatically won first base because of poor pitching by East Los Angeles College’s freshman pitcher Paul Kosanovich. Losing by a run, the Huskies were able to tie the game in…

February 14, 2018
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Basketball team dominates Rio Hondo for sixth win in a row

By Rogelio Alvarez Men’s Basketball defeated Rio Hondo College 94-64 last Friday at Rio. East  Los Angeles College extended its winning streak to six games. They are now 7-1 in the Southern Coast North Conference and 22-5 overall. “Our main focus right now is to take it one game at a time and work toward our goal of winning the conference championship,” ELAC Assistant coach Darren French said. ELAC dominated…

February 14, 2018
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Author and prison educator to speak at Adelante event

By Frank Portillo The second event in the Adelante First-Year Program’s Social Justice Platica series for the semester will feature a reading of poetry from author and educator Tyson Amir. Amir will be reading poetry from his newly published book titled “Black Boy Problems: An Account of Black Survival in America” and engaging with those in attendance with a question and answer on Feb. 22. Organizer of the event and…

February 14, 2018
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Upcoming exhibitions show art from around the world

February 14, 2018

By Steven Adamo Three upcoming exhibitions at the Vincent Price museum will uncover personal and cultural histories through a variety of artistic mediums. A photography exhibition will feature photo-documentary works by Mexican photographer Mariana Yampolsky. Born in Chicago, 1925, Yampolsky was inspired by Mexican culture and architecture which lead to her becoming a Mexican citizen at the age of 19. Yampolsky was a part of the artist’s print collective in…

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Financial aid not helping students in need

By Cristal Gomez Financial aid is not helping students in need. During times like these, financial aid isn’t fulfilling its purpose as is making students worry if they will be able to pay for their semester. Winter session helps students obtain credits in order to graduate earlier or on time, but the money was not given to students who  needed the aid in order to get their classes. A freshman…

February 14, 2018
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G8 building construction on schedule for Spring

By Allison Beatty The construction of the G8 Physics and Earth Science building is on schedule and expected to be completed by the end of the Spring semester. “It was a little noisy during the summer, kind of an inconvenience,”said Cristal Gomez, who attended East Los Angeles College in the summer. By the beginning of June they will begin furnishing the classrooms and moving everything in. The building is set…

February 14, 2018
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SIS system returns after failure

By Andrew Ayala After its first year in use, the Student Information System has malfunctioned twice, affecting students and staff. The SIS is essential to a college student/educators’ year because that is where you are allowed to add/drop classes, view/pay fees, check grades, order your transcripts, and see the status of financial aid. It is easily accessed through the East Los Angeles College website. The system is back up and…

February 14, 2018
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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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