Game club pushed to the edge

By Allison Beatty The ELAC Game Club has gone through many hardships such as being disbanded twice and splitting into cliques. It began with a group of students looking for a relaxing way to spend their down time in the school lounge, playing games ranging from cards, board games, mobile games, and even console games like Smash 4. At this time it was not an official school club, but more…

December 3, 2017
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How to manage weight gain or loss

By Adriana Mancilla After graduating high school,” many students” experience “what is called” the “Freshman 15,” a weight gain issue. But some students can gain more than 15 pounds or lose weight. In an article written by Julie Janeway and Haleigh Mistry titled, “Preventing the Freshman 5, 10, 15, 40,”  the Obesity Action Coalition organization website mentions tips to prevent this issue for most college students. The article argues that…

December 3, 2017
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Fresh talent to perform at Christmas concert

By Kathy Cecchin Jazzabration Living Legend Award-winner singer Sylvia Boyd first saw Bobby Chavez when he was playing jazz at the Lighthouse Cafe in Manhattan Beach, California. “I gotta work with that guy,” she thought. Less than a year later she will join the Husky Jazz Ensemble for their concert on Dec. 1. Chavez invited Boyd to join the evening’s festivities to celebrate his first concert as ELAC’s Jazz Ensemble…

December 2, 2017
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A students’ call for help with financial aid

By Andrew Ayala As ELANs we understand how difficult it is to get any sort of help with Financial Aid due to the disorganization of the office. At the South Gate campus there are days where we can’t go to turn in paperwork and can only ask questions, which isn’t posted until that day. Imagine coming out of class in a hurry to turn in a paper and you see…

December 2, 2017
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Inspiring single mother of four beats stigmas

By Jackelyn Dubon Aracely Vasquez is a woman who overcomes any obstacle that comes her way and is a prime example of a mom who does it all. Aracely Vasquez, who goes by “Sally,” is not just your average ELAC student. She is also a single mother of four children and works full-time. She is working on getting her Associates Degree in Computer Application Office Technology. She is a part-time…

December 1, 2017
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Wrestling proves to be sport for all

By Karen Cruz Wrestling is a difficult sport that requires a lot of dedication, discipline, proper nutrition, and strength. Wrestling is a sport that doesn’t discriminate regardless of gender. It doesn’t discriminate your body type, height, or weight.  It challenges the wrestler to test how much strength they have.   There is always a place for you to wrestle based on your weight class. There are 10 weight classes all…

November 28, 2017
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Welcome center offers more than a friendly hello

By Kathy Cecchin East Los Angeles College’s Welcome and Support Resource Center hides in the maze that is the Monterey, California, campus, but it’s worth finding. Tucked away in the E1 Student Services building, next to the Financial Services office, the Welcome Center shares an office with Career and Job Services. The Center’s Director, Linda Rafols, says the department arose out students’ frustration with having to scour the campus to…

November 28, 2017
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Student services spotlighted

November 16, 2017

By Julio Sanchez Faculty, staff and administrators were in attendance at an event hosted by the Student Services Department to raise awareness of more than 25 available services for students on campus. The Spotlight on Student Services event was not intended for students, but rather for faculty. The event was the first of its kind. Student Services representative, Alison Estrada said that the event gives faculty and staff the opportunity…

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Annual Major’s Fair bigger success than last year

November 16, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Students engaged in booths during the second annual East Los Angeles College Majors Fair on Thursday in front of the E3 building. All departments had booths and gave information to students about what the department offers. “I am out here just exploring. I want to see what the other majors have to offer,” said Computer Science major Sally Chung. She said that the Major’s Fair is good…

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Men’s Soccer playoff bound despite losing three in a row

November 15, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara Despite losing a decisive match against El Camino Compton Center 0-1, men’s soccer will return to the playoffs after a three-year absence. The Huskies have lost the last three consecutive games in the same fashion. Despite the losses, men’s soccer’s previous record helped them advance to playoffs. Throughout the season, not scoring in key moments have anguished East Los Angeles College, and Friday’s game wasn’t the exception….

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