Badminton suffers second defeat

By Noe Ortega Badminton lost its second consecutive game, 21-0, in the South Coast Conference last Wednesday against Pasadena City College at home. “We see some improvements because this year, the majority of our roster are new girls and one of the things we need to do here is to tell the girls to be more competitive and not to give up,” East Los Angeles College Badminton Head coach Qui…

March 14, 2018
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Softball returns to winning

March 14, 2018

By Noe Ortega Softball won its ninth game of the season yesterday, 9-5, at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “It was tough in terms of the weather. Harbor is a good hitting team. They don’t stop playing or give up easily, but I thought the girls did well. They put us in situations where we have runners in position to score, but they executed well,” East Los Angeles College…

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Professor shares historical discoveries about women

March 14, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Professor Barbara Dunsheath gave a presentation on Women in U.S. History at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library on Sunday. The hour-long presentation was a modified version of Dunsheath’s lecture she gives during the first day of her History 52 course, The Role of Women in U.S. History. It covered different eras of U.S History and included discussions of women in art, politics and health. Dunsheath also covered parts…

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Greek tragedy to come to upstairs theatre

March 14, 2018

By Francisco Portillo “Antigone,” the latest play on campus, is set to open on Friday at 8 p.m. in the P2 Upstairs theater. The latest production from the Theater Department is being directed by David Laird Scott. The story, which was written by philosopher Sophocles, is a family drama that questions the basic rights of human beings when presented with laws created by man. The main cast of characters are…

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Via Care offers students affordable health care

By Andrew Ayala Medical care is not cheap and can be anything but affordable, especially to a college student. Via Care has a booth outside the library where students can go sign up for free or affordable healthcare. It is nice to have services like this offered in our community and on campus. Via Care is a company that has provided healthcare to East Los Angeles for 20 years. Via…

March 8, 2018
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Posters warn of on-campus cannabis use

March 8, 2018

By Frank Portillo Posters warning students about the consequences of being under the influence of Marijuana were posted around campus by Student Services last week. The posters feature a giant cannabis leaf being crossed out and read as followed: “legalized recreational use is not an excuse. Marijuana use is prohibited on college campus. Using or being under the influence of marijuana on campus can lead up to: academic discipline, academic…

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Financial Wellness Program offers free tax preparation

By Joshua Inglada The Financial Wellness Program at East Los Angeles College offers free tax preparation services to teach students how to manage their money. The program has been partnered with the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation and East LA Community Corporation of the Eastside Tax Coalition to continue providing free tax preparation services to students since 2017. It can cost up to $150 to get taxes done with a standard…

March 8, 2018
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Baseball suffers conference losses

March 7, 2018

By Noe Ortega Baseball lost its first conference game at home against Cerritos College on Thursday,7-5. The Huskies were winning for the majority of the game but a strong eighth inning from Cerritos was enough to hand East Los Angeles College its first loss in the South Coast Conference-North play. “We made bad pitches on the mount. We also made some good pitches that they found a way to put…

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Sports Updates

Swimming and Diving East Los Angeles College competed in a three-way school swim meet on Friday at Mount San Antonio College. Mt. SAC and Cerritos College were the other two schools competing along with ELAC. Freshman Caitlyn Woo competed in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 12:13.64 and placed first. Woo also competed in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:33.65 and placed second. ELAC…

March 7, 2018
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Huskies continue to pick up their stride

By Joshua Inglada The East Los Angeles College Huskies competed in the all-day California State Los Angeles  Invitational track and field meet on Friday and Saturday. Sophomore Joshua Taylor took first place in men’s long jump. Taylor also took second place in men’s triple jump with a distance of 13.79 meters. The Huskies faced off against teams from Biola University, Pasadena City College, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Arizona Christian…

March 7, 2018
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