Basketball season comes to an early end

By Noe Ortega Men’s basketball ended its season as South Coast Conference-North champions, with an overall record of 24-6. “The season went great. Anytime you can win over 20 games, that’s an accomplishment in itself. We won the conference for the third straight year, went to the playoffs for the sixth year in a row and got a fourth seed as    well,“ head coach John Mosley said. The Huskies…

March 7, 2018
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Students missing study abroad opportunities

March 1, 2018

By Julie Santiago Students should take advantage of the many study abroad opportunities we have at ELAC. Traveling is less expensive and more possible than most probably think. There is financial help for college students and most study abroad programs at ELAC provide additional help like fundraising, scholarships, and                                          …

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Sports Updates

Women’s Basketball Women’s basketball season ended last Saturday after losing 70-55 away at Irvine Valley College in the Southern California Playoffs. The Huskies ended its season with an overall record of 18-11 and finished third with a 6-4 record in the South Coast Conference-North. Freshman forward Dominique Godbolt led the Huskies with 19 points and nine rebounds. Godbolt was ranked first in the SCC-North with a 13.2 rebound per game…

February 28, 2018
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Error after error causes another baseball defeat

February 28, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College baseball continues to suffer from  errors in its second consecutive loss against Santa Ana College with a score of 8-3 last Friday. ELAC head coach James Hines said that little-to-no errors in games was something the team could take pride in. However, these past games the team has been suffering from more errors than usual. “What is really frustrating is that these are…

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Men’s basketball bounces out in first round

February 28, 2018

By Rogelio Alvarez Men’s basketball team suffered a loss against Santiago Canyon College 94-89 last Saturday in the South Gym. “The guys did a good job. The ball just didn’t bounce all the way in tonight,” East Los Angeles College head coach John Mosley said. ELAC came into the postseason as Southern Coast Conference-North Division champions with a first-round-bye and home-court advantage. ELAC finished the season 9-1 in conference play…

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Library holds workshop to help students find sources

By Allison Beatty The ‘Find Articles’ workshop Monday in the East Los Angeles College library was attended by only one of the two students who registered. The workshop, held in room 103 of the library, focused on finding the difference between a popular and scholarly article, when using each would work best and how to take full advantage of the ELAC library article database. There were even group activities on…

February 28, 2018
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S.A.A.V.E.’s ‘Ninja Warriors’ temporarily canceled after lack of interest

February 28, 2018

By Noe Ortega After months of advertising ”Ninja Warriors,” East Los Angeles College sports director Allen Cone decided to step away from the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team due to professional and personal reasons. “Ninja Warriors” was an idea that the S.A.A.V.E. team came up with last summer to draw awareness toward Sexual Assault by having an obstacle course in Weingart Stadium, competing in physical activities and having presentations…

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Budget meeting focuses on completion, enrollment

February 28, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen The East Los Angeles College budget committee voted Monday to prioritize a new state formula to help students earn degrees and certificates faster. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed California 2018-19 budget  includes a new California Community College funding formula. If approved by state legislature, the new CCC funding formula would take into account student income and completion of programs in addition to enrollment. “Now, it’s more about graduating…

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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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