Soccer gets first conference win

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team defeated Pasadena City College last week at Weingart Stadium by a final score of 3-1. It was the Huskies first win in South Coast Conference play. With Head Coach Eddie Flores back, East Los Angeles College was looking for their first victory after losing their previous match at Mt. San Antonio College, 1-0. It was a frustrating game as the Huskies had a lot…

October 13, 2011
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Women’s Center opens its doors again

By Edgar Lopez The Women’s Center opened its doors again last Monday at East Los Angeles College after a hiatus of more than 20 years. Marylin Ladd, a professor at ELAC and a member of the Violence-Intervention Team, said that the Women’s Center at ELAC closed in the 80s and has not reopened since. She said that with the current moves on campus, due to new buildings, she took advantage…

October 13, 2011
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Art focuses on Chicana struggle

By Lourdes Espinoza As a supplement to “After The Gold Rush: Reflections and Postscripts on the National Chicano Moratorium of August 29, 1970,” the Vincent Price Art Museum has hosted a number of postscript events for the duration of the exhibition through Dec. 16. “Cuentos De Amor y Resistencia: The Tenacity of Chicana Artistic Expression” was held Saturday from noon – 3 p.m. inside the small gallery, lecture hall and…

October 13, 2011
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Adams finds own sound with ‘Fire’

By: Maria Gonzalez Ryan Adams, not to be confused with Canadian singer Bryan Adams, released a more mature sound with his album “Ashes and Fire.” After being compared to the likes of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Leonard Cohen, Adams seems to finally have found a sound of his own. It is full of bliss, with subtle sounds that make inviting songs. Adams is an alternative country-rock singer/songwriter from North Carolina. He…

October 13, 2011
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Reading rewards brain

By Lourdes Espinoza Growing up, I loved English classes. Reading novels and taking grammar lessons in school was fulfilling for me. As I got older, work, family and taking other non-English college courses got in the way of my free time. I began to read less for leisure and if anything, read for study. Today, I really try and make time to read. Whether it is on my lunch break, or when…

October 12, 2011
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Dream Act gives hope

By Yesenia Martinez Governor Jerry Brown signed the final portion of the California Dream Act on Saturday, allowing undocumented students to apply and receive state-funded financial aid in 2013 to attend college. In 2011, Brown signed two bills, AB 130 and AB 131, packaged as the California Dream Act. AB 130 was signed on July 25, which gives AB 540 students attending public colleges and universities the opportunity to apply and…

October 12, 2011
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Candles light way for demonstrators

By Jane Fernandez Raising awareness about domestic violence issues was the topic of the day at the 14th Annual Candlelight Vigil: Mujeres de Paz event, last Thursday. The East-Los-Angeles-based, Women’s Support Center organized and participated in the walk that drew a large contingent of East Los Angeles College students and faculty. “Stop the violence. Violence is not the answer,” said a woman, as she marched down the street following the…

October 12, 2011
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California Dream Act signed, becomes law

By Edgar Lopez The second half of the California Dream Act was signed by Governor Jerry Brown last Saturday, which allows undocumented students to receive state financial aid starting 2013. Assembly Bill 131, which was more difficult for the Senate to pass than the first bill, AB 130, allows students to apply for and receive financial aid, tuition fee waivers and Cal-Grants if they meet certain requirements. This would take…

October 12, 2011
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Cross country earns four titles

By Tadzio Garcia Husky runners posted their personal best times at the Rio Hondo Invitational, helping the cross country team to victory last Friday. For the first time in recent years, both the men’s and women’s team won team championship titles at a regular season meet. Thirteen Huskies ran and 12 of those ran the best times of their careers. Eight Huskies were named to the Invitational’s top 10 teams. Johana…

October 12, 2011
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Anger management classes teach students to control

By Jane Fernandez Anger management classes are back at East Los Angeles College teaching students methods to help control their emotions and live an anger free life. The program takes students on a 12-week treatment program, which will help them develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Its purpose is for participating students to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop…

October 10, 2011
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