Newsboys revive Christian Rock

By Adrian Lepe Following a hugely successful album “Born Again,” Newsboys return with a new album entitled “God’s Not Dead.” The debut of their new album showed everyone that Christian rock is on the rise. In this album many of the songs are not new, but are actually well-known songs from church and worship. More than half of the songs have been recorded by other artists, and have actually topped the…

November 28, 2011
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ELAC Wrestling captain fundraises for fellow athletes

By Ashley Garcia Out on the mat since the eighth grade, the captain of the wrestling team worked hard in order to give back to his community. Adrian Macias received an Ernest H. Moreno Scholarship Award at a ceremony held on November 15. The 19-year-old student-worker will be collecting $1000 annually and received $500 of his award at the ceremony. As a first-generation college student, Macias is a major in…

November 28, 2011
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Lady Huskies finish strong

By Max Perez  In their last home game of the season, the women’s volleyball team defeated Long Beach City College Saturday night, three set to one. Despite playing a team who recently competed in a higher division, the Huskies combined all their efforts and dominated the match. The team was lead by sophomore captains Roxanna Cardona, Jessica Espinoza, Bianca Acosta and freshman Marisa Carrillo. Their focus and competitive nature brought…

November 23, 2011
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One goal short, Huskies denied

By Ernesto Leon The first round of playoffs ended the men’s soccer team’s season as the Long Beach Vikings won last Saturday night with a score of 3-2. ELAC faced the Vikings in an extremely tough and high adrenaline game which ended with Huskies’ aspirations to become state champions, ending with an overall record of 11-5-6. The Huskies were looking to build on their momentum, completing the second half of…

November 23, 2011
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ELAC Huskies dominate Moorpark Raiders

  By William Hernandez Although the Huskies had a rough start in the game, the basketball team rebounded with a win against Moorpark on Saturday night. The final score was 78-63 with the Huskies earning their third win of the season. The Huskies went into the game with a 2-1 record and knew they had a tough match up against the Moorpark Raiders. The first half started with the Huskies…

November 23, 2011
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Homegirl Cafe provides homey atmosphere

By Keyla Lopez Located on the corner of Alameda Street and Bruno Street, who knew Homegirl Café is little gem right in the backyard helping our community. If you can look past the few cons that it comes with, it is definitely a place you should check out and eat in at least once. Homegirl Café provides a homey atmosphere to grab a bite. Homegirl café is branch of Homeboy…

November 23, 2011
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‘Happy Feet Two’ dances into theaters

By Rosa Guillen  “Happy Feet Two” contains messages of hope and it also addresses issues that are now endangering the lives of animals in Antarctica. Mumble, the tap dancing penguin returns to the big screen voiced by Elijah Wood in the star-studded film as the father of Erik, voiced by Ava Acres, the young emperor penguin in search of something different. We first met Mumble in 2006 in the Oscar-winning…

November 23, 2011
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ELAC history professor gives back to community

By Rosa Guillen  History Professor at both the South Gate and Monterey Park ELAC campuses, Carlos Ramirez, is definitely not “all books and no play.” He also enjoys a jam session here and there with fellow musicians. Even while teaching history classes at ELAC and Advanced Placement Government courses at South East High School in South Gate, Ramirez still makes time to pick up a guitar. “I like to pretend…

November 23, 2011
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ELAC counseling leaves students to fend for themselves

By Alan Morales The availability of quality guidance is a vital necessity for students today at any academic level. Attending college is a crucial part for the development of an individual. Having good instructors and counselors is vital. Can you imagine walking into the counseling office on Monday and getting an answer that you need to come on Friday to make an appointment? This is not an uncommon occurrence at…

November 23, 2011
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Elans need VTEA survey

By Anna Ortega More than 50 percent of East Los Angeles College students who are registered to classes requesting a Vocational and Technical Education Act survey, haven’t done it. VTEA was created to determine where funds were needed most. Some solutions proposed to improve the college education system are are to make tuition free. Others are requesting lower unit fees and some others just want to stop the cuts on…

November 23, 2011
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