Volleyball comes up short against PCC

November 15, 2017

By Kevin Camargo Volleyball lost at home on Friday, after falling 2-3 against Pasadena City College. East Los Angeles College won the  1st and third set, 25-17 and 25-17, respectively. PCC won the second, fourth and fifth set, 19-25, 23-25 and 9-15. “Today’s game was about redemption. We had to come in and redeem our level of play from the first time we played them,” ELAC head coach Elliott Walker…

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Garfield High wins Classic for eight year streak

By Kevin Camargo Garfield takes the East Los Angeles Classic game. For  the eighth time in a row, the Garfield High School Bulldogs defeated the Roosevelt High School Rough RIders, 34-14, in the 83rd annual East LA Classic. Roosevelt dominated the first quarter of the game, with the score 7-0 leaving Garfield without any points. Garfield had many dropped passes, flags and a high snap that gave Roosevelt good field position….

November 5, 2017
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Boom festival gives students opportunity to sign up for classes

October 25, 2017

By Kevin Camargo Music playing from multiple speakers, carnival games going live, clubs hosting food fundraisers, busy informational booths and students and staff dressed in costumes to keep the Boom Festival energy high on Thursday. The all-day Boom Festival gave students the opportunity to enroll into short-term classes and get more information about different academic departments, academic counseling, student services and clubs. “It’s a benefit because, even if you’re not…

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One Book, One College program to engage students

By Kevin Camargo One Book, One College is a program that English instructors Dina Szklarek and Grace Lee decided to bring to East Los Angeles College so the whole campus can engage in one same book. On Thursday, the English department hosted a flash-mob reading, which is a large public gathering to introduce the book, of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” by Nicholas D. Kristof…

October 18, 2017
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Volleyball wins after rough start

October 5, 2017

By Kevin Camargo Volleyball won an away game last Friday, after defeating Los Angeles Trade-Technical College 0-3. The game started off rough for the Huskies. The first set consisted of an offensive game for both teams. The score at the end of the first set was 19-25, with East Los Angeles College winning the first set. “Today’s win was good. We put up a fight (in) the first set because…

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Political science mixer prepares students for transfer

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October 4, 2017

By Kevin Camargo The Political Science Department sponsored an event Thursday for students interested in Political Science as a major. The event offered food and drinks, while transfer mentors Justine Gutierrez and Nick Bravo handed out East Los Angeles College bags with information about the Transfer Center, inside. “There’s about nine or ten of us there that work at the transfer center that can support you (and) get (you) through…

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ELAC to offer AA on Women and Gender Studies

BY Kevin Camargo After eight years of work, East Los Angeles College announces it will be offering an Associates in Arts for Women and Gender Studies. It all started when three students wanted to transfer to UCLA as women’s studies majors, but ELAC did not offer any women’s studies courses. After that, director of the Honor’s Program Susanne Spangler, professor of sociology Dr. Rin Kahla, and Articulation Officer Counselor Cathleen…

September 27, 2017
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Husky Cafe serves variety of delights

Grilled Special Patty Melt By Kevin Camargo Hungry, and want something very simple to eat fast? This might be a good choice. The Patty Melt consists of two slices of sourdough bread, a hamburger patty, lots of cheese and grilled onions. Every ingredient can be tasted as each bite is taken. Dislike any of the ingredients? This might not be a good choice. The combo comes with a full sandwich…

September 20, 2017
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