Track and Field burns the competition

April 22, 2013

  By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies moved up in  the state individual rankings after improving their times in recent meets. The team has one final meet before postseason play, which is the Cal State LA Twilight this Saturday. The South Coast Conference prelims are at LA Trade Tech College next Tuesday with the finals on April 26. Huskies that are favored to advance out of the SCC finals to…

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NAMI advocates mental well being

By Jesus Figueroa   The National Alliance of Mental Illness Club attempts to get students aware of mental wellbeing through an art contest. “Culture and mental well being” was chosen by the majority vote of club members as the theme for the “NAMI on campus art contest.” The contest is open to all students on campus. The top three winners will get gift cards from Michael’s. First place will get…

March 19, 2013
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Records fall for Huskies track and field

By Tadzio Garcia The Huskies got their strongest results in six years at the Ben Brown Invitational held at Cal State Fullerton last Friday and Saturday stunning the crowd with first place finishes. They did this without recent East Los Angeles College All-Americans Jill Schmidt and Shawnta Barnes. Schmidt left off where she did two years ago in the women’s high jump at Ben Brown as a Husky. She won…

March 13, 2013
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Online daters need to be careful about whom they date

By Alejandra Carrillo   Online dating has become very popular since the turn of the century, but people should be more cautious of whom they meet online. Well known dating sites like match.com, eharmony.com and plentyoffish.com have opened many opportunities for people to meet their significant other. Popular websites like Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and Tumblr are not considered dating sites, but can still be used to meet and date people…

March 13, 2013
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Former ELAC student pays homage to instructor

By Cristina Galvan   Rita Soza remembers her times with teacher Helen Miller Bailey fondly. Soza is currently working on a biography on Bailey. Besides having the library named after her, Bailey left a strong impact on many of her students, including Soza. Soza attended Elac in the Early ‘70s.  She took two classes with Bailey, which were Western Civilization 1 and 2. After receiving her Associates degree, Soza attended…

March 13, 2013
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Swim team wins first home double-dual after 15 years

By Tadzio Garcia    The women’s swim and dive team won their first home double-dual meet in more than 15 years with their sweep over Los Angeles Trade Technical, 178-82, and Rio Hondo 196-38 colleges. The Huskies won 11 events, eight of them 2013 records in wins over Trade Tech and Rio Hondo. “I’m happy with the outcome. Making forward progress, the qualitative aspects of races is what I like to…

March 7, 2013
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Artist displays ‘Paletas’ at ‘MexiCali Biennial’

March 6, 2013

  By Jesus Figueroa   Rafa Esparza returns to East Los Angeles College with “Paletas de Sangre” (Blood Popsicles) on display in the “MexiCali Biennial 2013” exhibit at the Vincent Price Art Museum. “I liked how the work dealt  with the gruesome and violent subject of narco trafficking and revenge killings. It is terrorism intertwined with a seemingly harmless act of buying candy or in this case paletas from the…

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Going green benefits environment, wallets

By Cristina Galvan Going green will help the environment as well as students’ wallets. Without realizing it, our everyday actions harm our environment whether it is throwing a wrapper on the floor or not recycling. There are things that students could do to go green. With gas prices going up, there are other alternatives to reaching one’s destination. Students can ride their bikes, skateboards, scooters or even walk to school…

March 6, 2013
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Ex-President Moreno runs for trustee seat

February 26, 2013

    By Brian Villalba   Former East Los Angeles College President Ernest Moreno is running for seat four of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Moreno is running against Joe Essavi, the Los Angeles County Commissioner. There are elections being held for three seats, but seat four has the only one that has a former ELAC president in the race. Both candidates have political support. Moreno has the…

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ELAC plans to cap winter, summer units

By Jair Fuentes Recent changes at East Los Angeles College have been affecting students, and now a unit limitation requirement may affect winter and summer sessions. With budget cuts already eliminating programs and cutting classes, students’ schedules have not been exactly what they expected. A pending revision to the Los Angeles Community College District Board Rule 8603 states that students are allowed to register district-wide for up to nine units in…

October 3, 2012
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