Confidence lost in State Chancellor Oakley

May 23, 2018

By Noe Ortega The Academic Senate joined other colleges in California with a vote of no confidence in State Chancellor Eloy Oakley yesterday. ELAC’s no-confidence vote echoed the votes of other college academic senates notifying the Chancellor of their disapproval of him. The vote came in response to the Chancellor’s lack of consultation with the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges about recent state initiatives like AB 705 (a bill…

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Husky baseball’s season ends despite positive record

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball had its best season with an overall record of 23-19, its best since 2013-14 season that ended with an overall record of 25-15. The Huskies were eliminated by Saddleback College after a best out of three game series where ELAC lost the first two matches 16-5 and 7-5. Although the Huskies had an early exit from the California Community College Athletics Association…

May 23, 2018
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Men’s soccer to return with a fresh squad

May 23, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky men’s soccer looks to return strong for the upcoming 2018-2019 season with a roster full of newcomers. East Los Angeles College men’s soccer ended its last season with an overall record of nine wins, eight losses and five draws. It was the first time in the last three seasons that the Huskies made it to the playoffs. With only five player’s returning from last years roster,…

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High School students to receive first-year tuition

May 9, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College will assist high school students with free tuition for the first year of any of the nine Los Angeles Community College District colleges with College Promise Day last Wednesday. LA College Promise is a proposition made by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016. The goal is to increase the number of community college graduates and university transfers in the city of Los Angeles. LA…

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Softball season ends despite positive record

May 2, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky softball ended its season with a positive 21-17 record, but fell short of making playoffs. East Los Angeles College softball had its best season since the 2013-14 season where they finished 29-11 overall and won the South Coast Conference as well. Since then ELAC has ended its season with negative records like 15-21, 17-21 and 18-22. Out of the 21 players on this season’s roster, 11…

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Badminton prepares for individual tournament

May 2, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky badminton ended its regular season with a double-header away win against Compton City College 12-3 and 13-2 last Wednesday. Although the Huskies ended their season strong, Compton was the only school that East Los Angeles College was able to defeat out of the three other teams faced. Due to ELAC’s late arrival, both teams agreed to play up to 15 points instead of 21. The Huskies…

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Epic survival game takes off worldwide

By Noe Ortega Survival games have never felt so epic with “Fortnite: Battle Royale’s” early access taking off worldwide after almost a year after its release.  “Fortnite” is a single and multiplayer survival video game where the objective is to be the last one standing by eliminating other online players with weapons and explosives. Some weapons include assault rifles, sniper rifles, shotguns, handguns, grenades, machine guns, grenade launchers and rocket…

April 25, 2018
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Softball loss threatens playoff hopes

April 25, 2018

By Noe Ortega Lack of hits caused East Los Angeles College softball’s second consecutive loss,2-1, against Pasadena City College at Robinson Park on Monday. Prior to Monday’s loss, the Huskies lost their last home game of the season on Friday against Cerritos College 10-4. PCC dominated ELAC the last time they collided but the Huskies came into this game knowing that they needed a win to make it to playoffs….

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Baseball in playoff position despite conference loss

April 18, 2018

By Jorge Vazquez East Los Angeles College baseball lost its third game of a three-game series at home to Pasadena City College 6-3 on Saturday. ELAC lost the series 2-1 after Saturday’s loss and last Tuesday’s 9-5 loss at home. The Huskies managed to win their only away game of the series 3-0 at Brookside Parks Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Thursday. Despite last weeks losses, ELAC is still second…

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ELAC softball collapses

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball was dominated by Pasadena City College in a 8-3 loss at home yesterday. After yesterday’s defeat, the Huskies are now 3-4 in the South Coast Conference-North and sit in the fourth spot of the table. PCC began and finished the game with the same intensity that made it difficult for ELAC to get base hits. In the bottom of the fourth inning,…

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