Badminton suffers second defeat

By Noe Ortega Badminton lost its second consecutive game, 21-0, in the South Coast Conference last Wednesday against Pasadena City College at home. “We see some improvements because this year, the majority of our roster are new girls and one of the things we need to do here is to tell the girls to be more competitive and not to give up,” East Los Angeles College Badminton Head coach Qui…

March 14, 2018

Softball returns to winning

March 14, 2018

By Noe Ortega Softball won its ninth game of the season yesterday, 9-5, at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “It was tough in terms of the weather. Harbor is a good hitting team. They don’t stop playing or give up easily, but I thought the girls did well. They put us in situations where we have runners in position to score, but they executed well,” East Los Angeles College…


Basketball season comes to an early end

By Noe Ortega Men’s basketball ended its season as South Coast Conference-North champions, with an overall record of 24-6. “The season went great. Anytime you can win over 20 games, that’s an accomplishment in itself. We won the conference for the third straight year, went to the playoffs for the sixth year in a row and got a fourth seed as    well,“ head coach John Mosley said. The Huskies…

March 7, 2018

S.A.A.V.E.’s ‘Ninja Warriors’ temporarily canceled after lack of interest

February 28, 2018

By Noe Ortega After months of advertising ”Ninja Warriors,” East Los Angeles College sports director Allen Cone decided to step away from the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team due to professional and personal reasons. “Ninja Warriors” was an idea that the S.A.A.V.E. team came up with last summer to draw awareness toward Sexual Assault by having an obstacle course in Weingart Stadium, competing in physical activities and having presentations…


Softball team breaks two-game losing streak

February 14, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College Softball broke its two game losing streak after a 6-4 win against Long Beach City College yesterday at home. The first few innings did not yield any points for ELAC. It took  the team a while to find its rythm. The Huskies were behind by two runs in the fifth inning when sophomore outfielder Dominique De Alba hit a bunt that Long Beach…


A season worth forgetting for six wins in women’s soccer team

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles Women’s soccer ended a season to forget with an overall record of 6-11-3. ELAC ended in last place with zero wins, six losses and two draws in the South Coast Conference-North play. The Huskies played its last game of the season on November 10 with a 2-0 win against Compton College with two goals from freshman forward Breanna Sandoval. Out of the 20 games…

December 13, 2017

After reporting for 20 years, journalist becomes professor

December 6, 2017

By Noe Ortega Fascination and being social is what drove East Los Angeles College professor Charles Fogel to make an odd switch from journalism to mathematics. Fogel was a reporter/editor for 20 years, where he reported news for local papers in Detroit, Louisiana, Texas and California. His main subjects were reporting about business, politics, education and crime while being a reporter/editor. Fogel spent a year and a half being a…


ELAC playoff hopes crushed after close loss to Pasadena City College

November 15, 2017

By Noe Ortega A second-half goal and a lack of finishing was enough for East Los Angeles College to fall 1-0 to Pasadena City College on Friday at home. With two loses and a tie in their last three outings, the Huskies have not won a game since October 24 against Long Beach College. ELAC is now 5-10-3 overall and are officially out of playoff contention in the South Coast…


Former Husky trains to represent Mexico in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

November 5, 2017

By Noe Ortega Passion and dedication is what drives former East Los Angeles College student Laura Aceves who plans on representing Mexico by competing in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. “I feel confident, it’s a lot of work and I know there are a lot of athletes out there trying their best to make it, so it’s definitely going to be a challenge,” Aceves said. “I believe that I…


Training gives Elans insight into veteran struggles

November 1, 2017

By Noe Ortega Guest speakers Marshall Thomas and David Joseph introduced a Welcome Home training program to educate faculty, staff and students about veteran issues on campus. Both speakers presented videos consisting of house raids, soldiers coming home to their loved ones and soldiers in gun battles. The event was hosted by the Veterans Resource Center to help people who haven’t served in the military gain an understanding of what…