Sweep puts baseball in playoff position

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball swept Rio Hondo College in a three-game series after a 9-3 win away on Saturday. The Huskies won both away games, first with a 6-4 win last Tuesday and again on Saturday to complete the sweep against Rio. ELAC won its home game on Thursday to win the second game of the series against Rio after a close 4-3 win. ELAC and…

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Softball recover after conference loss

March 27, 2018

By Noe Ortega   Softball won its 10th game of the season after a 8-4 victory against Compton College yesterday at home. The Huskies extended their lead in the bottom of the sixth inning after a run batted in double from freshman infielder Julie Granadeno. Sophomore infielder Jessica Hernandez and sophomore outfielder Monne’t Manning scored East Los Angeles College’s last runs of the game. “We all have that confidence. We’re…

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Non-profit organization offers scholarship and resources for Latino students.

March 21, 2018

By Noe Ortega Members of the Salvadoran-American Leadership and Educational Fund collaborated with the Dream Resource Center to share awareness about the Temporary Protected Service Act. TPS is an act established by Congress in the 1990 Immigration Act that temporarily stopped deportations against people from countries that were destabilized by war or catastrophe. Currently, there are 10 countries that are designated for TPS: El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, Somalia,…

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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
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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…

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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
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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…

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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…

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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
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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…

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