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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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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