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…


Women’s soccer comeback falls short against El Camino

October 25, 2017

By Noe Ortega Women’s soccer fell short to El Camino College after a second half comeback attempt ended in a loss on Friday. “Today was kind of a setback because we’ve been building on momentum in the past couple of games and in this one I think it was just the first goal that we were so caught up surprised that we just put our heads down, there was no…


Disallowed goal contributes to loss

October 25, 2017

By Noe Ortega A disallowed goal by the referee and men’s soccer’s lack of offensive presence, resulted in an away loss, 2-1, to El Camino College on Friday. “We played horrible. This is the worst we’ve ever played out of seven games,” sophomore midfielder William Morse said. In minute 76, the Huskies had a goal disallowed after a corner kick from Morse was crossed into the penalty box, that sophomore…


Volleyball cruises to victory, wins all three sets

October 18, 2017

By Noe Ortega With a clean sweep, East Los Angeles College defeated Rio Hondo College in consecutive set wins, 25-19, 25-22, and 25-16 at home on Friday. This was the Huskies first win in the South-Coast Conference-North play with a record of 1-2. The Huskies were persistent throughout each set. After taking the lead, they made it difficult for Rio Hondo to get back in the game ELAC had moments…


Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

October 11, 2017

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…


Women’s soccer falls short of win

October 5, 2017

By Noe Ortega Two first-half goals were enough for women’s soccer to lose 2-1, its second conference game of the season, to Rio Hondo College at home on Friday. Sophomore midfielder Stephanie Galvan scored a goal from outside of the penalty box in minute 76 to cut the lead in half. Galvan scored her third goal of the season with six games played. The Huskies had 13 minutes left to…


Safe Zone pushes for tolerance

By Noe Ortega Student workers and faculty came together for the Safe Zone Coalition training for undocumented students and the LGBT. According to the website, Safe Zone is a sanctuary for LGBT and undocumented students, faculty and the community. It’s a place where members can share stories about their unique experiences and be in a place where they can feel at peace. It’s also a place where student workers and…

September 27, 2017