Speech Team wins big at October tournament

By Jane Fernandez The Speech Team at East Los Angeles College earned eight top awards at their October tournament that took place at Pasadena City College. Fourteen members of the ELAC speech team competed at the event. Gordon Ip earned the highest honor of Tournament Champion in Poetry Interpretation. He also won first place from each preliminary and final round critic. He was the only student who achieved this. Israel Beltran and…

November 9, 2014
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Men’s soccer shocks No. 3 Mt. San Antonio College

By Liliana Marquez Cesar Alvarez had the perfect timing to net the game-winner for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team to defeat state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 2-1, at the Mounties’ home on Nov. 7. to move the Huskies closer to playoffs. The Mounties have been state champions for four consecutive years (2009-2012). They were ranked in No. 3 statewide and No. 2 in the Southern California Region coming into the match,…

November 9, 2014
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Men’s soccer scores crucial three-point victory

October 13, 2014

By Liliana Marquez After three winless South Coast Conference matches, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team scored a 4-2 victory over El Camino College Compton Center Oct. 10 at Weingart Stadium earning a much-needed three-points in the South Coast Conference standings. This result helped the Huskies move up in the SCC standings. They are now tied with Los Angeles Harbor and Pasadena City colleges, all with four points…

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ELAC students need better shuttle service

By Megan G. Razzetti For some East Los Angeles College full-time students, staff and faculty, a 12-hour school day is nothing unusual. Taking the Gold Line home is such a great and safe way to get home. However, who wants to walk 13-minutes from ELAC to the actual station when we have a shuttle service that can take students? Although that sounds like a lovely way to get home after…

October 1, 2014
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ELAC’s men’s nasketball team score final seconds victory

January 9, 2014

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball South Coast Conference opener against Pasadena City College came down to the final seconds, with the Huskies coming away with a 65-61 victory. With 35.7 seconds left on the game clock Husky leading scorer Aaron Cheatum grabbed a defensive rebound and dribbled down the court scoring on a driving lay-up while drawing the foul. Cheatum added the free throw to…

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Water Polo program returns after 14 years

By Diego Linares and Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College swimming pool, said to be one of the fastest swim pool in the nation, will add yet more events next year. It will be home to the newly formed ELAC women’s water polo team. Water polo competition returns to ELAC after 14 years. The 1998-1999 season was the last year the ELAC pool hosted water polo events. “You can’t…

May 22, 2013
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Sophomore’s ends losing season with win

By Dulce Carillo The East Los Angeles College softball team ended the 2013 season with a 8-0 home victory shutout over El Camino College Compton Center this past Tuesday. The game was over in six innings, due to an eight-run mercy rule. The Huskies finished the season beating South Coast Conference rivals El Camino College 9-4 and Compton sandwiched in between an 8-2 loss to No. 10-ranked Santa Ana College….

April 29, 2013
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Track and field impressive against four-year universities

March 26, 2013

  By Diego Linares & Tadzio Garcia     The Huskies continued competing against four-year universities for the third consecutive week at the 70th Annual Pasadena Games last weekend at Pasadena City College. Fifteen records were broken at the meet by university, college and high school athletes as well as over a dozen Husky personal records. The Huskies competed well in a slew of diverse events that pinned the track…

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Softball loses lead to No. 10 Cerritos

By Pete Moye Despite leading early in the game, the East Los Angeles College softball team 8-15 overall, 5-7 in the South Coast Conference was defeated by the No. 10 Cerritos College 14-2 this past Thursday. ELAC lost to Cerritos College by the same score on Feb. 26, giving the Falcons season series win with one game left to play on April 16. ELAC played in the “Bash at the…

March 24, 2013
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Badminton loses to top-seed Pasadena

March 20, 2013

  By Erik Machuca   Pasadena City College edged the Huskies 13-8 in a key South Coast Conference match at home last Friday. The Lancers own a 37-game South Coast Conference win streak and a 16-game win streak of the Huskies. They are favored to win the SCC. During the streak, the Huskies came close to upsetting Pasadena losing by one point three times. The Huskies came close this year….

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