Academic Senate votes against academic renewal unit increase

By Joshua Inglada The decision to keep academic renewal at 18 units instead of 30 was made by the District Academic Senate on May 12. President Alex Immerblum presented the option of whether or not the units needed for academic renewal should be raised from 18 to 30. Academic renewal allows students to have their transcript reviewed and have 18 units worth of bad grades removed from it. They must meet…

May 19, 2015
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Badminton faces challenge this season

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College badminton team was upset as 2014 undefeated South Coast Conference champions by Pasadena City College (21-0), Wednesday Feb 25. This game set the tone for the season because both teams are projected as the top two competitors for the conference title. With the win PCC moves into first place in the standings. The Huskies began their scoreless match to an energetic PCC…

March 3, 2015
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Huskies’ men’s basketball earns first conference win

By Andrew Ruiz It was all smiles as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated El Camino Compton College Center, 85-72, Jan. 14 earning its first South Coast Conference North Division win. After a tough one-point loss in overtime Jan. 9 at home to Pasadena City College, ELAC defended its home court and gave Compton its first loss in conference play, snapping the Tartars’ seven-game winning streak. “It…

January 15, 2015
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Women’s basketball shocks PCC in overtime

By Carlos Alvarez In front of her home crowd, East Los Angeles College freshman guard Olivia Ochoa led her team to a dramatic 93-92 overtime victory over Pasadena City College on Jan. 10. “It was a team effort. I don’t take credit for the win,” Ochoa said. With 1.2 seconds remaining and the Huskies down 92-91 in overtime, Ochoa made an effortless 15-foot jump shot to ignite a roaring celebration…

January 11, 2015
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Men’s basketball falls short against PCC

January 10, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team played hard against Pasadena City College, but fell short losing its South Coast Conference North Division home opener on Jan. 9 in Monterey Park, California. ELAC lost to PCC 82-81 in overtime and the Huskies struggled and failed to score easy shots. The game play seemed fast and chaotic as ELAC tried to take quick shots. This was ELAC’s…

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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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Badminton struggles in South Coast Conference championships

By Samuel Gonzales The ELAC women’s badminton team got off to a slow start at the 2013 South Coast Conference championships last weekend at Pasadena City College. Top seeded players Shirley Su and Cherry Lai both were unable to win their first matches. “I wasn’t ready, I was very tired and I didn’t eat a good breakfast,” Su said. After losing her first match Su was knocked out when she…

May 20, 2013
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Baseball’s home win earns second place tie

By Carlos Alvarez   The No. 16 East Los Angeles baseball team moved into a second place tie in the South Coast Conference with No. 7-ranked Mt. San Antonio and LA Harbor colleges after their second consecutive win over Pasadena City College, 3-0, yesterday. The Huskies, 12-8 overall and 5-3 in the South Coast Conference, will try to get their second straight conference sweep when they face Pasadena at Brookside…

March 22, 2013
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No. 16-ranked baseball wins first series

March 20, 2013

  By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies, ranked 16th in the SoCal poll moved into third place in the South Coast Conference after winning their first series of the season over Long Beach City College. The Huskies, 10-8 overall, 3-3 in SCC play closed out the series at Long Beach (9-10, 2-4) with two wins after losing the series opener 8-2, at Long Beach last Tuesday. The Huskies bounced back…

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It’s time to take classes elsewhere

By Brian Villalba I am not saying that I am going to break up with East Los Angeles College, but I think we should start seeing other people.  I am not getting what I expected in this relationship. The Los Angeles Community College District has been cutting budgets and it has affected the quality of education that I am receiving.  It may seem silly to treat ELAC like a person…

May 9, 2012
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