Women’s soccer conference triumphs continue

BY Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College women’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to three games after defeating Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. Huskies sophomore forward Tara Cofer scored both goals in the victory. Cofer’s second goal was a one-on-one with Harbor freshman goalkeeper Cynthia Prado. Huskies freshman midfielder Lizeth Delgado snuck a pass through Harbor defense to set up Cofer’s second goal of the…

October 28, 2015
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Men’s soccer wins opening conference game

By Rogelio Alvarez The Huskies (4-1-3, 1-0) defeated Los Angeles Harbor College (2-5-1, 0-1), 2-0, in the South Coast Conference opening game last Tuesday. Freshman forward Valetin Mercado scored a brace in an impressive offensive display from the Huskies. After a dominating opening 20 minutes from ELAC, sophomore Albert Chamagua’s shot on goal was blocked by LAHC goalkeeper, Brian Hernandez. The rebounded shot landed in Mercado’s path for an easy…

October 2, 2015
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‘Drunk Girl’ helps victims of abuse

  By Rogelio Alvarez Casa 0101 premiered, “Drunk Girl,” a series of 16 plays that focuses on the traumatic effects of sexual abuse and the various ways of coping with it. “Drunk Girl,” premiered last friday at Casa 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights. The majority of the plays were written by  East Los Angeles College alumni Josefina Lopez. “Pink Scars” was written by Rocio Diaz and “Drunk Girl” was written…

September 30, 2015
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ELAC Theatre Student Pushes to Dream

by Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College student Jasia Topete’s past involvements in theater have been a major contribution to her growth as a student and as a person. Theater and Chicano Studies major Jasia Topete has been involved in ELAC Theatre Arts Productions and in Casa 0101 plays. Last spring semester, Topete portrayed Sargent Verges in William Shakespeare’s play “Much Ado About Nothing” directed by theatre arts instructor Kelly…

September 27, 2015
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ELAC transfer fair to help students

By Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College Transfer Center will have a University Transfer Fair on Wednesday Sept. 23rd from 10:00 am-1:00 pm on the walkway between Parking Structure 3 and the Swim Stadium. Representatives from the University of California (UC) system, California State Universities (CSU), private and out-of-state universities will be available to inform students on transfer requirements. The Transfer Fair has offered ELAC students the opportunity to talk…

September 22, 2015
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Student strives for musical success

By Rogelio Alvarez In spite of financial struggles, music student David Jesus Ybarra, remains driven to overcome his struggles and accomplish his goals. Growing up, Ybarra’s family struggled financially. According to him, his mother, Micaela Ybarra, has been his greatest example of perseverance.  Ybarra received his first guitar on Christmas after  his family had barely managed to pay off the guitar on layaway. Ybarra has played in coffee shops, backyard…

May 15, 2015
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School services aid student success

May 6, 2015

By Cortez Cruz Serrato and Rogelio Alvarez Students often worry about feeling stuck at a junior college, but fail to realize that they have every opportunity to graduate or transfer in a timely manner. Colleges around the country offer multiple resources to help students complete the process of obtaining a degree at an appropriate pace, but most students just refuse to take advantage. East Los Angeles College is no different…

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Educational summit introduces career opportunities, advancement programs

By Rogelio Alvarez and Amber Paramo The Community Economic Development (CED) Summit presented internships, apprenticeships and vocational skill training to students and community who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The summit took place on March 13 at East Los Angeles College in the G3 Arts Foyer Room.​ It was a chance for students and the community to build connections with professionals working in related fields. The goal of…

March 15, 2015
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Obama’s proposal would greatly impacts students

March 4, 2015

  By Rogelio Alvarez President Obama’s proposal on free tuition for community colleges would be a thrilling step in the right direction. According to president Obama, forthcoming college students need to have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher in order to be eligible for a free community college education. Future students would not only take advantage of a free education but are also being motivated to achieve good grades….

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