Workshop serves as awakening for athletes

April 19, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara  The athletic department educated student athletes on the repercussions of sexual assault and its impact on others in the only workshop of its kind within the Los Angeles Community College District. Every semester, the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department holds a mandatory workshop to expose its athletes on the effects of sexual assault and what it does to a person. Athletic director Al Cone said on…

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Sexual harassment unwelcomed on campus

March 15, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara  No one in the East Los Angeles College community should have to experience any form of harassment like I did. Students and faculty shouldn’t have to worry, when being on campus, of anyone trying to harass them. This didn’t worry me until I was harassed by an unknown individual, near the Vincent Price Art Museum last Wednesday. This individual was wandering around campus and seemed to want…

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Lack of swing prevents softball from victory

By Stephanie Guevara  The softball team recorded its third consecutive loss, 7-2, at home against Antelope Valley College last Wednesday. East Los Angeles College started strong in the first inning as starting sophomore pitcher Griselda Vazquez hit a solo home run. “Finally I hit it over. I’ve been working really hard for this and I’ve been putting extra work,” Vazquez said. The Huskies struggled to get hits off of AVC…

March 8, 2017
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Men’s soccer ends season in loss

November 17, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara Men’s soccer ended its season with a bitter 6-1 loss on the road to Mt. San Antonio College on Friday. East Los Angeles College’s only goal was scored in the 65th minute by sophomore winger Luis Alvarado. “It’s difficult to say that our season wasn’t great, but overall we tried our best and maybe our best wasn’t enough. People out there know we tried. They know we…

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Men’s soccer ends in tie after defensive lapse

November 3, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara  Two non-calls in key situations resulted in a lapse in the men’s soccer defense leading to a 3-3 draw against Chaffey College at home on Friday. For the first Chaffey goal, East Los Angeles College was caught arguing with the referee on whether the play was offside or not, instead of stopping forward Johnathan Umana from scoring.   The Huskies have consistently lost or tied games in…

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Win rejuvenates men’s soccer

October 20, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara  Men’s soccer recorded its first win in regular season play by defeating El Camino College 4-0 at home on Friday. The play of freshman goalkeeper Joshua Moreno was essential in East Los Angeles College’s second clean sheet of the season, having six saves on goal. “It’s been a long season and we have been working very hard. It feels good to win. I feel like their lucky charm….

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International soccer players aim for their goals

By Ivan Cazares Success both on and off the field is essential to three international student  athletes. Sambo Dama, Andres Martinez, Manuel Avendano and Agustin Barros will represent East Los Angeles College on the soccer field this season. Martinez, Avendano and Barror are from Chile. Dama comes to us from Benin. “The priority is that they are students first and athletes second. Their parents’ primary concern isn’t them playing soccer….

September 14, 2016
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Softball senior class to sign scholarships

By Bryce Ronquillo and Stephanie Guevara Sophomore softball players Ashley Day, Byanka Diosdado, Jocelyn Macias, Alizah Mayagoitia, Melanie Ruelas and Sujey Zamuido will be transferring to four-year universities in the fall on athletic and academic scholarships. “When I recruit athletes, my goal is to transfer them to universities,” head coach Erika Blanco said. “It was nice to keep my promise and transfer these girls out.” First baseman Day will be receiving a…

May 25, 2016
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Men’s soccer 2016 season preview

By Stephanie Guevara With new changes and new rivals in their conference, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team prepares to for the upcoming season. ELAC is currently in the South Coast Conference, which has recently undergone changes this season.  Instead of having eight teams, the conference will have 10 teams as Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College were added to the conference. Head coach Eddie Flores said the conference…

May 25, 2016
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‘The Huntsman’ disappoints

By Stephanie Guevara “The Huntsman: Winter War” is what was supposed to be a sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman,” but instead portrayed a different story. The film left the audience with the same question, what happened to Snow White? Though Snow White was the main character in the first film, she wasn’t in this film, except for occasional mentions of her in a few parts. One would assume that…

April 27, 2016
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