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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Talent show auditions entice talented Elans

By Stephanie Guevara With the fifth annual talent show approaching next month, students demonstrated their different talents in the auditions held by the Vision Club on Friday. The first contestants to audition performed “Ho Hey,” by the Lumineers in a guitar duo. Hector and Juan Serrano, who are cousins, will perform for the first time together in the talent show. This will be Hector’s third time and Juan’s first time participating in…

April 20, 2016
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SAAVE informs Elans on reporting sexual assault

By Stephanie Guevara Inna Parizher and Lambreni Waddell, Attorney and Community Outreach Director from Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, informed students about the legal system’s response to sexual assault yesterday. Along with other events occurring this month for sexual assault awareness, students are being exposed to different options of aid. Students were advised to report to someone immediately if they are being abused. Students were informed about the…

April 20, 2016
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Political science majors educate Elans on 2016 presidential elections

By Stephanie Guevara East Los Angeles College students majoring in political science informed their fellow students about the presidential candidates and on issues regarding the elections at the ELAC South Gate Educational Center on Thursday. The main purpose of the discussion was to educate students about certain topics that they were unaware of and to get students to vote, according to Emely Anaya, one of the presenters. “Not a lot…

April 20, 2016
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