East Los Angeles College sports finds success in spring

May 21, 2014

By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had four teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. “From top to bottom its probably been the most successful season we have ever had since I have been associated with…

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East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

May 20, 2014

  By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team and track and field men’s and women’s teams. “From top to bottom its probably been…

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FAST Huskies compete in Houston

May 8, 2014

  By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College Future Automotive Science Technician Huskies garnered a 25th place finish in the 2014 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas event in Houston, Texas April 24-27. Out of the 28 schools that passed inspection tests and finished the 10-lap race, the FAST Huskies’s made-from-scratch aerodynamic-carbon-fiber vehicle used a total of 221.10 gasoline miles per gallon. More than 200 high schools, colleges and universities from across…

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Women’s badminton wins title

May 1, 2014

By William Hernandez East Los Angeles College is the 2014 South Coast Conference badminton champions. They swept a double header against El Camino College 11-2 and 11-1 on April 16 to win the title then shut out El Camino College Compton Center, 21-0, last Friday at the Women’s Center. “In all my years watching badminton, this is by far one of the best teams we have had. What makes them…

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Mark Foster does it again with “Supermodel”

By William Hernandez After a three-year layoff since their debut album, Foster the People returns with their second album “Supermodel,” coming out with a unique brand of acoustic heavy indie-rock.This album is not only an experiment, but also a testament to the band’s maturity growth as the record takes on a deeper and more passionate side. Lead singer and songwriter Mark Foster followed up with his unique flow of savvy lyrics…

April 17, 2014
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East Los Angeles College Campus News Wins Awards

By Tadzio Garcia  ELAC Campus News was recognized with eight awards from the 59th Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Convention producing its second-best state conference results in a years. 543 students from California community colleges partook in the conference April 3-5 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Burbank, Calif.. Fifteen Campus News staff members experienced what it is like working in the journalism…

April 13, 2014
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No. 7-ranked Huskies upset at home, 2-0

March 27, 2014

    By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s baseball team struggled at the plate last night against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College losing, 2-0, but still ahead of the pack in the South Coast Conference. The Huskies are 8-2 and in first place in the SCC one game ahead of Cerritos and El Camino College (both 7-3), who are tied for second place. The Huskies play the second…

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GMO in food destroys public health

March 26, 2014

By William Hernandez Remember that old saying: You are what you eat? With the new and unhealthy types of food concoctions created through genetic modification, it may be time students start rethinking that old cliche. Thanks to ever-changing biological technology, it is now possible to take the genes of a tomato, and insert those genes into a zucchini (and vice versa) presumably to create a heartier zucchini that sells faster…

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Monterey Park native is making a splash

March 13, 2014

By William Hernandez Since diving into a Monterey Park  pool for the first time at age 10, ELAC swim team member Irene Young found her feel for the water. “My mom was always a lap swimmer, so when I was around 10 years old she started bringing her to the Barnes Park Pool (in Monterey Park). I started on a swim team at 12 years old and I’ve been swimming…

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Huskies baseball-nine wins 15-1

By William Hernandez The No. 9-ranked East Los Angeles College baseball team opened South Coast Conference play on Tuesday as they hammered reeling Pasadena City College, who has a five-game losing streak. ELAC’s Shawn Kennedy will take the mound tomorrow in the second game of the three-game series at 2 p.m. on the Jackie Robinson Memorial Field at Brookside Park in Pasadena. ELAC SCC Pitcher-of-the-Week Jose Amezquita, will start in Saturday’s series finale at…

March 6, 2014
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