Be more aware of changes in the workplace

  By Dulce Carrillo   Many teachers at Latino schools like to tell their students that “If you work hard, you’ll reach the American dream.” But, I’ve seen people work hard their entire life who make just enough to get by everyday. People from the Latino community depend on that paycheck. As a college student, having a job helps to pay for school necessities and to not always depend on…

September 26, 2012

Volleyball outlasted by Cal Lutheran JV

By Dulce Carrillo   The volleyball team came home with a 0-3 loss on the road vs. the California Lutheran University junior varsity team last Friday. As a result, the Huskies have an overall record of 1-2. ELAC will host their last non-conference game against the same Cal Lutheran JV team tomorrow in the women’s gym at 7 p.m. “Loud cheers echoed the building when both teams put on a display of evenly…

September 20, 2012

A new addition to women’s volleyball

  By Dulce Carrillo   Elliott Walker, the new East Los Angeles College women’s head volleyball coach, has the Huskies looking forward to the new season through optimistic eyes. Recommended by former head coach Trisha Marx, he admits that this will be a difficult season, but feels good about the team’s future. “This season will be a transition season,” says Walker, who wants his team to develop the skills they…

September 14, 2012

ELAC celebrates first gay pride event

By Dulce Carrillo Techno music, food and go-go dancers brought out a wonderful day outdoors for the Gay Pride Festival. East Los Angeles College celebrated their first gay pride event at the Performing and Fine Arts Complex, last Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The crowd of people began to arrive around noon when the go-go dancers came out with their unique style of rainbow outfits. The go-go dancers consisted of two females…

May 30, 2012

Cinco de mayo celebration ELAC style

  By Dulce Carillo The Mariachi Alma Jalisciense brought the Cinco de Mayo spirit to East Los Angeles College and the surrounding community. There was food, drinks, a lot of applauding and singing with the Mariachi Alma Jalisciense by the Performing and Fine Art Complex last Thursday. Couple of the songs that the Mariachi sang were “Tragos amargos,” and “Una pagina mas.” Andrea Martinez, the new dance teacher, sang with…

May 9, 2012

Students need to take advantage of campus offerings

  By Dulce Carrillo Eat, shower and sleep is usually what happens when getting home from school and work. It is sometimes difficult to study and do homework at home especially when your parents want you to do chores, run errands, or just put the volume higher on soccer games and telenovelas. Yes, our parents want us to go to college and become successful, but they don’t understand that there…

May 2, 2012

Tournament encourages softball pitcher

By Dulce Carillo  It all happened at a high school softball tournament in East Los Angeles College where the softball coaches encouraged a young pitcher to try out for the team. Janessa Martinez, 19, is one of the softball team’s starting pitchers. Her coaches consider her a consistent player. When out of the field, the team looks comfortable when Martinez is up on the mound. “Work hard” is what Martinez believes doing…

April 18, 2012

Softball team spanked by Vikings 10-0

By Dulce Carrillo Sometimes the third time is not a charm. During spring break, the softball team played against Long Beach City College, loosing by mercy rule, 10- 0, in five innings. The starting pitcher for the Huskies was No. 9, Evangeline Montes. Montes was effective early in the game as she did not surrender any runs to the Vikings potent offense through the first two innings. Montes started the…

April 14, 2012

Students oblivious to Vincent Price Art Museum

By Dulce Carrillo After half a year of being re-opened, students still don’t have any idea that East Los Angeles College has their very own art museum. “We have a museum?” is a comment which is what you’ll hear from most students when they hear ELAC has a museum. The Vincent Price Art museum is located by the S1 building, close to Carl’s Jr. Students usually pass by the building…

November 23, 2011