Athlete rises above discrimmination

  By Manny Miguel Despite many struggles as an openly gay athlete, East Los Angeles College student Adriann Crespo, 19, finds the strength to better herself. A graduate of Schurr High School, Crespo had a strong start to her career in track and field at ELAC. Before joining track and field at ELAC, Crespo used to play soccer in an outside league during her high school years. She says it…

March 27, 2014

ELAC’s interim president faces large budget deficit

By Brian Villalba   New interim president, Farley Herzek, was selected from a number of candidates to take on East Los Angeles College during a financial crisis. Herzek was among the candidates considered for the permanent ELAC president position.  “Being the interim president gives the board of trustees the ability to see how I perform,” Herzek said. Herzek begins his term as interim president with 32 years of experience in…

September 14, 2012

Pac-12 comes to ELAC

By Tadzio Garcia The NCAA Division I Pacific-12 Conference will host their men’s swimming championships for four days at the East Los Angeles Swim Center beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m. Wednesday’s agenda includes the 50-yard, 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle races as well as the 200-yard individual medley freestyle. Preliminaries and standard times trials begin on Thursday through Saturday,at 11 a.m. Evening finals begin at 6 p.m. each night. Admission is…

February 27, 2012