Football loses after failed 2-point conversion

By Joseph Dargan Football lost at home to Antelope Valley College 16-14 after failing to complete at two-point conversion that would have tied the game with 2.7 seconds left. On Saturday East Los Angeles College started the game on its heels as Antelope Valley College produced a 75-yard eight-play drive that culminated with a four-yard passing touchdown on its opening drive. The Huskies’ offense struggled early with a fumble by…

September 20, 2017
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Huskies’ football breaks even after two weeks

By Joseph Dargan Football won the season opener on Saturday night against Orange Coast College, avenging last season’s opening game blowout loss. Among the crowd of  fans enduring the 100-degree temperature on game night was ELAC President Marvin Martinez. “With the addition of our new coaches, staff and recruits, along with a year to put it all together, we could very well go undefeated if we beat Orange Coast tonight,”…

September 14, 2017
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OPINION: The rise of ignorance plagues America

By Joseph Dargan White supremacy has become louder, more disruptive, and scariest of all, more mainstream force over the last eight years or so. The great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” The recent rise of the White Power movement has once again proven these great words to be true said Dr. Robert Sussman, a physical…

September 14, 2017
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The Dream Act at work

By: Joseph Dargan The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or Dream Act, is saving America millions of dollars and with examples like Gilberto Macedo-Velasquez, simultaneously strengthening the Latino community one Dreamer at a time. Signed into law by former President Barack Obama in June of 2012, DACA was created to protect undocumented immigrants, who were illegally brought into the United States as children, from deportation as well as providing a…

May 23, 2017
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New movie, Snatched, to disappoint comedy seekers

By: Joseph Dargan   After planning a vacation for two, socially awkward Emily, played by Amy Shumer, is suddenly dumped by her boyfriend and forced to invite her overprotective mom Linda, played by Goldie Hawn, on what would become the jungle adventure of a lifetime. With the overuse of dull-witted, lowbrow humor and the occasional predictable gag, “Snatched”, unfortunately falls short of comedy gold. Hawn’s performance is solid while Shumer’s…

May 23, 2017
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