Saturday nights, family affair

By Stephanie Guevara Every weekend since August, freshman quarterback Phillip Tran’s family hasn’t minded driving six hours from San Jose to Los Angeles to attend his football games. “The traveling never crossed my mind. It’s a matter of being there no matter where my son is. I will give up anything to not miss any of his games,” Phillip’s father Nathan said. The Tran family decided to devote every weekend of…

November 5, 2017

OPINION: Spanish speakers prompt change

By Stephanie Guevara People should stop assuming all Hispanics are Mexican just because we speak Spanish. 21 countries  have Spanish as the official language. Therefore, not all Spanish speakers come from Mexico. Why are we quick to assume all Spanish speakers come from Mexico? I am a Salvadoran who grew up in Huntington Park, where the majority of its population is  Mexican. Because of that, everyone in school assumed I…

October 25, 2017

OPINION: ATTN. solicitors: stop harassing students

By Stephanie Guevara Solicitors at the free speech area must stop using their jobs as an excuse to flirt with women. On Wednesday, as I walked by the E3 building, I was approached by one of these so called solicitors who was selling Carl’s Jr. coupon pamphlets. He approached me incognito, but when I showed no interest in buying the pamphlet, he asked me a series of inappropriate questions, such…

October 18, 2017

Huskies come up short to top-ranked Cerritos College

By Stephanie Guevara In an aggravated clash where men’s soccer saw three red cards, East Los Angeles College lost 3-1 to Cerritos College yesterday at the Weingart Stadium. In minute 86 of the game, ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul on Cerritos freshman midfielder Alberto Carrillo when both fought for the ball in the air in the keeper’s area. The foul resulted in a penalty kick that angered…

October 18, 2017

Men’s soccer wins intense battle

By Stephanie Guevara A fierce contest between two long-time rivals resulted in a men’s soccer victory, on a late goal, over Rio Hondo College,1-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College’s dominance angered Rio Hondo players, resulting in many aggressive fouls. In minute 47 of the game, sophomore midfielder Carlos Zarate received a red card after an aggressive foul, where he elbowed ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia. After Zarate’s…

October 5, 2017

OPINION: Facebook: a feeder of lies or help?

By Stephanie Guevara I’m a millennial and I love Facebook. Facebook has been deemed as a negative source of information, but we forget that the reason it was created was to improve our way of communicating. Not too long ago, people had to buy international phone cards to speak to family members abroad. With Facebook’s video chats and voice calls, communication is now easier than ever. When I was a…

October 4, 2017

Lack of defense ruins men’s soccer undefeated record

BY Stephanie Guevara Two defensive mistakes cost men’s soccer to lost 2-1 against Mount San Antonio College and end their undefeated record yesterday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College came from a strong defensive first half, but in minute 47 sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul in the keeper’s area that awarded Mt.SAC a penalty kick. Husky goalkeeper Joshua Moreno nearly blocked Mt.SAC forward Sam Ponting’s penalty kick….

September 28, 2017

Women’s soccer scores early goal to secure win

By Stephanie Guevara Women’s soccer defeated Ventura College 1-0 yesterday with an early goal at Weingart stadium. Sophomore forward Stephanie Galvan took advantage of Ventura’s defensive mistake to score at the 15 minute mark. “As a team we connected more and we came out really strong. We came out pretty strong in the first 15 minutes and we got the goal. I felt like we were complacent toward the middle…

September 20, 2017

International players pursue same goals at ELAC

By Stephanie Guevara Vicente Herencia, Edson Jimenez, Kevin Rodriguez and Gustavo Sliva come from four different countries to pursue the same goal in the United States that couldn’t be fulfilled in their countries. Herencia, Jimenez, Rodriguez and Silva opted to play for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team because they found the opportunity to earn an education and play soccer. Herencia,19,  a freshman defender from Santiago, Chile became…

September 14, 2017

Women’s soccer have big hopes of to win title

By Stephanie Guevara  After a rough previous season, the women’s soccer seek to rebuild and win their conference division title. “My goal would be to be league champ or be a contender,” head coach Tessa Troglia said. Since the Huskies have never won a conference division title, Troglia said her goal was to make the team a contending team. In the previous season, the Huskies struggled in many areas, but…

May 24, 2017