Auto students to compete in Eco-Marathon

  By Bryant Mejia   A small team of students from East Los Angeles College’s Automotive Technology Department will be participating in this year’s annual Shell Eco-Marathon held in Houston,Texas on April 4. The team will compete with other colleges around the country to design and build the most fuel-efficient vehicle. This will be the third time that ELAC has a team compete in the marathon. Team advisor and instructer…

March 13, 2013

Swim team wins first home double-dual after 15 years

By Tadzio Garcia    The women’s swim and dive team won their first home double-dual meet in more than 15 years with their sweep over Los Angeles Trade Technical, 178-82, and Rio Hondo 196-38 colleges. The Huskies won 11 events, eight of them 2013 records in wins over Trade Tech and Rio Hondo. “I’m happy with the outcome. Making forward progress, the qualitative aspects of races is what I like to…

March 7, 2013

Long-lasting love is found around campus

By Brian Villalba One thing will get you through East Los Angeles College:  love. What many of us refer to as love is in fact a combination of lust, addiction, possessiveness, interdependency and novelty. The love I am talking about is unconditional, unchanging and permanent. It is the kind of feeling we have in those friendships that last a lifetime. Being a college student is difficult. There are all kinds of academic and…

March 8, 2012

ELAC brings back women’s swim team after 10 years

   By Oliver Blanco After a 10-year absence, the East Los Angeles College women’s swim team has returned with Erik Matheson taking charge as head coach. Matheson is grateful for the opportunity to coach the women as he prepares the 35 women for their first competition in January. Matheson is receiving the position in June, a month after high school recruiting took place. With no high school students available to recruit,…

October 5, 2011

ELAC creates emergency evacuation team

By Amanda Mayberry As a result of the new F7 building being opened this semester, a new evacuation plan is now required for East Los Angeles College. And with this new evacuation plan comes a new emergency team. The ELAC Emergency Team is made up of faculty and staff and is divided into two parts, the evacuation team and the emergency team. Faculty members are asked to volunteer and all…

September 28, 2011