Film industry uses ELAC for commercials

By Danny Vasquez Acting as host to the film industry, a few commercials and public service announcements were filmed at various locations across the campus to raise money to compensate for the budget cuts. A few areas that were highlighted were the Weingart Stadium, the G3 auditorium and the swim stadium. Last Wednesday, J.G. Wentworth filmed an internet commercial between the G1 administration building and the and G3 auditorium.  The…

May 18, 2012

ELAC to graduate 800 students this June

By Rebeca Vega Anthropology major Noemi Solano waited eight years after graduating high school before she decided to enroll in classes at East Los Angeles College. The Woodrow Wilson High School alumn said she made the commitment to earn an associate  degree within two years of enrolling when she met up with her former classmates. “I have two friends who finished law school and that really put it in perspective for…

May 16, 2012

Stadium holds plenty of history

By Liliana Marquez For more than 60 years, Weingart Stadium has been a setting for history, from the Olympics to Forrest Gump.  Commonly known as “the football stadium” or  simply “the stadium,” Weingart Stadium was built in 1951, six years after East Los Angeles College was established.  With a seating capacity of 22,355 and a construction cost of $3.1 million, Weingart Stadium has hosted a variety of events. Formerly known…

May 2, 2012

Galo looks to score in life

By Liliana Marquez The final whistle echoed across Weingart Stadium marking the end of another season for the men’s soccer team, but for Galo Moreno it marked the beginning of a new chapter on his life. Moreno, 19, born and raised in Monterey Park has been part of the men’s soccer team for the past two years, making this season his last playing for ELAC. He grew up having soccer as…

December 7, 2011

ELAC wrestling hosts first tournament

By Annalise Petersen and Tadzio Garcia In what could have been dubbed a tournament of champions, the wrestling team hosted the first ELAC wrestling tournament, Saturday, Nov. 19. The Huskies, ranked 17th in the state, hosted Cerritos, ranked No. 3, Victor Valley, (No. 14) and Bakersfield (No. 15). The Victor Valley Rams were a no-show because they could not spot a full team. The tournament was a warm-up for the…

November 29, 2011

Huskies advance to playoffs despite loss

By  Joseph Recinos The women’s soccer team lost their first conference match at Weingart stadium this year with a 4-0 loss against the Cerritos College Falcons last Thursday. The last game of conference proved to be a one-sided event, where both teams fought hard and had good opportunities but only one team scored. The Husky strikers came close to scoring on many occasions but could not get the ball past the…

November 16, 2011

ELAC football heads to American Championship Bowl after win

By Megan Perry Huskies come back with a bang for an undefeated title in conference and a spot in the American Championship Bowl next Saturday after a 37-year deficit. The Bowl is to take place at Santa Monica College against the Corsairs, a team that Huskies lost to earlier this season. East Los Angeles College is ranked No. 16 in Southern California, and is the champion of the American Mountain Conference. The…

November 15, 2011

ELAC men’s soccer secures place in the playoffs

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team finished the regular season with a tie versus the Cerritos College Falcons at Weingart Stadium with a score of 1-1 last week. With this result, the Huskies not only secured a place in the playoffs, but will also host on the 1st round game versus the Long Beach Vikings next Saturday, November 19 at 6 p.m. Danny Suarez was able to score a late…

November 15, 2011

ELAC men’s soccer clinch place in playoffs

By Lilianna Marquez The men’s soccer team finished the regular season with a tie versus the Cerritos College Falcons last week at Weingart Stadium with a score of 1-1 and a late goal by Danny Suarez. With this result, the Huskies not only secured a place in the playoffs, but also will be able to host their first round game which will be on November 19. The Huskies are now waiting…

November 14, 2011

ELAC men’s soccer extends unbeaten record in conference

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team was able to extend their unbeaten record on the second half of conference play to five straight games after defeating the Compton Tartars last Friday at Weingart Stadium with a score of 5-0. ELAC’s next home game will be this Friday versus Cerritos College at 6 p.m. at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies were also able to obtain a victory last week at Pasadena City…

November 8, 2011