National Women’s History Month recognizes the achievements women have made throughout history.

By Carina Gomez , Staff Writer

March 21, 2012

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They were denied the right to vote, their prescence in politics didn’t exist and they were rejected from participating in higher education. The oppression women experienced during the 17th, 18th, 19th and early-20th centuries... Read more »

Safety Issues on campus

March 13, 2012

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Maintaining Personal Safety on Campus The self-defense class begins its routine with a set of jumping jacks as a way to warm up and get the muscles stretched for the techniques students will be taught in class today. The... Read more »

Where are they now?

By Eva Ziss-Patton , Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

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Therese Murray, state legislator, first attended EC in the ‘80s before getting her management certification at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and was then elected senator of the Plymouth and Barnstable District located... Read more »

50 years of creativity

By Ashley Curtin, JJ Maldonado, Features Editor, Staff Writer

March 1, 2012

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It was 1961. President John F. Kennedy succeeded Dwight Eisenhower to become the 35th President of the United States, the country was at war in Vietnam and a group of EC English majors founded the literary journal, “Myriad.” Now,... Read more »

Now playing: The hottest tunes and how students find them

By Diane Vay, Staff Writer

November 2, 2011

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With a click of a button or a tap of a finger onto the newest touchscreen computer, almost anyone is able to gain access to music electronically. From iPods to Zunes students can access any genre of music and can listen to... Read more »

Pets are positive influence on students

By Tayani Davis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2011

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Talent shows, painting nails and playing dress up isn’t just for children anymore. Dressing a pet seems to be the new fashion trend, as seen on TV with Paris Hilton’s mini Chihuahua she carries in her small Channel purse.... Read more »

Home Cooking: Students look for easier, healthier alternatives to cook at home

By Samantha Troisi and Nicholette Raecke, Managing Editor and Staff Writer

October 6, 2011

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Fast food is out and home cooking is in. Boiling and bubbling pots on the stove, flat bread baking in the oven and fresh chicken breasts sauteed in olive oil on the stove top are just a few of the things students are making at... Read more »

Game on! The gaming industry is taking over

By Samantha Troisi, Managing Editor

September 21, 2011

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Midnight approaches and the line already wraps around the block. The anticipation is almost too much to take with displays of soldiers and battlegrounds teasing the patrons. They’re waiting for their copies of Call of Duty:... Read more »

HPV – The disease you probably have and don’t even know it

By Dilia Perez, Staff Writer

September 14, 2011

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They’re called the silent diseases. They can cause infections, infertility, or raised cauliflower shaped warts. Symptoms may not show up for days, months or even at all. Right this instant, you might have a sexually transmitted... Read more »

Students and faculty remember Professor Jolene Combs

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2011

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Two years. The average amount of time spent at EC by students   working on their future careers. However, the impact and dedication that Jolene Combs, journalism professor, had on her students was enough to last them a... Read more »

Anthropology assistant informs students through exhibit

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Co-Opinion Editor

May 4, 2011

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Looking around the room, bright lights shine off the glass cases and the silhouette of guitars outline the background as a variety of guitars lay against each other. Olivia Havens, 21, anthropology major, is an assistant in... Read more »

Guitars from around the world

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios and Donn Gruta, Co-Opinion Editor, Union Online Writer

May 4, 2011

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Just an elevator ride up to the third floor of the Arts and Behavioral Sciences Building and one is transported into a stringed–instrument heaven. Professor Blair Gibson of the anthropology department, along with his student... Read more »