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Celebrating for a difference purpose

By Wendalyn Lazarte

March 17, 2004

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With matching green shirts and green nail paint, they hold onto the toilet for their dear lives as they throw up like human equivalents of Niagara Falls. For some, this is a great St. Patrick's Day and they simply cannot...

Celebrating for a different purpose

By Wendalyn Lazarte

March 17, 2004

Filed under Features

With matching green shirts and green nail paint, they hold onto the toilet for their dear lives as they throw up like human equivalents of Niagara Falls. For some, this is a great St. Patrick's Day and they simply cannot...

Dressing faux St. Paddy’s

By Wendalyn Lazarte

March 17, 2004

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When my editor asked me to write a commentary about Saint Patrick's day, I eagerly accepted it. I took the assignment because I get to celebrate the day and write about my experience being Irish. As the day progressed, I...

Miss Independent, Miss Self-sufficient

By Wendy Haffey

March 10, 2004

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Every morning, she would wake up to the sounds of farmland activity that surrounded her daily life in Samoa. For Angel Leaumoana, 18, social work major, it was impossible to conceive living without completing weekly errands...

Internet ‘bytes’ time for busy agendas

By Katrina Romero

March 3, 2004

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Imagine starting your school day without having to face blocked traffic in and around campus or fight for parking spaces. Imagine if you could fit classes with a maximum number of units and still arrive to each class on time. ...

Campus clubs mold future leaders

By Cristian Vasquez

December 3, 2003

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They fight for their cause by leading the way for others who have similar views. They try to make right everything that's wrong. They are chosen among the few who represent the majority. They are the leaders of our campus clubs...

‘Radio, play my favorite song’

By Cynthia Curtis

December 3, 2003

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Walking through the campus you can hear the sounds of a radio playing somewhere in the distance, but you just can't figure out where it's coming from. If you enter the Activities Center, in the far corner , you can hear the music...

Choose it or lose it

By Irene Holmes

December 3, 2003

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Why are you here? Most students have no clue why they are at ECC. According to Van Nguyen, career counseling adviser, the largest major on campus is the undeclared major. Students who do not choose a major may find themselves...

To smoke or not to smoke

By David Scarpero

November 19, 2003

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You want one. You want one when you wake up, even before your eyes snap open in the morning. You want one with your first cup of coffee. You want another one between classes later in the day. You feel this craving until bedtime,...

Blowing steam

By Eva Allen

November 19, 2003

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People who have never smoked are clueless about the challenges a smoker faces when trying to kick the habit. It's easy for non-smokers to criticize and to tell smokers about the hazards of smoking and how they should quit-as...

Celebra Te The Dead

By Martha Ramirez

October 29, 2003

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Jessica walks up to the altar and kneels down in front of it. She is holding a bowl of fresh fruit filled with apples, strawberries and cantelope that was Tio Juan's favorite; she is offering it to his spirit for it is believed...

Health Awareness: Don’t let the ‘bug’ get you

By Michele Polendey

October 15, 2003

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Achoo! Is it raining? Nope. Someone has just sneezed on the back of your neck! Once again, people across the nation are entering the flu season. But not beacause it's getting colder outside. Researchers at the National Institute...

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