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ASO to fill seats

By Ologa Thompson

March 3, 2004

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Due to transfer, ineligibility and a heavy workload, some members have left the Associated Students Organization (ASO), leaving six senate, three executive and two judicial offices vacant. With so many positions to be filled,...

Newsline

By Marna Beilby

March 3, 2004

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Aid deadline is here Financial aid is available to assist students with the high cost of tuition. Tuition waivers can give public assistance to students and are available at the Financial Aid office. However, studen...

Higher learning has a high price

By Laura Villalpando & Wendy Heffey and Laura Villalpando & Wendy Heffey

March 3, 2004

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As publishers drive up the cost of textbooks, more students are wondering, "Why am I paying so much for these books and where are the profits going?" Inflated textbook prices are often caused by new editions, which is a problem...

Bachelor’s degrees may hinder EC enrollment

By Wendalyn Lazarte and Wendalyn Lazarte

March 3, 2004

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Once again, history is repeating itself with plans to increase the EC unit cost, not for non-degree students, but for students with a bachelor's degree or higher, from $18 per unit to $50 a unit. In 1992, history shows that...

Spring applications up

By Jeff Mahoney

March 3, 2004

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Although admissions applications filed for spring 2004 are up more than 8,000, it does not appear to have an impact on the actual campus enrollment. Registration priorities commonly go first to continuing students; returning...

Fly away this summer

By Katrina Romero

March 3, 2004

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For students who want to broaden their horizons, El Camino's Study Abroad Program allows them to experience their studies first-hand at an affordable price. Brochure information focuses on special topic areas depending on the...

Police Beat

By Jacqueline Barela

March 3, 2004

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Fight erupts on campus At the Student Activities Center Monday, Feb. 23, a physical altercation erupted between a male and female wanting to discuss an ex-girlfriend. Paramedics were called to aid the victim, who received a lace...

Determination drives Bautista to finish line

By Martha Ramirez

March 3, 2004

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Being among the best is something most people aspire to; for Sal Bautista, being among the top 10 runners or the first Latino to finish this year's marathon has transcended an aspiration, as he hopes to turn it into a reality...

L.A. Marathon unites Angelinos

By Cristian Vasquez

March 3, 2004

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In its 19th edition, the L.A. Marathon will take place Sunday at 8:30 a.m. where a multitude of local citizens will unite to run for glory or just for fun. Inspired by the success of the 1984 Olympic games, city officials decided...

L.A. Public Library showcases historical documents on tour

By Cristian Vasquez

December 3, 2003

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Benedict Arnold, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln all rest inside the walls of the L.A. Public Library. Well, not exactly. Historic American documents will be on display at the Los Angeles Public Library until Jan....

Students consider plans for future

By Martha Ramirez

December 3, 2003

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With the holidays nearing everyone is getting ready to go on vacations, shop for gifts and prepare for the festivities to come. But as holiday music blares forth from radio speakers, students try their best to remain focused...

Briefs

By John Sakata

December 3, 2003

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Iraqi ambush U.S. troops U.S. soldiers defended themselves against a coordinated attack in Samarra Sunday, wounding five Americans and killing 46 Iraqi fighters, reported the Daily Breeze. Japanese diplomats, seven ...

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