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Dealing with my dad’s Alzheimer’s

By Don Perez

May 24, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I wake up and hear the living dead walk by my room.The microwave gets turned on. I hear too many beeps, so I get up and fix my dad his coffee, as he forgot to put the cup in twice already.Zombie movies are popular, and accord...

How I survived a school shooting

By Jimmy Nguyen

May 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's 2011, I'm a junior at Gardena High School in Gardena, CA.It was around 10 a.m. and I thought it was a normal day. I was tired of my dull third period science class, so I decide to take a trip to the bathroom to have a ch...

Campus Viewpoints: Do students agree with a prayer room on campus?

By Sydney Fajardo

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

'The Union' went out onto campus and asked students if they agreed on a prayer room being implemented on campus. Here's some of the students' responses. Rachel Lee , 19 , music major, Christian"I disagree because I feel like religious activiti...

Graduating with Autism is a personal goal

By Victor Liptzin

May 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m a mildly disabled person whose been going to college since the fall of 2005, after I graduated from high school.Despite everything that I’ve been through, I’m finally going to graduate from El Camino.The final class that...

International Students should be able to have the same tuition as local students

By Sierra Robles

May 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

International students work just as hard or even harder than most national students and deserve to pay the same amount of tuition cost.People tend to ignore the obstacles international students go through in order to attend co...

International students should be paying more than residential students

By Alba E. Mejia

May 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

International and out-of-state students at El Camino get charged more than those who are residents of California and that is acceptable. Students who choose to attend EC will have to pay $50 for an application to enroll, as well a...

Campus Viewpoints: El Camino students share their view of the force and favorite lines in honor of ‘Star Wars’ day

By Victor Liptzin

May 4, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out and asked students about how long have they liked 'Star Wars,' is the force with them and what's their favorite line from the franchise in honor of it's 40 year anniversary on May 4.John Burton, 21, graphi...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a purpose

By Eric Ramos

May 4, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

While celebrations include throwing back tequila shots and eating Mexican food, Cinco de Mayo is not a holiday where you're supposed to get drunk and eat tacos until the salsa runs out. Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrated in many U...

Campus Viewpoints: The Trump Administration’s stance on North Korea

By Victor Liptzin

April 24, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out and asked students what they thought of Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, from the Trump Administration's statement that a pre-emptive military strike on North Korea is not off the table.Jack Adams, 22, paramed...

Campus Viewpoints: Do you agree with the legalization of marijuana?

By Nohemy Barrera

April 24, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Melissa Ayala, 20, nursing major"I know some people are against it, but I think people can make their own decisions. I don't think it's a big deal. So far, it doesn't look like it's been an issue [on campus] so I don't think it will be an...

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