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Let them 'eat da poo poo'

By Thomas Schmit

March 5, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

"However, we Africans always keep our opinions to ourselves and never seek to impose our point of view on the others." These are the words of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, which he shared with journalists last week as ...

Sexual orienation trumped talent

By Christopher Lee

March 5, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last year, Jason Collins announced his sexual orientation when he was soon to a be free agent, the media seemed to wonder if an NBA team would be willing to take a chance on him. With his new 10 day contracts, it seems that ...

Media mayhem

By Trayvis Peters

March 5, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The media has been the Robin to the Batman of the LGBT community, whether its a celebrity, marriages, celebrity child, or even an pro athlete the media has been there to help the situation or person making them feel more comfortable...

Defining blackness

By Cynnamon Baker

March 4, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Does Black History involve only the past obstacles of African-Americans in the South or can blackness be identified the same in the Caribbeans, South and Central America as it is In the United States? Fate links African slave...

The effects of sleep deprivation

By Rocky Rivera

February 27, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We've all been in that situation where the deadline for an assignment creeps up or extra work comes in at the last minute and it cannot be put off. These are the times sleep simply has to wait. Lack of sleep however, can have...

Five parking etiquette tips

By Rigo Bonilla

February 24, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every morning is Shark Week in EC parking lots. Especially those lots on Crenshaw Boulevard, the frenzy is at its peak from roughly 8-11 a.m. Everyone has their own method for hunting down a spot. Some cars lurk in strategic sp...

Is Obama Just a Scapegoat?

By Cynnamon Baker

February 23, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Obama's racial background holds him back from making a significant impact in politics, an impact far beyond being the first minority president. He, like many other elected officials, is just a scapegoat for the real issues at...

The Flying Tomato soars solo

By Michael Rivera

February 21, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As far as I know, Shaun White is an ordinary human being that is the furthest thing from perfect, just like everyone else I know. For people to paint him to be this monster because he is not the idealistic Olympic medalist...

Most overrated movies of 2013

By Rigo Bonilla

February 21, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

#5- "American Hustle" %93 Rotten Tomatoes It's hard to label a movie with top notch performances by masterful actors overrated, but "American Hustle" just didn't have a a good enough story behind it to make it a classic. It was...

Form follows function

By Christopher Lee

February 20, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Form follows function. Taxpayers approved Measure E because it was necessary for the health, safety, and advancement of the EC community. While EC has improved functionality in the issues of healthy and safety, the school seems...

The real slim Schmitty stands up

By Thomas Schmit

February 19, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My name is Thomas Schmit. That might seem evident, given the byline above this article, and the picture of my face beside it, but does any of that actually prove that I am, in fact, Thomas Schmit? Granted, the wonderful Union...

Get your game on, ElCo

By Christopher Lee

February 12, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Surreal moments tend to be the most sobering moments. When confronted with a situation that conflicts with reality, or rather, compels us to recalibrate the scope of our reality, the lenses through which we perceive the world...

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