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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...

HTML for dummies

February 12, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before online shopping, people took the time to physically go around purchasing items from shops - in 2014, ain’t nobody got time for that. When it comes down to it, especially for students, it’s all about the convenience...

Joining clubs promotes campus spirit and pride

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Online/Warrior Life Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Let's get to the point. EC is a community college. The majority of students attending this campus are here to meet their requirements and transfer to their "real" school. In and out, that is most of students' plan. As...

Carbon footprint and greenhouse gases are causes for concern

By Karly Daquila, Staff Writer/Columnist

November 7, 2012

Filed under Columns

While one side of the U.S. has taken a beating by Superstorm Sandy, I’m flooded with plastic and paper coffee cups in my car. Something is wrong here. A few years ago, my sister went to see Al Gore’s film “An Inconvenient...

Tuition hikes hurt community colleges

By Eva Ziss-Patton, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Commentary In the last four years, schools and colleges in California have suffered more than $20 billion in cuts, according to the California Teachers Association, and with more proposed cuts, students are struggling to pay...

Reach out to local government officials

By Jorge Maldonado, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Commentary It’s time for students to get involved with local governmental issues. Standing-up and speaking out is an American right. So why do many people fail to voice their issues to government representatives? After all, they ...

Empowered students take stand for education

By Eman Elshiyab, Online Editor-In-Chief

March 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Students gathered all over campus and joined together as they made their way through the hallways chanting “Don’t just watch us, join us,” in hopes of getting students to walk out of their classes. Waves of protests spread...

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