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The Crisis in Education

By Sabina Ibarra

March 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Budget cuts nation-wide have thrown the state of education into crisis. Schools have been stripped of classes, instructors and student resources. There are skyrocketing tuition costs accompanied by an influx of students attempting...

Navigating the journey through community college

March 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Welcome back for another fine semester here at EC. This being my last and final semester, I thought I would focus on writing a column so the new and interested students could get a better understanding of the “community”. I...

NBA lockout is over

November 29, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Finally it took 149 days but the NBA is back and the lockout is over. On Saturday Nov 26, 2011 the Players association and the owners reached a decision that would in the lockout.  For the millions of fans across the world Saturday’s...

Protesting shouldn’t leave one homeless

By Shane Utton, Staff Writer

November 9, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hundreds of tents align the lawns near City Hall, as hundreds of protesters fill the streets, trying to make a difference with the Occupy L.A. Movement. According to an L.A. Times article, the group of demonstrators which is...

Do career classes help?

By Anthony Pantoja, Dobruck, Jeremiah, and Anthony Pantoja

September 21, 2005

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Career-planning courses help students achieve confidence and better basic academic skills. Not only do the programs help students build confidence in their career choices and help them with their academic skills, they also...

Education as reparation

By Anthony Pantoja and Dobruck, Jeremiah

September 14, 2005

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Victims of Hurricane Katrina should be allowed to have their tuition paid for at any universities they want to attend. Hurricane Katrina has destroyed or damaged thousands of schools in Alabama, Missouri and Louisiana. More...

People need to handle the truth

By Anna Mavromati

May 26, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The public deserves to know the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. There has been a lot of controversy lately over what the media can show or what they have shown to the public on TV and in the papers. For...

Being confident in who you are

By Anna Mavromati

May 12, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

They aren't Greek. That is the first thought that comes to my mind every time I look at a poster for the upcoming movie "Troy." The cast just doesn't look Greek. One of the posters consists of a giant image of Brad Pitt,...

A lion makes a home at a park

By Anna Mavromati

May 5, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Lions, tigers and bears! Oh my! We should be wary of them, it's true. They are wild animals, but some of them live here and should be treated with respect. A mountain lion began living in Griffith Park, which is in downtown...

Drafting could be the next step

By Anna Mavromati

April 28, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Times can get hard and people can get desperate, but people still have their rights and their freedom of choice. U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel has proposed that the United States consider reinstating the draft. There are so many reasons...

Piracy rewards artists and fans

By Anna Mavromati

April 21, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am sick and tired of whiny celebrities and the entertainment industry telling me not to pirate MP3's and movies from the Internet. No matter what they say and do, their arguments aren't convincing enough for me. Argument...

When big is no longer what's in

By Anna Mavromati

March 24, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

McDonald's is going to stop selling supersized fries and sodas. There's nothing wrong with that, but at the same time there's nothing great about it either. The large McDonald's portions have been blamed for causing obesity,...

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