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Fighting through the storm called ‘life’

By Alba E. Mejia

November 2, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am 26 years old and still living with my parents and many people don't understand why, but for me, I've been through some struggles that I had to overcome in order to become who I am now.My father always told me, "As a Latina,...

Dating is worth it for Autistic people

By Victor Liptzin

November 2, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I'm a mildly-disabled person and despite that, I've been looking for love for years.I'm closing in on my 30th birthday, but I have never been successful in finding that love.When I was 12 years old I was sent to UCLA Medical ...

Campus Viewpoints – Annoying things

By Carina Cardenas

October 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

"The Union" went out on campus and asked students what some of their most annoying things to deal with around El Camino. Here's what some students had to say.Joanna Revelo, 18, cosmetology or ecology: "Some students in my classes that are imm...

Living with Essential Tremors

By Keith Francis

October 20, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I was once invincible, at least I always saw myself as such. I was a "jock." I played a few sports including soccer, tennis, street hockey and baseball throughout my childhood and mid-teenage years. But sadly, it all ended.On ...

Is there such thing as a least favorite class? I may have just found it

By Cindy Portillo

October 12, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We all have that one class we wish we did not have to take. For me, my least favorite class this semester is Anatomy 32, "The Study of the Human Body." I take this class every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 10:40 ...

Students talk about Hispanic Heritage Month

By Selvin Rodas

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Hispanic Heritage Month is being celebrate until Oct. 15, so "The Union" asked the campus about their thoughts on the month-long celebration.Joanna Jones, 20, child development majorQ: What do you think about Hispanic Heritage Month?A: I did...

Don’t stand, don’t sit, read

By Roy Garza

October 4, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

By now you've probably heard about the protests during the national anthem, and thrown your two cents in about it too, whether on Facebook or Twitter or whatever.The Black Lives Matter movement and the more recent protests against i...

Killer of former student deserves his punishment

By Phil Sidavong

September 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

40 years to life is too lenient for killing a man in cold blood.Jordan Joseph, the 18-year-old convicted killer of Kody Ryan Cook, a former El Camino student, was sentenced Tuesday morning to 40 years to life in prison on charge...

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