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Summer made me forget my boring birthday

By Alex Torres

September 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sept. 21 is the last day of summer, so staff writer Alex Torres shares his memory of summer 2016.This past April I turned 21.Was I on my way to Las Vegas to drink legally? Nope. I had to work a 10 hour shift at my lame retail j...

‘Ghosting’ is a terrible epidemic

By Jimmy Nguyen

September 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I walked into my new math class during the spring semester of 2015, and introduced myself to a rather attractive woman.The things that took place between she and I were great. I got her number and we went on several dates.I c...

Night classes aren’t worth the stress

By Carina Cardenas

September 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Everyone gets busy, but having a full time job and one night class can lead to sleep deprivation, which can affect someone physically and mentally to the point that it just won't be worth it anymore.I've witnessed a family me...

Night classes can make a busy life easy

By Victor Liptzin

September 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Throughout the years there have been many students who don't to take night classes at El Camino, which ends up getting those classes canceled for the entire semester.Some reasons might include that it's too late or you may have ...

Brock Turner wouldn’t be popular at El Camino

By Christina Lyon

September 7, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Former Stanford University student and convicted sex offender Brock Turner, 21, was released early on good behavior from Santa Clara County Jail on Friday, Sept. 2, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 30...

Campus Viewpoints: Is it good to raise the smoking age to 21?

By Selvin Rodas

May 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

"The Union" went around campus asking students the question "Is it good for California to raise the legal smoking age to 21?", and here were some responses from those interviewed.Rachel Hardie, 21, history major: "I think it's good because at 18 it might be just ...

Campus Viewpoints: Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

By Selvin Rodas

May 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Fatima Maldonado, 25, psychology major"I think the age should not be drop because is limiting us in amount of young adults to drink and it also prohibiting car accidents, it's prohibiting deaths, so if they drop it to 18 the numbers are going ...

Pour up, drank

May 5, 2016

Tough friends are hard to find

By Jed Fernandez

May 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Throughout life you meet people that make a significant impact on your life for better or for worse. If you are lucky enough, you will find people that will make you a better person and when you do find them, try hard to hold on...

What I learned… as a functioning alcoholic

By Phil Sidavong

May 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My best friend to this day, once asked me to drink with him when we were 16. I told him it was about time I stopped drinking because we were young and most importantly: I started drinking alcohol at the age of 14. I had the...

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