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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...

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

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