The student news site of El Camino College

El Camino College Union

NCAA student athletes are more than compensated for their time on and off the field

By Jed Fernandez

March 23

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

As the annual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball "March Madness" tournament is winding down, the topic of students athletes getting paid also resurfaces. I personally believe that these students ...

Exploitation at its finest; the NCAA needs to offer more for student athletes

By Phil Sidavong

March 23

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

College sports are just another pass time for fans to enjoy when they aren't watching professional sports, especially in the case of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) football and basketball.But, unlike the profe...

Defending our natural born rights

By Lauren Liddle

March 17

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Rain or shine, the government can never cease giving the people their rights to privacy, speech and so much more.Major tech company Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are still fighting over trying to unlock th...

The government needs our help

By Selvin Rodas

March 17

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

With the growing amount of terrorism in our country the government has been trying to get more and more involved in our lives in order to protect us because it is their job to keep the country safe. The government should be able ...

Campus Viewpoints: Digital Privacy

By Alba Mejia

March 11

Filed under Opinion

Kimberly Sanchez, 20, biology major: "We deserve our privacy and it's in the constitution. The government's already involved enough in our lives and it makes it even worse if they are involved with our phones as well. We need to have our own pr...

Campus viewpoints: FaceTime or face time?

By Lauren Liddle

March 5

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

The Union went around asking students if they prefer face-to-face contact or online contact when meeting people."In person, you can dig a little deeper and read that person's face. Not being able to see the person is a big th...

Meeting online is easier than real life

By Trent Ledford

March 5

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There are plenty of fish in the sea, but finding the right one may take some time, so millions of singles are turning to the internet for help. Meeting new friends, potential lovers or even knowing people with the same intere...

Relationships the old-fashioned way

By Madison Brady

March 5

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As easy as it is to swipe right on an attractive face on Tinder or to message someone on Facebook you normally wouldn’t approach, relationships are created and developed better in person. Attempting to meet a potential boy...

Excuse everyone or excuse no one

By Grant Hermanns

March 2

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Throughout our time as students in high school and college, we’ve all seen students get up to leave class for different reasons. They’re sick, they’re bored, they have a family emergency that needs handling. B...

Vegas is not love, Vegas is not life

By Phil Sidavong

March 2

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many people have heard grandiose stories about great times and birthdays in Vegas.But let’s be honest, the phrase “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” has to mean something else right? One reason that it c...

Do hashtag movements work?

By Lauren Liddle

March 1

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 88th Oscars opened with Chris Rock's monologue about the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity in Hollywood.During the show, Rock touched on the pressure to quit his hosting job, how to increase black nominees by creating "black categor...

The wild west of the internet

By Jed Fernandez

February 29

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Communication is key in almost any relationship. Especially in the day and age we live in it's almost impossible not to stay connected. From cell phones, tablets, laptops and now even smart watches people are in constant communica...

The student news site of El Camino College
Opinion