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El Camino Eats: Shrimp Pho the soul

By Don Perez

May 8, 2017

You’re sick and can’t tell if you’re hungry or still queasy. Mild lunch is the best call, something like broth. A Yelp check on what’s by El Camino College shows several Vietnamese pho restaurants offering bowls ...

The fashion world and body positivism

By Sara DeLeon, staff Writer

May 12, 2013

In 2009 UK fashion designer, Mark Fast, sent plus-size models down the runway. Some members of his staff were so outraged that they quit. With the recent news of Mike Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch saying that "Fat...

Week in Fashion: Utilitarian jackets and space-age trends

By Sara DeLeon, Union Online Intern

May 3, 2013

In this unpredictable So-Cal weather we can never be sure how to dress, but one sure thing is that students on campus dress for comfort. One spring fashion I’ve come to love is the utilitarian jacket. Its origins began with...

Having allies in college is important to LGBT students

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2013

  Photos of red equal signs flooded about every social networking site last week in support of gay marriage, as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to hear cases for both, Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA.) ...

Allowing guns on campus would cause student concern

By Johnysha Vercher, Staff Writer

March 23, 2013

  Allowing concealed weapons on campus would hinder the safety that students feel on campus. Some students seem to agree with the laws set in place that disallows them to carry concealed weapons on campus. "No, there...

Woman fired for speaking up against sexism

By Monique Judge, Co-Opinion Editor

March 22, 2013

Adria Richards was fired from her job as a developer evangelist with SendGrid this morning because she had the nerve to speak out about sexist and inappropriate behavior she witnessed at a mostly male tech conference, PyCon. In a nutshell, while attending a p...

Child's viral video has message for all

By Karen Garcia, Associate Editor

March 19, 2013

Bianca Giaever, a Narrative Studies major creates a compelling eight minute video told from the perspective of a six-year-old, about the courage to get over our fears and the happiness and adventure we find along the way. Giaever asks the six-year-old, Asa...

Background checks required for gun sales

By Monique Judge

March 15, 2013

I am a registered firearm owner. My guns were purchased legally from a licensed firearms dealer, with the required background check. If I wanted to purchase guns without going through the necessary checks, I could attend a l...

Joining clubs promotes campus spirit and pride

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Online/Warrior Life Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2013

Let's get to the point. EC is a community college. The majority of students attending this campus are here to meet their requirements and transfer to their "real" school. In and out, that is most of students' plan. As...

Procrastination: Part of student life

By Daijanea McCoy, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

Procrastination is like the fly in the room that always distracts one from getting their work done. You try to concentrate on the task at hand but the fly keeps you occupied. You follow its movement until your whole attention...

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