El Camino College Union

The balancing act of a working student

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

I’m 19, tired, and I barely have enough money to buy myself a “Mango-A-Go-Go” smoothie from Jamba Juice once a week.As students at a community college, we are all forced to make the toughest decisions on what w...

Campus Viewpoints: “Level Up”

By Union Staff

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

The Union went around and asked the EC community their thoughts on the new statewide AB 705 law. Stephany Ramos, 19, animal science major “I feel like it’s kind of negative because maybe some students aren’t like ready for some classes, and instead of taking those they are ...

Campus Viewpoints: Transfer Plans

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

As the college application deadlines approach, the Union asked the EC community what their transfer plans were.Leenah Hashmi, 19, cognitive science major“I really hope to transfer to UCLA so I can pursue a career in the medic...

Veterans should not be approached any differently

By Justin Bell

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

Veterans returning from service face many tough challenges in their transition from military to civilian life. Those challenges become even greater for veterans who decide to return to school. These are obstacles that I face pers...

Campus Viewpoints: Winter Break Plans

By Roseana Martinez

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

With the semester coming to an end, the Union asked EC students what their winter plans were.Rogelio DeSantiago, 19, business major"I'm going to take an online course during winter," DeSantiago said. "I also will be hanging out wit...

El Camino at your fingertips? Sounds like a great idea

By Kevin Caparoso

December 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

El Camino College could be left behind in a world transitioning into a predominantly digital landscape by not having its own dedicated mobile application yet.However, EC has given this some thought and is currently testing a third-p...

Campus Viewpoints: What are you thankful for?

By Kevin Caparoso

November 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

Since it is the week of Thanksgiving, the Union went around campus and asked students what they were thankful for on Monday, Nov 19.“I’m thankful that I am able to get my education here cause I really wanted to get h...

Balancing life can be stressful but there are solutions

By Alexa Kinoshita

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

As soon as I get home from class, all I want to do is jump into a pair of sweatpants, lay in bed and binge-watch the new Black Mirror series on Netflix while eating a pack of Oreos, of course.I want to be lazy but I know I ca...

The homeless near El Camino should be helped not cast out

By Esteban Mendez

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

The homeless population around El Camino are clearly not deterred by the numerous attempts to remove them so it is in the college's best interest that they make it clear that they are friends not adversaries. In the fall seme...

The path that led me to change majors

By Roseana Martinez

November 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

After high school, I thought I was set on majoring in business, but I never had a reason as to why I wanted to do it.A part of me knew that majoring in business would make my parents proud once I took over the small business ...

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