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Healing from racism and violence amidst COVID-19

By Brianna Lopez

July 7, 2020

On the Friday night of April 24, El Camino College alum Mel Brian Patron became the victim of a racial-based hate crime in the city of Pasadena, CA while taking a walk with his wife.As they headed towards a crosswalk, a motorcy...

Now is not the time to be protesting Stay-at-Home orders and closures

By Molly Cochran

June 12, 2020

With the long-lasting continuation of stay-at-home orders in California and no end in sight, protests against quarantine increase.Unfortunately, these protests are damaging to the way Americans look at the coronavirus pandemic ...

What is the problem: Inside ECC men’s basketball program

By Clinton Jones

May 30, 2020

El Camino College men's basketball program has underachieved in the last five seasons, posting a 40-91 record in that span, despite having a deep roster of local talent amid head coach Robert Uphoff's eight-year long tenure. ...

Coping during quarantine

By Oscar Macias

May 28, 2020

It has been about two months since quarantine has started due to COVID-19. At first, we all thought that it was going to last about a few weeks at most. However, as it became extended, the mental health and well-being of many p...

How to make a difference in your community during a pandemic

By Logan Tahlier

May 26, 2020

The coronavirus is impacting the El Camino College community in many ways; so here are a few ways to get involved or make a difference in your community for those who wish to volunteer or help those in need.1. Support and Feed: ...

Letter to the Editor: A response to “Officials should remain realistic, keep fall semester completely online”

May 21, 2020

To the Editor: A recent editorial by The Union, “Officials should remain realistic, keep fall semester completely online” (May 17), provides a somewhat unbalanced assessment of El Camino College’s approach to addressi...

Transferring amidst a pandemic

By Jorian Palos

May 20, 2020

When I received the email from Loyola Marymount University stating my acceptance to the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts for the fall semester of 2020, there was no doubt in my mind it was the university I was transferring to...

Delivery apps serve stagnance to businesses

By Juan Miranda

May 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders across several counties in Southern California, restaurants have transitioned into offering their menus online. Some establishments are doing so for the first time ever. Ma...

Stop littering your masks and gloves

By Oscar Macias

May 15, 2020

We are all currently living in a society where we are supposed to stay at home due to COVID-19.Inevitably, there are times where we have to leave the comfort of our own homes to buy supplies like groceries, water or toilet pa...

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