El Camino College Union

Campus Viewpoints: Have students been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics?

By Darren Demorst

February 22, 2018

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

The Union went around campus and asked students if they have been keeping up with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Darren Asari, 25, child development major: "I saw the downhill competition. I don't know the exact nam...

Campus Viewpoints: What are students’ plans for Valentine’s Day?

By Darren Demorst

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On a cloudy Wednesday morning, The Union explored the campus asking how students will celebrate Valentine's Day.Jenice Cruz, 20, engineering major: "I'm going to hang out with my boyfriend. He's taking me out to eat. He's going to surprise me. (Valentine's Day) is one...

Campus Viewpoints: How do students think the semester went for them?

By Faith Petrie

December 13, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

The Union asked students how they believe their semester went during the final week of classes. Jamie Buell, 19, sociology major: "I think it was conceptually pretty easy but just a lot of work and stuff. I understood everything but I just had to study."Nick Castillo, 19, theatre major: "I d...

Letter to the Editor: A response to “What (should) the United States do about gun control”

December 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To the Editor:Your article, “What (should) the United States do about gun control?” is missing a few points.First, let’s discuss the most recent shooting in Texas. Did you know that the murderer was stopped b...

A semester apart: my experience being on The Union staff

By Reyna Torres

December 6, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In spring 2017 I decided to take a full-load of classes and I just started a new job.I enrolled in anthropology, math, journalism and joined the school's newspaper The Union as a staff writer. My mentality before entering the sem...

Bicycles should remained banned on campus

By Joseph Sanker

December 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Riding your bicycle on campus is currently banned. Good. It should stay banned. The way El Camino's campus stands right now, it is simply not designed to have a bunch of bicycles riding through it.Right now, if EC were to lift t...

Bicycles and skateboards should not be banned on campus

By Alissa Lemus

December 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

You wake up late for class, but still have to ride your bicycle to school, and you already know that you will not make it on time.You arrive to campus five minutes before class starts, and realize you will be taking even long...

Campus Viewpoints: What are students and staff thankful for this holiday season?

By Joseph Sanker

November 22, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Students of El Camino shared with "The Union" what they are most thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday. Oliver Arredondo, 22, computer science major: "I'm thankful for community college in general to be honest, it starts out ...

Campus Viewpoints: How do students celebrate Thanksgiving?

By Lydia Lopez

November 22, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went around campus and interviewed students and asked them how they celebrate Thanksgiving in their household.Davodine Codd, 35, childhood development major: "We don't celebrate it at all, the way that I was grown up in my co...

Finding a career is not a realistic decision to be made in high school

By Faith Petrie

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In high school, students are expected to know everything from the college they want to attend, to the career they’d like to pursue all by the end of their senior year. I barely knew what I would eat for lunch during my ...

Campus programs can improve the discussion of mental health

By Lydia Lopez

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) more than 75 percent of all mental health conditions begin before the age of 24. Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional w...

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