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Campus Viewpoints: Is a community college homecoming dance necessary?

By Oshari Arnett

October 12, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

The homecoming dance is the night of Thursday, Oct. 12, from 9 p.m. until midnight, so The Union went around campus asking people how necessary they think it is to have a homecoming dance at a community college.Gerardo Garcia, 19...

A sit down with my son regarding taking a knee

By Jeremy Taylor

October 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Taking a knee used to be a gesture that showed respect for a fallen teammate or an opponent, but nowadays it represents the most controversial stance in sports history. This simple act of kneeling during the National Anthem, w...

Campus Viewpoints: Las Vegas shooting

By Samuel Hill

October 5, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

The Union newspaper went onto the El Camino College campus and asked students to voice their opinions on the massacre that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 1 in Las Vegas and how they believe similar incidents can be avoided. Chris Cruz, 2...

Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are fueled by global warming, and it’s time to talk about it

By Emma Dimaggio

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The end of days has arrived, and the worst part is, it was completely avoidable.The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has held its fair share of devastation. The United States experienced just a few of the many powerful systems t...

Comfortably numb in the face of death

By Faith Petrie

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As I waited in between classes, I chugged my scalding hot El Camino Cafe coffee and scarfed down a banana nut muffin attempting to pass the time. Among the celebrity gossip, selfies, and food porn, I came across a tweet that held...

School shooting in Spokane shows that faculty should receive more preventative training

By Joseph Sanker

September 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If the United States seeks to lose its position as the country with more mass shootings than anywhere else in the world, proper measures must be taken to prevent them, specifically in schools. Tragedies, such as the high school shoot...

Campus Viewpoints: Construction on campus

By Samuel Hill

September 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"The Union" went out on the El Camino campus and asked some students and staff about how they feel about the ongoing campus construction and how it affects them.Aiko Waters, 19, business management major: "I don't like it because it aff...

Campus Viewpoints: Columbus Day has been renamed “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

By Reyna Torres

September 19, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out on campus to ask students to share how they feel about the Los Angeles City Council's decision to change the name of the holiday "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous Peoples' Day." Major Brown, 21, undecided major: "I feel like it was a right move because we were kind of here first...

Campus Viewpoints: Los Angeles hosting the 2028 Olympic Games

By Samuel Hill

September 13, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out on campus to ask students to share how they feel about the recent announcement that the 2028 Olympic Games will be held in Los Angeles.Chris Rambo, 19, General Education major: "I am very happy it is being held in LA...

“Unite the Right” Way

By Oshari Arnett

September 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

First world frustrations such as autocorrect, a broken microwave, or not being able to hear the television because of the loud crunching of chips are easy to manage. Tragedies like neo-Nazi, "Unite the Right" white supremacist rallies i...

Coffee culture on campus

By Don Perez

June 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I knew there was something missing from El Camino when I drove up the 405 to a Costco to get some peace and quiet — a $1.45 blended latte.There's really no quiet place around campus to get a decent cold cup of coffee and s...

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