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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...

Allow outside food vendors to operate on campus

December 6, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

With the end of our current food service contract on June 30 according to Vice President of Administrative Services, Brian Fahnestock, uncertainty looms over students as the college will have to decide to continue or steer in...

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...

Lack of remedial classes won’t benefit students

November 20, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If passed, California Assembly Bill No. 705 would “prohibit a community college district or college from requiring students to enroll in remedial English or mathematics coursework that lengthens their time to complete a ...

Campus Viewpoints: What shows are students and staff currently bingeing or enjoying?

By Jeremy Taylor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Jarell Mickens 17, undecided major: “Martin, (is) pretty much it, (because) Martin (is) just funny, that’s Martin.” Anthony Trujillo 18, real estate major and Stephany Ramos 18, animal science major:Anthony:...

Restricted but not taken away

By Samuel Hill

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Due to the recent events of the Sutherland Springs shooting, Americans are again bumping heads with their own arguments of why or why not guns in the United States should be banned.According to an article in the Los Angeles T...

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