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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...

Campus Viewpoints: Do students agree with administration spending $8 million on a facility that will only benefit a few hundred students

By Jorge Villa and Selvin Rodas

May 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Matthew Eldon, 27, computer science major, "in general community colleges has always been great with opportunities in vocational programs and it's state funded which i like but at the same time i would like to see how much was...

Campus Viewpoints: Do students agree with a prayer room on campus?

By Sydney Fajardo

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

'The Union' went out onto campus and asked students if they agreed on a prayer room being implemented on campus. Here's some of the students' responses. Rachel Lee , 19 , music major, Christian"I disagree because I feel like religious activiti...

Campus Viewpoints: El Camino students share their view of the force and favorite lines in honor of ‘Star Wars’ day

By Victor Liptzin

May 4, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out and asked students about how long have they liked 'Star Wars,' is the force with them and what's their favorite line from the franchise in honor of it's 40 year anniversary on May 4.John Burton, 21, graphi...

Campus Viewpoints: The Trump Administration’s stance on North Korea

By Victor Liptzin

April 24, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

"The Union" went out and asked students what they thought of Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, from the Trump Administration's statement that a pre-emptive military strike on North Korea is not off the table.Jack Adams, 22, paramed...

Campus Viewpoints: Do you agree with the legalization of marijuana?

By Nohemy Barrera

April 24, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Melissa Ayala, 20, nursing major"I know some people are against it, but I think people can make their own decisions. I don't think it's a big deal. So far, it doesn't look like it's been an issue [on campus] so I don't think it will be an...

Campus Viewpoints: New Semester, New Students, and New Advice

By Emma Dimaggio

February 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Round the block lines for parking structures, confused students deciphering campus maps, and sprinters trying to make it in time for their first classes of the morning; the spring 2017 semester has arrived. After the month-long ...

Campus Viewpoints : Smoking Ban

By Jed Fernandez

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Samuel Ruezga, 18, computer science"I'm kinda of in the middle of the smoking ban. I see people smoke and I can't do anything about it. I don't do it but we should keep the campus clean. I see cigarette butts all over campus".Sebastian To...

Two wrong options

By Ryan Decker

March 25, 2015

Filed under Campus Insight

America has never been more divided than before. Every topic seems to be an issue of heated debate. Opinion articles are a great example of this. Two viewpoints with no middle ground. Each side trying to prove themselves right and...

Winter session is necessary to transfer

By Joseph Holiday, Honors Transfer Program Director

March 29, 2012

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Campus insight We are asking the administration to retain the winter session classes in the 2013 calendar. Since the mission statement of El Camino College is to offer “quality, comprehensive educational programs...to ensure...

Twins share more than just looks

By Mariam Malik, Biology major

March 7, 2012

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Campus insight Having a twin is no different than having a sister that you are really close to, with the exception that you share nearly everything with her. Growing up, my twin Sarah and I always had the same set of friends, ...

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