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ECC should offer an e-sports program

By Oscar Macias

December 11, 2019

People never really thought that playing video games would be considered an actual job in today society. However, over time the definition of careers has changed. E-sports has become one of those careers. Playing video games as a caree...

I fell for the social media trap

By Diamond Brown

December 10, 2019

Instantly I felt regret as I looked in the mirror and saw that my face was completely dry. Not only was it dry but I felt a burning sensation too. I thought to myself, "Oh no what is happening?" Is this normal?"Scrolling through Instagra...

Losing a loved one

By David Rondthaler

December 9, 2019

I had just had a tough week of school and it was finally the weekend. I was pumped to go see "Avengers: Endgame" with a bunch of my friends, but that feeling of excitement and happiness all changed when I got home. Something...

Biting into the hype of a social media craze

By Ryan Farrell

December 4, 2019

Before Baby Yoda, there was the Popeyes chicken sandwich.Hungry and driving home from class one evening, the sign called out to me, “I’m back,” accompanied by a picture of the infamous chicken sandwich plastered...

My neighborhood is not for sale

By Diamond Brown

December 4, 2019

It seems like I woke up one day and all I saw were white people walking their dogs and jogging around the neighborhood. Initially I was confused because up until three or four years ago I hadn’t seen any white people in my neighborhood...

We need to make Parking Lot H safer

By Devyn Smith

December 3, 2019

It doesn't matter what time I enter El Camino College's Parking Lot H, whether my blue Scion rolls into the lot at 7:45 a.m. or 1:50 p.m., I still worry about whether or not reckless drivers are going to hit me and force me to...

Designated smoking areas should be created on campus

By Mikayla Schwartz

December 3, 2019

Everyday as students and faculty walk across the El Camino College campus the smell of cigarette smoke fills the air by students smoking or vaping. Typically there are students smoking by the Humanities Building past the stair...

How Lebron James became my role model

By Patrick Ezewiro

November 25, 2019

The greatest basketball player of all time and the most popular athlete in the world is playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and is inspiring people like me while doing it.LeBron James, the three-time NBA champion, three-time fina...

Athletes are becoming the unexpected new voices in our society

By Patrick Ezewiro

November 20, 2019

In our society the younger generations can be influenced by anything from their older siblings to their favorite professional athletes. The reality in front of us is that our favorite sports stars are becoming the role models in...

How a finger infection helped me appreciate the little things

By Fernando Haro

November 13, 2019

It looks gross. What if they cut it off? Can I touch it?As the bright, fluorescent hospital lights shone against my face, I wondered if I would ever have mobility in my left hand again.The IV jabbed into my right forearm incapa...

From childhood to adulthood, how journalism became my passion

By Patrick Ezewiro

November 13, 2019

As children we often dream of what career paths we'll take in the future, but as we get older sometimes that decision becomes more difficult.Throughout my early childhood a vision of mine was to be an actor. It was a simple ca...

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