El Camino College The Union

Coming to America

By Patrick Ezewiro

October 9, 2019

Imagine being just four years old, without your parents and moving to the other side of the world, where glares are more familiar than greetings.Born in 1996 at Father Cloonan Memorial Hospital in Imo State, Nigeria, my father alway...

Best spots to find parking on campus

By David Rondthaler

September 25, 2019

On the first day of class this semester, I pulled into Parking Lot D where I use to park last semester hoping to find a spot. After spending 15 minutes driving all the way to the top and then spending another 10 minutes coming al...

Learning to take risks leads to leadership position

By Giselle Morales

September 11, 2019

Applause, cheers and tears filled the room as I announced to my family that I was the new editor-in-chief for The Union.My uncle's eyes welled up with tears.Soon after, my mom began to cry.It was only once a year that we all ...

Best coffee around the ECC area

By Oscar Macias

September 10, 2019

If you're looking for a coffee spot to grab a quick cup of Joe, then I definitely have the place for you. I grab a drink from here everyday and now I'm in more debt than I was before, but I'm OK with that. That's because the baris...

Student’s academic journey leads to success

By Melanie Chacon

May 29, 2019

I remember driving into the parking lot the first day of the fall semester at California State University, Fullerton in August of 2004. It was a warm day and I had the windows down in my 2003 white Chevy S-10 Xtreme. Three Ch...

Comic books should be recognized as literature

By Jaime Solis

May 8, 2019

When someone thinks of the word ‘literature,’ what comes to mind is probably something like Homer’s “The Odyssey” or maybe something like “Dante’s Inferno.” It’s hard to imagine th...

Just focusing on school made me ignore opportunities

By Jun Ueda

May 8, 2019

When I first started at El Camino College during the fall of 2017, my main focus was to take the quickest route to transfer. I missed many opportunities that could've helped me grow as a person because of this.During my first ...

There should be indoor dining on campus

By Kealoha Noguchi

April 24, 2019

Throughout the day students are going from class to class. One of the most important things for them is to eat and sometimes grab something quick from a local dining place on campus.However, each campus food option only an has ou...

Broken into my house, broken into my mind

By Oscar Macias

April 24, 2019

It was a normal day in January. Woke up at 7 a.m., drank my coffee and went to work. I got there, greeted my manager and started just another day.At 2 p.m., my shift ended and it was finally time for me to go home. The usual ...

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