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A flesh of another makes you his lover

By Jacqueline Barela

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion

If someone voluntarily agrees to be the victim of cannibalism, should the initiator be tried for murder? It sounds ridiculous and strange, but a jury in Germany is asking itself that question. Armin Meiwes, a 41-year-old...

Editor’s Forum: Finding my identity between two cultures

By Jocelyn Saddi

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Even before my three visits to the Philippines, my parents had already drilled me on the do's-and-don'ts of my culture; a culture that I had to understand and adopt despite it being more than 1,000 miles away from my own home...

Pro: Should homosexuals be given the right to marry?

By Cynthia Curtis

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

"I do" is something said between two people who are committing their lives to one another in marriage. Many people go to weddings to see a couple in love join together in holy matrimony, so it's hard to understand why some...

Con: Should homosexuals be given the right to marry?

By Evan Ortega

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Gay marriage should not become legal because of the negative impact it would have on the American society. A recent ruling by the activist Massachusetts Supreme Court found that the law should "apply equally" to everybody...

Student Forum: Katie Bates, Vice president of the Gay-Straight Alliance club

By Kara Ogushi

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Katie Bates is in her second semester at EC and she is an administration of justice major. How long have you been a member of the Gay Straight Alliance? I've been a member for two semesters, but this is the first semeste...

Campus Viewpoints: Should the government make gay marriages legal?

By Evan Ortega & Fumie Iida

March 3, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Jonathan Roberts 20, Undecided major "Why should fundamentalists be allowed to impose their morale when there's an equal number of opponents and a vast majority of apathetic people? Equal opportunities for all." Erik...

William Hung, in my eyes you’re the real American Idol

By Anna Mavromati

March 3, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have found my true American Idol. It is not any of the past idols like Kelly, Ruben, Clay or Justin. His name is William Hung. Yeah, laugh if you want. For those of you who are unenlightened, Hung is the infamous reject...

Phone cards are bargains when used well

By Cristian Vasquez

December 3, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Be careful of those calling cards because there are so many of them in supermarkets that to choose one is a headache in itself. The companies selling those cards promise a large amount of minutes for the cheapest price...

Editor’s Forum

By Sarrah Harris

December 3, 2003

Filed under Opinion

It's a roller coaster ride. It begins very slowly, building up to the ultimate drop. That's exactly what happens too; it drops. You lose your stomach, your thoughts run through your mind faster than the roller coaster can even...

Pro: Should we get rid of winter sessions for all time?

By Jacqueline Barela and Jacqueline Barela

December 3, 2003

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Santa Claus is out again, bells are ringing and winter session should be in hibernation. Winter session should be canceled. It was really difficult to get classes during this fall semester and the semester before that was...

Student Forum: Sal Bautista, Student Athlete

By Martha Ramirez

December 3, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Sal Bautista, graduated at Gardena High School. He ran this years L.A. Marathon and dreams of going to the Olympics How long have you been running cross-country? I've been running at EC for two years. I started runni...

Do not take the Bible out of context; it is not up to date

By Lana McCarthy

December 3, 2003

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If anyone wants a belly-jiggling laugh or wants to entertain friends at a party, they should definitely open the Bible and read Leviticus. These are the chapters of the Bible where God's laws are mapped out explaining...

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