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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...

Thankful for love; especially in the holidays

By Marissa Miller

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Ever since my parents separated almost a year ago, the holidays have not seemed as exciting to me. Instead of pondering over what side dishes I will help my mom make or what gifts I will buy my niece, I have been trying to...

Editorials

By Editorial Staff

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion

EC unfairly collected fees from students Students should have been notified when they paid for their classes that they would be charged more money in the futgure. Letters have been sent out informing students they must pay th...

Editor’s Forum

By Ronda Ayers

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Budget crisis, recall election, fires, strikes, storms, floods, destruction and devastation; welcome to California, 2003. We Californians have had a tiring year, to say the least, filled with chaos, confusion, and conflict and...

Pro: Is it better to drop the class than get a bad grade?

By Yanet Martinez

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

The last day to drop is Monday making many students debate whether or not to drop a class. Students find themselves faced with taking the challenge of staying in the class or dropping it. A student whose academic record...

Con: Is it better to drop the class than get a bad grade?

By Amy Malone

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Perseverance is the key to education. Difficult classes, long study hours and a million exams; maybe a million is an exaggeration, but it definitely feels that way when you have four classes and have to study for midterms...

Student Forum: Ahmet Tatlilioglu, Engineering major

By Lana McCarthy

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Ahmet Tatlilioglu, 20, wanted to see space and become an astronaut when he was a child. How long have you been attending EC? I have been attending EC for three years. I like to take it a little slow, I guess. Actually, I'...

Campus Viewpoints: Is ‘W’ better than getting a bad grade?

By Amy Malone & Alex Juhn

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion

Richard Margolis 23, English Literature Major "No, I don't think a class should be dropped because youre going to fail it, unless it is going to really affect G.P.A." Chad Grant 19, Photography Major "Yes, they should d...

Millionares allowed to abuse their get out jail free ‘card’

By Lana McCarthy

November 19, 2003

Filed under Columns, Opinion

All of my enemies better run for their lives when I get rich and famous, because I'll go on a killing spree. Most humans learn by observation, and the public is learning that if you're rich, you can get away with almost anything. Want...

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

By Jacqueline Barela

November 19, 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...

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

By Amy Malone

November 19, 2003

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Completing college within 2 years is the goal of many students, but that goal is being threatened by the removal of winter sessions. In order to graduate within two years you must take 12 units or more every traditional semester...

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