El Camino College Union

Editor’s Forum

By Juliana Kung

March 24, 2004

Filed under Opinion

After spending my winter break at home in Macau, Special Administration Region (SAR), I found that the relationship between my parents and me has changed; we're more like friends now and our relationship has never been this...

Pro: Should schools prohibit teaching sex education?

By Kara Ogushi

March 24, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Sex education programs in the United States should be removed from all schools. The sex education curriculum taught in schools is outdated and segregated and should be done away with. Some schools refuse to even mention...

Con: Should schools prohibit teaching sex education?

By Ronda Ayers

March 24, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

It can no longer be denied; sex education must be taught to America's youth. Rather than worrying about offending someone by talking about sex, school systems need to focus on the consequences of removing effective sexual...

Student Forum: Philip Gomez, Inter-Club Council commissioner of fundraising

By Cristian Vasquez

March 24, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Philip Gomez has been in Inter-Club Council (ICC) for two semesters. Gomez is a Communications major and he is in his second semester at EC. How long has ICC been around? It has been around since 1947 and it has always...

Editorials

By the Editorial Staff

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Eliminating zero lab units reduces funds At Issue: Recently EC has realized funding recieved from zero-unit labs doesn't follow state law. Already strapped for cash, EC's wallet looks like it will be getting even thinner thi...

Progress in civil rights goes a step back

By Cristian Vasquez

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion

It is time Americans took a stand against those in Washington who are leading the nation into disaster. The recent controversy over same-sex marriages has caused President George Bush to consider proposing a Constitutional...

Editor’s Forum

By Noraly Hernandez

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Born and raised Roman Catholic, a religion that seems to encourage self-sacrifice, there are many activities from which I hold back from participating. This is not to say that I am not content with my life. However, I highly...

Pro: Should cell phones use in automobiles be limited?

By Jesse McCann

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Most people have seen a lot of careless driving that makes them question how some drivers got their licenses. Most have glanced at a driver passing by to see him or her yakking away on his or her cell phone, making it...

Con: Should cell phone in automobiles be limited?

By Evan Ortega

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

In a feeble attempt to make our roads safer, a new law proposed in Sacramento would ban cell phone use for drivers under 18, paving the way for even more restrictions on personal behavior. The bill, SB 1852, by State Sen....

Student Forum: Yanet Martinez, Rotaract Club secretary

By Martha Ramirez

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Yanet Martinez has been a Rotaract Club member for three semesters. She is a landscape architect major. ...

Campus Viewpoints

By Martha Ramirez

March 17, 2004

Filed under Opinion

Minerva Luna, 24, Communications major "Yes, definitely. Last week I almost crashed my car into someone because the lady was talking on her cell phone and not paying attention. People should drive responsibly." Sheneika Taylor, 1...

Educated voters hear both sides

By Anna Mavromati

March 17, 2004

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone is familiar with the classic high school cliques, such as the preps, the punks, the jocks, the nerds and many others. There are popular kids and unpopular kids. It's a funny thing, but we never grow out of this trait....

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