El Camino College Union

Worried is an Understatement

By Omar Rashad

February 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Columns

Just 11 days into the new year, my Twitter timeline was flooded with Bay Area journalists’ tweets—only this time it wasn’t because of lauded reporting or the announcement of a promotion. The East Bay Express, ...

The Union is here to serve you

By Fernando Haro

February 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Columns

In December of 1946, the El Camino College News was created at a local high school since EC had to be finished being built. The passing months would go on to reveal a brand new campus and name change to the newspaper (The Warwhoop). Now,...

Campus Viewpoints: Places to eat around campus

By Diamond Brown

February 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

The Union set out to ask students about their favorite places to eat around campus. Convenient and with low prices, they gave out some ideas of where to go and what to get. Rezelle Gervacio, 20, nursing major“I like to go...

Campus Viewpoints: Students share their thoughts on the AB 705 law

By Jose Tobar

February 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

In the start of fall 2019 the new statewide law, AB 705, will allow students to take transfer-level English and math courses depending on their GPA and grades from high school. The Union asked students and staff members aroun...

Campus Viewpoints: Students share their favorite show to binge-watch

By Diamond Brown, Staff writer

February 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

As students settle down for spring semester, The Union asked students what their favorite show to binge-watch was. Andrea Perez, 18, childhood education major Favorite Show: The Office "They make fun of what happens in stressful work places," Perez said. "I thin...

YouTube Made Me Cheat

By Kaylynn Myles

January 30, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Columns

It was my 20th birthday, November 7, the day I shaved my bra strap length hair to the scalp.My hair felt like I made it the side chick and my wigs the main chick. So my hair getting dry and unhealthy was its message to me saying, &#...

The balancing act of a working student

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

I’m 19, tired, and I barely have enough money to buy myself a “Mango-A-Go-Go” smoothie from Jamba Juice once a week.As students at a community college, we are all forced to make the toughest decisions on what w...

Campus Viewpoints: “Level Up”

By Union Staff

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

The Union went around and asked the EC community their thoughts on the new statewide AB 705 law. Stephany Ramos, 19, animal science major “I feel like it’s kind of negative because maybe some students aren’t like ready for some classes, and instead of taking those they are ...

Campus Viewpoints: Transfer Plans

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

As the college application deadlines approach, the Union asked the EC community what their transfer plans were.Leenah Hashmi, 19, cognitive science major“I really hope to transfer to UCLA so I can pursue a career in the medic...

Veterans should not be approached any differently

By Justin Bell

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Columns

Veterans returning from service face many tough challenges in their transition from military to civilian life. Those challenges become even greater for veterans who decide to return to school. These are obstacles that I face pers...

Campus Viewpoints: Winter Break Plans

By Roseana Martinez

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

With the semester coming to an end, the Union asked EC students what their winter plans were.Rogelio DeSantiago, 19, business major"I'm going to take an online course during winter," DeSantiago said. "I also will be hanging out wit...

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