El Camino College Union

“Unite the Right” Way

By Oshari Arnett

September 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

First world frustrations such as autocorrect, a broken microwave, or not being able to hear the television because of the loud crunching of chips are easy to manage. Tragedies like neo-Nazi, "Unite the Right" white supremacist rallies i...

Coffee culture on campus

By Don Perez

June 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I knew there was something missing from El Camino when I drove up the 405 to a Costco to get some peace and quiet — a $1.45 blended latte.There's really no quiet place around campus to get a decent cold cup of coffee and s...

Up for debate: Community college is a cheaper alternative for incoming students who want to save money

By Alex Torres

May 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Transferring to a four-year university after high school gives a student a better college experience than attending a community college and sets you up for success. After graduating from Narbonne High school in 2013, I am fina...

Up for debate: A four-year university is expensive but it will pave a better path for incoming students

By Selvin Rodas

May 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

It’s that time of the year where high school seniors are excited for prom and graduation day however, many of them haven’t figured out what their next steps are. I know this because I was one of those students. I didn’t kno...

Student journalists shouldn’t be avoided or berated for wanting to learn

By Phil Sidavong

May 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Student journalists are here to report the news, as truthfully as they can, so if the story affects the history of the college, they'll do their job and cover it as best as possible.It's a given that throughout a journalist's ...

Campus Viewpoints: Do students agree with administration spending $8 million on a facility that will only benefit a few hundred students

By Jorge Villa and Selvin Rodas

May 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

Matthew Eldon, 27, computer science major, "in general community colleges has always been great with opportunities in vocational programs and it's state funded which i like but at the same time i would like to see how much was...

Dealing with my dad’s Alzheimer’s

By Don Perez

May 24, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I wake up and hear the living dead walk by my room.The microwave gets turned on. I hear too many beeps, so I get up and fix my dad his coffee, as he forgot to put the cup in twice already.Zombie movies are popular, and accord...

How I survived a school shooting

By Jimmy Nguyen

May 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's 2011, I'm a junior at Gardena High School in Gardena, CA.It was around 10 a.m. and I thought it was a normal day. I was tired of my dull third period science class, so I decide to take a trip to the bathroom to have a ch...

Campus Viewpoints: Do students agree with a prayer room on campus?

By Sydney Fajardo

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Insight, Opinion

'The Union' went out onto campus and asked students if they agreed on a prayer room being implemented on campus. Here's some of the students' responses. Rachel Lee , 19 , music major, Christian"I disagree because I feel like religious activiti...

Graduating with Autism is a personal goal

By Victor Liptzin

May 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m a mildly disabled person whose been going to college since the fall of 2005, after I graduated from high school.Despite everything that I’ve been through, I’m finally going to graduate from El Camino.The final class that...

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