El Camino College Union

Campus Viewpoints: Favorite place to study on campus

By Reyna Torres

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"The Union" went around campus and interviewed students and asked them to share their favorite place to study on El Camino's campus.Crystal Fuentes, 21, nursing major: "The math building (is my favorite place to study) because it's ...

Campus Viewpoints: Twitter’s 280-character extension

By Jorge Villa

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"The Union" went around campus and asked students opinions on Twitter's announcement to extend the character count from 140 to 280. The news has sparked much debate from users saying that the 140 character limitation is enough...

Campus Viewpoints: “IT’S OK TO BE WHITE” stickers

By Tanya Silerio

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

On the morning of Monday, Nov. 6 stickers with the phrase, "IT'S OK TO BE WHITE" were plastered on the northern side of El Camino's campus by three unidentified male suspects. The Union asked EC students their thoughts on the ph...

Willing to wait for love

By Dmitri Hansen

November 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Columns

Finding love, or at least someone to click with seems so easy when scrolling on Twitter. A girl tweets, “Hit me up if you tryna fall in love,” a guy will hit her up and the next thing you know, they’ve been to...

The journey to finding my voice

By Oshari Arnett

October 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Columns

In the spring of 2004 I was chosen by my school to recite a poem for my fifth grade graduation ceremony at Watts Learning Center. My initial attempt at reciting this poem for everyone at the ceremony was a disaster. I couldn&...

Up for debate: Homecoming dances can provide students a healthy outlet for stress

By Tanya Silerio

October 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Yes, its true somewhere right now there is a college getting ready to celebrate another homecoming dance. It does seem a bit childish that colleges still put on events like this. It seems like instead of moving on from high scho...

Up for debate: Community college students do not have the time in their schedules to attend dances

By Joseph Sanker

October 19, 2017

Filed under Up for Debate

A homecoming at a community college would be for a demographic that doesn't need one.One of the main reasons students even attend a junior college and not a four year university is because of other commitments. Many community ...

From one bay to another: my journey moving to San Francisco and back

By Zach Hatakeyama

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Columns

It is 10 p.m. and Parks and Recreation reruns are playing in the background and flashes of Leslie Knope and Ben Wyatt overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge appear out of the corner of my eye. Immediately, memories of my five mont...

Campus Viewpoints: Is a community college homecoming dance necessary?

By Oshari Arnett

October 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Campus Insight

The homecoming dance is the night of Thursday, Oct. 12, from 9 p.m. until midnight, so The Union went around campus asking people how necessary they think it is to have a homecoming dance at a community college.Gerardo Garcia, 19...

A sit down with my son regarding taking a knee

By Jeremy Taylor

October 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Columns

Taking a knee used to be a gesture that showed respect for a fallen teammate or an opponent, but nowadays it represents the most controversial stance in sports history. This simple act of kneeling during the National Anthem, w...

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