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Campus Viewpoints: Have students been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics?

By Darren Demorst

February 22, 2018

The Union went around campus and asked students if they have been keeping up with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Darren Asari, 25, child development major: "I saw the downhill competition. I don't know the exact nam...

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

By Tanya Silerio

November 7, 2017

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...

Campus Viewpoints: New Semester, New Students, and New Advice

By Emma Dimaggio

February 21, 2017

Round the block lines for parking structures, confused students deciphering campus maps, and sprinters trying to make it in time for their first classes of the morning; the spring 2017 semester has arrived. After the month-long ...

Campus Viewpoints: Post-Election Results

By Alba E. Mejia and Selvin Rodas

November 16, 2016

"The Union" went out on campus to ask students whether they think Donald Trump will be a good president after winning the election and why they think that. Here are what some students had to say:Christina Bailey, 20, film/video m...

Campus Viewpoints: Presidential Election

By Nohemy Barrera

November 7, 2016

"The Union" went out on campus and asked students who they were voting for in the upcoming presidential elections and why they were voting for them. Here's what some students had to say.Clarence Davis, photography and communications major: "I'm voting for Hillary Clinton...

Campus Viewpoints – Annoying things

By Carina Cardenas

October 24, 2016

"The Union" went out on campus and asked students what some of their most annoying things to deal with around El Camino. Here's what some students had to say.Joanna Revelo, 18, cosmetology or ecology: "Some students in my classes that are imm...

Campus Viewpoints: Is it good to raise the smoking age to 21?

By Selvin Rodas

May 19, 2016

"The Union" went around campus asking students the question "Is it good for California to raise the legal smoking age to 21?", and here were some responses from those interviewed.Rachel Hardie, 21, history major: "I think it's good because at 18 it might be just ...

Campus Viewpoints: Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

By Selvin Rodas

May 5, 2016

Fatima Maldonado, 25, psychology major"I think the age should not be drop because is limiting us in amount of young adults to drink and it also prohibiting car accidents, it's prohibiting deaths, so if they drop it to 18 the numbers are going ...

Campus Viewpoints: Academic Vs. Athletes

By Lauren Liddle

April 28, 2016

Kevin Manzaneno, 19, physical education major."Students will get you farther than being an athlete."Nayeli Topete, 19, communications major."Athlete's seem more of a skill with education. You can build with the equal opportunity with educatio...

Campus Viewpoints: Does social media affect your self-confidence?

By Jo Rankin

April 8, 2016

"I think social media can both exploit and eliminate insecurities. It can cause people to value validation from strangers but it can also allow people to control what content they want to be a part of and share pictures/ideas th...

Campus Viewpoints: Should Junior College Tuition be Free?

By Jed Fernandez

March 31, 2016

Kayla Jackson, 20, psychology major “Yeah I think so. I feel like four-years are pricey and it will help students out in the long run.” Angie Sanchez, 20, undecided “I think having free junior colleges would encourage individuals to go to school. I feel like a...

Campus Viewpoints: Download Vs. Streaming

By Matthew Sandoval

March 25, 2016

Alan Corrales, 21, international relations major"I like to stream music from Soundcloud because its faster and more convenient."Jonathan Evangelista, 20, engineering major"I prefer streaming because it's easy to stream music from Soundcloud ...

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