El Camino College The Union

Designated smoking areas should be created on campus

By Mikayla Schwartz

December 3, 2019

Everyday as students and faculty walk across the El Camino College campus the smell of cigarette smoke fills the air by students smoking or vaping. Typically there are students smoking by the Humanities Building past the stair...

Coming to America

By Patrick Ezewiro

October 9, 2019

Imagine being just four years old, without your parents and moving to the other side of the world, where glares are more familiar than greetings.Born in 1996 at Father Cloonan Memorial Hospital in Imo State, Nigeria, my father alway...

The balancing act of a working student

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 10, 2018

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: Transfer Plans

By Alexa Kinoshita

December 5, 2018

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

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...

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