El Camino College The Union

Coping during quarantine

By Oscar Macias

May 28, 2020

It has been about two months since quarantine has started due to COVID-19. At first, we all thought that it was going to last about a few weeks at most. However, as it became extended, the mental health and well-being of many p...

COVID-19 pandemic could lead to abnormal sleep cycles and dreaming

By Daniel Pineda

May 26, 2020

Over two months ago, El Camino College decided to close its campus and transition most courses into online instruction.As expected, the change from in-class to online teaching has left a major impact on the education of many E...

Delivery apps serve stagnance to businesses

By Juan Miranda

May 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders across several counties in Southern California, restaurants have transitioned into offering their menus online. Some establishments are doing so for the first time ever. Ma...

Stop littering your masks and gloves

By Oscar Macias

May 15, 2020

We are all currently living in a society where we are supposed to stay at home due to COVID-19.Inevitably, there are times where we have to leave the comfort of our own homes to buy supplies like groceries, water or toilet pa...

Campus Viewpoints: Binge-worthy shows and podcasts to stream in quarantine

By Oscar Macias

May 13, 2020

The Union asked El Camino College students what they were steaming to bust-boredom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with keeping students occupied, streaming media has also helped some students have a laugh or feel like...

FBI warns against COVID-19 phishing scams

By Fernando Haro

May 12, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning individuals to be aware of COVID-19 as criminals are taking advantage of people in need of financial assistance, according to an email by El Camino College's Office of Marketing an...

Refunds to be provided within next 30 days, request process yet to be finalized

By Fernando Haro

May 6, 2020

Refunds for El Camino College students are expected to be provided within the next 30 days with help from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Students can expect to be compensated a partial refund...

Athletic programs face cuts due to financial fallouts from coronavirus pandemic

By Logan Tahlier

May 5, 2020

Sports have been the blood and soul of universities across the nation, generating millions of dollars in profits for these institutions.The COVID-19 pandemic has left athletic programs on the fringes of when sports-related activitie...

Ventilators donated to Torrance Memorial Medical Center in ‘committed effort to help support our community’

By Molly Cochran

May 5, 2020

In an effort to help the community endure the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, El Camino College is donating three ventilators to Torrance Memorial Medical Center (TMMC). As COVID-19 probes on, the infection count and death cou...

Arts students and faculty face unique struggles with online education

By Molly Cochran and Christian Moreno

May 2, 2020

Class closures at El Camino College have resulted in all on-campus classes being moved online, including arts classes, which rely heavily on hands-on activity. When the Safer At Home order was implemented by Los Angeles mayor Eri...

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