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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...

Police Beat May 27 to June 2

By Fernando Haro

August 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m.A faculty member in the Math Business Allied Health Building called the El Camino College Police Department (ECCPD) to discuss a student's behavior.Tuesday, May 28, at 1:40 p.m.Blue graffiti was di...

Broken into my house, broken into my mind

By Oscar Macias

April 24, 2019

It was a normal day in January. Woke up at 7 a.m., drank my coffee and went to work. I got there, greeted my manager and started just another day.At 2 p.m., my shift ended and it was finally time for me to go home. The usual ...

Campus police hold non-student at gunpoint

By Fernando Haro

April 20, 2019

Campus police held a male non-student at gunpoint near the South Gym Monday, April 1, at 7:50 a.m., after a female student reported seeing a gun, authorities said.El Camino College police Sgt. Gary Robertson said a female student w...

Police Beat April 1 to 7

By Fernando Haro

April 14, 2019

Monday, April 1, at 7:50 a.m.A person was held at gunpoint by police officers in the South Gymnasium men's locker room after someone reported they had seen a gun. The person was searched and no weapons were found. Monday, April 1...

Mental Health at El Camino

By Roseana Martinez

September 18, 2018

Mental health issues are now a concern to 95 percent of college counseling because their studies show that over the past year the number of students struggling have increased, according to The American Psychological Association.So how does ...

Campus programs can improve the discussion of mental health

By Lydia Lopez

November 20, 2017

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) more than 75 percent of all mental health conditions begin before the age of 24. Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional w...

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