• EC employees protest amidst little progress

    EC employees protest amidst little progress

    Eric Hsieh

    April 3, 2014

    Their chants rounded the Administration Building and spilled onto Crenshaw Boulevard, preceding a body of some 50 disgruntled teachers and classified employees. Many carried signs emblazoned with "5%," a clarion call for the raise they believe is long overdue.However, even as the El Camino Classified Employees (ECCE) and El... READ MORE »»

    El Camino College faculty protest with classified staff on March 25 over ongoing salary negotiations. The El Camino College Classified Employees (ECCE) and the Federation of Teachers (ECCFT) are asking for a one-time, 6 percent raise and a 5 percent raise every year for 3 years respectively. Currently, the district is proposing a 5 percent raise spread across three years. Photo credit: John Fordiani

  • Exploring the night sky

    Exploring the night sky

    Lorilynn Lomeli

    April 3, 2014

    Light polluted-Los Angeles can often make it difficult to see the stars. Because of this, it’s easy to forget that there is a whole universe surrounding us. The Planetarium on campus allows us to see the starry sky in absence of light pollution as well as simulated astronomical events including moon orbits... READ MORE »»

    A photo taken by Trayvon Stinnett on an Astronomy Club last spring.

  • Faculty and staff vent frustration

    Faculty and staff vent frustration

    Jean-Paul Udeh, Staff Writer

    March 25, 2014

    Asking for a higher pay increase than what they are currently being offered, faculty and staff let their frustrations be known at the March 17 Board of Trustee meeting.

  • Spring festival a blooming success

    Spring festival a blooming success

    Christopher Lee

    March 24, 2014

    While cherry blossoms floated down the Communications breezeway, booming drums beat rhythmically across the crowd as taiko drummers ushered in spring in traditional Japanese style.The Cherry Blossom Festival serves as a reminder for the appreciation of nature as it blooms to... READ MORE »»

    From left, Yukiko Matsuyama and Edward Nakashima from the Taiko Center of Los Angeles preforms a traditional Japanese song on the Taiko's at the Cherry Blossom Festival. Photo credit: Amira Petrus

  • Parking problems: a thing of the (soon to be) past

    Parking problems: a thing of the (soon to be) past

    juan lorenzo guttierrez

    March 18, 2014

    If you're tired of getting to school, circling several parking lots looking for a spot so you're not late to that math class again, worry no more - EC's working on adding more parking spots. "Currently, it hasn't actually improved. It's getting ready to improve," Tom Brown, director of facilities, said. "We haven't added any more parking... READ MORE »»

Get [Money] Smart

Marquis Parker

Yesterday, EC hosted the first event of its Money Smart Week in Schauerman Library, where students gathered for strategies on how to manage money while attending school....  Read More »

April 9, 2014 • 0 comments

Compton Center loses up to $5.5 million over contract issues

Rigo Bonilla

Up to $5.5 million will have to be paid back to the California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) by the EC Compton Center (ECCC) due to contractual errors...  Read More »

April 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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Nicholas Bishop, international relations, argues against against the faculty union's salary proposal in the Campus Theater on March 31. The EC debate team held the debate to frame the ongoing negotiations between the school board and the faculty union. Photo credit: John Fordiani

Policy debate gives both sides weight

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Despite missing several swimmers the swim team has its best performance

Juan Lorenzo Gutierrez

Under the rain, cold weather, and missing half of its swimmers due to injuries and illness, the EC diving and swimming team had its best performance at Mt. San Antonio...  Read More »

April 13, 2014 • 0 comments

Taking a swing at it, Hiehle finds niche

Taking a swing at it, Hiehle finds niche

Joel Leon

He is the 6'4 volleyball player who loves extra spinach in his Sub; the player who is fascinated by cars and martial arts; the guy who always fights to achieve victory;...  Read More »

April 13, 2014 • 0 comments

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EC department of dance presents the Spring Dance Concert

EC department of dance presents the Spring Dance Concert

Angela Yim

While the majority of EC students attempt to shake off spring break fever and get back into the semester groove, the dance department prepares for hell week, the final...  Read More »

April 5, 2014 • 0 comments

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Weaving the budget dry

Despite their obvious benefit to society, running a public school is always an expensive prospect. In addition to having all of the typical business expenses, employees,...  Read More »

April 7, 2014 • 0 comments



College athletes are students, they are not professional athletes and should not be given similar treatment that professionals receive. They...  Read More »

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