video game addiction

By Eric Farrell

May 6, 2010

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The overpowering stench of body odor fills the poorly ventilated room. A desk is piled high with empty Monster cans and the trash is overflowing with Twinkie wrappers and empty Cup O Noodles. If this image haunts you, consider... Read more »

Gaming is a gateway to a false reality

By Eric Farrell

May 6, 2010

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The overpowering stench of body odor fills a poorly ventilated room as a desk, piles high with empty soda cans, overflowing Twinkie wrappers and empty Cup O Noodles containers. This very image can end up being the story of some... Read more »

Status update: Students are wasting time

By Robert Gastelum

May 6, 2010

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She sits in front of her desk after a long day of back-to-back classes, logs in, uploads her weekend pictures for her family and friends to enjoy and accepts her new friend request. These are some of the things Natalie Nava, 24,... Read more »

Caffeine is a necessary tool for students

By Risa Chuman

April 29, 2010

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It's two in the morning and there is an eight page research paper on primate evolution due for an Anthropology class at 9 a.m. The student runs to the refrigerator and has two options: coffee or Red Bull. Within a matter of minutes,... Read more »

Choosing water is no longer the first option

By Stephen Voltattorni

April 29, 2010

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Back in the day, water seemed to be the easiest beverage to drink. Nowadays, in many cases water has been pushed back and been replaced in favor of flavored sodas and juices. "There's a lot of concern at the amount of soda that... Read more »

Time to part or time to think Twice

By Stephen Voltattorni

April 8, 2010

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Exotic drinks, skimpy bikinis and wild parties can lead students to sex, rape or STDs. These are just a few of the high and low points of spring break. "Spring break is like a wild thing; people don't care, they just drink, have... Read more »

Sun and San equals burned and tanned

By Vilma Huerta

April 8, 2010

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Redness, swelling, itching, nausea, fever and various degrees of pain for many this list sounds like the description of a sexually transmitted disease, not the symptoms of a sunburn. Almost all of us have at some point experienced... Read more »

Find vodka in the bottle and yourself on the floor

By Ryan Pelle

April 8, 2010

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Beer pong tournaments, margaritas on the rocks and shots of Bacardi are just a few items on this spring break's agenda for EC students. Which may include fun-filled destinations like Palm Springs and Lake Havasu, or for those... Read more »

chuman, energy drinks

By Risa Chuman

April 8, 2010

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It is two in the morning on Wednesday night, and there is an 8 page research paper on primate evolution due for your Anthropology class at 9 a.m. Run to the fridge and you have two options, coffee or Red Bull. So you grab the... Read more »

Exercise Benefits

By Stephen Voltattorni

April 1, 2010

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With summer right around the corner, there's no better time then right now to come in and take advantage and benefit form the access each student at ECC has to the gym. It's possible for anybody can benefit from exercise, Professor... Read more »