An EC program steers their students in the right direction

Hannah Townsley

December 3, 2009
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Programs offered on campus provide many resources to help students succeed in college. MESA is a program on campus designed to help math, engineering, and science majors do just that. MESA stands for Math Engineering Science... Read more »

no holiday celebrations

Jennifer Hua

November 19, 2009
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Blinking, bright colorful lights fill the streets and brighten up neighborhoods each night. Happy, cheerful songs are almost unavoidable because they are played in almost every department store. Parking spots at the mall fill... Read more »

Holiday shopping can be done at the click of a button

Jennifer Hua

November 12, 2009
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Imagine being able to sit on a comfortable chair instead of walking around all over a store to look for an item. If the object cannot be found in one place, driving to a different store isn't necessary. Instead, all it takes... Read more »

Biggest shopping day offers great deals and large crowds

ZARINA KHAIRZADA

November 12, 2009
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Once Thanksgiving rolls around, time is of the essence as Black Friday is the following day, with minor to major discounts storewide at the local malls. "Walking into each store is practically a free-for-all. Stores look as if... Read more »

Bad economy means less spending, more planning

Nick Kemalyan

November 12, 2009
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As prices of items rise and the economy falls, both students and faculty members are struggling to save money . "It's all about trying to find the best deal," Mike Formoso, radiology major, 37 said. "I use eBay and the Internet... Read more »

Some Halloween traditions never change

Danielle Hutton

October 29, 2009
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Halloween has evolved over the past two millennia from a night when spirits and demons were thought to roam freely, into a celebration and an excuse to dress up. According to History.com, the Celts celebrated their new year on... Read more »

Shipwreck promises thrills, chills and a good time

Hannah Townsley

October 29, 2009
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Boasting five mazes and a dance club, the Queen Mary Shipwreck event promises thrills, chills and an all-around good time. Going into its 15th year of operation, the Queen Mary Shipwreck event averages about 40,000 to 60,000 attendees... Read more »

Survey shows our generation out of the loop on AIDS

Jennifer Hua and Jennifer Hua

October 22, 2009
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According to a recent survey of 100 students conducted by EC Union staffers, 87 percent of students said they knew the difference between HIV and AIDS. However, when they answered what the difference was, a majority of the students... Read more »

HIV/AIDS: From then to now

Jennifer Hua

October 22, 2009
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The early stages of an infection are fever, headache, sore throat or rashes. Several years later the victim begins to develop swollen lymph nodes, diarrhea, weight loss and shortness of breath. Lastly, the immune system becomes... Read more »

Global epidemic changed the world

Janae' Green

October 22, 2009
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As of 2007, an estimated 33 million people were living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. Of that number, more than 7,000 people between the age of 15 and 25 were infected daily, according to UNAIDS.com and FaceofAIDS.com. "Growing up in... Read more »