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Olivia Sullivent

Reporter, Storyteller, Writer.

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Backstage Pass: A glimpse beyond the curtain of El Camino’s ‘Lost Girl’

Amid the initial stages of production, the stage is a canvas of creativity where the cast and crew of El Camino College’s play, “Lost Girl,” firmly grasp their scripts.

The theatrical environment is a work in progress, where elements of the props and set design are merely hinted at, yet the actors’ performances are already alluding to the promise of a polished show to come.

On stage, director and theater professor Nathan Singh meticulously fine-tunes the show’s run-through while the actors, ca

Stalking cases rise on campus

After a brief drop during the pandemic when El Camino College was closed, reports of stalking targeting female students on campus are rising again.

The crime log from El Camino College Police Department recorded three incidents of stalking on campus so far in 2024.

In 2019, there were 13 on-campus stalking Violence Against Women offenses reported, as well as five in 2020 and three in 2021, according to the 2022 El Camino Clery Crime Statistics.

There were 10 documented on-campus stalking Viol

Not a man’s world: Defending bodily autonomy and ‘My body, my choice’

One’s body is one’s domain, immune to the control of others.

In a nation where freedom is cherished, thinking any man could dictate what happens to a woman’s body is unfathomable.

As a female college student, the erosion of women’s rights places unnecessary burdens on the future.

From a young age, I was taught the sky was the limit and my dreams were mine to fulfill, untouched by others.

As I get older, it is clear the control I once felt over my life is slipping away.

El Camino Softball team hunts down L.A. Harbor in explosive 2nd and 4th innings backed by dominant pitching

El Camino’s softball team was on the prowl, hunting for a third victory against Los Angeles Harbor College on Friday, April 19.

Pitcher Emma Figueroa stepped up to the plate, her focus unwavering. The crowd held its breath as she delivered a series of precise throws that kept the Seahawks at bay.

With eyes on the prize, the Warriors rallied behind Figueroa, bouncing back from a previous loss and winning 2-0 at home against the Seahawks.

El Camino degree credit program undergoes rebranding

El Camino College is adding new services and rebranding its program that allows students to earn credits toward any degree of their choice.

The ECC Evolve initiative, a new version of its meta-major program previously known as Guided Pathways, was announced in the College Council meeting on May 20.

Meta-majors group similar college programs into general subject areas, allowing students to try out different fields and earn credits from those courses that can be applied to any degree they pick l

A home away from home: Club on gender, sexuality provides haven for students

A room humming with a promise of unity and the shared pursuit of a world where every individual is valued and loved.

Nestled within the vibrant heart of the Social Justice Center, the Gender Sexuality Alliance Club thrives. It is a place where laughter and sincere discussions intertwine, creating a haven for those seeking to express their truest selves.

“It’s important to have a safe place because, for as much as most people don’t see it, there is still a level of hostility even at this school

El Camino students win top honors at community college research conference

Two students from El Camino College garnered top awards at an event showcasing the academic talent of community college honors scholars.

El Camino students Afina Eull, 18, and Ibrahim Yaaseen, 19, both first-year students, received accolades for their research at the annual Honors Transfer Council of California conference.

The conference featured over 50 honors programs from California community colleges, each presenter hand-selected by the HTCC conference submission committee.

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‘Merrily We Roll Along’ takes audiences on a musical ride of fading friendships and promises kept and lost

A single light bulb illuminates the dark Campus Theatre, where the vibrantly dressed ensemble glides across the stage. Their shadows and rhythmic movements reflect a tale of heartbreak, companionship, lust and envy against a brick wall backdrop.

A successful composer stuck in memories of the past. A talented lyricist wrestling with stardom. A creative writer lost in addiction.

Feast of unity: Soul food and Black-owned businesses bring people together

Tangy soul food aromas weave through the air, blending with laughter and community conversation.

Vibrant booths decorated with pink and gold balloons and flashing LED lights welcome customers, displaying the heart and hustle behind Black-owned businesses.

With more than 300 attendees, the atmosphere at “Taste of Soul” and “Mini Black Market Flea” was brimming with cheer and support, highlighting the campus’ commitment to celebrating and embracing diversity.

El Camino College hosted the events

“Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg