College-Students Second Leading Killer

Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among college students nationally, according to Emory University.

At El Camino, there has been a total of four known reports of students feeling suicidal on campus in the last two semesters.

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Police Beat of Nov. 14-18

Monday, Nov. 14 at 9:00 a.m. A non-student female was stopped by an EC police officer on the 16400 block of Crenshaw Boulevard for a vehicle equipment violation. The driver also had a $5,000 warrant issued out from Torrance Police Department for driving with a suspended license. The EC officer issued her a citation for the warrant and released her.

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The New Interim Dean of the Fine Arts Division

The El Camino Fine Arts Division has elected an interim dean for the fall semester after the retirement of the previous dean.

Former Dean Constance Fitzsimons recently retired after overseeing the Fine Arts Division for seven years.

“She was ready to retire and travel around the world with her husband,” Ron Scarlata, theater instructor, said.

A few days before Professional Development Day, Dr. Joanna Nachef was invited to be the interim dean.Read More »

Student suspended after handcuffing himself to his desk

An El Camino student was arrested after handcuffing himself to a table and ripping posters off the wall on Friday, Oct. 21 at approximately 9:30 a.m. on the third floor of the Art Building.

The suspect was suspended from campus for violating the student code of conduct before the incident. His name will not be given to the press, due to the odd circumstances.Read More »

El Camino board of trustees decline to make a comment on the Lot C Lawsuit

Despite discussion from the board of trustees last meeting, which involved El Camino Village suing EC over the construction of Lot C, the board made it very clear that the issue would not be made public until further information is established.

President Dena Maloney declined to comment on the lawsuit at this time and said that she wished to maintain a diplomatic rapport between both parties.Read More »