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Estrella Mountain Community College is growing, but the lanes on the parking lots are not. While the completion of the new... more
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The Maricopa Community Colleges District (MCCD) offers a wide variety of study abroad programs that give students from all... more
EMCC's Maricopa to Arizona State University Pathways Program helps students plan and achieve their dreams
As a student, having a successful graduation can depend on planning it from the beginning. Estrella Mountain Community College (... more

Campus Life

2015 Student Success Fair
On March 25 and 26, 2015, during the spring semester, Estrella Mountain Community College held its...
Banning Books: Whose Call Is It?
During the last week of September, an annual...
New Bill Could Save the Lives of Underage Drinkers
In Arizona, everybody knows that the legal...
College Life & Sleep Deprivation
According to Brown University in Providence,...

Issues in Higher Education

MCCD graduates added $7 billion to the state economy
The true worth of education has been part of an ongoing statewide discussion about how to best...
Options for Women Writers
We all write on a daily basis. Whether it is an...
College Events Offer Opportunity to Reflect on Women's, Gender Roles
Women's History Month 2015 at EMCC. Estrella...
Abroad Perspective
The Maricopa Community Colleges District (MCCD...

Focus on Learning

Courtesy of Kyle Rodrigues
  Being in a community college is one of the safest, most sheltered methods of attending college in...
Regain Control over Schoolwork
It’s no secret that college can be stressful. Add...
Peoria School District Considers Four Day School Week
With the budget cuts going on in schools, some...
How To Thrive in an Online Class
Almost everyone enrolled in college is going to...

Beyond Campus

Special discounts for MCCD students
Being a Maricopa Community College student gets you many services for a discounted fee. One in...
New Arizona Driver Licenses Don’t Meet Federal Regulations
Arizona’s new driver license cards are short of...
Leonardo DaVinci's Codex Leicester on View at Phoenix Art Museum
Currently on view at the Phoenix Art Museum until...
Viva PHX 2015
Viva PHX, downtown Phoenix’s Annual Music...

Editorials

At the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, Gina Rodriguez won the Golden Globe Award for best actress in a...
Child Care Resources for Students
When someone says the word student, what comes to...
Social Workers Change Futures
When I decided to major in Social Work, I was...
Cut your Losses; Park in Underused Lots
Estrella Mountain Community College is growing,...

Profiles

EMCC Mascot, Roary the Estrella Mountain Lion
Since 2009, the official mascot of Estrella Mountain Community College has been the “Estrella...
Adolfo Gamez
Adolfo Gamez retired from Estrella Mountain...
Dr. Ernest Lara
Dr. Ernest Lara, the current president of...

Clubs and Sports

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  With all the videogame-related T-shirts, car stickers, and overheard discussions, it’s easy to...
EMCC’s Sports Club
A common misconception about working out is that...
Spring 2014 Season in Women's Golf
One of the sports offered here at EMCC is Women's...
Super Bowl’s effect on AZ, after the weekend
Glendale mayor Jerry Weiers has publicly talked...