Volume 2, Issue 2
Vicki Soliz
In October, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) celebrated Love Your Body Week with many events going on including dance... more
Does your weight impact how you feel about yourself?
Loving my body was something that was hard to come by. It was not easy to accept myself since I always put up these speed bumps.... more
Brittany Quidang performing "Dying to be Thin" a personal essay about her battle with anorexia.
“I look fat." "I’m on a diet." "I need to lose weight." "That’s too fattening. It has too many calories." "I can’t go out tonight... more

Campus Life

Theresa Grant, Founder and Chair of Make A Difference NOW (MAD)
“From the Silicon Valley to Africa via dream”, the founder and chair of Make a Difference  NOW (MAD), Theresa Grant, shared...
A Week to Celebrate the Right to Read
Banned Books Week takes place every fall. It...
Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration at EMCC
On a hot Tuesday morning in September, a bustling...

Issues in Higher Education

Sustainability
College campuses across the U.S. have taken the initiative to create environmental stewardship...
Dreams on Hold
In the early '60s, Virginia Frausto was a migrant...
The Trophy Generation
Economic and political changes are forcing the...

Beyond Campus

Playstation
What is a competitive gamer? A competitive gamer is someone who practices to get good at a certain...
Cheerleaders Fight for Respect
It is not a new question, but with the sport...
YouTube is a Community
She was nervous. She took a shallow breath. She...

Editorials

Xeriscape at EMCC
When I first came to Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), I was amazed at how much shade was...
How Sporty is Estrella?
Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is...
Searching for the Perfect Internship
Interning is hard. You have to get a resume, a...

Profiles

PTK Advisor Marylyn Bradley
Estrella Mountain Community College’s (EMCC) Phi Theta Kappa Chapter began 19 years ago and Marylyn...
Frank Hernandez: A Living Legend
Frank Hernandez was born in Saginaw, Michigan...
Loving to Help Others
It can be easy to feel intimidated by the idea of...

Clubs and Sports

Fashion Show at EMCC
Fashion is something that has been a part of our culture for thousands of years. In the 1800s, it...
Teaching Educators What it Means to Care
How many teachers have put on a film, or told...