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EMCC’s Sports Club

EMCC Sports Club

A common misconception about working out is that it is simply for looks. Exercise has far greater benefits than what meets the eye and Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is trying to get this message across loud and clear. Studies have shown that students who get involved in exercise actually tend to have better grades as a result.

"What many students don't realize is that exercising can really help boost your life in all aspects such as school, health and even interpersonal relationships," said Lyle Bartelt, Manager of Fitness and Wellness at EMCC.

Teaching Educators What it Means to Care

Club members sharing teaching techniques.

How many teachers have put on a film, or told students to open a book and read instead of working with them and encouraging them? While there are some inspirational, courageous teachers out there worthy of a Hilary Swank Freedom Writers title, there are not enough. 

According to Census.Gov there are 77 million children enrolled in the United States alone. This means 27 percent of our population's future and education depend on its teachers. However, student action has been taken to put quality back into teaching thanks to the Future Teachers of America Club (FTC).

ISLO: A Pathway to Success

ISLO

As college students we all want to meet new people, get involved with the school, and have fun. The best way to do all three of these things at the same time would be to join a school club.

Now when it comes to joining a school club you have to make sure you pick the perfect one for you.The sensible idea would be to choose a club related towards one’s passions and field of study, such as a theater major joining a drama club.

A Bright Future for PRIDE Club Members and the LGBTQ Community

Pride Club Advisor Sandy Zetlan

“I was bullied pretty bad in high school…I got a concussion from being slammed into a wall.”

This is just one incident of unfortunate occurrences that plague adolescents who reveal themselves to be members of the LGBTQ community.  Happenings such as this one are frequent to those who choose to “come out”, as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

Schools such as Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) have clubs to give common ground and support for those who identify as LGBTQ, such as the PRIDE Club. The term PRIDE is commonly used for many LGBTQ organizations.

EMCC Veteran’s Club Builds Bridge To Local Community: Launches Support for Homeless Veterans

Veterens

You may be sitting at home while reading this article, but to the over 1,600 homeless veterans in Arizona, there is not a home to go back to.

20 percent of homeless individuals in Arizona are veterans, according to USVetsInc.org., an issue that the Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Veteran’s Club takes to heart.

The Veteran’s Club was signed into action at the beginning of October but has already started an initiative that will greatly help veterans in the community.

Catwalk on Campus

Fashion Show at EMCC

Fashion is something that has been a part of our culture for thousands of years. In the 1800s, it was petticoats and ball gowns; in the 1920s it was red lipstick and flapper dresses. Society is obsessed with looks, beauty, and the clothes people have on their backs.

Some people go a bit too far (like wearing a dress made of meat), but if it gets the attention of anyone who matters in the fashion world, it is considered a score. Whatever is considered “fashionable” can take time to come into popularity, but it can also change drastically within the course of a few days.

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