October issue of the Echo Times is now on stands!

As of this semester we will be posting the PDF versions of our latest issues on this blog. Previous Echo Times articles will remain on the site under their respective category.

Click the front page to view the full issue.

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New articles uploaded

Hello readers,

Echo Times issue #3 is now out on stands around campus. Here is a list of our latest stories:

The latest form of addiction: TV binge watching

Life is art for these four college alumni

Pete Carroll: From Mariner to Seahawk

Spirit and passion take the stage in “Earthly Flight”

Super Bowl XLVIII was totally for the birds

Spring Break: COM students are not part of “party culture”

Drought predictions get watered down

Waiting to graduate: Many students support themselves through college by working in restaurants

Marin homes of the rich and famous

Update for January 15

Hello and welcome to the new year at College of Marin! Our new staff  is working hard to get you all the latest COM news. Our first issue should be printed by early February. We’d also like to announce that the Echo Times is currently recruiting any photographers interested in contributing to the paper (not to mention getting some awesome resume credit). And as always new writers are welcome to join, whether or not you’re enrolled in the news writing class!

Check back with us soon, we have some good articles planned for the new semester.

Site update for December 18

Happy holidays! The Echo Times has finished its last issue for the semester, which is now available on stands around campus. Check out our new articles which feature former reporter Michael Dougan’s stories of his days as a journalist, a touching story about a Samoan student’s return to his family roots, the worrisome future of the Media Center, and a write-up on the jazz ensemble’s recent gig with the Tommy Igoe Big Bad. For a little holiday commentary, Managing Editor Nash Kurilko has written about the controversy surrounding Christmas and its roots. Also featured is a write-up on COM’s latest production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest,” plus the recent ups and downs of our women’s basketball team.

It’s been a great semester and everyone on our team has done a fantastic job. Once our new staff is formed for the Spring semester, the first issue should be out during February. Meanwhile, we invite you to join our team of editors, photographers and writers next semester. Sign up for JOUN 115 and JOUN 122 at www.marin.edu. We’ll see you then!

Updates for September 20, 2013

The latest Echo Times articles are finally up online. We have updates on campus construction, plus a COM budget story on the site’s main page (below).  We’re happy to welcome our new librarian, David Patterson, who we’ve written about on the “Faculty” page, and there is also a feature on our international students on the “Students” page. Lastly, there are two new additions on the “Visual Arts” page, featuring paintings by world renowned artist Richard Diebenkorn, and local artists Muriel Sutcher Knapp and Medley McClary.

Well done to all our latest writers. We’re planning for our next issue, Vol. 12 Issue 2, to be printed around September 30. In the meantime, copies of the latest issue can be found around campus.

Fall 2013 Update

Hello, and welcome to the Fall 2013 semester at College of Marin! The Echo Times is planning for the semester’s first issue to be out by Monday, September 9. Until then, we will be orienting our new staff and assigning articles to our writers. If you are a College of Marin student and would like to contribute an article, please don’t hesitate to contact us (write us on the “letters to the editor” page) or sign up for JOUN 115 or JOUN 122.


Articles for the final issue are up

This month’s articles will the the last for the semester. The Echo Times has produced a 16-page issue which is out on stands as of Monday, May 13. Included are several student feature stories, such as former COM alumni Terry Bozzio (now ranked #5 on Rolling Stone’s list of all-time greatest drummers), part two of our story on Iraq War veteran Jake Velloza, and the personal journeys of some of our student writers.

Don’t miss our news stories of the ASCOM election results, Q&A with COM president David Wain Coon, upcoming summer classes, and faculty member Oak Downing (under the “Features>Faculty” tab). There is also a Baseball update on the COM Mariners.

Lastly, there are new A&E articles up for COM’s production of “I Hate Hamlet,” and for the “Private Road Paintings” exhibit.

Thank you for following us this semester. We’ll see you in the Fall!

Site update

Volume 11, issue #9 is now out on stands. We’ve added three stories to the “Students” page of the Features section, a Baseball/Softball update under “Sports,” a new Column under “Opinion,” two news stories on the front page and one article on the “Dance” page.

Issue #10 will be our last paper of the semester, you can expect to see it on stands in early May.

Site Update

There are new articles uploaded to the Classroom, Faculty, Theater, and Baseball pages. We have a great review/report on the opening night for the ‘Big River’ musical, plus features on the Environmental Action Club and Sociology Professor Susan Rahman. All issues for Vol. 8 should be out on stands, and you can expect Vol. 9 to be out around April 8th.