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Charity Spotlight: The Trevor Project

Will Stringfellow, Staff Writer

The Trevor Project is a 24-hour, American non-profit suicide hot line focusing on helping gay, lesbian,...

March 13No Comments

LGBTQ+ Community Protests Anti-Gay Group

Brittany Raysby

If you didn’t notice the rainbow- decked hallways of building B, you may have missed the biggest LGB...

March 13No Comments

ECC Experiences The Hunger Banquet

Lisa Lillianstrom

On March 8, Elgin Community College's Student Life hosted the Hunger Banquet, which was an experience...

March 13No Comments

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Human Interest

Little Orphan Annie Hits The ECC Blizzard Theatre

Little Orphan Annie Hits The ECC Blizzard Theatre

Chris De Souza

On March 17th through the 18th, Harvest Christian Academy Theater Arts Department presented their spring musi...

March 20No Comments

Francesca T. Royster visits campus for Writer’s Center

Casey McCartin, Staff writer

On the evening of March 9 a crowd of about 15-20 individuals gathered in the Building H of Elgin Community...

March 13No Comments

Charity Spotlight: The Trevor Project

Will Stringfellow, Staff Writer

The Trevor Project is a 24-hour, American non-profit suicide hot line focusing on helping gay, lesbian,...

March 13No Comments

LGBTQ+ Community Protests Anti-Gay Group

March 13

ECC Experiences The Hunger Banquet

March 13

Janis, Me and Bobby McGee at the Blizzard Theatre

March 13

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Reviews

Fat Tuesday at Spartan Terrace

Fat Tuesday at Spartan Terrace

Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer/ Video Content Coordinator

On Feb. 28, the world celebrated Fat Tuesday and Elgin Community College was no different. The Spartan...

March 13No Comments

Press Start to Continue: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Will Stringfellow, Staff Writer

Friday, March 3, marked a big day for Nintendo fans, the Switch console launched but more importantly...

March 13No Comments

Janis, Me and Bobby McGee at the Blizzard Theatre

Maarten Metzelaar

On the night of March 4, a crowd of people saw the talents of Karen Irwin, the powerhouse vocalist singing...

March 13No Comments

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Lifestyle

Francesca T. Royster visits campus for Writer’s Center

Casey McCartin, Staff writer

On the evening of March 9 a crowd of about 15-20 individuals gathered in the Building H of Elgin Community College in room H142 to attend a Writer's Center Reading Series...

March 13No Comments

“Avenue Q”: the Grown-Up ‘Sesame Street’

Brittany Raysby

Broadway’s Tony award-winning musical, "Avenue Q", came to ECC this February with an unapologetic, but witty look at life after college. But with "Sesame Street"-like p...

February 28No Comments

The long line that is domestic violence

Vanessa Passo

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, per the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A classmate,...

February 27No Comments

A taste of Africa D.I.Y.

A taste of Africa D.I.Y.

Lisa Lilianstrom, Staff writer

African Flag Keychains What you need: Pony beads of any color Small charm ring Key ring. Stretchy String Large bead of any style Small rounder beads 1) Put ...

February 13No Comments

Get in the holiday spirit with fun DIY projects

December 6

Giving Thanks With A Thankful Heart

November 15

Have Fun With These DIY Thanksgiving Crafts

November 15

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Sports

Elgin Community College Champions: Men’s Basketball

Elgin Community College Champions: Men’s Basketball

Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer

Elgin Community College men’s basketball team has done something that neither the men’s or women’s...

March 13No Comments

ECC Men’s Basketball roll into playoffs with major win

ECC Men’s Basketball roll into playoffs with major win

Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the amazing season that Elgin Community College Men’s Basketball is having continued...

February 27No Comments

Lady Spartans end home season with a devastating loss

Lady Spartans end home season with a devastating loss

February 27

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Elgin Community College's Women’s basketball team ended their home-season with...

ECC Women’s Basketball ends rough season

ECC Women’s Basketball ends rough season

February 22

As the Elgin Community College Women’s Basketball season comes to an end, this is a season that both...

Mid-season review: ECC off to a rocky start

Mid-season review: ECC off to a rocky start

December 6

Elgin Community College women’s basketball has started off the season with a horrible 2-4 record. However,...

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Opinion

30 Hour Famine: The Experience

Lisa Lilianstrom

"I have to go all the way upstairs to charge my phone!" "They said my name wrong at Starbucks!" "I...

March 13No Comments

Delusions of Grandeur

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

If anything, President Trump has proven himself be the genius salesmen he claims to be. After all, he...

March 1No Comments

The real harm in half-baked activism

Maarten Metzelaar, Staff Editor

During the moment when I should have been prepared, sitting in my newspaper class, unsurprisingly I was rus...

February 27No Comments

There is still hope

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

Alright folks, thank you so very much for tuning into this week's review of the latest and greatest hit...

December 6No Comments

Experiences of a high schooler navigating the ECC experience

December 6

Dave Chappelle hosts Saturday Night Live

November 30

Giving Thanks With A Thankful Heart

November 15

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