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  • Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

    Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

    Casey McCartin, Ryan Naughton, and Will Stringfellow

    May 3, 2017

    According to multiple clubs and individuals, Student Life and Student Government have struggled with organization and procedures since the spring semester of 2016 when they lost their adviser, Katie Storey. In full disclosure, the Observer, who is a Student Life club and obligated to attend Student Gov...

    Jesus Martinez leads student Government meeting.

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  • Spartans Strike Back

    Spartans Strike Back

    Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer

    May 2, 2017

    Elgin Community College's Men’s Baseball team is bouncing back from an early season struggle, winning nine out of the last 11 games. Starting on April 21, the Spartans have been on a roll beating teams back and forth, bouncing back to a 20-18 record so far this season. With only a couple days...

    Jon Lenz releases a pitch in ECC's rout of Highland CC (Freeport)

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News

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Handicap space location in parking lot B raises some eyebrows

Casey McCartin, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017

The Elgin Community College Observer has been working to investigate any issues brought to our frustrations account, one regarding the location of the handicap spaces in the B parking lot. The email to our frustrations account reads: "I'm frustrated by a big headed junior college president that thinks his stuff don't stink, puts himself ahead of handicapped individuals when it comes to parking. He ...

News

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Casey McCartin, Ryan Naughton, and Will Stringfellow

According to multiple clubs and individuals, Student Life and Student Government have struggled with ...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Handicap space location in parking lot B raises some eyebrows

Casey McCartin, Editor-in-Chief

The Elgin Community College Observer has been working to investigate any issues brought to our frustrations...

May 3, 2017No Comments

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Human Interest

Students speak on the Benefits of Columbia College of Missouri

Maarten Metzelaar, Staff Writer

Walking into Robert Allare’s office in E building, I was greeted well and given a chair.  Sitting do...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Casey McCartin, Ryan Naughton, and Will Stringfellow

According to multiple clubs and individuals, Student Life and Student Government have struggled with ...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Handicap space location in parking lot B raises some eyebrows

Casey McCartin, Editor-in-Chief

The Elgin Community College Observer has been working to investigate any issues brought to our frustrations...

May 3, 2017No Comments

ECC officers accuse recently retired Chief of Police Emad Eassa of sex, race discrimination

May 3, 2017

Spartans Strike Back

Spartans Strike Back

May 2, 2017

Fisher Nuts sponsors annual culinary competition, gives scholarships

May 2, 2017

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Reviews

Ribs, Baby, Ribs!

Will Stringfellow and Ryan Naughton

With Elgin Community College so close to being done with the spring semester, and summer almost upon...

May 2, 2017No Comments

ECC Theatre remembers the town of Laramie

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

Laramie, Wyoming, circa 1998-1999, is a small town with large soul. The town may have quite the ‘boring’...

May 2, 2017No Comments

“El Malquerido”: Lots of Singing, Not Much Explaining

“El Malquerido”: Lots of Singing, Not Much Explaining

Brittany Raysby, Staff writer

A passionate, music-filled drama hit the silver screens at Elgin’s Marcus Theater for the 33rd annual...

May 2, 2017No Comments

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Lifestyle

Students speak on the Benefits of Columbia College of Missouri

Maarten Metzelaar, Staff Writer

Walking into Robert Allare’s office in E building, I was greeted well and given a chair.  Sitting down and talking to Robert, I mentioned I was going into the experience...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Student Life responds to criticisms, moves forward

Casey McCartin, Ryan Naughton, and Will Stringfellow

According to multiple clubs and individuals, Student Life and Student Government have struggled with organization and procedures since the spring semester of 2016 when th...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Handicap space location in parking lot B raises some eyebrows

Casey McCartin, Editor-in-Chief

The Elgin Community College Observer has been working to investigate any issues brought to our frustrations account, one regarding the location of the handicap spaces in the...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Spartans Strike Back

Spartans Strike Back

Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer

Elgin Community College's Men’s Baseball team is bouncing back from an early season struggle, winning nine out of the last 11 games. Starting on April 21, the Spartans...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Fisher Nuts sponsors annual culinary competition, gives scholarships

May 2, 2017

Ryan Luecht wins best of show in “Season’s Greetings” art show

May 2, 2017

Ribs, Baby, Ribs!

May 2, 2017

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Sports

ECC Mens Baseball heads to the Regionals

ECC Mens Baseball heads to the Regionals

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May 8, 2017No Comments

Spartans Strike Back

Spartans Strike Back

Ryan Naughton, Staff Writer

Elgin Community College's Men’s Baseball team is bouncing back from an early season struggle, winning...

May 2, 2017No Comments

ECC Men’s Baseball versus McHenry CC

ECC Men’s Baseball versus McHenry CC

April 19, 2017

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ECC Men’s Baseball Versus Highland CC (Freeport)

ECC Men’s Baseball Versus Highland CC (Freeport)

April 19, 2017

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Men’s Baseball versus Prairie State College

Men’s Baseball versus Prairie State College

April 19, 2017

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Opinion

End of semester rituals are upon us

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

College students, not only limiting the folks of Elgin Community College, are among the time when their...

May 2, 2017No Comments

“Hearing” Things From A New Perspective

Lisa Lillianstrom, Staff writer

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be deaf? Have you ever wondered what your life would be like?...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Finding Success With A Disability

Lisa Lillianstrom, Staff writer

Growing up, there have been people that didn't expect me to survive the real world, because of the simple...

April 18, 2017No Comments

“Reasons” Why Mental Health Is So Important

Lisa Lillianstrom, Staff writer

When 'Thirteen Reasons Why' started streaming on Netflix, it quickly became a hit among the viewers....

April 18, 20171 Comment

The Importance of Blood Donations

April 18, 2017

Beauty and the Beast Stirs Up Mindless Uproar

March 26, 2017

Stop Saying The R-Word

March 26, 2017

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