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  • Newly elected Seth Hernandez, 2024- 25 Sudent Body President


    Fresh faces to lead 2024-25 Student Government Cabinet

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    New Law Legalizes Air Fresheners and Fuzzy Dice for Illinois Drivers

  • ECC Plans to Unveil New Mascot


    ECC Plans to Unveil New Mascot

  • Estudiante accediendo al sitio web el 20 de marzo de 2024.


    Students face challenges amidst ‘A Better FAFSA Process’

  • Angela Tovar and Shayndel Valles at the ACP Spring Conference in San Diego.


    The Observer wins national awards at ACP Spring Conference

  • Matthew Bishop and Alberto Mantovano

    Human Interest

    A Very Deep Goodbye for Matthew Bishop

  • The hours for the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at ECC in Building B.


    What is FAFSA? Financial Aid Overview

  • The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office and TRIO Office at ECC in Building B.


    New FAFSA form available for 2024-2025 school year

  • Student Life Coordinator Gaea Atta Moy works from her office at ECC.


    New Law Guarantees Paid Time Off for All Illinois Residents

  • ECC hosts early voting for Kane County residents March 5-6 outside of Building B.


    Early Voting Underway

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A page from El Don, Santa Ana Colleges student newspaper at the ACP Spring Conference.
The Bilingual Dilemma
Angela Tovar, Staff Translator • April 4, 2024
The Elgin Vintage storeroom on South Spring Street in Downtown Elgin.
Elgin Vintage Opens Permanent Storefront in Downtown Elgin
Shayndel Valles, Digital Editor • February 21, 2024
A drum circle plays music while members of the Black Hawk Performance Company perform a culture dance at the Black Hawk Dance Troupe event in the Jobe Lounge on Oct. 11, 2023.
Photos: Celebrating Indigenous Heritage- Black Hawk Dance Troupe
Matt Brady, Victoria Alongi, and James Kilcoyne
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Side Street Studio Arts Tanner Melvin sits in front of an art piece and stares off into the distance at Side Street Studio Arts on May 9, 2023.
"Where Elgin Creates:" The uplifting aura of Side Street Studio Arts
Matt Brady, Photo Editor
Elgin Vintage owner David Hill at his storefront in Downtown Elgin on Monday, May 8.
Sustainable Streetwear: ECC alum reopens Elgin Vintage summer storefront
Shayndel Valles, Staff Writer and Photographer
Guitarist Frankie Gotter (left), singer Damian H. Quijas (middle), drummer Marz Quilapio and guitarist Jesse Rodriguez play through an electric song at the Chicago venue Beat Kitchen on February 3, 2023.
ECC musicians of the Chicago underground music scene
Matt Brady, Photo Editor
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