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Have you filled your student evaluations yet?

Valeria Mancera-Saavedra, Staff writer
December 1, 2018

The last weeks of the semester are full of essays, projects, exams and also student evaluations. Students' inboxes are filled with emails reminding them to complete these evaluations, but do they actually do them? According to Marcy Thompson, assistant vice president of teaching, learning and student development, last semester, only 31% of all students at Elgin Community College completed their...

Juan Castillo, Staff Writer
December 1, 2018

On Nov. 7, members of the Equity Coordinating Council of the Student Success Infrastructure (SSI) presented a proposal to the Elgin Community College president’s cabinet on the creation of a new director's position that is specifically designed to provide enhanced support to undocumented students. According to the proposal presented to the cabinet, the person placed in this new position will be responsible for fulfilling multiple duties including educating faculty and staff on important information...

Veterans Day Celebration memorializes fallen soldiers and commemorates their service

Ian Havemann, Staff Writer
November 16, 2018

World War I was known as “the war to end all wars.” Although we know today that this was unfortunately not the case. Nov. 8, 1918, the day WWI ended, gave rise to “Armistice Day” (later to be named “Veterans Day” in 1954) to commemorate and honor all soldiers that gave their lives so that the citizens of their nation may live freely. This Nov. 8, Elgin Community College held a Veterans...

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Recent Sports Scores
  • Tuesday, December 4

    Men's Basketball

    Elgin Community College 107 - Wilbur Wright College 97

  • Tuesday, December 4

    Women's Basketball

    Elgin Community College 55 - Wilbur Wright College 57

  • Saturday, December 1

    Women's Basketball

    Elgin Community College 59 - Madison College 66

  • Saturday, December 1

    Men's Basketball

    Elgin Community College 90 - Madison College 81

ECC Men’s basketball team secures a victory against Kishwaukee College 94-82
ECC Spartan men crush Madison College

ECC Spartan men crush Madison College

December 5, 2018

 

Lady Spartans drop a hard fought game to Madison College.

Lady Spartans drop a hard fought game to Madison College.

December 4, 2018

Lady Spartans persevere to beat Truman College

Lady Spartans persevere to beat Truman College

November 16, 2018

ECC ladies team trail for most of the game but focus and pull it out in the fourth quarter.

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Surviving the season: Three perspectives on working during the holidays
  • Stealing Christmas in 2018 – “The Grinch” Review November 22, 2018
  • Christmas traditions in Mexico November 16, 2018
  • A look into some “haunted” places in the Elgin area October 12, 2018
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