Observer earned 9 awards at state journalism competition

Observer staff
April 8, 2021

The Observer earned 9 awards at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association (ICCJA) spring conference.  The awards were for all community college journalism work for all of 2020. The Observer staff earned 3rd place for General Excellence, an award that recognizes best overall newspaper. The Observer also earned 3rd place honors for best website. Two Observer staff members received...

ECC reveals “transitional return to normal” for fall 2021

Hadley Corbett and Lukas Munoz
March 17, 2021

Elgin Community College released its fall 2021 plans last week, increasing its in-person learning opportunities for courses including English, speech, psychology, math, biology, history, political science, business, economics, humanities, computer information systems, music, theater, and adult education.   "ECC is planning for a transitional return to normal operations during the fall 2021 semester,"...

Just the Facts: Local Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Rebecca Marting, Staff Writer
March 16, 2021

It’s been one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic; a year later vaccine distribution is now underway in the United States while safety measures including wearing masks and social distancing still prevalent.  The vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2020. On February...

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