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ECC clubs’ spring semester plans

Desiree Oliveros, Staff Writer
December 11, 2021

With COVID-19 restrictions loosening up and students transitioning back to in-person classes, many clubs at ECC have begun to meet in person for the first time in over a year. With a wide array of clubs at ECC, students may find one that fits their interests. Here’s a quick rundown of a handful of clubs and their plans for spring 2022: Associated Nursing Students (ANS) For any nursing students...

The petition seen across campus: more water bottle filling stations

Megan Huibregtse, Staff Writer
December 11, 2021

Water fountains at Elgin Community College are a necessity for students and faculty and they are once again open for use. “We have recently opened all the water fountains on campus to support access to drinking water in addition to the water bottle filling stations that have remained open throughout campus during the pandemic,” said Senior Director of Emergency Management Emily Kies in an email. During...

“The Greatest Place on Earth” started at ECC

Megan Huibregtse, Staff Writer
November 20, 2021

Jeffrey Weisman is an English professor at Elgin Community College, but some people don’t know that he is also a published author. Weisman acquired his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Colorado and has been teaching at ECC since 2002. As a professor who teaches English composition classes, Weisman has a love of writing. He created something from that love: a book...

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