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Only ¼  of Latinx students are ready for college-level math

Arturo Chuatz, Staff Writer
May 4, 2019

According to a recent statistic presented at Elgin Community College by the Alliance for College Readiness this past February, only 25.3 percent of Latinx students from District 509 were ready for college-level math. Incoming White and Asian students dwarfed this statistic, 48.7 % and 52.0% respectively, and were deemed ready for college-level math. This is particularly worrying when 42% of the...

Ethan Wiles and Arturo Chuatz
May 4, 2019

Oakton Community College announced back in March that they would be launching a program to train students to work in the medical marijuana industry. The program is designed to allow students to earn a certificate after having learned how a cannabis dispensary works alongside training in patient care. Bronson Schober, a first-year student at Elgin Community College, thinks it could be good for the school to begin a program like this. “I believe that this program could be very beneficial...

“Drop Dead Gorgeous” Drag show raises the dead

Auden Hattendorf, Staff Writer
May 4, 2019

Elgin Community College's decision to host the official Drop Dead Gorgeous Drag Show definitely turned some heads and surprised everyone. Whether it was the fact that a community college would host something as courageous and bold as a drag show or that it was so well done, the show was certainly something that caught attention. The second ever, Drop Dead Gorgeous drag show happened on April...

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    Elgin Community College 3 - Oakton Community College 8

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ECC men’s baseball looks to finish strong after difficult season
ECC men’s tennis team starts season

ECC men’s tennis team starts season

April 24, 2019

Lady Spartans blow out Morton College in doubleheader

Lady Spartans blow out Morton College in doubleheader

April 24, 2019

Spartans crush the Pioneers in game one of at the April 27 doubleheader

Spartans crush the Pioneers in game one of at the April 27 doubleheader

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