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Hate groups and free speech

Arturo Chuatz, Staff Writer
April 15, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, and Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment, the organization otherwise known as H.O.M.E., set up a table in the Free Speech Zone near the cafeteria and continued casting their views against members of the LGBTQ+ community. Although Elgin Community College has released statements regarding their disagreement with H.O.M.E., under the...

Juan Castillo, Social Media Manager
April 13, 2019

A trend has been spreading on social media since the beginning of 2019. The #trashtag has allowed people to take it upon themselves to clean up areas of their community where litter has taken over. They then share before and after photos on social media to display to everyone the vast difference and encourage others to do the same. “I don’t use social media a lot, but I’ve still seen stuff about the challenge," said Sam Irigoyen, a second-year student. "I think it's great and such a good...

Newly elected officials look to make ECC a better place

Camryn Cutinello, Staff Writer
April 12, 2019

Election season has once again come and gone, and the results are in. Clare Ollayos won reelection on the ECC board of trustees with 7,693 votes. She won her first election in 1995, according to an article by the Daily Herald. Newcomer Shane Nowak won a seat on the board for the first time, receiving 7,897 votes. Nowak graduated ECC in 2002 and has previously lost a bid for the board. Nowak has...

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Recent Sports Scores
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    Elgin Community College 3 - Mchenry Community College 21

  • Monday, April 8

    Baseball

    Elgin Community College 3 - Oakton Community College 8

  • Monday, April 8

    Baseball

    Elgin Community College 2 - Oakton Community College 17

  • Sunday, April 7

    Baseball

    Elgin Community College 9 - South Suburban Junior College 14

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ECC splits double header with Morton College

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ECC baseball team prepares for season

March 24, 2019

The Elgin Community College baseball team returned home from their spring trip to Myrtle Beach last...

ECC men’s and women’s basketball teams seasons’ end

ECC men’s and women’s basketball teams seasons’ end

March 8, 2019

  The Elgin Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams seasons ended last week...

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