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Student-made mural to be painted in ECC library

Allison Formeller, Managing Editor
March 7, 2020

Previously hidden in sketchbooks or on canvasses, the art of Yetzy Reyes-Carrillo and Josh Selvig, two current art students at Elgin Community College, will make its way into an elaborate mural in the Renner Library Hallway Gallery at ECC. The work is a collaborative piece between the artists, with each artist working on their own piece on opposite ends of the wall, complete with a combination of...

The 1619 Project conveys the legacy of slavery

Bryan Zbojna, Staff Writer
March 7, 2020

Clark Hallpike wants to give Elgin Community College students the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of students before they graduate.   “My passion is to help our students to be culturally competent when they graduate,” Hallpike, the coach of MAGIC, said. Short for Multicultural And Global Initiatives Committee, MAGIC focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion, trying to bring...

Mikayla Tate, Staff Writer
March 7, 2020

On March 4, 2020, Elgin Community College hosted a group of writers from the ECC community who gathered together in the B270 lounge to share their work and listen to the creative writings of fellow authors while eating pizza and enjoying a hot cup of coffee. This event, known as Coffee House, takes place three times each spring and fall semester.  It began with Writer’s Center about 40 years ago, founded by Gail Shadwell.  It was initially intended to provide additional programming to support...

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Illinois to introduce a bill that lets student-athletes get paid

March 7, 2020

Being a college athlete is one of the biggest time commitments a student can make. And in all aspects...

Spartan Women start Region IV basketball tournament with a spectacular win!

Spartan Women start Region IV basketball tournament with a spectacular win!

February 24, 2020

Spartan men back to winning form against Oakton 70-62

Spartan men back to winning form against Oakton 70-62

January 29, 2020

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