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Ribs, Baby, Ribs!

Will Stringfellow and Ryan Naughton

May 2, 2017

With Elgin Community College so close to being done with the spring semester, and summer almost upon us, the itch for some good barbecue might be upon you. Well, we went to three different places to show you some ways to scratch...

ECC Theatre remembers the town of Laramie

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

Laramie, Wyoming, circa 1998-1999, is a small town with large soul. The town may have quite the ‘boring’ stigma attached to its name, but the story that resides among the mountains and greens is far from ordinary. On...

ECC Faculty Recital

April 19, 2017

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Horoscopes: April 20th – May 10th

Brittany Raysby, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Taurus (April 20 - May 20) : Your health is looking pretty good and your charm is going to be strong, but stay away from cooties. Gemini (May 21 - June 20) : This is the time to try to get that promotion at work! And if yo...

“Reasons” Why Mental Health Is So Important

Lisa Lillianstrom, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

When 'Thirteen Reasons Why' started streaming on Netflix, it quickly became a hit among the viewers. The series sparked many different articles discussing bullying, suicide, rape and most prominently, mental health. While the...

Charity Spotlight: Ronald McDonald House

Lisa Lillianstrom, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

When a child is diagnosed with cancer or any kind of life threatening disease, it can take a toll on the family. Financially, a family may experience struggles, especially when the treatment is miles away from their home and involves...

ECC Gallery Features Fred Stonehouse’s Surreal Art

Maarty Metzelaar, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017

The recent addition at our art gallery, done by Fred Stonehouse, has a striking quality that catches the eye, if not in a partially puzzled glare. Part of his recent art show “The Silent Singers”, Stonehouse’s display has a ha...

SWANS hosts Drag Race To Promote Upcoming Drag Show

Lisa Lilianstrom, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017

Balls were thrown  in the Jobe Lounge, students were running around in the shape of a figure 8, and there were many signs around the lounge promoting the upcoming Drag Show which will be hosted by SWANS. "Our Drag Race was...

Francesca T. Royster visits campus for Writer’s Center

Casey McCartin, Staff writer

March 13, 2017

On the evening of March 9 a crowd of about 15-20 individuals gathered in the Building H of Elgin Community College in room H142 to attend a Writer's Center Reading Series event. The attendees consisted of ECC students, several...

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