Preventing Workplace Violence at ECC

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

In January of 2014, Illinois passed the Workplace Violence Protection Act, protecting workers against violence in the workplace. The law allows employees to petition to the court for orders of protection in their workplace. Prevention...

Steve Duchrow Wins National Award

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

One of Elgin Community College's very own won a national award in New York City. Director of Performing Arts, Steve Duchrow, was honored with the Art Presenter of the Year award. Mary Hatch, Dean of liberal, visual and preforming...

Low turnout for Spartan Connection meet and greet

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

What was intended to be a Phi Theta Kappa Meet and Greet turned into a Spartan Connector bonding experience among the connectors. Phi Theta Kappa had their second semester Meet and Greet event for the new Spartan Connectors and...

Open-source textbooks, and ECC’s defiance of an oligarchy

Jon Beltrano, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Modern teachers find themselves integrating into a system outside of textbooks, in order to stay cheaper for students. Teachers at Elgin Community College want control of the information inside their classes; and have fashioned...

ASPIRE inspires Love Drive

Lisa Lilianstron, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

The Boys and Girls club of Elgin is an organization which helps produce positive outcomes for youth all around the area. Throughout the month of Feb., First Generation Student Club, ASPIRE hosted a program called the Love Driv...

The North Fake Follow Up

Casey McCartin, Managing Editor

February 28, 2016

Vendors at Elgin Community College are welcome to sell their products to students and faculty members as long as they fill out a vendor application and agree to the campus policies. Amybeth Maurer, director of orientation and...

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