Observer

2018-2019 Staff

Al Tuider

Staff Writer

This is my second year here at Elgin Community College. My major is broadcast journalism which led to my interest in joining The Observer.

Ian Havemann

Staff Writer

My name is Ian Havemann and this is my fourth and final semester at ECC. I am majoring in journalism with a possible second major in screen writing. I joined the Observer team to help expand my writing range and to get more experience...

Celedonia Hernandez

Graphic Designer

My name is Celedonia Hernandez, and I am the graphic designer for The Observer for fall semester 2018. I am currently working towards getting my Associate of Applied Science in Communication Design. I decided to join The Observer...

Devin Wright

Staff Writer

My name is Devin Wright and this is my first semester at ECC. I am majoring in writing with a minor in marketing and I plan on transferring to Judson University in the spring. I joined the Observer to see if journalism is the...

Valeria Mancera-Saavedra

Staff Writer

I’m earning an Associate in Arts degree at ECC and later transferring to a 4-year university for Journalism. This is my second year here at ECC. I decided to join the Observer to obtain experience related to the career I’m...

Shealeigh Voitl

Managing Editor

My name is Shealeigh Voitl, and I am a second-year student studying journalism here at ECC. I've really enjoyed being able to learn more about my community and my peers on campus through The Observer, and I'm thrilled to be a...

Kristen Flojo

Staff Photographer

I am studying photography and have been at ECC for almost three years now. I decided to join The Observer to get experience in photojournalism. I love action shots, so I hope to become a concert photographer or a sports photographer.

Eli Anton

Staff Writer

This is Elizabeth's second year on the Observer team. She is studying to have a Masters in Psychology and Bachelors in Art, and hopes to return to the life of Theatre in the future. From a young age she has enjoyed telling stories...

Lance Lagoni

Staff Photographer

Continuing education student in Art (photography) B. A. , M. B. A. Michigan State University Accounting, business law, economics, finance & marketing majors. Retired after 45 year career in Business. Active in...

Juan Castillo

Staff Writer

My name is Juan Castillo. This is my third semester here at Elgin Community College. I am working towards my associate in arts here at ECC and plan on transferring to a 4-year school and majoring in journalism. I am a reporter...

Luz Silva

Editor-in-Chief

I am a second-year student studying Criminal Justice. I decided to join the Observer because I enjoy photography and am interested in sports journalism, I thought joining would be a great opportunity to further my interests. ...

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