Observer

2021-2022 Staff

Lina Fasihi
Staff Photographer

Lina Fasihi

This is my second year at ECC, and I am working on getting my Associate in Science. Afterwards, I plan on majoring in biochemistry, and I'm interested in pursuing astrobiology or wildlife biology. I joined the Observer because...

Gwen Sihanath
Staff Photographer

Gwen Sihanath

Hiya! My name's Gwen and I am a film productions major This is my first year here at the Observer, a bit nervous, but I am looking forwards to what makes this year so distinct and unique through upcoming stories! After all,...

Lance Lagoni
Staff Photographer

Lance Lagoni

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...

Ava Pollock
Staff Writer

Ava Pollock

I'm Ava Pollock, and this is my first year at Elgin Community College. I graduated from Jacobs High School in 2021. Journalism is one of my planned degrees in my college career. As of now, I'm working towards my Associate in Arts....

Samantha Leon
Staff Writer

Samantha Leon

This is my third and final semester here at ECC before I graduate in December with my Associates in Arts. Afterwards, I will be transferring to another school where I plan on pursuing a degree in journalism. I joined the Observer...

Megan Huibregtse
Staff Writer

Megan Huibregtse

This is my first year at ECC pursuing a journalism career. I'm currently finishing up my Associates of Arts degree and I joined the Observer to stretch my love of writing onto a bigger platform. I enjoy reading, fashion, and gushing...

Desiree Oliveros
Staff Writer

Desiree Oliveros

It is currently my second year at ECC, and I am working towards my Associate in Science. I am planning to major in Civil Engineering once I leave ECC, but I love to write during my free time, which is what drew me to joining the...

Maya Liquigan
Staff Writer

Maya Liquigan

This is my second year at ECC and I am working on finishing my Associate of Arts. I joined the Observer to gain more experience with professional writing and to be more involved in our school. I hope to transfer to a school in...

Dominic Di Palermo
Editor of Photography and Social Media

Dominic Di Palermo

I'm Dominic Di Palermo this is my first year at Elgin Community College and my first year with The Observer. I've been a photographer for almost four years and it's a big part of my life in and out of school. After obtaining an...

Shelby Anne Taylor
Editor in Chief

Shelby Anne Taylor

I am currently in my final semester at ECC and am thrilled to have the opportunity to be Editor in Chief of the Observer. I am pursuing a degree in professional writing with a self-indulgent minor in music, focused on jazz. I'm...

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