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...

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....

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...

Alejandro Santoyo
Staff Reporter

Alejandro Santoyo

I'm Alejandro Santoyo, I graduated from Elgin High School back in 2017. This is currently my 5th and final year at ECC. I graduating with my Associates in Arts here at ECC, afterwards I am planning to transfer to a University...

Joey LeMaster
Staff Reporter

Joey LeMaster

This is my first semester at ECC as I spent my first semester at Western Kentucky University. I'm a lifelong sports fan and I recently picked up my passion for music. I'm a Bears, Bulls, and MMA fan for sports. I'm a journalism...

Carlos Enrique Contreras
staff reporter

Carlos Enrique Contreras

I am an ECC student here part of the Observer. This will all be a new experience for me. I have never been part of a newspaper before. I went to Dundee Crown High School. Graduated 2011. Hadn't been part of a school since. Just...

Dominic Di Palermo
Editor-in-Chief

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...

Gwen Sihanath
Staff Photographer / Digital Editor

Gwen Sihanath

Hiya! My name's Gwen and I am a film productions major This is my second semester here at the Observer, still nervous if I do the right things here, but I am looking forwards to this year's distinct and unique stories! After...

Maya Liquigan
Managing Editor

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...

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