Observer

Hidden Courses: Writing and Speaking

Eli Anton, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018

Filed under News

Among the plethora of courses Elgin Community College has to offer are a group of courses that not many hear about or fully understand. So here are two courses that may interest you as you pick out your Spring 2019 sc...

Students embrace their own power in student government

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Human Interest, News

“The roles for any S.G. member or position is similar in that we all represent the Elgin Community College student body and possess a strong voice.” Student body Vice President Adil Jahangir gives a slight hint of a brief missi...

LGBTQ+ Community Protests Anti-Gay Group

Brittany Raysby

March 13, 2017

Filed under Human Interest, News

If you didn’t notice the rainbow- decked hallways of building B, you may have missed the biggest LGBTQ+ pride celebration of the semester, which is all thanks to the anti-gay group Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environme...

Delusions of Grandeur

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If anything, President Trump has proven himself be the genius salesmen he claims to be. After all, he sold an entire nation on a particularly foul set of policies and ideologies that disregard everything the country once stood...

Trade in pencils and notebooks for a hands-on experience

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Human Interest

Exploration for hands-on careers is an option available to students, apart from the ‘normal’ approach to school most young adults take. Trade programs at Elgin Community College are offered to students who enjoy taking a ...

ECC Students Register to Vote on Campus

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Filed under News

Both September and October heard liberty ring through Elgin Community College as the student government facilitated opportunities for students to register and vote. The driving initiative of these registration events can best...

ECC Celebrates First Ever Indigenous Peoples Day

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

Filed under Human Interest, News

The rich bass of rhythmic drums could be found resonating through Elgin Community College on Oct. 10, as the school celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time. Coloring the campus this past Monday were live performances...

Trump and Clinton Overshadow Other Candidates

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016

Filed under Human Interest

This election has voters struggling to decide between the lesser of two evils. The political powerhouses that are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have amassed enough notoriety to effectively drown out competing candidates, however,...

A Helping Hand from ECC

Syed Hashmi, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

Filed under Human Interest, News

Higher education in America can be broken down into three categories: public, private and for profit. State-funded institutions are considered to be public, they generally have a lower cost of attendance and offer a wide array...

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