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An Education is Not All You Can Earn at ECC

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

Filed under Human Interest

The balancing act of college can be quite overwhelming for students. Between taking classes, working, spending time with friends and family, daily life becomes more and more of a struggle than how we once knew it. An educatio...

What I Wish I Knew About College

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The unsettling fear creeps in the pit of your stomach as you realize you’ve beaten the high school routine to death. After graduation from such a familiar routine and familiar faces, one cannot help but be paralyzed by both f...

The Write Way to Bring in the School Year

Vanessa Passo, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Filed under Human Interest

The lounge of building B is quaint and small; students resign from their daily activities for study breaks, homework sessions or just a quick breather in between the chaos that is college. The hallways remained cluttered as students...

Student Member of the Board: The Voice of the Students

Cory Bray, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016

Filed under Human Interest, News

The student member of the board isn’t the most recognizable position on campus. In fact, only two out of 10 ECC students in the Jobe lounge polled where aware the position even exists. Moreover, only one student polled was aware...

CoffeeHouse: Know About It

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016

Filed under Human Interest

Every so often, writers from all kinds of backgrounds gather around to share their writings and enjoy coffee. The voices of the writers take us to the deepest parts of our imagination. The variations of poetry, fiction, tragedy,...

Steve Duchrow Wins National Award

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Filed under Human Interest, News

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...

The Story of Harriot Jacobs

Rosa Gonzalez, Staff Writter

March 3, 2016

Filed under Human Interest

Imagine living in a 9-by-7-by-3 feet attic. Now imagine living there for seven years with nothing but a very old bed and insects to give you company. This was the life of Harriet Jacobs, a runaway slave. Elgin Community Col...

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