ECC Alumnus Creates Culinary Masterpieces, Works Toward Lifelong Dream

Colleen Narup | Editor He has posted his experimental food creations for years on social media, worked at several restaurants throughout the St. Louis area and graduated from East Central College three times. These are just a few things that Stephen Danso, 30, of Union, has done in order to achieve his goal of opening … Continue reading ECC Alumnus Creates Culinary Masterpieces, Works Toward Lifelong Dream

‘Fake News’ vs. Actual News: Learning the Importance of Media Literacy

Colleen Narup | Editor "Fake news" is a term that has been thrown around a lot in the media as of late. Cambridge Dictionary defines "fake news" as false stories that appear to be news that are spread on the Internet or other forms of media, usually created to influence political opinions or as a … Continue reading ‘Fake News’ vs. Actual News: Learning the Importance of Media Literacy

Artist Spotlight: Kerra Taylor

Ben Johnson | Reporter Fine arts artist Kerra Taylor recently displayed her “The Theatrics of Storytelling” collection at ECC. She describes the work as “large-scale paintings, narratives involving [her] family.” “I’m coming with stories,” Taylor said. “I’m commemorating memories that didn’t actually happen. When I painted this collection, I wanted to feel a sense of … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Kerra Taylor

ECC Art Gallery Welcomes Local Artists

Alex Hilse | Reporter The Spring 2018 semester has begun, which means the East Central Art Gallery will bring new exhibits for the community to see. “This semester features four group shows, and what's interesting is that the four groups are at quite different stages in their lives,” Jennifer Higerd, East Central College Gallery Coordinator, said. … Continue reading ECC Art Gallery Welcomes Local Artists

The 39 Steps ECC Theater Production

Colleen Narup, Reporter From April 6-9, East Central College Theatre performed their last show of the 2016-2017 season, "The 39 Steps." The play, based on the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, is what theatre department executive Chris Swanson describes as a "'whodunnit?' farce comedy about being at the wrong place at the wrong time." "It … Continue reading The 39 Steps ECC Theater Production