ECC Celebrates 50 Years at Foundation Gala

Hayley Vawter| Editor On Friday, Feb. 1, East Central College held its annual Friends of the Foundation Gala. The event was held at the Union City Auditorium, the first location of East Central College classes in April 1969.   More than 200 people attended the event and students, faculty, staff, administrators and board members, as well … Continue reading ECC Celebrates 50 Years at Foundation Gala

A Shift in Focus Leads to a More Evolved Society

Madelyn Pecka| Reporter   Intimacy and relationships are on the decline. In the past, love, relationships and connections were a focal point of society, whereas now, the center of society is self. Our society has become self oriented.   What’s causing the focus to shift? There are a number of reasons attributed to the decline in relationships … Continue reading A Shift in Focus Leads to a More Evolved Society

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