I Saw A Ghost: A Review of New Dawn Fades: A Play About Joy Division and Manchester

On March 29, the ECC students and instructors who answered London’s call over spring break attended a play unlike any other: New Dawn Fades: A Play About Joy Division and Manchester. New Dawn Fades follows four punk revolutionaries from Manchester, England who would unknowingly (and perhaps unwillingly) become one of the most influential bands of … Continue reading I Saw A Ghost: A Review of New Dawn Fades: A Play About Joy Division and Manchester

Guns on Campus: A Horror Story for Diversity

The discussion of bringing a gun to school often ends with a tragic headline. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook—we all remember the first mass shooting that reminded us of our vulnerability during our years of pursuing an education. In the wake of yet another tragedy, two Missouri state senators are repealing the ban of concealed … Continue reading Guns on Campus: A Horror Story for Diversity

Motion City Soundtrack “Panic Stations” Review

Motion City Soundtrack’s (MCS) sixth studio album, “Panic Stations,” set sail via Epitaph Records on Sept. 18, 2015. As a follow up to “Go,” the new album is nautical-themed musical excellence at its finest, with many of its 11 songs referencing water and the ocean—but can a plethora of anchor references stop “Panic Stations” from … Continue reading Motion City Soundtrack “Panic Stations” Review

ECC Graduate Joins Peace Corps

Bethany Dixon, a 2013 graduate of East Central College, will be leaving for a two-year long trip to Uganda in November to serve with the Peace Corps. Oftentimes it is difficult for young adults to leave their homes, especially for such an extensive amount of time, and it wasn’t easy for Dixon to stay committed … Continue reading ECC Graduate Joins Peace Corps

Curing the Election Fever: An Interview with Local Government Expert Associate Professor Dennis Pohlman

If you have been near a television recently, there is a strong chance you have heard at least some talk about the upcoming 2016 presidential election. News outlets such as NBC, CNN or Fox News have released regular poll numbers and airing debates. Or perhaps you’ve heard certain candidates being the epicenter for many comedians … Continue reading Curing the Election Fever: An Interview with Local Government Expert Associate Professor Dennis Pohlman