Society Discredits Women

Israel Neely, Guest Reporter | “Credible” Adjective. “Offering reasonable grounds for being believed.”Merriam Webster. Adjective. “Worthy of belief or confidence; trustworthy.” Adjective. “Not able to be disproven by the end of the interview.”Urban Dictionary. “In a world…” begins the movie trailer. It’s spoken by a deep, throaty, masculine voice – a voice with authority, a voice with credibility. One is driven to believe this faceless man and whatever he has to say about this epic world. Viewers are ready for … Continue reading Society Discredits Women

Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching

Erin Rose, Guest Reporter | C.S. Lewis is recognized, primarily by young people, for his fictional classics “The Chronicles of Narnia.” For many others he is acclaimed for his works on Christianity and philosophy. Lewis presented his readers time and time again with the subject of morals and living life as a “good man.” “The … Continue reading Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching

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

ECC Welcomes New VP of Instruction

As of July 1, Dr. Tia Robinson has been named ECC’s vice president of instruction. The position was previously held by Jean McCann, who is retiring after a 24year career at ECC. Several responsibilities come with the job title of vice president of instruction, including directing academic divisions that o er credit based courses, providing … Continue reading ECC Welcomes New VP of Instruction

Syrian Refugees Offer New Hope

Mass destruction. Widespread hysteria. Courageous bloodshed. The unfortunate loss of civilians. The civil war in Syria has gone on for over five years now. It all began after 15 school children were arrested and reportedly tortured for writing anti-government graffiti on a wall. Locals began protesting peacefully for the release of the children, democracy and … Continue reading Syrian Refugees Offer New Hope

Everything You Never Knew About the Electoral College

It’s that time of year again. Angry Facebook posts, ludicrous billboard messages and bountiful campaign yard signs all attribute to friends, relatives and coworkers turning against each other. While the election fosters hopefulness in many discouraged Americans, others have abandoned politics altogether. The Electoral College is a misunderstood ensemble that provokes voter apathy among many. … Continue reading Everything You Never Knew About the Electoral College

Bye-Bye Gawker: How the Media Giant Bit the Dust

In the modern age of Internet journalism, it’s hard to ignore Gawker’s influence. The publishing giant had its fingers in all the cookie jars since its very conception - from video games with Kotaku to feminism with Jezebel to sports with Deadspin - even porn with Fleshbot. Under Gawker’s umbrella, those are just a few … Continue reading Bye-Bye Gawker: How the Media Giant Bit the Dust

5 Realizations from London

1. We have an unhealthy tendency to allow our lives to fall into a crippling routine. Encapsulating ourselves within a bubble for delusions of safety, we fear the unknown when we should embrace it. As cliché as it may sound, no gift is more valuable than traveling abroad. Not only will it pop your bubble … Continue reading 5 Realizations from London