Earlier this year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Central College engineering student Joe Jasper saw a need that fit his skill set. Jasper, of the Leslie area, owns his own laser engraving business, “Creations with Character.” Back in March when people working in nursing homes, hospitals and other health care facilities began … Continue reading ECC Student Creates Mask Clips for Health Care Workers
By Macy McKinney The last semester of high school is the beginning of the bridge into the college atmosphere, but unfortunately the Corona Virus hit and it felt like that bridge fell completely. It was scary going into something unknown and then transitioning from being a high school student to a college student. My senior … Continue reading The First Two Weeks
By Lucille Vanek On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020, Phi Theta Kappa held their first member meeting via Zoom as well as in-person attendants, including advisors and officers. Phi Theta Kappa works diligently to align both college and community projects with the mission and vision of East Central College. President, Lucille Vanek and Vice President, Christy … Continue reading Phi Theta Kappa First Fall 2020 Member Meeting
ECC's Literary Magazine is hosting it's annual fiction and creative non-fiction writing contest. Formatting: All entries must be by current ECC students. Please limit the entries to 20 pages each entry, with a maximum of three entries per person. Please use 12 point font, Times New Roman, and single spacing. Submit the entry or entries … Continue reading Submit to ECC’s Literary Magazine and Get Published!
Gwendolen Minks, Staff Writer Food/Tea As a big fan tea and different food choices, I was extremely excited to go to London and experience all that it had to offer in culinary. Granted, I know it’s very much a stereotype that the British only drink tea, but I would be lying if I didn't say … Continue reading Spilling the Tea on London
Sara Ireland, Staff Writer On March 7, the date the march from Selma to Montgomery began in 1965, the ECC Film and Lecture Series held a screening of the short documentary film “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”. The keynote speaker for this event, Linda Lockhart, paired with the screening in ways that I … Continue reading “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”: Guest Speaker, Film at ECC
Lucy Roth, Staff Writer In my short life, I’ve been touched by a lot of things. I’ve frolicked in the same streets Sylvia Plath would have, I’ve walked through the house Anne Frank and her family kept captive, and I’ve lost myself in the art of Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet and others. You think, “Wow. … Continue reading Reflecting on Montgomery
Juanita Ziegler, Guest Contributor The best way for me to describe my trip is with the word “powerful.” We visited three different exhibits which each had its own story to tell. The Rosa Parks Museum was not your average museum experience. As I waited for our entry into the main museum, I read a children’s … Continue reading Witnessing History in Montgomery, Alabama