Justin Rost, Staff Writer “In 1979, I was a senior in high school and ECC was an exciting thing to look forward to attending. Fast forward 40 years and it seems as though that enthusiasm no longer exists. I believe the cornerstone has the opportunity and resources to look into why that has happened and … Continue reading Make ECC 1979 Again
Carson Mowery, Staff Writer Following the tragic fire that destroyed parts of the Notre-Dame de Paris, commentary has resurged regarding the role of Christianity (and religion overall) within our society. Despite religious barriers, historical holy places such as this one are beloved by many and are regarded as a loss to more than their congregations. … Continue reading The Hopeful Unity of Holy Places
Jessie Chafin| Reporter To some, the concept of going vegan is terrifying. It may seem impossible to put down the meat and dairy after years of living off the stuff. You may ask yourself how you’ll get the proper nutrients from vegan foods or what you’ll eat without animal products, but the most important question … Continue reading Veganism: Is it Right For You?
Joshua German| Reporter East Central College’s Scholar Bowl Team went to compete in Nationals, or the 2019 Community College Championship Tournament, in Orlando from March 1-2. It was a very competitive tournament, and there were a total of 24 teams from across the country competing. We were able to compete in this tournament because of … Continue reading Scholar Bowl Places in 2019 Community College Championship Tournament
Hayley Vawter| Editor When Joshua German, president of Phi Theta Kappa, took African American Literature in Spring 2018, he had no idea it would lead to orchestrating a school trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama the following year. The trip will take place April 12-14 and is available for all … Continue reading Students to Visit Civil Rights Monuments in Alabama
Justin Rost| Reporter When we arrived back at my friend Lucy’s house, we noticed her garage door was open, despite it being closed a couple hours earlier. She didn’t believe anyone was home at this time and she started to worry – fearing that someone had robbed the house and was waiting for her arrival … Continue reading Identifying the Bogeyman
Alex Hilse| Reporter Being a college student can be stressful. Early morning classes, the cost of those classes, books, balancing classes, homework, a job and a social life. It can be overwhelming even at the easiest of times. It can be easy to feel like you are doing all of this on your own but, … Continue reading Student Discounts Offered to ECC Students in Union
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
Sara Ireland| Reporter I had an abortion. In November of 2014, I found out I was pregnant. I was 4 weeks along when I found out. Yes, that’s early. One of the perks of already having two children was being acutely aware of my body. It took my partner at the time and I all … Continue reading I had an abortion.
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