ECC Observer (Student Newspaper)

Observer club members at welcome week event.

A forum for the free expression of student views and opinions is the student newspaper's focus, the Elgin Community College Observer. Students gain experience in newspaper production and may earn college credit as they keep readers abreast of current events and news on campus. Read the latest issue.

Did you know?

The Elgin Community College student newspaper staff, the Observer, earned 13 awards for writing, photography, and design from the Illinois Community College Journalism Association. "It's always great to see our work receive recognition," said Camryn Cutinello, Observer editor-in-chief. "Our staff works very hard on every issue we release, and I'm proud of everyone who was recognized for individual awards and our whole staff for the award for best website." The newspaper is a member of the Illinois Community College Journalism Association and the Associated Collegiate Press. 

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