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The Winter ECCO Issue Is Here!
04/15/2015
The Winter ECCO Issue Is Here!

The Winter ECCO Issue Is Here!

Read all about: --The inauguration of President Gale E. Gibson --The Matter of Black Lives and Racial Profiling --The Essex/City of Newark Mural Project --Creative Voices from Essex Students

Capital Collaboration
04/15/2015
Capital Collaboration

Capital Collaboration

Essex County College continues to feel the effects of budget cuts which have hit the campus hard this academic year. Despite setbacks, the ECC community is working together to attain new collaborat...

A Second Chance
04/15/2015
A Second Chance

A Second Chance

There are many quotes and affirmations that stand out to me on a daily basis. I recall a Sunday afternoon in the spring of 2013, sitting across from a close friend of mine discussing the pros and c...

Student Uprising
04/15/2015
Student Uprising

Student Uprising

Across the globe, students are protesting chronic corruption and impunity for authority figures and injustice as the fight for greater democracy continues. The following information was derived fro...

Teamwork Triumphs
04/15/2015
Teamwork Triumphs

Teamwork Triumphs

The Wolverines men’s soccer team ended the season with a record of 11 wins and three losses. The Sierra Finals were on Saturday, October 25th where the Wolverines played Harcum College at NJIT. Aft...

Lady Wolverines Regional Champs
04/15/2015
Lady Wolverines Regional Champs

Lady Wolverines Regional Champs

The Lady Wolverines soccer team successfully defended its Region XIX title with a 3-2 win over top-seated Burlington County College on November 1st. Essex hosted the Northeastern District champions...

An Inspiring Entrepreneur
04/15/2015
An Inspiring Entrepreneur

An Inspiring Entrepreneur

The renowned stylist, Melissa Rubini, is an inspiration to all people willing to fight for their dreams. More than fifteen years ago, Rubini arrived in New York City as an immigrant from Brazil to...

Essex Mural Arts
04/15/2015
Essex Mural Arts

Essex Mural Arts

Professor Anna Choi Muniz and Professor Barbara Pogue's Art 107-108 students participated in the Urban Issues Institute Local Government Internship program in partnership with the City of Newark an...

Conversing With Myself: An Intro to Dialectics
04/15/2015
Conversing With Myself: An Intro to Dialectics

Conversing With Myself: An Intro to Dialectics

The funny thing about everything is that it resembles itself. Let’s take a moment and laugh at that, even though it’s about the unfunniest thing said by anyone, ever- wait a second, especially beca...

Watch Essex Nation!
04/15/2015
Watch Essex Nation!

Watch Essex Nation!

Watch Essex Nation, the TV show produced by Essex County College's Short Films Club on Fios 37 / Cablevision 77 or online at essexvoices.com! Mondays and Fridays @ 9pm.

Finding My Roots
04/15/2015
Finding My Roots

Finding My Roots

For some of us, finding our roots may be as easy as skimming through a photo album, talking to grandma or looking in the mirror. However, for others, finding our roots may start and end in the sam...

ICMF
04/15/2015
ICMF

ICMF

The Short Films Club and Student Entertainment Club invite all aspiring student media makers to submit their film, screenplay, game or interactive media project to the Inter-Collegiate Media Festiv...

Undocumented and Unafraid
04/15/2015
Undocumented and Unafraid

Undocumented and Unafraid

Essex County College students banded together in the spring semester to save a recent graduate’s family from deportation to Sri Lanka. The Anandarajah family, ethnic Tamils, belong to a minority gr...

What's the Deal?
04/15/2015
What's the Deal?

What's the Deal?

Advice column by LJ Q1. Jessica - Hey LJ, So, there's this guy at my school I have liked all year, and I'm still too scared to tell him. I often look at him in class, and when he looks my way and c...

Jester Mask
04/15/2015
Jester Mask

Jester Mask

This is a short story by Carmen Perez. Carmen Perez is 21 years old and finishing her last semester at Essex County College as a Liberal Arts major. She is an intern at the Hall of Records in Newa...

Noeteric Canaan
04/15/2015
Noeteric Canaan

Noeteric Canaan

I parted the Red Sea In search of a rumor: A land abound With milk and honey. For 40 years and a night, I covered barren wastelands With constellations of footfalls; Wetting my parched lips W...

MLK Library to Undergo High-Tech Renovation
04/15/2015
MLK Library to Undergo High-Tech Renovation

MLK Library to Undergo High-Tech Renovation

The Martin Luther King Jr. Library is being transformed into a state-of-the art “Information Commons” to increase digital access and improve academic resources for students. The $6.7 million renova...

Method Man
04/15/2015
Method Man

Method Man

Biology Professor Larry Pitts retires from ECC after 44 years of service. For Biology Prof. Lawrence (Larry) Pitts, who is retiring this summer after 44 years in the classroom, his long tenure teac...

Touché
09/11/2014
Touché

Touché

By:  Alexandra Guilloty The Infamous Mr. West has done it again.  ‘What?’ you ask.  ‘Did he make another little white girl cry by ruining her acceptance speech moment?  Accuse another president of ...

Journalism in 2014: Has our obligation to society changed?
09/11/2014
Journalism in 2014: Has our obligation to society changed?

Journalism in 2014: Has our obligation to society changed?

By:  Khadijah bint Costello Journalism’s reliability is compromised by the actions of a few.  Today, journalism is not about writing the truth through an objective eye.  Journalism today is more ab...

The ECC Cafeteria: Should You Partake or Pass?
09/11/2014
The ECC Cafeteria: Should You Partake or Pass?

The ECC Cafeteria: Should You Partake or Pass?

By:  Diego Gonzalez After attending Essex County College for nearly a year and a half, I have finally been given the opportunity to officially review the cafeteria food, something that I - along wi...

AIDS and Children
09/11/2014
AIDS and Children

AIDS and Children

By: Lev D. Zilbermints                                   Kids affected with AIDS may find sympathy, welcome and understanding at the AIDS Resource Foundation for Children, a charity located at 77 A...

Who's Up for a shot?...a Cookie Shot!
09/11/2014
Who's Up for a shot?...a Cookie Shot!

Who's Up for a shot?...a Cookie Shot!

By: Alexandra Guilloty New Yorkers patiently stood in line on Spring Street, perfectly suited for how sunny and warm the day was, waiting to become one of the first to try the new “Cookie Shots” at...

Income Inequality: A Continuing Factor In Social Gaps
09/11/2014
Income Inequality: A Continuing Factor In Social Gaps

Income Inequality: A Continuing Factor In Social Gaps

By: Alissa Lopez The works of Nicholas D. Kristof, a columnist for the prestigious New York Times, are exceptional examples of investigative journalism at its finest.  A recent article titled, “Whe...

Watch the Essex County College 2014 Commencement
09/11/2014
Watch the Essex County College 2014 Commencement

Watch the Essex County College 2014 Commencement

Congrats to the Class of 2014!  May you continue to exceed expectations and soar ever higher! Check Twitter and Instagram for the hashtag for all your pics and video or check livestr...

Ras Baraka Sworn In As Newark Mayor
09/11/2014
Ras Baraka Sworn In As Newark Mayor

Ras Baraka Sworn In As Newark Mayor

Ras Baraka was sworn in as mayor of the city of Newark on July 1, 2014, along with newly elected City Council members.  Lucy Lopez, an Essex County College sophomore, received the title of Youth Ma...

Congrats to Lucy Lopez, Newark's Youth Mayor
09/11/2014
Congrats to Lucy Lopez, Newark's Youth Mayor

Congrats to Lucy Lopez, Newark's Youth Mayor

Congratulations to Lucy Lopez, Newark's new Youth Mayor.  Ms. Lopez, a sophomore at Essex County College, was selected from approximately 100 other hopefuls as part of a city wide competition.  Ms....

Low Cost Coding Classes @ Converge Space in Newark
09/11/2014
Low Cost Coding Classes @ Converge Space in Newark

Low Cost Coding Classes @ Converge Space in Newark

Check out some of the coding classes that Converge space is offering up in downtown Newark.  This is an affordable coding class with Code Crew on HTML/CSS and JavaScript. It is $40 for 8-weeks for ...

ECCO Graduation Issue Is Out!
09/11/2014
ECCO Graduation Issue Is Out!

ECCO Graduation Issue Is Out!

Check out interviews with our Jack Kent Cooke scholars, graduation highlights and a list of all ECC 2014 graduates.  Congrats Class of 2014! A 2014 graduate?  Don't miss seeing your name in print i...

Volunteers needed for Newark Arts Council Festival, "Open Doors"
09/11/2014
Volunteers needed for Newark Arts Council Festival, "Open Doors"

Volunteers needed for Newark Arts Council Festival, "Open Doors"

The Newark Arts Council has re-named its annual arts tour the "Open Doors Citywide Festival". It is a citywide festival throughout Newark that opens on Thursday, October 9th through Sunday, October...

Our new logo!
09/11/2014

Our new logo!

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