Author: Deana Elhit

Posted on: May 4, 2020 Posted by: Deana Elhit Comments: 0

Faces of the vulnerable: What it’s like being immunocompromised during COVID-19

By Deana Elhit, JRN 111 Student The coronavirus has the whole world in a state of fear. Although we are all vulnerable to being contaminated, those who are immuno-compromised are at higher risk because their immune system is too weak to fight off viruses. According to CNN, about 3 percent of the population is immuno-compromised, which translates to about 7 million people.  One infected person can infect 59,000 people, according…

Posted on: March 4, 2020 Posted by: Deana Elhit Comments: 0

Performance celebrates MLK’s peaceful impact

Deana Elhit JRN 111 Student Music can bring a whole community together, and Damien Sneed’s multi-genre performance, “We Shall Overcome,” did just that on Feb.16 at the Dorothy Menker Theater on the Moraine Valley campus. Sneed’s performance, inspired by the civil rights movement, celebrated the actions and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.“Martin Luther King, Jr. got people together in a nonviolent effort and walked across the Edmund Pettus bridge to…

Posted on: March 4, 2020 Posted by: Deana Elhit Comments: 0

Students, Staff make Valentine’s for Vets

Deana ElhitOutside Contributor The Valentines for Veterans event took place on Feb. 4 – 5, and had an open door for Moraine Valley’s students and staff to join the Christian Fellowship Club, Boots to College, and Student Life in creating heart-warming and thoughtful cards for veterans who are currently in hospitals during the holiday. Carmen Tedeschi, whose family served in the military and is part of the Christian Fellowship Club knows…