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Why Do They Do It?

Why Do They Do It?

Abby Tutor, Editor in Chief
November 21, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

Running Start students make up about 10 percent of EvCC’s campus. They’re ahead of the game and much younger than the rest of the school body, so, how do they do it? There is a wide spectrum of opinions about them, ranging from them being lazy and immature to being avidly hard-working and determined....

College Student by Day, Body Builder by Night

College Student by Day, Body Builder by Night

Katja Wahl, Managing Editor-Visuals
November 1, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

From average 19-year-old college student to competitive female bodybuilder, Kaile Guzman created her own path. In August, Guzman began lifting and soon realized she wasn’t working towards anything. When asked why bodybuilding came to mind she had a simple response; “I was lifting and not reall...

Blood Drive Save Lives

Blood Drive Save Lives

Laura Vogt, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

A boy is a victim in a car accident and is rushed to the nearest hospital in need of a surgery. During that surgery, the child will need a blood transfusion to save his life. The doctor reaches into the BloodBank fridge, grabs a blood bag, and saves that boy’s life. The bag that saved the boy’s life could...

Remembering Professor David Walker

Remembering Professor David Walker

Nathan Senff, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Our Stories, Showcase

  The days pass on. The wind rolls over the mountains, the peaks burst through the clouds and all is still. David Walker, geoscience professor at EvCC, used to love scenes like this before passing on June 15 earlier this year. Walker left a mark on our campus and the environmen...

Hearts on Sleeves

Hearts on Sleeves

Emma Kilgore, Managing Editor-Print
October 27, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

Patricia D. was shot by her son. This was one of the countless stories of domestic violence that hung on a clothesline in Parks Union for the National Week of Action in October. The event was part of The Clothesline Project. The goal? “Not only to spread the word, but to take action,” Health and Well...

Election 2016

Election 2016

John Yeager, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Our Stories, Showcase

The 2016 Presidential election has been a whirlwind of shocking media headlines, intense debates and an extensive exchange of verbal jabs between candidates. Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, has drawn media attention through unscripted speeches and unfiltered speech. Recently, Trump has made...

Faculty Member Saves Students Thousands

Faculty Member Saves Students Thousands

Janice Hamilton, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Our Stories, The Scoop

Mike Nevins, a nine-year math professor at EvCC is responsible for students saving money on textbooks, along with Professor David Littman of Pierce College.   Littman was funded by the State Board to develop the Washington Mathematics Assessment and Placement program (WAMAP), and launche...

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Abby Tutor, Editor-in-Chief
October 11, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

It’s been a fantastic start to the year for The Clipper team. I am excited to see where this year will take us and what we will learn. The day before school started, we hired student Brooke Robbinson as our graphics editor. I am thankful to have her expertise in our team and she has been excell...

What are you going to college for?

What are you going to college for?

Michelle Hecker, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

These are all common answers you would hear when asking your classmates what they are doing at EvCC: “I just want to make more money”, “my parents are making me go to college”, “I don’t know what I want to do with my future yet” or “I’m very certain I know what I want to do and I’m...

From Homeless to Hope

From Homeless to Hope

Emma Kilgore, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Our Stories

She wanted to be a lawyer. But at the age of 15, she became pregnant with her first son. Six years later she was addicted to meth and was homeless. Now, she’s making her comeback. Meet Kristina Jorgensen, 27, an EvCC political science student and recently-named Housing Hope board member. She’s...

Nathaniel Hebert: Tiny House Master

Nathaniel Hebert: Tiny House Master

Diana Pinon, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Our Stories, Showcase

Not only is Nathaniel Hebert graduating this quarter with a degree on Plastics and Composite Engineering. He is also finishing up building his very own “tiny green house.” This adventure started after Hebert had some bad roommate experiences ever since the age of 16, when he first started living...

A Note from the Graduating Class

A Note from the Graduating Class

Alexis Jones, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Our Stories, Showcase

Dear freshman class and incoming students, This is your time, your time to learn, to grow, to make this school your’s. We are approaching a new era in EvCC history, our sophomores are about to graduate and new students will be filling their places. Before they throw their caps into the air and say...

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