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COVID-19 in Washington State

COVID-19 in Washington State

Rebecca Duffy, Managing Editor of Digital

March 16, 2020

On Jan. 21, the United States confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (novel-coronavirus) in the country. This first confirmed case was of a patient in Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett Washington, only a short walking distance from EvCC. Since January, the number of confirmed cases in Washington...

Homelessness Among Students

Homelessness Among Students

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The ground is wet and the temperature is barely above 40 degrees fahrenheit. A man slumps against a wire fence, his hand rests on the lower tray of a shopping cart filled with his possessions. Crows ravage the scattered trash around him. A few feet away is a makeshift shelter of cardboard boxes and blu...

A Second EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19

A Second EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

EvCC’s Director of Public Relations, Katherine Schiffner has confirmed via email that a second EvCC student has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). This is the second student in the last two weeks to be confirmed. In an email today by President Willis, she announced that the student was last on c...

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

For over 95 years, Toastmasters International has served as a tool to help people around the world build upon their communication, leadership and public speaking skills. The program has over 358,000 members across 143 countries. There's a Toastmasters group, called The Everett Pacesetters, located in Ev...

From Addiction to Recovery

From Addiction to Recovery

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

March 12, 2020

EvCC student and employee Michelle Perry is in her second year of study, pursuing an Associate of Business Administration degree. On Mar. 31, 2020 she will celebrate four years of being clean from heroin and methamphetamine. “I lost my best friend to addiction,” Perry said, “I’m blessed that I f...

Women’s Equality: 100 Years in the Making

Women’s Equality: 100 Years in the Making

Melody Ripsom, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

It’s Mar. 3, 1913; live music echoes through Pennsylvania Avenue as a parade of suffragists march from the Capitol demanding liberty for women. The inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson is tomorrow. Seven years later, he’ll sign the amendment granting American women the right to vote. Intern...

EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2020

Updated: Mar. 6, at 12:41 a.m. A Rave Alert was sent out at 11:41 a.m. this morning to update students and staff on the student who tested positive yesterday for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The alert shared that the student last attended class on Feb. 27, “We know that there are no Running Start s...

Everett Events: March 4-9

Everett Events: March 4-9

Jessica Kupcake, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Free Events: Wednesday, Mar. 4 Free Trivia // 6:30 p.m. at Middleton Brewing (FREE) Intro to Sign Language // 7 p.m. at Sno-Isle Food Co-op (FREE) Thursday, Mar. 5 Free Museum Thursday // 2 p.m. at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FREE) American Creed: Film Screening & Community Conversation ...

Congressman Rick Larsen Visits EvCC

Congressman Rick Larsen Visits EvCC

Helene Martin, Managing Editor of Print

January 21, 2020

Congressman Rick Larsen visited Everett Community College today to speak with the student government, as well as President Daria Willis, regarding issues that students face. Topics included everything from food insecurity among college students to the cost of textbooks.   Madi Gilbert, the Associated Student Body Vi...

737 Max Investigation

737 Max Investigation

Sona Porter and Connor Roestel

November 27, 2019

Many students have traveled over the holiday breaks by airplane this past year to go on vacation or visit family. Most students will be flying on a variety of different planes, but one jet that’s not flying to an airport near you is the Boeing 737 MAX. After two crashes within a six month period of ea...

Students React to Hong Kong Protests

Students React to Hong Kong Protests

Drew Jelinek, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Thousands of miles away, the citizens of Hong Kong are standing up for what they believe in for what is being called “the revolution of our time” by many news organizations. However, you don’t have to fly all the way to Asia to find supporters. Everett’s own international department has several students...

Crime on and off Campus

Crime on and off Campus

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

Crime in Everett is nothing new to anyone who has been outside and looked around. But sometimes the crimes occur closer to campus than people think. Every year the Everett Community College Campus Safety and Security team releases the Campus Safety and Security Clery Report. A Clery Report is a ye...