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The Faces Behind a Beautiful Campus

The Faces Behind a Beautiful Campus

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

These are the faces of EvCC campus beautification efforts. Each year groundskeepers and facilities department employees all work together to create a beautiful scene of plant life on campus. They grow cuttings, seedlings, and other various plants year round in the greenhouse on campus. Spring and summ...

New IT Director’s Vision for Future Tech at EvCC

New IT Director’s Vision for Future Tech at EvCC

Isabella Accetturo, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Recent Stories

Technology is constantly evolving, almost every aspect of human life has some form of technology incorporated. Humans are becoming more and more reliant on technology because of its convenience. Tim Rager, the new Executive Director of Information Technology (IT) at Everett Community College, sees the nee...

Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories

Is this unhealthy for me? What is this doing to my body? Those are two frequently asked question when it comes to the ingestion of caffeine. The answer is, well, yes it can be unhealthy for you. Too much caffeine can have dramatic effects. It can cause insomnia, which is the inability to sleep. Too m...

Heroes in the Halls: Teacher and Student Live Dual Lives as Emergency Responders

Heroes in the Halls: Teacher and Student Live Dual Lives as Emergency Responders

Daniel Albert, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Sometimes the people in the halls or the instructors in the classroom are the same people who are called when help is needed most. Jason Ripper: Volunteer Sheriff's Deputy For the past 17 years, many students have come and gone from EvCC U.S. History instructor Jason Ripper’s classroom. From E...

Preparing for Death: EvCC Student’s Journey to Becoming a Mortician

Preparing for Death: EvCC Student’s Journey to Becoming a Mortician

Jacob Dickson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Identity, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Lexus Moy wants to be a mortician. Despite what a lot of TV and movies show, being a mortician takes more than just a morbid sense of humor and a few fun quirks.  It takes years of school and training to become a certified funeral service worker. Moy has been interested in a career in the funeral services for ...

Skiing into the New Year

Skiing into the New Year

Daniel Albert, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year when the seasons change, the barren mountaintops of the Pacific Northwest evolve into a winter wonderland. Because of this, many people, including sophomore Brandon Wheeler, grab their skis and head up the mountain. Skiing has been a part of Wheeler’s life for as long as he can rememb...

Your Workout, Upgraded: Weight Room Gets $10,000 Makeover

Your Workout, Upgraded: Weight Room Gets $10,000 Makeover

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Features, News & Features, Recent Stories

EvCC’s Health Science and Public Safety division spent $10,000 on new equipment for the weight room. With the money, EvCC bought Olympic lifting platforms, lifting cages, new weight lifting benches, bumper plates, bumper plate holders, new kettlebells, multi-grip pull up bars, slam balls, wall ba...

Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Spotlight

The Clipper's Managing Editor of Visuals, Stacie McCartan, conducts a Q & A with C.J. Shaw, a student in the visual arts program at EvCC. SM: What inspired you to become an artist? Is it a gift that you have always had? CS: Growing up near Los Angeles and being in that environment allowe...

Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Spotlight

The Clipper's Managing Editor of Visuals, Stacie McCartan, conducts a Q & A with Corinne Catania, a second-year photography student at EvCC.   SM: What made you decide to enroll in the photography program at EVCC? CC: Sometimes we look without leaping. If you find something that y...

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, STEM

19-year-old Clarie Calicdan, a STEM student from EvCC, beams with pride as she gives a recount of her internship at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi. The center is the largest rocket engine test complex in the country. "My internship at NASA was the best experience of my life," sai...

Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Spotlight

The Clipper's Managing Editor of Visuals, Stacie McCartan, conducts a Q & A with Brandon Larson, a second-year photography student at EvCC. SM: What do you want the readers to know about you and your art? BL: I love to be creative and experiment with different ways to capture photographs. Trav...

Rise Above: A Life’s Mission

Rise Above: A Life’s Mission

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase, Video

The words “Rise Above” are spelled out in tattoo ink across Bryan Flores’ left and right hands. The text reflects a deeply personal meaning and mission statement. These hands also belong to one of the top karate competitors in the United States.   Flores, 32, is a member of the USA Karate Na...