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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

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...

Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall Fun for Everyone

Selene Ferreiramiron, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

  It’s finally October and Halloween is creeping up pretty soon. Here are a few ways to get into the spooky spirit. Visit a local farm Thomas Family Farm Located on 9010 Marsh Rd in Snohomish, this is a great place to check out with friends and family. The Thomas Family Farm opened up...

7 Tips for a Successful First Year in College

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Tips and Tricks

The first year of college can be an exhilarating moment, full of anticipation and eagerness. For some, it can be an overwhelming experience especially if one has no idea of where to begin. Students of EvCC who have successfully completed their first year of college shared some helpful hints.   ...

Patriotic Man in Everett, WA (Video)

Patriotic Man in Everett, WA (Video)

Joshua Petersen, Guest Writer

June 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

Samiu Bloomfield is one of the most famous but least known locals of downtown Everett. He sets up every morning on the corner of Broadway and Everett Avenue and expresses his patriotism. Some passersby see him every morning as they go to work, and the intersection is always lit up with honking when he's...

AMTEC: EvCC’s Hidden Gem

AMTEC: EvCC’s Hidden Gem

Lauren Hastings, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Video

EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center, better known as AMTEC, is a state of the art facility that readies students for work in their chosen industry. It works alongside Washington universities with the latest manufacturing technology. Donated materials and support from industrial...

See My Voice: A Deaf Perspective (Video)

See My Voice: A Deaf Perspective (Video)

Julia Smiljanic, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, Video

In the front of the classroom, near the instructor and the board sits an interpreter, transforming the instructor’s lesson into sign language. This is the classroom experience for Everett Community College students like Kendra Omoth, 29, and Aspen Carbajal, 18, who are both Deaf. Beyond the c...

Inside Look: Geography Field Trip

Inside Look: Geography Field Trip

Tristan Newsome, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

It’s 8:00 A.M. on a Friday morning and we’re all not knowing what to expect. Two vans pull up and we each throw our belongings under the seats and atop already packed coolers filled with our food for the next few days. Our trip to Orcas Island, WA at this point had begun. “I was told there ...

Born To Play: Daughter of Pro Baseball Player at EvCC

Born To Play: Daughter of Pro Baseball Player at EvCC

Connor Roestel, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Sports

To say the success that Megan Dedrick has had in her freshman year playing shortstop has been nothing short of phenomenal would be an understatement.  Not only is this year her first playing at EvCC, but also her first year playing the sport of softball. To understand Megan Dedrick, one must underst...

Let’s Get Political: Understanding EvCC’s Political Clubs

Let’s Get Political: Understanding EvCC’s Political Clubs

Elena, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Recent Stories

Your college years are not just about algorithms, writing papers, and taking tests, it’s also a time to develop one’s set of opinions, values, and identity. Here’s what young Republicans and Democrats on campus had to say about the importance of understanding politics, speaking up, and getting i...

Conflicting Voices: When Culture and Education Clash

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories

Everett Community College is the source of education for more than 19,000 students each year, with 30% being students of color. These students come from all around the world to pursue an education and become a part of a different educational culture that families may not be familiar with. Cultural diff...

Behind the Wheel: Pablo Yeo’s California Special Mustang

Behind the Wheel: Pablo Yeo’s California Special Mustang

Derek Williams, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Video

Pablo Yeo is an EvCC student with a passion for high octane cars and mechanical engineering. Q&A What's your dream car? Pablo Yeo: 2005 Ford GT. What are you trying to do with your degree? PY: I am trying to move up in my company or move on with the mechanical engineering degree with...

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