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Break Down Stress by Breaking It Down on the Dance Floor: The EvCC Dance Club

Miles Jones (far left)  poses with the EvCC Dance Club members pose for photo at club meeting. 

Miles Jones, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Balancing work and life can get stressful at times, but it’s important to remember to still have fun and not let too much stress build up. Luckily at EvCC, there are many different clubs and events where students can meet new people and have a good time, one of which being the Dance Club. At the EvCC...

Daisy Patton: Multiple Sclerosis Art at Russell Day

Daisy Patton explaining her artwork at the Russell Ray Gallery on Thursday, Jan 14.

Mikayla Grill, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Daisy Patton puts her degenerative disease, Multiple Sclerosis, on display when she turns her brain scans into art she calls “Deterioration” at EvCC. On Jan. 21,  2010, Patton was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is a progressive disease that causes many physical disabilities over time. ...

 SEA Club: Taking Action to Sustain Our Environment

Some of the plants being grown in the greenhouse. Not all the plants being grown were planted by the SEA Club, many other students are able to use the greenhouse as well.

Alexis Jones, Staff Writer

January 18, 2016

The Students for Environmental Action club originally began in the 1970’s. It was inspired by the first official Earth Day, according to Laura Wild, one of the club advisors. After a few years the club diminished. But about five years ago, a few students who were interested in saving the environment...

Frank Dauncey: Two-Time Regional Coach of the Year

Frank Dauncey: Two-Time Regional Coach of the Year

Ricky Hester, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

It may be hard to meet a more dedicated and genuine coach than EvCC Cross Country Coach Frank Dauncey, who is now a two-time Regional Coach of the Year recipient. The amazing thing about these awards Dauncey has received, is that he is only in his third year of coaching Cross Country at EvCC....

Hayley Statema; EvCC Alumni and WSU Leader

Hayley Statema,  Associated Students of Washington State University Everett, President.

Diana Pinon, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

At some point in our EvCC journey, we all ask ourselves ,“what is coming next?”  For Hayley Statema it was no exception. Statema with her two years of Running Start and one more year at EvCC after that, moved on to the WSU Integrated Communications Program through the University Center here in Everett. Statema...

Insta-Famous

Amelia Asprey, EvCC Running Start student from Lake Stevens High School

Rachel Seitz, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

“I work at Taco Time Northwest; I roll burritos for a living.” But there is way more to Amelia Asprey then just rolling burritos. Born in Spokane, Washington, Asprey quickly fell in love with the mountains of this state.  Now as a hobby, she captures the beauty in pictures. But before she landed...

Remembering MPHS: One Year Later

This photo was taken in front of MPHS, last year shortly after the shooting, Now almost a year after the incident the community is til working to support each other and the people affected that day.// Photos courtesy of Savannah Perkins

Ricky Hester, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

What happened on the morning of October 24th, 2014 was a terrible tragedy, and makes everyone think of the four victims who lost their lives on that horrible day, along with the numerous people at Marysville Pilchuck whose lives had been changed forever. Not only did that day affect the Marysville...

Diversity and Equity Center Welcomes Omar Marquez

 Omar Marquez (right) with student Segio Jose Barrera (left) scheduling a meeting. // Diana Pinon

Diana Pinon, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

Everett Community College welcomes new Diversity and Equity Center Program Manager, Omar Marquez. Marquez has been working on campus since the beginning of September, and has been to adapting to the Trojan life since. Marquez's family lured him into moving to this area about a year ago. While looking...

High School to College; A New Beginning

Sergio Huacuja, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

The month of June is an exciting time for high school seniors, walking across stage, receiving their diploma feeling accomplished they have completed their four years of high school and excited to move on to the college life. College can be a very scary environment for new students, often others feel...

EvCC Nursing Students Go Global: Nursing Students Volunteer Giving Medical Aid in the Dominican Republic

Former student Kimball Conlon singing to Genesis, a child with Spina Bifida, a birth defect which affects the spinal cord, at a children's home in the Dominican Republic. Genesis, the wheelchair bound girl is enjoying the physical touch and love by snuggling right in.

Rebecca Boehm, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

Two cultures can come together in what nursing faculty Candace Whedon calls an “eye opening experience.” For the past six years, EvCC has sent a team of around 20 nursing students down to the Dominican Republic, partnering with the organization Foundation for Peace to provide medical...

Tattoo Talk: The Stories Behind the Ink

Mathew Vaughn's tattoo

Haylee Mann, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

reciating art since the dawn of time; it tells a story about the time is was created, the person who created it and, in some cases, the person wearing it. People from all cultures and all parts of the world have been getting tattoos for centuries; some were symbolic, others were marks of status, and...

The social efforts of Jerod Grant get recognized by the NAACP

Jerod Grant with the NAACP President award in his office at the Outreach and Diversity Center oer at Parks and Student Union.

Taylor Drake, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

When a name is called  at an award ceremony, the recipient usually has to pause for 3 or 4 second moment,  because they don't expect it. That was he reaction of Jerod Grant, Director of the Diversity and Equity Center at EvCC, who became co-recipient of the President's Award along with Whittier Elementary...