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Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Ferreira-Miron, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

  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

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.   ...