Leaving the Nest

Courtyard at Cedar Hall dorm including ping-pong tables and fire pits.

Daniela Lopez, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

One of the great steps of many college students, in addition to starting their career is to leave their home to study, which can sometimes take them many miles away. Leaving the family nest and learning to live with other students in a dorm is a fantastic experience and a way of understanding life. I...

Artist Spotlight

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

June 12, 2019

Natalya Durheim, a member of the studio art program has taken the inspiration from her family and friends to hone her craft. Using acrylic paints or her iPad Pro, she is able to create semi-realistic illustrations that she hopes to master so she can continue being self-employed as an artist in craft-fairs and...

A Major Change: How Students and Staff Wandered into Their Careers

Courtney Jellison, 18, switched her major to Kinesiology halfway through her third quarter of college.

Colin Burns, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Eighty percent of American students will change their major at least once in their college career, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. A major is a huge decision. It will impact what one will be doing for 90,000 hours- the time the average person spends working in their life. T...

What Makes a Good Teacher: Students and Staff Reflect on What Really Matters

 Debby Casson during math class. “I always start my class with fun music to get everyone psyched up and make math as fun as possible.”

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

A teacher can have a great impact that can go far beyond graduation and can influence the direction of the lives of the students. That direction is not solely dependent on what path the students choose, but it is also dependent on the teacher’s ability to reach the minds and hearts of the students. ...

Keeping Mental Health Awareness on the Brain: Help and Resources

The Snohomish County Community Health Center at the college campus location offers mental health services for students and community members.

Cara Wood, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

As May came to an end, the need for awareness of mental health did not. There are a handful of mental health resources on and around EvCC that are tailored specifically for students and people in the Everett community.   TRiO Allison Werling, a faculty counselor said, “TRiO is a student s...

Food within Fifteen: Everett Eats

Well-known for their latte art and their aesthetic environment, Narrative is a great place for finishing work or catching up with a friend.

Chantelle Forbes, Graphic Designer

June 1, 2019

As college students, it’s most likely that we spend a lot of time eating, both on and off campus (especially fast food), but we often don’t have the energy or time to put thought into what we spend our precious food dollars on. Simply being on the go, having study sessions and socializing with p...

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Hamilton’s Quest to Find her Craft

Artist Rachel Hamilton's Self Portrait. Hamilton says the project is done in Painting II.

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

May 22, 2019

Throughout the years, EvCC’s studio art program has been a launching pad for many students. For many people, art is an outlet. It’s a way to express how they feel on political issues, personal struggles and in this case, their passions. Rachel Hamilton, one of the many artists on campus, has taken a ...

EvCC Alumni, Louis Harris, Returns to Campus

Louis Harris (Right) speaking with a woman at the North Puget Sound Conference of Race.

Daniel Albert, Assistant Editor

May 21, 2019

Since 1941, Everett Community College has been home to hundreds of thousands of students who go on to be doctors and lawyers, teachers and parents. And through those years, one former student stands out.   Growing up in Marysville, Washington, Louis Harris was a boy without direction. In high school, ...

New Eateries Opening Near Campus: Sunny Teriyaki and Umami

After years of being abandoned, the corner of North Broadway and Tower St. is finally getting a makeover. New restaurants currently announced are Sunny Teriyaki and Umami, with several units still available for lease.

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The students and staff members of EvCC will soon have more options for places to go in search of food. After years of being abandoned, the corner of North Broadway and Tower St., adjacent to EvCC, is finally getting a makeover. It was once a thriving business community with a gas station and restaura...

Juggling Student Life with Parent Life: Three Mothers’ College Experiences

Mikki Burkholder is going to school with two of her kids. She says,

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Between classes, exams and work, college life can feel stressful and sometimes chaotic. Going to school and providing for yourself can be hard. Imagine having to worry about taking care of someone else too. There are plenty of parents going to college while providing for their children at home. I...

Former Cascade High School Football Player Makes it to the NFL

Crecelius (left) blocking in a preseason game against the Bears.

Daniel Albert, Assistant Editor

April 24, 2019

Randin Crecelius, one of 308 players invited to NFL training camp in 2018, was selected as one of the 15 Undrafted Free Agents (UDFA) to get his chance to play for the Baltimore Ravens. Scott Carter, a senior beat reporter for the Florida Gators tweeted a photo that showed the odds of someone mak...

The Faces Behind a Beautiful Campus

Grounds Department lead John Syson, surveys flowering plants and seedlings that will get transplanted outside the greenhouse in the springtime.

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

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...