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Behind the Ink: Faculty and Students Share Tattoos and their Meanings

Behind the Ink: Faculty and Students Share Tattoos and their Meanings

Jena Perry, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Identity, Recent Stories

As Tattoos are becoming more socially acceptable in Western society, many people are getting them as a way to express themselves. Just walking through the EvCC campus you are likely to see students with tattoos. Some students have deep and sentimental reasons for their ink, and some get them for no pu...

Student Resources: TRIO program

Student Resources: TRIO program

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Being a college student is hard enough as it is; being involved and taking advantage of all the resources that are available for students is important. EvCC students have the chance of being part of the federally funded TRIO program. TRIO helps qualifying students navigate college through counseling and ...

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 ...

Black History Month: Origins

Black History Month: Origins

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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There are 400 years of African-American history that have shaped the community to what is today. There are tragedies the African-American community has suffered dating back to 1619, as well as amazing contributions made in areas such as social justice, economics, cultural and academic advancements throu...

Stress in College Students

Stress in College Students

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Identity, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

Stress in college students is common and can be unhealthy. According to a 2008 mental health study conducted by the Associated Press and mtvU, eight in 10 college students say in the past three months they have sometimes or frequently experienced stress in their daily lives. Jean Giudice, a faculty counselor at...

A March on Campus: Solidarity and Pride for Indigenous Peoples

A March on Campus: Solidarity and Pride for Indigenous Peoples

Sophia Heit, Managing Editor of Print

January 27, 2019


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

Students of EvCC, members of the community and representatives from local tribes marched on campus on Jan. 17 to honor all Native American tribes. Participants marched around campus, showing solidarity and pride through native songs. After the march, the crowd gathered to hear from guest speakers abo...

Immigrants’ Rights: Human Rights

Immigrants’ Rights: Human Rights

Heather Stribling, Managing Editor of Digital

January 24, 2019


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

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, EvCC hosted an event called “End the Separation of Families Now” in Jackson Center. The college welcomed guest speaker Monserrat Padilla, a national leader of the “Dreamer” movement, to facilitate a community conversation and offer training for immigrants and allies in re...

Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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Mental Illness - Breaking the Silence Amerina Gotcher’s sister, Bridget Lewis, was having suicidal thoughts. “My sister did not tell our mom about her suicidal thoughts because she was afraid that she would think she was just being overdramatic,” Amerina said. Bridget Lewis was very socia...

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Culture, Identity, Lifestyle

“I did not have enough time to prepare myself. I was told I was going to a boarding school one week before I had to go.” Ahmad Zaferi, 13-years-old at the time, would leave his family and friends behind and spend the next five years of his life in a boarding school approximately 217 miles away fr...

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Culture, Identity, Lifestyle

Jiyoon Hwang, 28, who prefers to be called Jenny, is on her second year as a mechanical engineering student at Everett Community College. Born and raised in South Korea, Jenny traveled to different Asian countries before coming to the U.S. She stayed in the Philippines for three months and in Mala...

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Diversity: Getting to Know the Students of EvCC

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Culture, Identity, Lifestyle, Recent Stories

Clipper staff writer, Jane Bowman, sits down for a Q & A with EvCC student, Allisya Khairil Annuarby.   Name: Allisya Khairil Annuar  Major: Biomedical Engineering  Country of Origin: Malaysia JB: What languages do you speak? AA: Malay, English JB: When did you learn the Englis...

A Rainbow on Campus

A Rainbow on Campus

Heather Stribling, Managing Editor of Digital

October 10, 2018


Filed under Identity, News, Recent Stories

EvCC’s second annual Pride Week began with the raising of the rainbow flag Monday morning, Oct. 8. The Associate Dean of Enrollment Services, Karl Smith, addressed a crowd of students, faculty and staff declaring it a “powerful moment.”  Pride Week includes guest speakers, relevant conversations, free...