Fasting During a Global Pandemic: Muslim Students Share Their Insights During Ramadan

Lara Alsaedi, an international biology student from Iraq, and a student leader at EvCC.

Ruqaiyah Alaji, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Ramadan is a month in which Muslims all around the world fast from dusk until dawn. This year Ramadan started on the 23rd of April amidst the craziness of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected a lot of things drastically in day-to-day life, Ramadan being one of them.  Ramadan...

Nippon Business Institute

Tea students practice chado under tea master Masaye Nakagawa at the tea room adjoined to the Nippon Business Institute on Feb. 26.

Rebecca Duffy, Managing Editor of Digital

March 11, 2020

To experience other cultures firsthand, one usually must travel far and wide. It is not often that opportunities for intercultural exchange present themselves in one’s backyard. Yet, to visit a traditional Japanese garden and tea room, and to inquire more about Japanese culture, one does not need to t...

Conversation Pal: Getting Connected

Members of Conversation Pal, participating in a stamp collecting game in the office of Emma Ka'aha'aina, EvCC Diversity & Equity Center Program Manager on Feb. 25, 2020.

Dongmei Liang, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Students were divided into six groups and named with different colors as group names. Each group had a stamp-like card. According to the clues given on the back of the card, they needed to search the exact location of the program or office within 40 minutes and obtain the medal provided by the staff. This...

A Time For Celebration: Black History Month

Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) pose together. The BSU meets Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

(Editor’s note: The author of this article is a member of Black Student Union (BSU), and the African Diaspora Club (ADC)) Although February is the shortest month of the year, Black History Month (BHM) has been glorified all across America. Established in 1926, BHM was put in place to pay homage to th...

Owning Your Sexuality

EvCC student Payton Knudson says, “High school was a time of testing the waters for most kids.”

Madelyn Olson, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2020

It’s scribbled on the doors of bathroom stalls. It’s carved into desks. It’s passed through high school hallways in whispered tones. It grabs hold of reputations and rips them to shreds. It is used to shame women for their sexuality. It is the word slut and the idea that girls can’t be sexu...

Differing Political Views

EvCC Republican Club President Josiah Reiser (left) and treasurer Sasha Phillips (right) at Winter Club Fest on Jan. 30.

Alexandra Kube, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Walking through the EvCC halls, I noticed a sign for the College Republicans club that read, “On a scale from one to America, how free are you on Wednesdays from 3-4 PM?” This prompted me to wonder how I, a fat liberal bisexual woman, would be received if I attended such a meeting. Because of my i...

Winter Club Fest: What It’s All About

EvCC President, Daria Willis, speaking with the Japanese Culture Club at Winter Club Fest on Jan. 30th, 2020.

Sierra Capeloto, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

Student LIFE (Leadership, Inclusion, Fun and Engagement) ended January with Winter Club Fest, where 50+ clubs attended in booths to meet fellow students, faculty and staff. Making new friends in college can seem difficult at times, but attending Winter Club Fest is a perfect opportunity to meet new people ...

Year of the Rat: Celebrating Lunar New Year

Traditional Chinese New Year red envelope surrounded by dried flowers, a porcelain teacup and teapot.

Melody Ripsom, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The Lunar New Year is an annual celebration in many Asian cultures to commemorate the beginning of the lunar calendar. This year it began on Jan. 25 and ends on Feb. 8. For EvCC students and faculty, the Lunar New Year means spending time with loved ones. They celebrate both conventionally and through...

Studying in Style: Fall Fashion

EvCC student, Lakethia Sakin, describes her personal style as vintage with a variety of colors.

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

As a cold winter creeps up on us, EvCC students show off their personal style on campus, while keeping warm with this upcoming winter season. Whether it’s boots, knit tops or layers and layers of clothing, nothing tends to stop these EvCC students from expressing their individual style. EvCC...

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

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

EvCC students in the TRIO tutoring center. TRIO is a Federally funded program that offers support services like tutoring and counseling to qualifying students.

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

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

Lexus Moy at a mortician science competition put
on by Health Occupations Students of America.

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 ...