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Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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

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...

Generating Awareness: Coffee, Cake, & Islam

Laura Campbell, Social Media Manager

October 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Identity, News, Recent Stories

The Humanities Alliance sponsored an event Thursday, October 26, opening up a conversation about Islam and how the religion is represented. The event covered The Eleven Points, which are eleven principles that True Islam uses to illustrate the peaceful nature of the religion and combat Islamophobia. ...

Appreciate Don’t Appropriate

Appreciate Don’t Appropriate

Joanne Wu, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Identity, Showcase, Spotlight

It’s common to see people borrowing from other cultures nowadays. You see it in your everyday life, the media, at festivals. Coachella, anyone? And it’s okay to get inspiration from other cultures - as long as you’re doing it the right way. So, that poses the question: What’s the difference...

Worldwide Wholesome Soul Foods

Worldwide Wholesome Soul Foods

Toshiki Yanagiya, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017


Filed under Identity

The changing of the seasons can affect your health, so each country’s people are taking care of themselves with their soul foods. This extreme cold season is ending and the warm spring season is around the corner. However, once you stop caring for your health, you may fall sick. To keep that from ...

EvCC International Club

EvCC International Club

Toshiki Yanagiya, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Identity

The Lunar New Year event ended in great success with a large audience and performers hosted by EvCC’s International Club. The International Club is organized by a group of international students.  They plan events through the meeting by themselves to deepen understanding of each culture and introduc...

There is More to Winter than Christmas

There is More to Winter than Christmas

Nathan Senff, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Identity

The sun rises on a beautiful winter day in Myanmar. The day goes like this for George Htun, a Burmese student at EvCC. Splashing of water hits the traditional clothing of the people and loud singing and screaming arises from down the street. The whole city seems to be awake, ready to start the day off with a party. The party that starts today is a wint...

War on Poverty

War on Poverty

Janice Hamilton, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Identity

  The TRiO program was the product of Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty. Here at EvCC, TRiO launched its 2016-17 fiscal year with a meet and greet, games, gifts and food this past September.  There are currently 260 members benefiting from the TRiO program. “TRiO is an amazing group...

Finding the Help you Need

Finding the Help you Need

Alexis Jones, Managing Editor-Digital

October 12, 2016


Filed under Identity, Showcase

Getting the help you need to thrive in college is important to being successful. Around campus there are many places offering help to people from all walks of life. The Diversity and Equity Center and The Pride Center, located in Parks Student Union, are two places always looking to offer a helping hand...