The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

LGBTQIA+ Safe Spaces at EvCC

LGBTQIA+ Safe Spaces at EvCC

Ethan Saur, Staff Writer June 14, 2021

People were struggling. Donald Trump had just been elected president, and with that new truth came many questions. Members of Safe Zone, EvCC’s minority protection and support group, asked themselves...

Pride celebration from 2017.

Pride Month: History, Allyship and Local Celebrations

Madelyn Olson, 2020-2021 Managing Editor of Digital June 9, 2021

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, and virtual and select in-person events are taking place all month to celebrate and recognize the impact queer individuals have had on history and culture.  History While...

Puebla, Mexico the historic city where Cinco De Mayo originated.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Vicky Martinez, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

When hearing the words “Cinco de Mayo” one of the first things you may think of is burritos, sombreros, or a fun taco Tuesday. But it is so much more than that. This Mexican holiday is an annual May...

Redefining Identity

Redefining Identity

Xavior Crowley, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Confined. Enclosed by expectations and uncertainty. A name for society to identify you, determine who you are and are going to be.  The question covering the walls, who are you? Resilient students...

Derek DelGaudio's In and Of Itself.

The Magic of Storytelling

Xavior Crowley, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

An old home VHS tape plays, a scene with bustling and boundless youth at school. It takes you back. It cuts abruptly and pans across a wall of cards, all labeled with “I AM” and a different role of...

The Art of Self Acceptance

Madelyn Olson, 2020-2021 Managing Editor of Digital February 11, 2021

I studied myself in the AOC makeup tutorial video, comparing the strange angles to what I see in the mirror. It doesn’t match up. Poisonous criticisms maddeningly swirled around my head to the point...

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

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

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...

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

Nippon Business Institute

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...

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.

Conversation Pal: Getting Connected

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...

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

A Time For Celebration: Black History Month

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)...

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

Owning Your Sexuality

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...

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

Differing Political Views

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...

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