Black History Month: Origins

Black History Month: Origins

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

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

Faculty counselor, Deanna Skinner, explains different types of stress to The Clipper in her office.

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

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

Josh Fryberg (left) and Bradley Althoff (right) play drums during the Indigenous Peoples March on Jan. 17

Sophia Heit, Managing Editor of Print

January 27, 2019

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

EvCC welcomed speaker Monserrat Padilla to speak on immigrants' rights and steps to support ending family separation.

Heather Stribling, Managing Editor of Digital

January 24, 2019

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

Sisters Amerina Gotcher (left) and Bridget Lewis

photo provided by Amerina Gotcher

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

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

Ahmad Zaferi, biomedical engineering student at EvCC recounts his journey from boarding school to independent college life.

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

“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


Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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

EvCC student Allisya Khairil Annuarby shares her experience earning an academic scholarship that took her across the Pacific Ocean.

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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

Autumn Spangler, Pride Center Coordinator, looks on as the rainbow flag is raised as part of Pride Week events.

Heather Stribling, Managing Editor of Digital

October 10, 2018

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

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

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

Photo of oatmeal with dried fruit and hot milk, it includes a lot of healthy ingredients. It’s like a breakfast cereal.

Toshiki Yanagiya, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017

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 ...