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Style Profile: Pauline Bordon Shares Her Fashion Tips

Style Profile: Pauline Bordon Shares Her Fashion Tips

Emely Salvador, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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

Throughout the ages, fashion styles have changed. From flared bell bottoms in the 1970’s to low rise bootcut jeans in the early 2000’s. Now, many older trends have resurfaced and fashion today is seen as a way for people to express their own individuality. For EvCC Running Start student, Pauline Bord...

Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Coffee: A Necessary Evil in College?

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories

Is this unhealthy for me? What is this doing to my body? Those are two frequently asked question when it comes to the ingestion of caffeine. The answer is, well, yes it can be unhealthy for you. Too much caffeine can have dramatic effects. It can cause insomnia, which is the inability to sleep. Too m...

Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Sarah D. Zimmerman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, STEM

Amazon’s Alexa is expected to make its debut as a pilot project at EvCC early this March, running as a test through spring quarter. Amazon has provided 25 second-generation Echo devices and $1,000 dollars to EvCC. Tim Rager, EvCC’s Executive Director of  Information Technology (IT), and William Frank...

Community Kitchen Club Hosts its First Dinner of the Year

Community Kitchen Club Hosts its First Dinner of the Year

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories

The sweet taste of basil, the scent of lemon bars, a hint of vanilla, freshly baked bread, a mixed green salad with olive oil, melted cheese on thinly sliced eggplants, marinara sauce and meatballs over pasta. All these pleasant aromas filled every corner of the room making mouths water at the first Commu...

Dick’s Drive-In Celebrates 65 Years: A Photojournalist’s Experience

Dick’s Drive-In Celebrates 65 Years: A Photojournalist’s Experience

Simon Krane, Staff Photographer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Recent Stories

Name: Dick’s.  Age: 65 years old. Appearance: As slovenly and as edible as any fast food. Hey now, Dick’s is a national Seattle chain with great food. And great at making a basic burger for the masses.  Simon Krane At a pretty good price, too. And Jan. 29 was a specially-priced day as...

Skiing into the New Year

Skiing into the New Year

Daniel Albert, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year when the seasons change, the barren mountaintops of the Pacific Northwest evolve into a winter wonderland. Because of this, many people, including sophomore Brandon Wheeler, grab their skis and head up the mountain. Skiing has been a part of Wheeler’s life for as long as he can rememb...

Tales from Paradise: Studying Abroad

Tales from Paradise: Studying Abroad

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year in the midst of the winter, I look forward to escaping from the bleak weather and cold temperatures of Washington state. Along with my daughter, Rachel, and my son, Ethan, we venture to places where the skies are blue, the air is fresh and the bodies of water are not frigid.  But as I p...

What’s the Dish on Vegan Lunch?

What’s the Dish on Vegan Lunch?

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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

This one's for all the vegans or striving-to-be-vegans out there. Plant-based lifestyles are on the rise and it's easier than ever with all of the vegan substitutes available on the market. However, sometimes vegan food is hard to come by, and french fries and a garden salad don’t make for a stu...

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Pacific Northwest has many great hikes to offer students during any season whether there is sunshine or snow. One trail that is rated as a beginners level hike according to hike-finder outbound.com is the Heybrook Lookout trail. Depending on traffic conditions, it’s about an hour from EvCC....

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...

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...

PNW Outdoors: Smith Island

PNW Outdoors: Smith Island

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories

Less than 15 minutes away from EvCC is Smith Island. It's a small island between Everett and Marysville. The island is easily overlooked for anything beyond its factories and boat storage. In addition to the factories and boat storage that is visible from Interstate 5 it houses an animal shelter, a p...