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Anxiety Caused by COVID-19 and Tips on How to Handle It

Anxiety Caused by COVID-19 and Tips on How to Handle It

Dongmei Liang, Staff Writer

June 17, 2020

 People's lives are still being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “I lost my job temporarily and have never been unemployed for such a long period of time. I have to keep reminding myself that all of this is temporary and things will return to a semi-normal state,” EvCC student Adrienne Plummer...

Aquaponics: A Solution for Self-Sustainability

This graphic briefly explains the specific roles of fish and plants in an aquaponics system. No matter how the system is set up or designed, this symbiotic relationship must stay the same for the cycle to function.

Crystin Clouser, Staff Writer

June 13, 2020

Amidst the time of climate change, the permanent depletion of natural resources has become a major cause for concern worldwide. This, accompanied by the COVID-19 pandemic, raises many questions regarding food waste and scarcity. The vast majority of Americans rely on grocery stores as a primary food source...

Three Noodle Dish Recipes

Three Noodle Dish Recipes

Dongmei Liang, Staff Writer

June 12, 2020

Noodles with Soybean  Ingredients: 300g Pork belly, diced 1 Cucumber, shredded 1 Scallion, diced 100g Sweet pasta sauce   100g Bean paste   0.5oz Soy sauce    0.55g  Dark Soy Sauce 10g Chinese cooking wine   1/3 cups Peanut or Corn oil (or preferred cooking oi...

Staying Focused and Motivated: EvCC Students Share Advice

Staying Focused and Motivated: EvCC Students Share Advice

Sydney Jackson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

No matter the educational pathway, most EvCC students share a goal: graduating from college. School-life balance can be difficult to achieve, especially with elements outside one’s control. The ability to complete schoolwork is imperative to success and students are coming up with creative, person...

EvCC Students Cut Back on Screen Time

EvCC Students Cut Back on Screen Time

Nichole Bascue, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

With social distancing continuing in Washington, EvCC students seem unable to get away from screens even when they want to. For some students fortunate enough to still be working, they may be doing so remotely. They’re communicating with their family and friends via Zoom and trying to entertain th...

Breastfeeding in Public

“We’re thrilled to support breastfeeding mamas at Everett Community College,” says Mamava Co-founder and CEO Sascha Mayer.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2020

Last quarter a $23,000 state-of-the-art lactation space was installed on the first floor of White Horse Hall (WHH). The newly designed lactation pod was built and installed by the company, Mamava. Based out of Burlington, Vermont, Mamava celebrates and supports the 21st century breastfeeding mama on-the-g...

Eating Cheap and Healthy: Three Recipes for College Students

Eating Cheap and Healthy: Three Recipes for College Students

Dayna Strecker, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

This video shows how to make three different easy, cheap, and healthy recipes. 1) PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE OVERNIGHT OATS Ingredients 3/4 cup dairy free milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup (add more if you'd like it a little sweeter) 1 tablespoon peanut butter ...

Scenic Parks and Trails

The Everett Arboretum and Gardens sits on 3.5 acres. It features 10 themed gardens with trees, sculptures and a gazebo.

Jessica Kupcake, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The new year brings new goals and new resolutions for a healthier lifestyle. “The past 15 years of exercise science has demonstrated that the most profound aspects of physical activity are in the ways that physical activity affects the brain and the entire nervous system,” said Dr. Dennis Dilday, chiropr...

Food Therapy for the Flu

Ginger cola and ginger tea with honey are common home remedies in China for the flu.

Dongmei Liang, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Winter is a season of frequent colds. For international students living alone, getting sick can be a very serious matter. Instead of running to the pharmacy to read about side effects on the back of a box of cold medicine, many international students turn to the comfort of the cold remedies that they gre...

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...

Sustainability Projects Made Possible by the Green Fee

Recycle and landfill waste bins can be located throughout EvCC campus.

Maxwell Morgan, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Everett Community College’s Green Fee Committee is currently reviewing proposals to fund student led sustainable projects on campus.  Molly Beeman, EvCC’s Sustainability and Space Manager, writes in a post from the EvCC Sustainability blog that the student Green Fee budget was approved by the ASB senate ...

Recycled Fashion: The Thrifting Trend

The interior of Value Village thrift store located in Lynwood off of State Route 99.

Dzenita Musabegovic, Social Media Manager

February 11, 2020

By now, everyone has heard the phrase “thrifting” and about how it’s good for saving money and finding some great, unique pieces. However, we fail to talk about how good it is for the environment as well.   Fast fashion is just one of the major causes of pollution around the world. Accordin...