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What the Garden Grows: Strawberries, Leeks and Onions, Oh My!

What the Garden Grows: Strawberries, Leeks and Onions, Oh My!

Jacob Dickson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Editors note: In the interest of full journalistic transparency, the author of this article has a conflict of interest with its subject. Jacob Dickson has volunteered in the EvCC gardens, and did so while writing this article. This article is published after the explicit understanding of this conflict...

Midterms Succ: Student LIFE Hosts Succulent Planting Event Monday, May 13

Midterms Succ: Student LIFE Hosts Succulent Planting Event Monday, May 13

Cara Wood, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

The precedent to dead week, also known as midterms, is coming soon. Student LIFE has created a Midterms Succ planting event Monday, May 13 in Grey Wolf Hall and Bill & Deller Plaza, from 11:30 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. It’s no surprise that college students experience an increase in stress dur...

Fashion Trends Making a Comeback

Fashion Trends Making a Comeback

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

When it comes to fashion, we can truly rely on it to express ourselves. And unlike a lot of things, we can always put it in the back of our closets and know we’ll be taking it back out one day. When it comes to fashion trends, being one step ahead of the game is considered a good thing, right? Well, it s...

Juggling Student Life with Parent Life: Three Mothers’ College Experiences

Juggling Student Life with Parent Life: Three Mothers’ College Experiences

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Between classes, exams and work, college life can feel stressful and sometimes chaotic. Going to school and providing for yourself can be hard. Imagine having to worry about taking care of someone else too. There are plenty of parents going to college while providing for their children at home. I...

Style Profile: Pauline Bordon Shares Her Fashion Tips

Style Profile: Pauline Bordon Shares Her Fashion Tips

Emely Salvador, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...