PNW Outdoors: Smith Island

Everett Rowing Association’s warehouse, located on Smith Island

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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...

Cuffing Season

Cuffing Season

Selene Ferreira-Miron and Dzenita Musabegovic

November 7, 2018

It’s that time of year again where the weather gets colder, holidays are coming up, and it seems like everyone is all of sudden getting into relationships. Why is it happening? It’s officially cuffing season. Although having a special someone during this time of the year may be great it ...

Five Tips for Running

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Meet some of the Trojan Cross Country team as they share five stretches they engage in before running.  

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

Calicdan at the Infinity Science Center Museum. She interned as a camp counselor for STEM-centered learning at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi.

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

19-year-old Clarie Calicdan, a STEM student from EvCC, beams with pride as she gives a recount of her internship at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi. The center is the largest rocket engine test complex in the country. "My internship at NASA was the best experience of my life," sai...

PNW Outdoors: Howarth Park

View of the Puget Sound from the middle level lookout of Howarth Park.

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

With midterms coming, EvCC students may be looking for a place to take a minute to disconnect from social media and have some time to themselves. Howarth Park is about a 15 minute drive from EvCC where there is a spectacular view of the Puget Sound. Howarth Park is a three-level, dog friendly park with trails con...

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...

Rise Above: A Life’s Mission

Bryan Flores, a member of the USA Karate Senior National Team and Army veteran, is studying sports science at EvCC in hopes of one day opening his own training facility.

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

The words “Rise Above” are spelled out in tattoo ink across Bryan Flores’ left and right hands. The text reflects a deeply personal meaning and mission statement. These hands also belong to one of the top karate competitors in the United States.   Flores, 32, is a member of the USA Karate Na...

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...

PNW Outdoors: Meadowdale Beach Park

Hikers make the return trip up the trail stairs.

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Summer may be over but there are still a couple of nice days left in this fall season, where enjoying the weather is a must. The Pacific Northwest offers some of the best hikes with some breathtaking views no matter the season. Being so close to Puget Sound there are also some beautiful beach trails. ...

Food within Fifteen: Sirens Market and Coffee Shop

The counter at Sirens Market and Coffee Shop, located at 3021 Rucker Ave. in Everett

Sophia Heit, Managing Editor, Print

October 6, 2018

The Dragon, The Griffin, The Mermaid and The Unicorn. They all sound like fantasy creatures but these are actually the names of lattes from Sirens Market and Coffee Shop. Coffee is an important aspect of any college student’s diet but students can get bored with the same coffee drinks over and ove...

9 Best Fall Hikes near EvCC

The greenery and stairs at Big Gulch make it a beautiful place to walk through.

Inessa Grishchenko, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Sometimes choosing which hike or trail to go on can be overwhelming. Living in the Pacific Northwest provides hikers with an abundance of options. Jeanne Leader, Dean of Arts and Learning Resources at EvCC, is a passionate and experienced hiker. She is a hiker that loves challenging hikes. Leader...