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EvCC Partners with Volunteers of America Western Washington

VOA Director of Marketing and Communications, Cory Armstrong-Hoss (Middle) speaking with someone as volunteers load boxes of food into their trunk at the drive-through food bank distribution site in parking lot J of EvCC’s main campus on Wednesday, Jun. 3 to help stop food insecurity around Snohomish County.

Daniel Albert, Editor in Chief

June 3, 2020

EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis was proud to announce that the college has partnered up with the Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA) to become a drive-through food bank distribution site in parking lot J of EvCC’s main campus. With Snohomish County already suffering from the economic e...

Snohomish County Unlikely To Enter Phase 2

Dr. Chris Spitters, the Snohomish County Health District’s top healthcare officer spoke over the phone with members of the press Friday and believes contact tracing and testing isn’t where it needs to be to control a major outbreak.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2020

The Snohomish County Health District is doubtful the county will enter into phase 2 of Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” plan beginning Jun. 1.  According to the Everett Herald, Dr. Chris Spitters, the Snohomish County Health District’s top healthcare officer spoke over the phone...

Boating Season is Here and the Port of Everett is Open

Several boats being launched follow the rule of one per dock and of maintaining a 6-ft distance.

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

As you drive North or South on I-5 it’s hard to miss all of the open water and boatyards that help define an important part of Everett’s culture, boating and watercraft. With all of the new rules being implemented to stay safe during the pandemic, what’s allowed can get confusing. This is espe...

Virtual Graduation: How COVID-19 Affected EvCC’s 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Virtual Graduation: How COVID-19 Affected EvCC's 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

It was announced on Friday, April 27th that EvCC’s annual commencement ceremony would be canceled physically, however, students still have the option to participate virtually June 19, 2020.  EvCC wasn’t the only campus who decided to move their ceremonies online, in fact, universities...

The Clipper Wins 21 PNAJE Awards

The Clipper Wins 21 PNAJE Awards

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

We are honored to announce that the Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators (PNAJE) have informed us that this year’s Clipper staff has earned 21 awards in the 2020 PNAJE awards competition. The Clipper was named as the best two-year student news website, as well as the best two-year...

EvCC To Reopen A Limited Number Of In-Person Classes

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

Yesterday at 7:31 p.m., EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis announced that the school has been approved to resume a limited number of in-person courses beginning today, May 6. According to the announcement, five programs have been approved. The Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter Academy, Medical Assisting, Nursing and Phlebotomy Technician are the five courses selected to begin in-person teaching. ...

Everett Shooting Locks Down Campus

John clutches his walker while speaking with KCPQ-TV Q13 Fox reporter AJ Janavel about witnessing the shooting on the corner of Rucker and Everett Ave in Everett on Thursday April 9, 2020.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2020

At approximately 2:40 p.m. today, a shooting occurred on the corner of Rucker and Everett Avenue next to the Madrona Apartments resulting in EvCC to enter lockdown for two hours. Multiple people have been detained and two victims are being treated for gunshot wounds at Providence Regional Medical Cen...

All Spring Classes Moved Online

All Spring quarter classes have been moved to an online format.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2020

In an email sent out by President Dr. Daria Willis, all classes for Spring quarter will be delivered online/remotely to the greatest extent possible for the entire quarter.  “This was a difficult decision. I know that for students who would prefer to learn in a classroom, this is not an ideal s...

Spring Quarter Delayed One Week

Spring Quarter Delayed One Week

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

President Daria Willis announced today via email that the start of Spring quarter classes will be delayed by one week, moving from Apr. 6 to Apr. 13, ending the 10-week quarter on Jun. 18.   During the first week of Spring quarter, as many EvCC classes as possible will be held online. The classes that must meet ...

Student Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Cleared to Return to School

Student Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Cleared to Return to School

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

After just 4-days, the student who tested positive for COVID-19 is allowed to return to campus. Heather Thomas, the Public and Governmental Affairs Manager for the Snohomish Health District said today in an interview that the student has been deemed “recovered” and cleared to return to school pro...

EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

A sign reads,

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2020

Updated: Mar. 6, at 12:41 a.m. A Rave Alert was sent out at 11:41 a.m. this morning to update students and staff on the student who tested positive yesterday for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The alert shared that the student last attended class on Feb. 27, “We know that there are no Running Start s...