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Congressman Rick Larsen Visits EvCC

Congressman Rick Larsen Visits EvCC

Helene Martin, Managing Editor of Print

January 21, 2020

Congressman Rick Larsen visited Everett Community College today to speak with the student government, as well as President Daria Willis, regarding issues that students face. Topics included everything from food insecurity among college students to the cost of textbooks.   Madi Gilbert, the Associated Student Body Vi...

Remembering Everett’s Patriotic Man: Samiu Bloomfield

Remembering Everett’s Patriotic Man: Samiu Bloomfield

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2020

Well known Everett citizen, Samiu Bloomfield has died. According to a GoFundMe page started by Bloomfields family, the 70-year-old man was battling dementia when he went missing last week.  Before he was found, Bloomfield spent three days in the cold without food or water. In addition to the outdo...

Lessons from Space

Lessons from Space

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

(Editor's note: The writer of this story gathered further information on this subject, so this web edition includes additional material that was not featured in the print edition.) In zero gravity, inside the International Space Station (ISS), Dr. Soyeon Yi learned the power of mindfulness while gazing at Earth during an 11 day mission to space in April 2008. Dr. Yi taught phy...

Ambar Martinez Strives to Continue Helping an Ever-Changing Community

Ambar Martinez Strives to Continue Helping an Ever-Changing Community

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

After 5 years of working at Everett Community College, Ambar Martinez, Interim Director of the Academy for Social Change and Community Transformation, has said farewell to EvCC to spend more time with family with hopes to pursue a PHD in Spanish down the road in Mexico City. In 2014, Martinez joined ...

A Coaching Milestone

A Coaching Milestone

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

At the start of October, Erik Cruz became EvCC Men’s Soccer Most Winningest Coach in the program’s history. Cruz has won 31 games currently in his fourth season, surpassing Scott Willsie who accumulated 29 wins during his tenure that spanned for eight seasons. “Erik has done a great job over...

Youth Re-Engagement Program

Youth Re-Engagement Program

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Everett Community College’s Youth Re-engagement (U3) program has provided an alternative to youth who have struggled in a traditional high school environment since 2000. The public high school scene is not always perceived to be positive. According to the Gallup Student Poll of 2015, by 11th grade onl...

Q&A with Daria Willis

Q&A with Daria Willis

Sona Porter, Assistant Editor

November 7, 2019

Although she’s only been president for four months and at the helm of her presidency, Dr Daria Willis has already set the bar high with big goals for the college.  Besides going around campus, meeting and interacting with students, faculty and staff, she has a vision of attaining a higher graduation r...

From Student to Instructor

From Student to Instructor

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Hannah Sharpe is a working mom of three, an educator and a blogger, among other things. Her youngest child still wakes her for feedings at night, making sleep more sacred. By 5:30 a.m., her husband has already started his workday as her alarm clock sounds. Getting herself ready first, it will take...

21 Year Salute: A Yoga Instructor’s Parting Sequence

21 Year Salute: A Yoga Instructor’s Parting Sequence

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Beverly Anderson, EvCC yoga instructor, will retire June 21, 2019. She has taught beginning and intermediate yoga for the last 21 years, since 1998. Anderson is not only a teacher but also an avid learner, who took water-colors and neurobiology courses at EvCC. When asked what her favorite part of her teaching at...

The Path to Graduation: Why Students Chose EvCC

The Path to Graduation: Why Students Chose EvCC

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

With the spring quarter coming to an end, graduating EvCC students are patiently awaiting graduation day and are ready to take the next step into their educational and professional careers. A college graduation is not only a commemoration that one should be proud of, but it’s also an important milestone in...

Changing Viewpoints, Lives and Majors

Changing Viewpoints, Lives and Majors

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

  Sociology instructor Omar Marquez won the Faculty Member of the Year award at the Student LIFE award gala on May 31, 2019.  When asked what he felt about winning the award he humbly states “an element of growth.” Topics discussed in sociology class are heavy and can be uncomfortable for some. F...

EvCC’s First African American President

EvCC’s First African American President

Sona Porter, Assistant Editor

June 12, 2019

On July 1, 2019, Dr. Daria J. Willis, 34, will start her journey as EvCC's president, making her the first African American and fourth female president to lead the college. Willis, who left high school after 11th-grade to pursue a college education at Florida A&M University, earned her bachelor...