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All Spring Classes Moved Online

All Spring Classes Moved Online

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...

COVID-19 in Washington State

COVID-19 in Washington State

Rebecca Duffy, Managing Editor of Digital

March 16, 2020

On Jan. 21, the United States confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (novel-coronavirus) in the country. This first confirmed case was of a patient in Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett Washington, only a short walking distance from EvCC. Since January, the number of confirmed cases in Washington...

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 ...

A Second EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19

A Second EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

EvCC’s Director of Public Relations, Katherine Schiffner has confirmed via email that a second EvCC student has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). This is the second student in the last two weeks to be confirmed. In an email today by President Willis, she announced that the student was last on c...

Women’s Equality: 100 Years in the Making

Women’s Equality: 100 Years in the Making

Melody Ripsom, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

It’s Mar. 3, 1913; live music echoes through Pennsylvania Avenue as a parade of suffragists march from the Capitol demanding liberty for women. The inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson is tomorrow. Seven years later, he’ll sign the amendment granting American women the right to vote. Intern...

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)

EvCC Student Contracts COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

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...

Remembering Basketball Icon Kobe Bryant

Remembering Basketball Icon Kobe Bryant

Maurice (Rick) Sinnett, Jacob Dickson, and Kyle Ogle

March 4, 2020

There are moments in life when words fail you because shock and disbelief rob you of expression. On Jan. 26, that moment for the basketball world was when Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, perished in a helicopter crash with seven others in Calabasas, California.  Man...

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

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...

Travel During An Outbreak: How The Wuhan Coronavirus is Impacting Travelers

Travel During An Outbreak: How The Wuhan Coronavirus is Impacting Travelers

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

March 2, 2020

As of Mar. 2, 2020, there are 88,948 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus around the world according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO reported 3,043 cases have resulted in death from what is now being called COVID-19. Washington State Department of Health has reported one death in Snoho...

Students Discuss the Wuhan Coronavirus

Students Discuss the Wuhan Coronavirus

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

As the death toll continues to rise caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, people around the world are on edge. There are over 80,000 confirmed cases worldwide and the disease has now claimed over 2,700 lives the majority of which are in China. The first case in the United States...

Students and Faculty Voice Concern Over Mobility Challenges

Students and Faculty Voice Concern Over Mobility Challenges

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

February 25, 2020

It takes EvCC student Kathleen Sander over an hour to commute roundtrip on the bus to attend class. She loves learning and is dedicated to earning her Associate in Technical Arts degree. “I just want to be treated like every other student. I know there are resources for me just to get there in tim...