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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...

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’s Student Senate Makes $175,000 Chromebook Purchase

EvCC's Student Senate Makes $175,000 Chromebook Purchase

Dayna Strecker, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

EvCC’s Student Senate approved spending $175,000 from the student eTech fund to purchase roughly 700 Chromebooks. EvCC is also funding the purchase of an additional 400 Chromebooks. EvCC ASB President Araceli Daza went in depth on the reasoning to purchase the Chromebooks. “We wanted the transit...

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. ...

Gov. Jay Inslee Signs New COVID-19 Order

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee signs new COVID-19 order to slowly reopen the state's economy. This photo was taken at the 2020 State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at the Washington State Capital Building in Olympia.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2020

At 5:01 p.m. today, EvCC President Dr. Daria Willis sent out an announcement via email to the student body regarding the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today.  The new order explains the phases and plans to reopen Washington State’s economy. One of the services that will reopen is higher educat...

Summer Classes to be Moved Online

Summer Classes to be Moved Online

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2020

President Daria Willis announced today that online classes will continue through Summer quarter, according to a campus wide email announcement. Willis is expecting to have the school offer limited in-person labs and professional/technical training using strict social distancing. She presented three...

EvCC Commencement Ceremony Canceled

EvCC Commencement Ceremony Canceled

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2020

At 10:31 a.m. today, President Daria Willis announced in an email to the school that the 2020 Graduation Commencement Ceremony has been canceled. Attached to the email was a collaborative video message from both Willis and ASB President Arcelia Daza. “It’s okay to feel disappointed, but there’s still so much to celebrate,” says Daz...

Snohomish County Sheriff Calls Out Gov. Inslee’s Stay-Home Order

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee addresses the state on the COVID-19 outbreak on Mar. 11, 2020.

Daniel Albert, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2020

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney voiced his opinion regarding Gov. Inslee’s stay-home order on his Facebook Tuesday evening. After tuning into Gov. Inslee’s Tuesday evening public address, Fortney went to Facebook for an announcement where he stated he wouldn’t be taking any enforcement ac...

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...

COVID-19 in Washington State

The U.S. surgeon general asked citizens to stop buying face masks unless absolutely necessary. He tweeted on Feb. 29,

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...