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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...

Clipper Rewind: Memories from March and April

Clipper Rewind: Memories from March and April

Kyle Ogle, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

March is the month where the sun comes out of hiding and warms up the EvCC campus. Birds are chirping and preparing for the sunny days ahead. Spring is in the air and St Patrick’s Day is the first holiday of spring.  March 8th, 1963: St Patrick’s Day Band Concert  Although not everyone c...

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 ...

EvCC School of Cosmetology

EvCC School of Cosmetology

Dzenita Musabegovic, Social Media Manager

March 13, 2020

EvCC’s Cosmetology program started in 1996 and has been planted in Marysville, Washington for the last 24 years. The program is made up of three subdivisions: hair care, skin care and nail care services. With their work being based around hours, Everett Community College’s requirement for licensing is 1,730 credited clock hours, ...

Homelessness Among Students

Homelessness Among Students

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The ground is wet and the temperature is barely above 40 degrees fahrenheit. A man slumps against a wire fence, his hand rests on the lower tray of a shopping cart filled with his possessions. Crows ravage the scattered trash around him. A few feet away is a makeshift shelter of cardboard boxes and blu...

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...

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

For over 95 years, Toastmasters International has served as a tool to help people around the world build upon their communication, leadership and public speaking skills. The program has over 358,000 members across 143 countries. There's a Toastmasters group, called The Everett Pacesetters, located in Ev...

From Addiction to Recovery

From Addiction to Recovery

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Assistant Editor

March 12, 2020

EvCC student and employee Michelle Perry is in her second year of study, pursuing an Associate of Business Administration degree. On Mar. 31, 2020 she will celebrate four years of being clean from heroin and methamphetamine. “I lost my best friend to addiction,” Perry said, “I’m blessed that I f...

Rate My Professors

Rate My Professors

Helene Martin, Managing Editor of Print

March 12, 2020

There are numerous different ways to approach teaching and those ways are being rated. Founded in 1999, Rate My Professors is a website that allows students across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to assign ratings to their professors. Many students and instructors are aware of the pr...

Art Spotlight: EvCC’s Glaze Ceramic’s Class

Art Spotlight: EvCC’s Glaze Ceramic’s Class

Jacob Dickson, Assistant Editor

March 11, 2020

EvCC is one of the few schools in the state that teaches a glaze ceramics class. “Glaze is the final part of the ceramic process.  It’s what gives color and finish to the work,” explained Thom Lee, the ceramics instructor. Students sculpt their ceramics projects and can then apply the glaze to the pieces....

Nippon Business Institute

Nippon Business Institute

Rebecca Duffy, Managing Editor of Digital

March 11, 2020

To experience other cultures firsthand, one usually must travel far and wide. It is not often that opportunities for intercultural exchange present themselves in one’s backyard. Yet, to visit a traditional Japanese garden and tea room, and to inquire more about Japanese culture, one does not need to t...