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Spring Fling Carnival Club Fest 2019

Spring Fling Carnival Club Fest 2019

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Video, Videos

Free ice cream, a live band, and a dunk tank with staff members inside. EvCC’s Spring Fling Carnival Club Fest, held on May 23, had this and more. Tables lined the walkway, with club members ready to answer questions and invite students to upcoming events. Either walking between classes or killing time...

How Much Does Your College President Make and Why?

How Much Does Your College President Make and Why?

Adrienne Plummer, staff writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Dr. Daria Willis has been approved for a three-year contract as President at EvCC. Her salary will be $241,000 per year. Presidential salary can vary greatly between different colleges, as shown in the graphs. According to a survey of community college presidents lead by the American Association of Co...

Community Reacts to New Commercial Flights at Paine Field

Community Reacts to New Commercial Flights at Paine Field

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Community News: Beyond Campus, News, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, Video, Videos

It has been over two months since the first commercial flight took off from Paine Field Snohomish County airport. On March 4, 2019, Alaska Airlines boarded one of its Embraer 175 jets with passengers bound for Portland, Oregon. Run by Propeller Airports, the world-class two-gate terminal was designed ...

Behind the Ink: Faculty and Students Share Tattoos and their Meanings

Behind the Ink: Faculty and Students Share Tattoos and their Meanings

Jena Perry, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Identity, Recent Stories

As Tattoos are becoming more socially acceptable in Western society, many people are getting them as a way to express themselves. Just walking through the EvCC campus you are likely to see students with tattoos. Some students have deep and sentimental reasons for their ink, and some get them for no pu...

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Hamilton’s Quest to Find her Craft

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Hamilton’s Quest to Find her Craft

Stacie S. McCartan, Managing Editor of Visuals

May 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Recent Stories

Throughout the years, EvCC’s studio art program has been a launching pad for many students. For many people, art is an outlet. It’s a way to express how they feel on political issues, personal struggles and in this case, their passions. Rachel Hamilton, one of the many artists on campus, has taken a ...

Everett Farmers Market Opens: How Shopping at Local Markets Can Better the Community

Everett Farmers Market Opens: How Shopping at Local Markets Can Better the Community

Eve Chamberlin, Contributing Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Community News: Beyond Campus, Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

By shopping at local farmer markets and co-ops, students promote sustainability that could result in a healthier planet. One prime example of a good place to shop would be the Everett Farmers Market- a series of stands and tents that vendors bring to share their goods with the public. It is close t...

Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry Terminal Construction Underway: $167 million Allocated to Improve Safety

Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry Terminal Construction Underway: $167 million Allocated to Improve Safety

Sona Porter, Assistant Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Community News: Beyond Campus, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry service, one of the busiest ferry routes in the state, is getting a new terminal. The ferry service has been around for decades and, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), serves more than 4.2 million riders every year. The new construction, ...

What the Garden Grows: Strawberries, Leeks and Onions, Oh My!

What the Garden Grows: Strawberries, Leeks and Onions, Oh My!

Jacob Dickson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories

Editors note: In the interest of full journalistic transparency, the author of this article has a conflict of interest with its subject. Jacob Dickson has volunteered in the EvCC gardens, and did so while writing this article. This article is published after the explicit understanding of this conflict...

AMTEC’s Robots On Campus

AMTEC’s Robots On Campus

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, STEM

Automation is in many aspects of our lives, such as automated gates, vacuums, and even automated litter boxes. Automation has spread from factories to homes, businesses, and everyday appliances. Robert White teaches students Mechanical Electronics at EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education ...

The Stories Behind Campus Sculptures

The Stories Behind Campus Sculptures

Rebecca Duffy, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Culture, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

The true meaning behind a work of art is often difficult to interpret just by looking at the piece itself. When one tours EvCC, they will find a sculpture near just about every building on campus. Each of these sculptures was made to tell a story, and these stories animate the EvCC campus.  Click thr...

Time for a Getaway? A Guide to Vacation Spots in Washington

Time for a Getaway? A Guide to Vacation Spots in Washington

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

With Memorial Day weekend and summer coming up, here are a few of Washington’s vacation spots that are easily accessible and won’t make too much of a dent in the pocketbook. The San Juan Islands If searching for a cheap and quick getaway, the San Juan Islands are the perfect place to head...

EvCC Alumni, Louis Harris, Returns to Campus

EvCC Alumni, Louis Harris, Returns to Campus

Daniel Albert, Assistant Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Since 1941, Everett Community College has been home to hundreds of thousands of students who go on to be doctors and lawyers, teachers and parents. And through those years, one former student stands out.   Growing up in Marysville, Washington, Louis Harris was a boy without direction. In high school, ...