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Tales from Paradise: Studying Abroad

Tales from Paradise: Studying Abroad

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year in the midst of the winter, I look forward to escaping from the bleak weather and cold temperatures of Washington state. Along with my daughter, Rachel, and my son, Ethan, we venture to places where the skies are blue, the air is fresh and the bodies of water are not frigid.  But as I p...

Diversity in Media: Sandra Oh’s Historical Win

Diversity in Media: Sandra Oh’s Historical Win

Emely Salvador, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

On Jan. 6, 2019, actress Sandra Oh made history by becoming the first Asian to win multiple Golden Globes and the first person of Asian descent to host the show.  She won her first award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actress in a Series. She won her second award in 2019 for Best Actress in a Televisio...

Your Workout, Upgraded: Weight Room Gets $10,000 Makeover

Your Workout, Upgraded: Weight Room Gets $10,000 Makeover

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Features, News & Features, Recent Stories

EvCC’s Health Science and Public Safety division spent $10,000 on new equipment for the weight room. With the money, EvCC bought Olympic lifting platforms, lifting cages, new weight lifting benches, bumper plates, bumper plate holders, new kettlebells, multi-grip pull up bars, slam balls, wall ba...

What’s the Dish on Vegan Lunch?

What’s the Dish on Vegan Lunch?

Adrienne Plummer, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

This one's for all the vegans or striving-to-be-vegans out there. Plant-based lifestyles are on the rise and it's easier than ever with all of the vegan substitutes available on the market. However, sometimes vegan food is hard to come by, and french fries and a garden salad don’t make for a stu...

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

PNW Outdoors: Heybrook Lookout

Pamela Alarcon, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Pacific Northwest has many great hikes to offer students during any season whether there is sunshine or snow. One trail that is rated as a beginners level hike according to hike-finder outbound.com is the Heybrook Lookout trail. Depending on traffic conditions, it’s about an hour from EvCC....

Stress in College Students

Stress in College Students

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Identity, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

Stress in college students is common and can be unhealthy. According to a 2008 mental health study conducted by the Associated Press and mtvU, eight in 10 college students say in the past three months they have sometimes or frequently experienced stress in their daily lives. Jean Giudice, a faculty counselor at...

Five Ways EvCC Students Can Give Love to The Planet

Five Ways EvCC Students Can Give Love to The Planet

Isabella Accetturo, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under News & Features, Recent Stories, STEM, Tips and Tricks

Climate change has become more and more of a visible problem as time goes on, which begs the question of, is there a connection between climate change and human beings. If there is a connection between humans and climate change, what can students do about it? According to NASA, “The current warming t...

A March on Campus: Solidarity and Pride for Indigenous Peoples

A March on Campus: Solidarity and Pride for Indigenous Peoples

Sophia Heit, Managing Editor of Print

January 27, 2019


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

Students of EvCC, members of the community and representatives from local tribes marched on campus on Jan. 17 to honor all Native American tribes. Participants marched around campus, showing solidarity and pride through native songs. After the march, the crowd gathered to hear from guest speakers abo...

ASB: Back in Session

ASB: Back in Session

Sarah D. Zimmerman, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories

The First ASB Senate meeting of the quarter occurred on Friday, Jan. 18 in order to go over future events and issues for our campus. The meeting covered several happenings on campus as well as Senate changes. Many exciting future events were discussed during the meeting. From the Candyland Club Fest...

Immigrants’ Rights: Human Rights

Immigrants’ Rights: Human Rights

Heather Stribling, Managing Editor of Digital

January 24, 2019


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

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, EvCC hosted an event called “End the Separation of Families Now” in Jackson Center. The college welcomed guest speaker Monserrat Padilla, a national leader of the “Dreamer” movement, to facilitate a community conversation and offer training for immigrants and allies in re...

MLK Day: Words of Freedom

MLK Day: Words of Freedom

Sarah D. Zimmerman, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Her voice resonates through the conference room and into our ears like a river finding its course through powerful lines and a compellingly strong voice. The energetic infra-political poetry of Boston’s Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola, known as Porsha O,  was featured at the event honoring civil-rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King JR.  The MLK day Words of Freedom and wo...

Statement Made: Trojan’s rout First Place Edmonds 92-76

Statement Made: Trojan’s rout First Place Edmonds 92-76

Nathan Oberg, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Saturday night, Jan. 19, EvCC men’s hoops took center stage at Walt Price Fitness Center in what was an assured dogfight in the making against North division-leading rival Edmonds Triton’s. Mike Trautman’s men, fearlessly lead by sophomore phenom Markeith Brown Jr., had different plans as the Troj...