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Learning Across Boarders: International Students’ Challenges With Remote Learning

Learning Across Boarders: International Students' Challenges With Remote Learning

Jade Phan, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

The learning-across-borders situation caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought about many disturbances and frustrations in EvCC international students who decided to go back to their home countries. Besides those remaining in Washington with many insecurities caused by being away from homes...

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...

Fasting During a Global Pandemic: Muslim Students Share Their Insights During Ramadan

Lara Alsaedi, an international biology student from Iraq, and a student leader at EvCC.

Ruqaiyah Alaji, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Ramadan is a month in which Muslims all around the world fast from dusk until dawn. This year Ramadan started on the 23rd of April amidst the craziness of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected a lot of things drastically in day-to-day life, Ramadan being one of them.  Ramadan...

Staying Focused and Motivated: EvCC Students Share Advice

Staying Focused and Motivated: EvCC Students Share Advice

Sydney Jackson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

No matter the educational pathway, most EvCC students share a goal: graduating from college. School-life balance can be difficult to achieve, especially with elements outside one’s control. The ability to complete schoolwork is imperative to success and students are coming up with creative, person...

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...

An Artist in Quarantine

A selfie of EvCC student and artist, Fiona Bowen, taken in her home during quarantine.

Melody Ripsom, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Fiona Bowen was featured last November for The Clipper's "Artist Spotlight", and since the implementation of the Washington state “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, she still finds ways to channel her creativity. Before spring quarter, Bowen and her step-mother began making facial coverings. “Th...

EvCC Students Cut Back on Screen Time

EvCC Students Cut Back on Screen Time

Nichole Bascue, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

With social distancing continuing in Washington, EvCC students seem unable to get away from screens even when they want to. For some students fortunate enough to still be working, they may be doing so remotely. They’re communicating with their family and friends via Zoom and trying to entertain th...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – More Than Just a Game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - More Than Just a Game

Crystin Clouser, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

In just a matter of 6 weeks after its release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has outsold all other Animal Crossing games. Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa stated that New Horizons has already surpassed the projected number of lifetime sales. In six years, Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS s...

Virtual Graduation: How COVID-19 Affected EvCC’s 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Virtual Graduation: How COVID-19 Affected EvCC's 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Lakeithia Sakin, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

It was announced on Friday, April 27th that EvCC’s annual commencement ceremony would be canceled physically, however, students still have the option to participate virtually June 19, 2020.  EvCC wasn’t the only campus who decided to move their ceremonies online, in fact, universities...

Quarantined Corgi Gets a Bath

Quarantined Corgi Gets a Bath

Madelyn Olson, Assistant Editor

May 19, 2020

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...