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Players vs. Pros Comparison: EvCC Men’s Basketball

Players vs. Pros Comparison: EvCC Men’s Basketball

Andrew Hines, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight

Derek Brown Jr. Player Comparison: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder Plays with physicality and explosion Big time scorer with triple double potential   When Derek is alone on a fast break every person in the gym is awaiting a huge rim shattering dunk and that expectation defines his game. He taps into his superior athletici...

Lunar New Year Celebration: Bringing Different Cultures Together

Lunar New Year Celebration: Bringing Different Cultures Together

Diana Pinon, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Identity, Showcase

  Free food, student performance, games and a Taiko drum performance were part of Lunar New Year Celebration. "The Lunar New Year is a calendar based on the cycles of the moon. It is an important holiday in many of the countries our students come from … (we) wanted to create an opportunit...

Not Just the Computer Guy: A Profile on Fred Gilbert

Not Just the Computer Guy: A Profile on Fred Gilbert

Alexis Jones, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

You might know him as, the guy who came in to fix the computer or the guy who you check out equipment from. Fred Gilbert is much more; he is a photographer, a foster parent and an EvCC staff member of 16 years. In his 30’s, Gilbert’s main job was being a stay-at-home dad, with a part time job...

Trojan Women Slashed At Home Against Peninsula

Trojan Women Slashed At Home Against Peninsula

Ricky Hester, Staff Writer

February 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After getting beat handily in the first match up against the Peninsula Pirates, the EvCC Trojan women looked for revenge against those same Pirates in their home gym. With home court advantage, things looked much different in the first half between both teams. In the first meeting, the Pirates jumped...

“Feel The Bern” At This New Club

“Feel The Bern” At This New Club

Abby Tutor, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the presidential election coming up in November, the media is buzzing with updates on candidates. You might be thinking, who am I going to vote for? Here at EvCC, there were no political clubs until recently. As of Jan. 28, a new “Students for Bernie” club was formed thanks to Justyce Wr...

From Africa to Everett

From Africa to Everett

Emma Kilgore, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016


Filed under Identity, Showcase

“Mzungu!” the children cry after the car. White person. There’s dust in the air, hot under the sun, and it mixes with the car exhaust. Alyssa Thompson has the taste of passion fruit on her tongue, and she waves at the greeting from her window with a smile and the crowd parts to let them drive...

Flying High Above Everett

Flying High Above Everett

Abby Tutor, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Video

A 470 feet zipline ride awaits you in the Everett Mall parking lot. A company called Zipline Junky recently set up near Regal Cinemas for adventurous shoppers. For just $10, during the day you can ride with the view of the sky in the reflection of the pond. By night the line is lit up; the Zipline...

Break Down Stress by Breaking It Down on the Dance Floor: The EvCC Dance Club

Break Down Stress by Breaking It Down on the Dance Floor: The EvCC Dance Club

Miles Jones, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Balancing work and life can get stressful at times, but it’s important to remember to still have fun and not let too much stress build up. Luckily at EvCC, there are many different clubs and events where students can meet new people and have a good time, one of which being the Dance Club. At the EvCC...

Searching the Sound

Searching the Sound

Amy Hamilton, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight

  Are people harming the Puget Sound?   That question is exactly what inspired the research expedition of four female Everett Community College students from the Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA).   This valuable ecological research would not be possible without Gary...

Prepare for the Adventure of the Year: “The Revenant”

Prepare for the Adventure of the Year: “The Revenant”

Nathan Milburn, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s "The Revenant" starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy will blow you away with stunning visuals, exceptional storytelling and (this goes without saying) Oscar-worthy performances. "The Revenant" takes place  1800’s Middle America in the dead of winter, as a...

2016: The Year of the Trojan

2016: The Year of the Trojan

Emma Kilgore, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase

  Happy New Year! The calendar has flipped from December to January, and with the turn of the year comes the tradition of New Year’s resolutions. To some it’s just the time to buy a new calendar. To others it’s the time to make a change in their lives. But not every student a...

EvCC Women Drop Second League Game In a Row

EvCC Women Drop Second League Game In a Row

Andrew Hines, Sports Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

From tip-off, the EvCC Trojan Women’s Basketball team would be playing from behind the rest of the way. In the first quarter, the Skagit Valley Cardinals broke out to a quick eight point lead with a score of 13 – 5. Trying to close the gap became difficult as the Trojans adopted a sloppy play style,...