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Black History Month: Origins

Black History Month: Origins

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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

There are 400 years of African-American history that have shaped the community to what is today. There are tragedies the African-American community has suffered dating back to 1619, as well as amazing contributions made in areas such as social justice, economics, cultural and academic advancements throu...

An Army of Six: Women’s Basketball Begins Season with Notably Small Team

An Army of Six: Women’s Basketball Begins Season with Notably Small Team

Connor Roestel, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


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

On Jan. 12, the Trojans women’s basketball picked up their first win of conference play against the Whatcom Orcas 64-68 at the Walt Price Fitness Center. Not only did the Trojans beat the No. 8 ranked college in the NWAC Coaches Poll, but did so with a roster of only 6 players. With the small roste...

Skiing into the New Year

Skiing into the New Year

Daniel Albert, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Recent Stories, Showcase

Every year when the seasons change, the barren mountaintops of the Pacific Northwest evolve into a winter wonderland. Because of this, many people, including sophomore Brandon Wheeler, grab their skis and head up the mountain. Skiing has been a part of Wheeler’s life for as long as he can rememb...

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...

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...

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...

10 Tips to Protect Your Digital Security

10 Tips to Protect Your Digital Security

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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

  The need for good digital security practices is increasingly tied to all facets of our lives.  Digital hygiene, defined by Collins dictionary as, “good cybersecurity practices,” is more important than ever with our reliance on computers, browsers, apps, and electronic data for conduct...

Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence

Jane Bowman, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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

Mental Illness - Breaking the Silence Amerina Gotcher’s sister, Bridget Lewis, was having suicidal thoughts. “My sister did not tell our mom about her suicidal thoughts because she was afraid that she would think she was just being overdramatic,” Amerina said. Bridget Lewis was very socia...

EvCC’s Winter Fashion Lookbook

EvCC’s Winter Fashion Lookbook

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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

  With winter just around the corner, students at EvCC are putting away last season’s clothes and are trading in lighter layers for a pair of boots. As many of you may know, winter fashion is a notorious guessing game when living in the Pacific Northwest, but that doesn’t stop EvCC students from show...