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Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Sarah D. Zimmerman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, STEM

Amazon’s Alexa is expected to make its debut as a pilot project at EvCC early this March, running as a test through spring quarter. Amazon has provided 25 second-generation Echo devices and $1,000 dollars to EvCC. Tim Rager, EvCC’s Executive Director of  Information Technology (IT), and William Frank...

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...

Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club: How Not to Get Hacked

Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club: How Not to Get Hacked

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, STEM, Tips and Tricks

Recently, EvCC instructor Dennis Skarr was interviewed by The Clipper, detailing 10 Tips to Protect Your Digital Security. Students in the Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club, of which Skarr is the advisor, were asked to share their knowledge and provide some fast facts on how not to get hacke...

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...

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News & Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, STEM

19-year-old Clarie Calicdan, a STEM student from EvCC, beams with pride as she gives a recount of her internship at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi. The center is the largest rocket engine test complex in the country. "My internship at NASA was the best experience of my life," sai...