AMTEC’s Robots On Campus

Students Connor Crowley (left) and Bennet Svob (right), work on a project using Legos in a mechanical electronics class at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education Center (AMTEC).

Elizabeth Dickson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Automation is in many aspects of our lives, such as automated gates, vacuums, and even automated litter boxes. Automation has spread from factories to homes, businesses, and everyday appliances. Robert White teaches students Mechanical Electronics at EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education ...

iPhone and Android in 2019: Which is Superior?

Students and staff members sound off on their favorite phone systems.

Chantelle Forbes, Graphic Designer

April 29, 2019

Since 2007, the first ever iPhone has changed the game for the smartphone market. People were obsessed with the concept of the iPhone when it first came out and almost everybody wanted one. At the time, it was thought to be one of the most innovative phones that had been created. Now, we’re in 20...

Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Shown: An Amazon Echo device, part of a pilot program on campus. “The goal is to provide these devices in 
areas to to make it highly accessible and engaging for students,” said William Frankhouser, IT lead web developer for EvCC.

Sarah D. Zimmerman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

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

EvCC students demonstrate a sustainable practice by making use of the public transit system.

Isabella Accetturo, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

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

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

Is your information safe?  Learn tips on how to protect your digital information from cybersecurity expert and EvCC instructor, Dennis Skarr.

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

  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

Calicdan at the Infinity Science Center Museum. She interned as a camp counselor for STEM-centered learning at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi.

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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...