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Stay Safe: Snow Preparedness Tips

Stay Safe: Snow Preparedness Tips

Katina Brown, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


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

Christmas season may be over with all the beautiful lights and decorations packed away, but one thing has arrived: SNOW! This past Sunday afternoon Feb. 3, Washington got some winter snow falling throughout the state with heavy snowfall that following day in the late 12 am - 6 am hours. Most awoke...

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...

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...

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...

Five Tips for Running

Nathan Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Tips and Tricks, Video, Videos

Meet some of the Trojan Cross Country team as they share five stretches they engage in before running.  

How to Get Involved 101

How to Get Involved 101

Dzenita Musabegovic, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Tips and Tricks

EvCC has made some amazing strides when it comes to the widening of campus, increase in foreign exchange students and furthering our athletic department. But student involvement at EvCC is low and student initiatives are trying to change that. Being involved, especially in a community college atmosphere, ca...

7 Tips for a Successful First Year in College

Sona Porter, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Tips and Tricks

The first year of college can be an exhilarating moment, full of anticipation and eagerness. For some, it can be an overwhelming experience especially if one has no idea of where to begin. Students of EvCC who have successfully completed their first year of college shared some helpful hints.   ...

Adulting: Making Sense of Moving Out

Adulting: Making Sense of Moving Out

Heather Stribling and Pamela Alarcon

June 4, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

Independence. It’s a driving force behind the culture of adulting. Historically, nothing has signified independence more than moving out. While this used to be a major measure of adulthood, current costs of housing mean more young adults are living at home longer. According to the Bureau of...

Adulting: Food for Thought

Adulting: Food for Thought

Pamela Alarcon and Heather Stribling

May 14, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Tips and Tricks

Defining healthy eating comes easily to many students. “Portion your foods. Don’t eat too much sugar, especially without regular exercise,” 18-year-old Elvis Mariscal advises. It sounds simple enough. However, finding a healthy, easy and affordable meal comes with some challenges. It’s all pa...

How To Adult: Clinic on Campus & More!

How To Adult: Clinic on Campus & More!

Heather Stribling and Pamela Alarcon

April 19, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Tips and Tricks

Adulting, as defined by Oxford Dictionaries, is “The practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks.” Navigating the labyrinth of healthcare and seeking treatment are among the “adulting” challenges college s...