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Adulting: Making Sense of Moving Out

Adulting: Making Sense of Moving Out

Heather Stribling and Pamela Alarcon

June 4, 2018


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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...

Healthy Food: How to Buy It, Choose It, Make It

Healthy Food: How to Buy It, Choose It, Make It

Pamela Alarcon and Heather Stribling

May 14, 2018


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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


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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...

Managing College Stress

Managing College Stress

Bailey Flint, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the common stress of college. Everyone is bound to feel stress at some point, but when it gets to the point of failing classes or impacting your health, it can lead to serious consequences. Emily Naylor and Nicki Dexter, current students at EvCC, have felt their fai...

The Secret to Getting Textbooks for Cheaper

The Secret to Getting Textbooks for Cheaper

Kate Agbayani, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The prices of textbooks have increased by 73 percent since 2006. With tuition fees also on the rise, the high costs of textbooks can financially hurt students. To combat this financial wound, students here at EvCC have given alternative options on where to buy or rent more affordable textbooks...

Within an Hour: Day Trips Less Than an Hour Away

Within an Hour: Day Trips Less Than an Hour Away

Laura Campbell, Social Media Manager

November 1, 2017


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Not everyone can travel far for a weekend trip, especially college students. There are plenty of opportunities to explore within an hour of driving from Everett Community College. This month we're featuring Mukilteo as our go-to. Mukilteo Lighthouse and Park The Lighthouse and Gift Shop are open on the we...

A New Student’s Guide to EvCC

A New Student’s Guide to EvCC

Derek Williams, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Being the new student on campus can be hard. From finding your classroom to finding a parking spot, you may experience struggle here at EvCC, but don't give up yet. EvCC has programs and tools that allow all students the help they need during the time of struggle. No matter what you're going through, EvCC...

Natural Disasters: Are You Prepared?

Natural Disasters: Are You Prepared?

Bailey Flint, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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What would you do if a disastrous event were to occur in Washington? For the people of Washington and surrounding states, many believe that an earthquake is inevitable to occur near the Pacific Northwest. “We’re in the window for Cascadia which is the ’big one’ that everyone talks about,” Grupp states, “Could it happen tomorrow? Yeah, it could.”

2017 NFL Draft Preview

2017 NFL Draft Preview

Adam Householder, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017


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The NFL has three major spectacles a year – The Super Bowl, the Combine, and from April 27 through the 29, it’s the annual NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks front office covet rare players- physically, mentally, and athletically.   Walter Thurmond, a former 4th round draft selection of ...

Your Guide to Thrifting

Joanne Wu, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017


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  One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Yes, thrift shopping. Thrift shopping - thrifting, for short - is the act of shopping at a thrift store, flea market, garage sale, basically anywhere you can purchase cheap, second hand items. And whether you’re a long-time thrifter ...

When You Hear the Gunshots

When You Hear the Gunshots

Emma Kilgore, Managing Editor-Print

February 23, 2017


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It was the spring morning of April 20, 1999 that forever altered the way schools manage security. Columbine heralded a new norm for students- mass shootings. Eight years later, the second-largest mass shooting on U.S. soil occurred at Virginia Tech where 32 lost their lives. Four years later, 26 people...

Top 10 Spring 2017 Fashion Trends

Top 10 Spring 2017 Fashion Trends

Joanne Wu, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Spring will be here before you know it, fellow Trojans! And so will spring fashion. Although spring doesn’t officially start until late March, that doesn’t stop your favorite retailers from bringing out all the new, upcoming spring fashion trends. So, why not take a sneak peek of what’s already...

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