The Secret to Getting Textbooks for Cheaper

Though convenient, the EvCC Bookstore doesn't have the best deals on textbooks.

Kate Agbayani, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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

A child on Mukilteo Beach watching as the sun sets over Whidbey Island.

Laura Campbell, Social Media Manager

November 1, 2017

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

Writing center at EverettCC, writers block? Visit the writing center.

Derek Williams, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

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?

Flooding damage in the streets of Fort Myers, Florida after Hurricane Irma.

Bailey Flint, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017

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

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stands at the podium prior to announcing the first pick in the 2016 NFL draft.

Adam Householder, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

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

  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

In the case of an active shooter event, “do your fellow students and faculty a favor and hit that lockdown button,” Macklin said.

Emma Kilgore, Managing Editor-Print

February 23, 2017

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

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...

Put It On My Card

Isabelle Trujillo

Austin Treherne, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Tall, dark, plastic... Wait, what? That’s right, I’m talking about credit cards. Most young adults in today's age think credit cards are bad because of the stories they have heard growing up. Carson Houk, a student at EvCC who is going to school for an Aerospace Engineering degree asked, “What is the best way ...

Ready, Set, Budget

BECU is one of many banks to go for financial advice.

Austin Treherne, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

You finally asked out the girl of your dreams, and everything is going perfect. You both are having a great time, and the food is delightful. But when you go to pay the bill at the restaurant, your card gets declined. Looks like you lost out on a second date and the girl of your dreams. But fortunately...

Survive Your Winter Driving

Winter driving can be dangerous. Stay alert while driving.

Natalea Riffle, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017

  The winter season has arrived, bringing with it freezing temperatures and shivering students. Roads are often slick with ice and the occasional dusting of snow. As a result, a number of drivers will fall victim to a winter-related accident or scare. This year is EvCC’s Sophomore, Br...

Not a Jolly Christmas

Not a Jolly Christmas

Michelle Hecker, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Halloween is over, now Christmas? Yep, the Holidays start for a lot of businesses sooner than we care for. From a business perspective, this is a good thing to market products in advance but for those of us who are students and find ourselves working during the Holiday months too, this can mean somethin...