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Quarterly Financial Assistance Offered to EvCC International Students

Associate Vice-President of EvCC International Education Department Visakan Ganeson. “International students are in the same situation as the domestic students, because this is the world crisis,” says Ganeson.

Jade Phan, Staff Writer

June 17, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, which leads to many insecurities and confusion among international students in Washington, EvCC International Education Department has created a $45,000 grant to support international students. Understanding the very unique fears, challenges and concerns of those students durin...

Learning Across Boarders: International Students’ Challenges With Remote Learning

Learning Across Boarders: International Students' Challenges With Remote Learning

Jade Phan, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

The learning-across-borders situation caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought about many disturbances and frustrations in EvCC international students who decided to go back to their home countries. Besides those remaining in Washington with many insecurities caused by being away from homes...

International Students Living on Campus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Mountain View Hall dorms, where many of EvCC’s international students are living.

Jade Phan, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many international students staying on campus housing have decided to pack up and go back to their home countries. But for those who decided to stay, navigating through this pandemic in the U.S as foreigners can go with a mixture of concerns, insecurities and frustrations. ...

Locked Down Far From Home

Empty EvCC campus on Apr. 27, 2020. In-person classes have been suspended since Mar. 5, 2020 to follow social distancing protocol  because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ruqaiyah Alaji, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As the COVID-19 breakouts are affecting everyone around the world, we look at how it’s affecting students at EvCC. Not only does this pandemic effect domestic students at EvCC, but also international students who have had to go back to their countries and those who have had trouble doing so.  Whil...

Deciding to Stay or Leave During a Pandemic: International Student’s Perspective

Deciding to Stay or Leave During a Pandemic: International Student’s Perspective

Dongmei Liang, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

“I am currently in South Korea, back to my home country,” said Soyeong Cha, an EvCC student from South Korea. “Immediately upon the outbreak of COVID-19, from my family’s concern about my safety, I had to decide to return.” According to the data provided by EvCC’s Vice President of the ...

Students React to Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong flag

Drew Jelinek, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Thousands of miles away, the citizens of Hong Kong are standing up for what they believe in for what is being called “the revolution of our time” by many news organizations. However, you don’t have to fly all the way to Asia to find supporters. Everett’s own international department has several students...

Student Job Opportunities at EvCC

Student LIFE office located in Parks Student Union.

Lucia Hoy, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

For those interested in working on campus, Everett Community College has a variety of job opportunities for every student, along with complete guidance of steps that have to be taken to apply for a job. Many students are not aware of these opportunities and often wonder how or where to begin. “I...

A New Community for International Students

A dormitory in Everett Community College. It has 120 private rooms and they are almost full.

Toshiki Yanagiya, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Half a year has already passed since Mountain View Hall was built. Recently, the numbers of foreign students are steadily increasing here. In tandem, EvCC has built Mountain View Hall last September and is currently building  Cedar Hall. The dorm has 120 private rooms so students can have t...

Lunar New Year Celebration: Bringing Different Cultures Together

A member of OKK Taiko&Dance Group getting ready to play the drums, and bring joy and happiness to the event.

Diana Pinon, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

  Free food, student performance, games and a Taiko drum performance were part of Lunar New Year Celebration. "The Lunar New Year is a calendar based on the cycles of the moon. It is an important holiday in many of the countries our students come from … (we) wanted to create an opportunit...