Planning for bond money use begins

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On Nov. 5 2014, Clackamas county voted yes for a $90 million bond that will  finance updates many are left wondering: what exactly is going to be done with that large sum of money? The Clackamas Print sat down with Dean of Campus Services, Bob Cochran, to get more information on the school’s next steps.  The Clackamas Print: What […]

State finds CCC’s locker rooms promote inequality

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Female athletes at Clackamas Community College have worse facilities than their male peers, according to a review by the Oregon Department of Education. The ODE recommended that CCC “provide comparable facilities for both women’s and men’s locker and team rooms,” but it’s been two years since the review took place and nothing has changed. CCC […]

New Multicultural Center welcomes students, staff and diversity

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The Multicultural Center grand opening was held on Nov. 25 in the fireside lounge where the Associated Student Government offered a variety of snacks and drinks from different cultures to students in celebration of their new department. According to the multicultural ambassador Candice Stauffer, the Multicultural Center is a place where students can have a private place to pray, study […]

Grant promotes diversity in science research

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Clackamas Community College has partnered with Portland State University for a $24 million grant promoting diversity in research. The grant is from the National Institute of Health and according to a press release from spokeswoman Janet Paulson, the money will help underrepresented and diverse students pursue careers in health sciences, social or clinical research, biomedical, behavioral and other health sciences. Students […]

Wait, what? Tuition is going up?

Tuition will likely go up next school year at Clackamas Community College from $84 to $87 per credit hour. “Right now we are looking at a $3 per credit hour increase,” said CCC Board of Education chairperson, Greg Chaimov, who represents zone 1 encompassing the Milwaukie area. “We don’t like raising tuition.” State appropriations for community colleges are projected […]

College trains for taking down shooters

Since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, 88 school shootings have shook the country, according to everytown.org. Around the country, parents send their children to school with the fear that they won’t return. Schools enforce new safety regulations, some going as far as to install metal detectors. Faculty and sta are being trained on […]

Food, serve- us: Changes in store for cafeteria

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Have you been to the Clackamas Community College cafeteria lately? Did you think: 1. No improvement needed? 2. Some improvement needed? 3. Much improvement needed? Chances are, you fell into 93 percent of students who answered the second or third option. CCC conducted a survey of staff and students about the cafeteria in April 2014 found some rather unflattering results. The general […]

Midnight mugging on campus

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A student was mugged on campus shortly after 12:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, according to Clackamas Community College Dean of Campus Services Bob Cochran. Reportedly, a male student arrived to work-out on the track and he was approached by four males, who demanded his wallet. When the student refused to relinquish his wallet, he was assaulted. Reportedly, there was no money in the […]

Homework help offered on campus

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When the homework load just keeps getting bigger and stress levels rise, it’s easy to feel trapped and defeated. Every student has gotten to the point where there are so many assignments due at once that just ignoring all of the work sounds like a good option. Being a college student can be overwhelming at times, but Clackamas Community College has a few places to […]

Campus hopes to improve security

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Beep. Beep. Beep. The morning alarm goes off . A student showers, gets dressed, brushes teeth and  finds a way to the Clackamas Community College campus. In the midst of the many routines encountered in the morning, one doesn’t usually stop to think: will something bad happen at school today? Are students really protected and secure […]