CCC sister athletes reflect on missed softball season

Story by Nick Schwada There’s something magical that sports are able to do to a fan — sports have an incredible ability to hold and manipulate an individual’s emotions; they can make you feel deep fear and stress, and in an instant, those emotions can be redirected into overwhelming excitement and joy. When one is…

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Robert Ford CCC basketball player to transfer to Idaho State

Robert Ford, basketball player and guard for Clackamas Community College averaged 23.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game during his sophomore season. Ford shot 40.1% from three and led Clackamas to a 25-3 overall record and he has committed to play for Idaho State, a division one school who competes in the Big…

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Say Aloe: Horticulture instructor takes on the spring dig

Story by Nick Schwada Amid the various dog walkers and joggers found at Clackamas Community College, there is one man that can be found with a clear purpose on the campus — Chris Konieczka — horticulture instructor. On campus you can find Konieczka and a few other faculty members working tirelessly planting, growing and caring…

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What it’s like to be tested for COVID-19

It’s not easy working in healthcare at this time.  I work as a caregiver for the elderly performing tasks including administering medication and making sure my clients are happy, clean and healthy in their homes. I work with people who have cancer, people who are paralyzed, some have suffered strokes — I work with people…

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CCC campus closure

CCC alert: Effective 1 p.m., March 17, all CCC campuses are closed to the public through April 5. In an effort to take all prudent measures to protect the health and safety of the college community as the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) accelerates, all CCC buildings are officially closed to all people, except active…

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A Night With Saint Motel

Story by Andrew Griffin There was a certain energy I felt when the lights went out in the Roseland Theater and Saint Motel made their way to the stage. It felt charged, like the feeling you get at the top of a rollercoaster as you wait for it to drop. Suddenly the screens on the…

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CCC prepares for first home track meet in 17 years

Story by Riley Buerk Clackamas track and field has not hosted a home event in 17 years, but that will all change on March 21. Clackamas will be hosting a home track meet at the Oregon City CCC campus,  instead of Oregon City High School. The school decided last spring after weighing its options to…

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