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Clackamas social work instructor shares her story

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

By Zach Whitley Yvonne Smith is a human services and gerontology instructor at Clackamas Community College.  She has been here for 19 years and has a master’s in social work, bachelor’s in psychology, along with a minor in women’s studies from the University of Oregon. She also serves on the Executive Council for AARP. TCP:…

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Sonic the Hedgehog hit theaters this past weekend

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story by Jakob Kaiser “Everyone wants to live the fast life, and not many movies scratch that itch better than “Sonic The Hedgehog.” If you love the feeling of nostalgia or that giddy feeling you had as a child, then you’re going to love “Sonic the Hedgehog.” The movie consistently keeps viewers engaged within the…

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CCC and Oregon City Library partner to bring One City, One Book

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story By Andrew Griffin Today, it seems as if reading books is a dying pastime. Rarely anyone seems to be able to say that they have picked up and read a book from start to finish outside of a classroom setting. Fortunately, there’s a new plan to get more people into reading right here in…

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New building may welcome mediocre name

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story by Kai Tinker – Staff Writer After weeks of work and asking people what they want to name a new building on campus, college administrators said last week the new student services center will be named the “Welcome Center.” The building still could get a name attached to it, said Tara Sprehe, dean of…

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College proposes tuition increase

By Clackamas Print / February 5, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada Hold on to your pockets – Clackamas Community College wants to increase tuition. The college is proposing an $8 per credit increase, which would go into effect beginning summer term. On Feb. 4, Alissa Mahar, vice president of College Services, told the President’s Council that the college needs to charge more.…

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Blazers weigh trade options

By Clackamas Print / February 5, 2020

      By Nick Schwada Coming into the 2019-20 season, there were high hopes for the Portland Trail Blazers. After coming off a trip to the Western Conference Finals, fans expected to see the Blazers make a return to the playoffs for another run. This, however, has not been the case. Through major roster…

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Stags of the Sea: Local biologist presents examples of cranial weapon morphology at CCC

By Clackamas Print / February 4, 2020

Story by Andrew Griffin Apparently, deer and fish have a lot more in common than we thought. On January 23, Thaddaeus Buser, a biologist with a master’s degree in fishery, who is currently working in obtaining his Ph.D., visited CCC to give a presentation on cranial weapon morphology — simply put — how different animals…

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Aunt Flo gets a free ride

By Clackamas Print / February 4, 2020

Story and photos by Rebekah Thompson  First it was the dinosaurs, then went the payphones — thanks to the Associated Student Government, we say can now say farewell to bathroom hygiene vending receptacles.  Brandon Orick, the ASG Vice President, said that last spring the ASG decided to use their funding to start a new program…

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Basketball player profiles

By Clackamas Print / January 28, 2020

Interviews by Nick Schwada TCP: Who are your top three favorite artists? Paige Downer: Mac Miller, DaBaby and Ella Mai. Kat Hilton: Can we just have the same ones? I mean, we’re roommates so we kind of listen to a lot of the same music. K’wan Carter: Roddy Ricch, Rod Wave and Lil Wayne. Rob…

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Yellow brick road from Kansas to Oregon

By Clackamas Print / January 28, 2020

Story by Kyler Fleming Sue Zipperer is the new Clackamas Community College bookstore manager. Zipperer came to CCC from the University of Kansas and was previously the Store Manager of a Barnes & Noble in Portland. The Clackamas Print: What’s your background? Sue Zipperer: I come from about 27 years in managing [retail] Barnes &…

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