Joseph Lohmolder

CCC celebrates the graduating class of 2021

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 17, 2021

On Friday, June 11, Clackamas Community College held a ceremony to celebrate the graduating class of 2021. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held in a way that accommodated social distancing guidelines.

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Movie Review: It’s Quiet, 2 Quiet

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 8, 2021

Going into “A Quiet Place Part 2,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. Part of me didn’t want there to be a sequel to the hit original film. However, I was pleasantly surprised that this film did not fall victim to the classic blunders that typically ruin follow-up films. 

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College cancels classes in anticipation of protest

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 2, 2021

When I arrived at the Berry Hill shopping center in Oregon City on Friday, May 21, I felt as though I had entered a Call of Duty game.  In the corner of the parking lot, dozens of men were gathered around a massive American flag. Many were dressed in tactical gear and were armed with…

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Interview with Peace Corps recruiter Mychal Castro

By Joseph Lohmolder / May 12, 2021

The Clackamas Print had the pleasure of meeting with Mychal Castro, a Peace Corps recruiter, over Zoom. Castro shared general information about the Peace Corps as well as his own unique experiences, serving in Costa Rica, participating in a pride event there, as well as his process of joining the organization.    The Clackamas Print How…

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COVID-19 vaccinations offered at CCC Wilsonville campus

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 29, 2021

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the Clackamas Community College Wilsonville campus every Wednesday. Appointments at this location are provided by the Clackamas County Health Authority, and appointments can be made on the Clackamas County website as well as the Get Vaccinated Oregon website. The CCC Wilsonville location administers, on average,…

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College administrators say academic programs no longer at risk

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 14, 2021

Several academic programs at Clackamas Community College are no longer under the threat of elimination, according to a Wednesday, March 31, announcement by Tim Cook, president of the college.  Cook credited federal stimulus, anticipated state funding, current year operational savings, and the dedication of everyone at CCC for the expected closing of the budget gap…

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CCC administration asks for tuition increase

By Joseph Lohmolder / March 4, 2021

  College administrators proposed a $5 increase to tuition, per credit hour during the Feb. 23 CCC Board of Education meeting. Administrators said a proposed $5 increase would help a decrease in student registration and budget shortfalls.  According to Alissa Mahar, Vice President of College Services, if the tuition increase were to pass, the college…

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Oregon Zoo reopens to visitors

By Joseph Lohmolder / February 25, 2021

As of Friday, Feb. 19, the Oregon Zoo  reopened to visitors with precautions in place to protect public health. Face masks are required for all guests older than five years old and visitors are expected to maintain social distancing.  In addition, pathways have been marked throughout the zoo to help guests maintain healthy distances from…

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Stories From America virtual event celebrates Black History Month

By Joseph Lohmolder / February 25, 2021

  On Feb. 26, the Clackamas Community College Cultural Arts Committee is holding the Stories from America virtual event to celebrate Black History Month. The event will take place at 7 p.m. and will feature three inspirational artists: Vin Cambry of “Outdoor Camp,” Josie Seid of “Forget Me Not, America,” and Charles Grant of “Matter.” …

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Oregon City to hold special election March 9

By Joseph Lohmolder / February 23, 2021

Oregon City will be holding a special election on March 9 to elect a new mayor. The special election comes in the wake of the recall of Mayor Dan Holladay. Holladay came under scrutiny after racially charged comments, which he made online, came to light. His removal followed a campaign mounted by a committee, which…

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