Arts & Culture

Student government president hopes to return to campus

By Connor McCoy / December 1, 2021

Felicity Orrell might be the youngest president to ever lead the Associated Student Government at Clackamas Community College. The Clackamas Print sat down with the 16-year-old ASG president to talk about her work at the college and why she wants to be back at school in person.  The Clackamas Print: What do you do as…

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The Price Is Right Live comes to Portland

By Lizzy Marine / December 1, 2021

Come on down —  you’re the next contestant on The Price Is Right! When you think of the iconic Keller Auditorium, you may think of Broadway musicals, The Nutcracker and plays that draw in thousands of people each year.  However in November, the Keller brought in hundreds of people with hopes of winning big!   Do…

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Winter events offer fun close to home

By Katie Skibba / November 30, 2021

The holiday season is here, which means it’s almost winter break for us here at Clackamas Community College, starting Dec. 11. While some might have the grand idea of packing their bags and leaving for an extravagant vacation, that just isn’t a possibility for a lot of us, whether it’s due to budget, not feeling…

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Improv, stand-up, one act — what more could one want?

By Dalton Elliott / November 29, 2021

On Nov. 10, I was able to attend the student showcase held in Niemeyer. This is the first time the theater has been open to the public in more than a year, and entering the theater — it certainly felt like it. Stepping into the auditorium was like experiencing something unusual, but familiar. I can…

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New diversity officer hopes to remove barriers for students and staff at the college

By Joson Baldridge / November 23, 2021

In May 2021, the college hired its first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, a role the college says is necessary to help remove barriers to student success, increase staff and faculty diversity and build a sense of belonging for everyone at CCC. Casey Layton, a Warner Pacific alum who recently worked for Multnomah County, said…

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WHAT’S POPPIN with Jack Harlow

By Jakob Kaiser / November 18, 2021

Portland had the pleasure to have the one and only Jack Harlow perform at our very own Crystal Ballroom on Friday No. 5 as he makes his way across the country for his Crème de la Crème Tour. Upon arrival to the Crystal, I was greeted with an entry line that nearly wrapped all the…

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“Private Eyes” will keep one guessing until the final curtain falls

By Lizzy Marine / November 18, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s theater program has returned to Neimeyer for its first production in almost 20 months with the show “Private Eyes,” written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jim Eikrem. The small cast of five keeps the audience at the edge of their seats while going through the twists and turns of this “comedy…

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College administrator eager to bring more students back to campus

By Laura Canida / November 15, 2021

When David Plotkin was a student at Oberlin College in Ohio, he thought he was going pre-med. And then he took calculus, and eventually became an English major. The Clackamas Print sat down with the college’s vice president of instruction and student services to talk about his life helping lead the college and when the…

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Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is an emotional, comical film that any viewer could love

By Joseph Lohmolder / November 11, 2021

It is wonderfully whimsical, surreptitiously splendid, and unequivocally unequaled. Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a breath of fresh air for the box office — it is an experience for viewers that is unlike anything else being shown on the big screen.  Centering around “The French Dispatch Magazine,” the film feels like an ode to…

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Live theater returns to Niemeyer after 18 months off stage

By Dalton Elliott / November 9, 2021

Returning to the stage this month is Jim Eikrem: Director of Theater Arts at Clackamas Community College. After having to shut down live theater for more than a year due to COVID-19, Eikrem is determined to make this fall’s production a comeback, and to him, is exactly what everyone needs at this time. Eikrem was…

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