Arts & Culture

Student art show highlights artists

By Eva King / June 5, 2024

By Eva King Arts and Culture Editor   The opening to the student art show in Alexandria Gallery on May 16th was a very lively event. As the crowd mingled in the lobby while they waited, you could feel the excitement building. The student art show is a collection of work that Clackamas Community College…

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New sculpture in the Wacheno Center asks visitors to consider war and peace

By Gabriel Lucich / June 5, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor   Clackamas Community College has a new sculpture in the Wacheno Center. Titled “Swords into Plowshares,” the metal artwork outside the Veterans Office was the result of a team effort. Started by Bert Romans, a former instructor who passed away last year at age 78, crafted the first iteration in…

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Wuthering Waves reaches global shores

By Ash Shaver / June 5, 2024

By Ash Shaver Web Editor Wuthering Waves by Kuro Games’ is one of their most anticipated launches since Punishing: Gray Raven. It is advertised as a free-to-play game with cross-platform compatibility, and as an open-world action RPG with a focus on skill-based combat with an interesting narrative. With the themes focused around sound, as well…

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Top 5 underrated Disney movies

By Connor McCoy / May 29, 2024

By Connor McCoy Copy Editor   Sometimes, when a movie is released, it doesn’t get recognized for its strengths, even if it’s actually really good. I’m sure we all have an underrated movie that we love whose bad reviews leave us flabbergasted and confused. On that note, the following are my top five most underrated…

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Music artist Childish Gambino.

Donald Glover shocks the entertainment industry, again

By Quincy Higuera / May 29, 2024

By Quincy Higuera Staff Writer   Childish Gambino released his album, “Atavista,” a reimagining of his last project, “3.15.20,” on May 13, 2024, and there is a lot to unpack due to the lack of promotion, criticism and, of course, the music. “Atavista” is not like any of its predecessors. The music of Childish Gambino,…

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Nine people stand in line on the stage, hands clasped together and held in the air. The cast of “Fire Season” gives their final bow.

Fire Season blazes a new trail

By Eva King / May 25, 2024

By Eva King Arts and Culture Editor “Fire Season” is spring term’s Clackamas Community College theater production, and it’s by far one of the most unique I’ve seen. Over the course of winter term 2024, eight students worked together to create stories relating to the theme of fire. Now, in the last half of spring…

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Fans fill up and sell out The Pavilion for Banda Machos and Banda Maguey, in Salem after 3 years of last visit on Friday, May 10. Around 5,000 Latinos attended this event that lasted 4 hours to see their favorite group and king of banda music from Villa Corona Jalisco, Mexico.

La Quebradita tour reaches Salem

By Carlos Rodriguez-Picazo / May 21, 2024

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A photo of the Oregon City Farmers Market. A person is talking to an individual heading a stall. There are several items for sale on the red table in front of the seller, and more produce is visible from behind them. The stall is titled "Sourdough Breads & Pocaccias."

Oregon City Farmers Market expands hours

By Laura Southers / May 20, 2024

By Laura Southers Staff Writer   The Oregon City Farmers Market, held in the Green Lot at Clackamas Community College since early November, has expanded their hours for the Summer Market. Held every other week during the Winter, the Summer Market is held every Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Farm fresh produce, plant…

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A poster for Compose Creative Writing Conference created by Clackamas Community College's marketing department.

College hosts ‘Compose’ creative writing conference

By Erik Paul / May 14, 2024

By Erik Paul Design Editor   OREGON CITY, Ore. – Writers, publishers and literary enthusiasts are gearing up for Clackamas Community College’s highly anticipated annual Compose Creative Writing Conference, set to take place on Saturday, May 18, 2024, starting at 10 a.m.  The event, organized by CCC’s English department, promises a day filled with inspiration,…

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New ‘Knuckles’ show should be called ‘Wade’

By Eva King / May 14, 2024

    By Eva Mae King Arts and Culture Editor If you want to make a show about Wade Whipple, don’t call it “Knuckles.”  The first season of the “Knuckles” TV show made its way to streaming on Paramount Plus on April 26. This show is technically supposed to be about its title character Knuckles,…

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