Movie Review: It’s Quiet, 2 Quiet

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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Category is: Drive in Drag!

In early May, Voss Events, Drive’n Drag Saves 2021, featured a multitude of drag queens from the ever so popular, “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” The drive-in style event was held in the parking lot of the Clackamas Town Center in Happy Valley.

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CCC student art show stays alive, even through a pandemic

Students of Clackamas Community College art programs have kept busy this year. This has been modeled by the 112 submissions to the 2021 Virtual Student Art Show. Participants displayed art of all different disciplines, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital design, video, jewelry, and design. The annual Student Art Show gives the artists…

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College theater goes online

In this curious time of shutdowns and closures, some theaters are managing to produce shows using a modern medium. Streaming live productions is one way that theaters companies have found to keep performers onstage and audiences engaged. Clackamas Community College Theater Department theater director James Eikrem said that while streaming theater may seem like “glorified…

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“We Are the Water Protectors” Book Review

“We Are the Water Protectors” recently won both the Caldecott Medal and the Golden Kite Award for picture book text. This is the first time ever that a Native American has won the Caldecott Medal. The author is Carole Lindstorm and the illustrator is Michael Goade. As a young Native American artist, that is very…

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What was the best part of 2020?

We asked students on an online forum what was their best part of 2020? We got some interesting answers, from one about “green dino-poo” to finding new ways to be healthy.  Madelyn Alves: “The best part of 2020 for me personally was gaining control over my health. Not to say I had any urgent health…

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