Arts & Culture

Dave Chappelle doesn’t care what you think

By Gabriel Lucich / January 5, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor   When your newspaper offers to purchase you tickets to see comedian Dave Chappelle, who is, arguably, one of the greatest performers of the last quarter century; you go. Chappelle is divisive. He is insensitive. You may feel that he punches down much of the time, and you may be…

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Feminist photography and emotive still-life paintings

By Gabriel Lucich / November 29, 2023

  By Gabriel Lucich   The Art Department has debuted a multifaceted new showing from two local artists at the Alexander Gallery on the Oregon City campus. Grace Weston is a photographic artist that explores cultural and feminist ideas through her work. She plays with archetypal figures in the form of cultural images, texture and…

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Disney makes a Wish

By Connor McCoy / November 29, 2023

            By Connor McCoy   “Wish,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest film, might just be one of the best films I’ve seen all year. And I mean that. The film is directed by Chris Buck and Fawn Veerasunthorn. Buck previously directed “Tarzan” (1999), “Frozen” (2013), and “Frozen II” (2019).  “Wish”…

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A fresh take on Our Town

By Eva King / November 28, 2023

    By Eva King   The script for the play, “Our Town,” by Thornton Wilder, is extremely boring. Reading it was painful.  I had to stop reading during act two and take a nap. Bad as the script is, Clackamas Community College’s presentation of the classic gave it a breath of fresh air from…

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CCC helps fight food insecurity

By Gabriella Vigil / November 27, 2023

        By Gabriella Vigil   Frozen liquified eggs, freeze dried clams, hand-labeled canned pumpkin puree. These are just a few of the nutritious, but sometimes odd food selections available at Clackamas Community College’s Free Food Pantry, across from the Veteran’s center office in the Wacheno Welcome Center. The Free Food Pantry also…

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Students travel back in time

By Ethan M. Rogers / November 21, 2023

  Taking a trip though Eastern Oregon history….with birds! By Ethan M. Rogers   Time travel is easier than most people think. People do it all the time without knowing what they’re doing. If not for my trip to Malheur with two science instructors from Clackamas Community College and a group of their students, I…

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Fassbender slays in The Killer

By Gabriel Lucich / November 15, 2023

By Gabriel Lucich Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a trained killer? Well, acclaimed director David Fincher has in his new film, “The Killer,” explores  what those  thoughts and motivations might be. For those not familiar, Fincher directed “Fight Club,” “Gone Girl,” “Zodiac,” “Seven,” and a host of other now-classic…

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Four nights with Five Nights at Freddy’s

By Eva King / November 15, 2023

By Eva King I watched in the theater. I watched on Peacock. Then I watched on Peacock twice more. I spent four nights with Five Nights at Freddy’s, the classic indie horror video game’s new film adaptation. First released all the way back in 2014 I think many fans, along with myself, were surprised at…

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Cougars study abroad

By Ethan M. Rogers / November 14, 2023

By Ethan M. Rogers   Clackamas Community College students and some faculty traveled to France for the college’s summer 2023 study abroad program, experiencing life from another perspective. “What was mentioned? No air conditioning. Yep, nope, there’s no air conditioning. It was pretty hot,” said Ernesto Hernandez, chair of world languages department at CCC. Hernandez,…

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College students help create human trafficking documentary

By Gabriella Vigil / November 13, 2023

        By Gabriella Vigil Citizens sometimes step in to solve problems that bureaucracy can’t. Bridging the Gap, a charitable organization based in Portland, Oregon, partnered with Clackamas Community College to produce the documentary “Human Trafficking: Portland” which premiered Sept. 25, 2023 at McMenamins Kennedy School. Bridging the Gap is best known for…

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