Arts & Culture

Indigenous Horrors at the Hollywood Theatre

By Quincy Higuera / March 18, 2024

  By Quincy Higuera Staff Writer This was my first time at the Hollywood Theatre and I was not disappointed. I walked in and was met by the nostalgic smell of buttery popcorn, the warming scent of pizza from Sizzle Pie and the bass of action packed previews that I could feel in the floor.…

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OMSI’s Tyrannosaurs Exhibit Redefines the Dinosaur Experience

By Erik Paul / March 11, 2024

        By Erik Paul A/V editor The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), recently named the country’s top science museum, opened its doors to the public on Saturday, March 2, to showcase the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to tyrannosaurs. “Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family” promises an immersive exploration into the…

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Dune: Part Two is a masterpiece

By Quinton Prudhomme / March 11, 2024

            By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer When asked the question, ‘what makes a good movie’, most would probably say something along the lines of – good acting, well shot, compelling story and memorable moments.  Dune: Part Two, directed by Dennis Villanueve, delivers on all fronts.  A few months ago when…

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Anthropology instructor digs fossils … get it?

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 11, 2024

  By Ethan M. Rogers Anthropology instructor Keely Baca is a bit of a rebel. Ignoring her parents’ wishes that she enter the medical field, Baca found her way to anthropology instead. She preferred being outdoors, digging in the mud and exploring the natural world around her. Her journey, from awkward kid in the South…

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‘Spelling Bee’ wins G-O-L-D

By Eva King / March 2, 2024

By Eva King Arts & Culture Editor Going into the college’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I knew it was a musical about a spelling bee, and that was about it. What I ended up experiencing was much more entertaining than that. I’m going…

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Freeplay pinball machines arrive on campus

By Laura Southers / February 28, 2024

            By Laura Southers Have you played one of the new pinball machines inside the Cougar Café’s dining room? If so, and you enjoyed it as much as countless students, you might thank Casey Sims,  a certified rehabilitation counselor and the Counseling Department chair at CCC.  Sims brought freeplay pinball…

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Marvel’s new web of mediocrity

By Connor McCoy / February 28, 2024

  By Connor McCoy Copy Editor “Madame Web” came out on Feb. 14 and, well, it’s not the worst superhero movie I’ve ever seen. I can definitely say that. This movie is produced by Sony, which owns the film rights to the “Spider-Man” characters. It is not produced by Marvel Studios and it is not…

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Clackamas Repertory shows silly side with Wing It

By Eva King / February 27, 2024

On the weekend of Feb. 10, Clackamas Repertory Theatre, or CRT,presented “Wing It: The Sky is Falling” in the Osterman Theatre at Clackamas Community College.  “Wing It” is the creation of Travis Nodurft, who teaches sixth-grade in Oregon City. is also a professional clown and a founding company member of Clackamas Rep. The performance is…

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Reflective photography with Horatio Law

By Gabriel Lucich / February 27, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor How much do we really pay attention to on our walks around campus or through the various towns in the Portland area? What do we miss because we’re looking at our phones or talking to a friend while on these jaunts about town? In the Alexander Gallery’s latest exhibition, “Every…

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One of the vehicles on display by the Porsche Studio of Portland's showcase.

Behind the wheel at the Oregon International Auto Show 2024

By Erik Paul / February 23, 2024

By Erik Paul A/V editor For many people, the prospect of buying a new vehicle might be out of the question. With all of the other costs that life incurs, transportation may be the least of a person’s worries. But for many, it can still be fun to window shop.  On Feb. 22 the Oregon…

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