Arts & Culture

Pinchin’ pennies with student discounts

By Amber Fairbanks / February 24, 2015

Being a college student is tough, especially financially. From buying ridiculously expensive books that you barely use to eating ramen for dinner every night due to sky-rocketing tuition, we could use a helping hand every now and then. Lucky for us, many places understand the college life struggle. I asked Portland Community College student Daphne…

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Play based on hate and crime gets set to premier

By Cassidy Scott / February 17, 2015

Director James Eikrem, in his eighth production at Clackamas Community College, is bringing the story of Matthew Shepard to the Osterman theater stage in the winter term production, ‘The Laramie Project.’ The Laramie Project, based on the 1998 murder of homosexual college student Matthew Shepard, brings a darker and more mature theme to the CCC…

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College alumni makes music with local artist

By Nathan Woosley / February 17, 2015

When was the last time an artist surprised you? Like really surprised you? Think for a moment how many artists that manage to mix and mingle seemingly odd bedfellow genres successfully. Now consider how many of those artists are local. There are only a few. Pink Martini comes to mind. As it turns out, one…

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How to be single (and happy) on Valentine’s Day

By Megan McCoy / February 10, 2015

BY MEGAN MCCOY AND JACK SPENCER There are just a few short days left before the day dedicated to love, yet, it causes a lot of stress and sadness for people lacking a significant other. Being single on Valentine’s Day can be a bummer; however, before you bathe in self-pity, consider the following reasons why…

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Portland International Film Festival shows film from all around

By Maddy Kays / February 10, 2015

“The World, Abridged” is this year’s tagline for the Portland International Film Festival, or PIFF, back for the 38th year. PIFF is held by the Northwest Film Center and takes place from Feb. 5 through 21. Over the course of these two and a half weeks, 97 full length films and 60 short films will…

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Through the woods

By Maddy Kays / February 3, 2015

I am an asthmatic, and it would really benefit me to remember that when I agree to participate in physical activity with other people. Of course this didn’t occur to me when I agreed to go hiking in the Columbia River Gorge with some friends on Sunday, Jan. 25. If you, like me, do not…

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The Print goes to Comic Con

By Andrew Koczian / January 28, 2015

Over the weekend, Portland hosted Wizard World’s Comic Con, and these are just a few things we saw. ALL PHOTOS BY ANDREW KOCZIAN

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‘Jenny from the Block’ gets stalked by The Boy Next Door

By Amber Fairbanks / January 27, 2015

Jennifer Lopez made her way onto the big screen once again in the movie “The Boy Next Door” directed by Rob Cohen and written by Barbara Curry. She shouldn’t have. Lopez plays the character of Claire Petersen, a high school English teacher who is in the process of filing for divorce with her cheating husband;…

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New horticulture mural sprouts on walls of Clairmont Hall

By Cassidy Scott / January 27, 2015

Clackamas Community College’s horticulture and art departments came together over the summer to produce an agricultural history mural on the walls of Clairmont Hall. The idea was first conceptualized by horticulture instructor Bruce Nelson in fall of 2013, when students in his Urban Agriculture class created a timeline of Willamette Valley agriculture on paper. “It…

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Cape One art stirs things up

By Andrew Koczian / January 26, 2015

ALL PHOTOS BY ANDREW KOCZIAN  Artist Cape One has taken the Niemeyer building by storm, with a full exhibit of his work on display, and in the hallways as well.  

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