Arts & Culture

“Totally Under Control:” 2020’s most important documentary

By Reilly Smith / November 3, 2020

2020 has been an incredibly chaotic year in America . As every month passes, it seems like the outside world becomes more tumultuous, with old issues worsening exponentially.  And while this year will be remembered for many things — the protests in the name of black victims such as George Floyd or Breonna Taylor will…

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CCC students bring home prize for stage lighting invention

By Olivia Lynch / October 22, 2020

Clackamas Community College students Dustin Jablonski, Ethen Andrews, and Mike Weston brought home the prize for Best Community College from this year’s Invent Oregon Collegiate Challenge. The “state’s only college-level prototyping competition,” was live-streamed over inventoregon.org on Sept. 18. According to Jablonski, their invention “Broadway to Go,”, is a wireless professional stage lighting system intended…

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Alexander gallery hosts new virtual art exhibition

By Andrew Griffin / October 21, 2020

A new virtual art exhibition being hosted by the Alexander Gallery will be viewable on the CCC art webpage through Dec. 11. The exhibition, “Disillusionment,” from artist Edie Overturf, confronts the environmental and political climate we find ourselves in today, as well as the confusion and anxiety that can spawn from it, and a slight…

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Compose Writing Conference goes digital

By Jared Preble / May 24, 2020

      Clackamas Community College, a campus previously teeming with life and happenings, has met a stretch of desolation on campus. With events being cancelled left and right the idea of hosting a workshop with twelve talented writers, illustrators and filmmakers seems out of the question. This was not the case for this year’s…

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Covid-19 continues to uproot normal life

By Jared Preble / May 6, 2020

  COVID-19, commonly referred to as “the coronavirus” has decimated the world’s health and economy in a matter of months, putting more Americans out of work in three weeks than the great recession did in two years. Millions of people are left with an unfair financial disadvantage. Rent, food, tuition — all of these expenses…

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Say Aloe: Horticulture instructor takes on the spring dig

By Clackamas Print / April 24, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada Amid the various dog walkers and joggers found at Clackamas Community College, there is one man that can be found with a clear purpose on the campus — Chris Konieczka — horticulture instructor. On campus you can find Konieczka and a few other faculty members working tirelessly planting, growing and caring…

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A Night With Saint Motel

By Clackamas Print / March 11, 2020

Story by Andrew Griffin There was a certain energy I felt when the lights went out in the Roseland Theater and Saint Motel made their way to the stage. It felt charged, like the feeling you get at the top of a rollercoaster as you wait for it to drop. Suddenly the screens on the…

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Jordan Taylor, a new marketing specialist, tells his journey to CCC

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Sophie Larsson Jordan Taylor is the new lead marketing specialist for the college. A community college alum, Taylor has a love for education which makes him a great addition to the marketing department and the community. TCP: What do you do as a lead marketing specialist? Taylor: It’s not only trying to build…

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Journalism students gather in San Fransisco

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Jonathan Villagomez Every year, The Clackamas Print takes a trip to a journalism conference where our writers, photographers and editors get to listen to keynote speakers and go to sessions where many working professional journalists talk about their fields of work to share their knowledge. This year the conference took place February 27…

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Really Feckin’ Good – The Cripple of Inishmaan opens at CCC

By Zachary Whitley / March 3, 2020

Before we start, yes, there are Irish accents. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh is the latest production being put on by the Clackamas Community College  theater department. It features a small, diverse cast filled with CCC students and community members. Directed by James Eikrem, the play  takes place in Inishmaan, Ireland, a 200-person…

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