Arts & Culture

Writers inspire others to compose

By Cassidy Scott / May 6, 2015

Clackamas Community College had the honor on May 2 to host the fifth annual writer’s workshop “Compose.” This year’s theme was “Storytelling Now.” Roughly 21 guest speakers travelled to speak at the event, from teachers at CCC like Kate Gray, Jaime Wood and Susan Pesznecker to Rafael Alvarez from Baltimore, Maryland. Although there were many…

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Discovering Record Store Day

By Matt Rowning / April 29, 2015

After getting off work, I ran to my car to drive downtown. It was 9:37 a.m., April 17. It was the eve of a sacred holiday, at least for some. I was racing for Record Store Day.   I drove to SE 30th and Burnside to Portland’s oldest record store; Music Millennium. They were closing…

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New degree prepares to rock

By Megan McCoy / April 29, 2015

A new music degree is in the works at Clackamas Community College for students hoping for careers in the music industry. The Associates of Applied Science in music performance and technology would be a new option for those wanting to go into the music business, according to vocal music director, Kathleen Hollingsworth, who came up…

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Back to the future: vinyl offers new spin on music

By Robin Scott / April 29, 2015

A new music degree is in the works at Clackamas Community College for students hoping for careers in the music industry. The Associates of Applied Science in music performance and technology would be a new option for those wanting to go into the music business, according to vocal music director, Kathleen Hollingsworth, who came up…

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Battle of the cupcakes

By Megan McCoy / April 29, 2015

Oregon City provides  sweet hunt for cupcakes Sweet, fluffy and oh so fattening; cupcakes are a popular dessert for all ages. After learning that there are a few cupcake shops within five miles of Clackamas Community College, I was determined to find Oregon City’s best cupcake. Little did I know, I was in for a…

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Protect yourself on college campuses

By Amber Fairbanks / April 29, 2015

WARNING: This column is about rape and sexual assault. There have been a lot of reports in the news about sexual assault and rape on campuses all over the country recently. As a result, students have been kicked out of universities and have lost scholarships over it. It makes me wonder, how many cases go…

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Dressed to depress

By Katie Archer / April 22, 2015

Since their existence, men and women have always driven the other sex crazy. Sometimes good, other times not so good. Fashion is one that could fall under both categories. Even here at Clackamas Community College, both girls and guys have their fashion pet peeves about the other sex. Guys, want some fashion tips from girls…

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Crossword Puzzle Answers

By Andrew Koczian / April 15, 2015

Crossword puzzle answers: Down:                                                                    Across: 1 – three                            …

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‘True Story’ stirs up old emotions

By Clackamas Print / April 15, 2015

One of Oregon’s infamous murderers has hit the big screen. British director Rupert Goold took the, well, true story of Christian Longo’s murders and created an emotional, compelling movie. Using Michael Finkel’s book by the same title, Goold retold the fascinating story of Longo and Finkel’s unlikely relationship. In 2002, Finkel was fired from The…

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To sleep or to walk … the morning after

By Amber Fairbanks / April 14, 2015

One night stands. Many college students have had one, thanks to hormones and Tinder. Most likely it will not be the last one you have in your life. Spring break is the biggest party week of the year. You may have had a one night stand (or multiple, no judgments) during that time. The morning…

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