Arts & Culture

‘Fun Di Vault’ art exhibit by Ben Killen Rosenberg comes to CCC

By Clackamas Print / February 25, 2020

Story by Jakob Kaiser Art is one of the best things you can enjoy in this world, and the next best thing is art of dogs and cats. Starting last week, the art exhibit “Fun Di Vault” officially opened at Clackamas Community College. But what is Fun Di Vault? This art exhibit features pieces created …

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College welcomes back Black Student Union

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2020

  Story by Rebekah Thompson Clackamas Community College made its own history during Black History Month. The first Black Student Union event in more than 10 years, “Heads Up Black History” was held on Thursday Feb. 5 in the school’s community center. The event hosted two guest speakers, one a CCC human services student, Alley…

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Clackamas social work instructor shares her story

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

By Zach Whitley Yvonne Smith is a human services and gerontology instructor at Clackamas Community College.  She has been here for 19 years and has a master’s in social work, bachelor’s in psychology, along with a minor in women’s studies from the University of Oregon. She also serves on the Executive Council for AARP. TCP:…

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Sonic the Hedgehog hit theaters this past weekend

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story by Jakob Kaiser “Everyone wants to live the fast life, and not many movies scratch that itch better than “Sonic The Hedgehog.” If you love the feeling of nostalgia or that giddy feeling you had as a child, then you’re going to love “Sonic the Hedgehog.” The movie consistently keeps viewers engaged within the…

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CCC and Oregon City Library partner to bring One City, One Book

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story By Andrew Griffin Today, it seems as if reading books is a dying pastime. Rarely anyone seems to be able to say that they have picked up and read a book from start to finish outside of a classroom setting. Fortunately, there’s a new plan to get more people into reading right here in…

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69 eyes returns to Portland

By Victoria Drews / February 11, 2020

  “Is that lipstick or mace?” the security guard asked me. “It’s lipstick,” I said, pulling out the spiky black tube. “Can you turn up the brightness?” My e-ticket wouldn’t scan. Naturally. “Inside left wrist,” the guy at the ticket booth asks so I can receive my stamp pass after my ticket had finally scanned.…

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Winter nights bring river lights to Portland

By Olivia Lynch / February 11, 2020

Story by Olivia Lynch Nothing screams “Portland,” quite like a Volkswagen Beetle repurposed as a disco ball. Last weekend Portland celebrated the fifth anniversary of their Winter Lights Festival, where the public can walk around and interact with the many collaborative exhibits created by the city’s creative and technical minds. The West Side of the…

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Drake Bell finds a way to Portland

By Jared Preble / February 11, 2020

Jared Drake Bell, American musician and former co-star of the Nickelodeon sitcom “Drake & Josh,” performed at the Bit House Saloon on February 6 to a 21+ audience of roughly 50 people. Tickets were a slick $20 and in return Bell performed a number of hits that paved the way of his career including “Found…

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Busy beekeepers pollinate college

By Jared Preble / February 4, 2020

Humans have been utilizing bees and their resources for thousands of years, with records going as far back as 15,000 years ago. They pollinate not only our flowers but our fruits and vegetables and they’re responsible for  pollinating one-sixth of our flowers worldwide. In a day and age where species are being wiped out left…

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Yellow brick road from Kansas to Oregon

By Clackamas Print / January 28, 2020

Story by Kyler Fleming Sue Zipperer is the new Clackamas Community College bookstore manager. Zipperer came to CCC from the University of Kansas and was previously the Store Manager of a Barnes & Noble in Portland. The Clackamas Print: What’s your background? Sue Zipperer: I come from about 27 years in managing [retail] Barnes &…

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