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Number the Stars reflects the bravery of children then and now

By Hailey Reeves / May 22, 2022

Clackamas Community College theater department is staging Lois Lowry’s “Number the Stars.” Thirteen performers tell the story of Annemarie and Kirstie Johansen, two young girls seeking refuge for their Jewish friends and family during the Nazi occupation of Denmark in World War II.  Matt Mazza, a CCC student, portrays the role of Papa Johansen, Annemarie…

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Clackamas Community College COVID-19 Tracker

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 26, 2022

It is expected that anyone who has tested positive or has been exposed to the virus follow self isolation protocols immediately. The college ensures that any student or staff member who contracts the virus will be supported and given necessary assistance during their isolation period. The college is working to notify all individuals who come…

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Wrestling coach takes job at Oregon State

By Laura Canida / April 25, 2022

Famed wrestling coach Josh Rhoden has taken a job with Oregon State University. Rhoden has been the head coach at Clackamas Community College since 2006. His teams have won the NJCAA National Championship five times, including the past four years. Rhoden has also been named the National Coach of the Year four times, earning that…

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College won’t pursue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate

By Madalena Larkins / February 28, 2022

Clackamas Community College won’t require COVID-19 vaccinations for students involved in in-person activities at the college, after asking thousands of students to weigh in on the matter. In January, the college sent a survey to more than 6,000 students and received 1,410 responses; of the findings, 45% of respondents said they were against a mandate,…

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In-person classes return after three week pause

By Madalena Larkins / January 30, 2022

Classes that were in person at the beginning of winter term 2022 will return to being in-person starting Monday, Jan. 31, after being remote since Jan. 12, according to an email from Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook to all CCC staff on Jan. 26th. Student services that were initially scheduled to be available in-person…

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College resources help students with research, homework

By Bella Vaughn / January 29, 2022

Students often feel an overwhelming amount of stress. Especially if you are new to Clackamas Community College, you might feel isolated and left in the dust to navigate student life with no help.  The college has many resources that are included in your tuition, including on-campus and online tutoring, a help center and plenty of…

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College moves in-person classes online, reverses decision to have student services in-person

By Madalena Larkins / January 7, 2022

Clackamas Community College is switching in-person lecture classes to remote Jan. 12- Jan. 28,  due to increased COVID-19 cases in Clackamas County and at CCC, according to an email from President Tim Cook to staff on Jan. 7th. The college plans to keep some lab and career technical education courses in-person.  “I know this will…

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OMSI exhibit brings Nelson Mandela’s story to SE Portland

By Alexis Sear / December 13, 2021

Nelson Mandela was a social rights activist and South Africa’s first Black president. He helped campaign peaceful protests against the South African government; just like Martin Luther King Jr. he fought for equality.  Mandela is the subject of an OMSI exhibit now through Feb. 13; reservations are required. Going to OMSI in the early morning,…

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College offers one-third as many in-person classes as pre-pandemic

By Joson Baldridge / December 13, 2021

In-person classes pre-Covid were just classes, and online learning was a small percentage of the overall courses offered at Clackamas Community College.  While CCC is trying to ramp up a “return to campus,” only 463 classes were held entirely in-person in the fall 2021 term, about one-third as many as before the pandemic in the…

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Student government president hopes to return to campus

By Connor McCoy / December 1, 2021

Felicity Orrell might be the youngest president to ever lead the Associated Student Government at Clackamas Community College. The Clackamas Print sat down with the 16-year-old ASG president to talk about her work at the college and why she wants to be back at school in person.  The Clackamas Print: What do you do as…

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