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Clackamas County on the hunt for a name

By Ethan M. Rogers / February 23, 2024

By Ethan M. Rogers Clackamas County’s Water and Environment Services is looking to join the international community by continuing the tradition of naming their tunnel boring machine, or TBM. Set to begin digging a new outfall pipeline later this year, the county is on the hunt for a name suitable for their TBM. Bay Area…

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One of the vehicles on display by the Porsche Studio of Portland's showcase.

Behind the wheel at the Oregon International Auto Show 2024

By Erik Paul / February 23, 2024

By Erik Paul A/V editor For many people, the prospect of buying a new vehicle might be out of the question. With all of the other costs that life incurs, transportation may be the least of a person’s worries. But for many, it can still be fun to window shop.  On Feb. 22 the Oregon…

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Lunar New Year Dragon Dance Parade and Celebration

Lunar New Year unleashes festive joy in Portland’s Chinatown

By Erik Paul / February 20, 2024

  By Erik Paul A/V Editor As the Gregorian calendar marks time using the sun and celebrates the new year in January, many Asian cultures celebrate the new year in February with the onset of the lunar calendar’s new year. “The Portland Chinatown Museum wants to welcome you and thank you all for coming on…

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High scoring victory for Cougars men’s basketball

By Quinton Prudhomme / February 15, 2024

  High scoring victory for Cougars men’s basketball By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer On Wednesday Feb. 7, the Clackamas Cougars faced off against the Mt Hood Saints. The Saints were in last place going into the game and the Cougars were sitting at 3rd in the conference. Sophomore Payton Meyers, playing Wing position for the…

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Winter Light Festival turns rainy days into radiant nights

By Erik Paul / February 14, 2024

By Erik Paul A/V Editor Winters in Portland can be tough. Constant rain. Lack of sun. Minimal daylight hours. Many Portlanders find little incentive to venture outside their homes. However, for the Portland Winter Light Festival hundreds made an exception. Locals, like moths to flame, were drawn out to see the lights at the event…

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Big wins for Cougar basketball and postseason aspirations

By Quinton Prudhomme / February 13, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer The Clackamas Community College men’s basketball team played the Portland Panthers on Jan. 29. The Panthers were undefeated coming into the game, but clackamas prepared well. “We were excited to play, and we were confident we could win if we played well. The team had a lot of energy and…

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Avants brings weird and wacky to Portland car show

Avants brings weird and wacky to Portland car show

By Erik Paul / February 7, 2024

    By Erik Paul  Audio-Video Editor What do a three-wheeled car, an anime-inspired Volvo sporting a Swedish flag and a miniature Japanese fire truck have in common? Not much aside from the fact that they were all on display at Avants’ “Weird and Wacky Car Show” on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Portland, Ore. “We…

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Clackamas athletes declare ‘wrestling over everything’

By Gabriella Vigil / February 7, 2024

Clackamas athletes declare wrestling over everything  By Gabriella Vigil This season, the Clackamas Community College wrestling team acquired a new mantra, COE:  Clackamas wrestling over everything. The athletes train daily with a focus on fitness, nutrition and proper sleep to stay at the top of their game.  As the team wraps up their season with…

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Sculptor Erik Geschke invades your space

By Gabriel Lucich / January 31, 2024

Sculptor Erik Geschke invades your space. By Gabriel Lucich  Managing Editor We are fortunate to study on a campus that is absolutely crawling with art, maybe even infested with it. The current infestation in the Alexander Gallery includes a giant man, a disembodied head and a floor swarming with Muppet eyes. Erik Geschke, multimedia artist…

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College cyberattack recovery continues

By Gabriel Lucich / January 31, 2024

  College cyberattack recovery continues By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor College administrators don’t believe “bad actors,” who led a cyber attack on the college,  got ahold of any critical data. On Monday, Jan. 29, college leadership held another Zoom conference to update staff and faculty about a hack that shut down college operations for days.…

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