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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 Lugo / 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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Carnival cruising during COVID

By Katie Skibba / December 12, 2021

Cruise vacations — what other vacation can you unpack once, visit multiple places, and have unlimited food and entertainment steps away from your room?  They seem like the perfect vacation, or at least until the COVID-19 pandemic hit and hundreds of people got stuck on ships while the virus made its way through cabins.  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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Winter events offer fun close to home

By Katie Skibba / November 30, 2021

The holiday season is here, which means it’s almost winter break for us here at Clackamas Community College, starting Dec. 11. While some might have the grand idea of packing their bags and leaving for an extravagant vacation, that just isn’t a possibility for a lot of us, whether it’s due to budget, not feeling…

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CCC Women’s Basketball wins all games of Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament

By Madalena Larkins / November 30, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team won all three games of the Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament, which took place at CCC over Thanksgiving weekend. During the first game on Friday Nov. 26, Clackamas faced off against Mt. Hood Community College. CCC was ahead for the entire game, and eventually beat Mt. Hood 81-34. On Saturday, Clackamas…

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Former board member pleads guilty; college brings aboard replacement Wade Hathhorn

By Laura Canida / November 30, 2021

Former Clackamas Community College school board member Dave Hunt pled guilty to commercial sexual misconduct on Sept. 29, a change from his original plea of not guilty. “I did enter a not guilty plea and expect the sole charge to be dismissed, although COVID-related court closures will likely delay that action for months (for me…

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“Private Eyes” will keep one guessing until the final curtain falls

By Lizzy Marine / November 18, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s theater program has returned to Neimeyer for its first production in almost 20 months with the show “Private Eyes,” written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jim Eikrem. The small cast of five keeps the audience at the edge of their seats while going through the twists and turns of this “comedy…

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Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is an emotional, comical film that any viewer could love

By Joseph Lohmolder / November 11, 2021

It is wonderfully whimsical, surreptitiously splendid, and unequivocally unequaled. Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a breath of fresh air for the box office — it is an experience for viewers that is unlike anything else being shown on the big screen.  Centering around “The French Dispatch Magazine,” the film feels like an ode to…

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