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Incoming student government president works for equity

By Isaiah Burns / May 13, 2022

Madalena Larkins, vice president of Clackamas Community College’s Associated Student Government, will be the student body president next year. We sat down with her to find out what the ASG does, why the GPA requirement was lowered and what her plans are for next year. The Clackamas Print: When did you decide you wanted to…

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Oregon Food Bank donates fridge to CCC food pantry

By Quinton Paul / April 24, 2022

Clackamas Community College’s Associated Student Government runs a free food pantry that received a new fridge and freezer from the Oregon Food Bank.  The food pantry is on the Oregon City campus and houses turkeys, pizzas, ground beef, eggs, milk, salads, all sorts of fruits and vegetables, dry and canned goods, as well as many…

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College theater stages murder mystery, maskless

By Bella Vaughn / March 15, 2022

Clackamas Community College’s winter play, “Red Herring,” was a murder mystery full of several characters based in the 1950s.  Theater director James Eikrem explained the title.  “It comes from a phenomenon in nature, where fish will swim off in a different direction to protect the rest of the school,” he said. “The fish drawing away…

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College says millions needed to fight cyber crime

By Ethan Rogers / March 15, 2022

The college says it needs to spend nearly $3 million to fight cyber attacks. Alissa Mahar, vice president of college services and Saby Waraich, information technology dean, chief information officer and chief information security officer asked the Clackamas Community College Board of Directors for $2.8 million over 3 years for cyber-security upgrades to the college’s…

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College offers counseling, free lunch to help staff and students navigate the pandemic

By Katie Skibba / February 26, 2022

It’s undeniable, the last two years have been a challenge. From emotional to mental, there have been points of struggle, doubt, fear, anxiety and depression. The question is, how is the struggle being addressed among students and faculty?  A few key people on campus have the roles of looking out for faculty and students, and…

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CCC sports are getting back on track

By Madalena Larkins / November 2, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s sports teams are functioning in a state of near normalcy as they return to competing on their pre-pandemic schedule after more than a year and a half of canceled or delayed seasons and having masks instead of fans. This is possible now that many players are vaccinated, and regular COVID-19 surveillance testing is…

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From job transition to new safety developments, Tom Sonoff shares all

By Katie Skibba / May 19, 2021

Have you been curious what a college campus security office has been up to since the crowds at Clackamas Community College have been lower than ever? The Clackamas Print had the chance to catch up with the college’s head of security, Tom Sonoff, to find out how things have changed for him and what we…

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COVID-19 vaccinations offered at CCC Wilsonville campus

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 29, 2021

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the Clackamas Community College Wilsonville campus every Wednesday. Appointments at this location are provided by the Clackamas County Health Authority, and appointments can be made on the Clackamas County website as well as the Get Vaccinated Oregon website. The CCC Wilsonville location administers, on average,…

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Two Computer Labs Opened at Oregon City Campus

By Margaret Wamuyu Gichachi / April 29, 2021

If you do not have access to a computer, printer, or internet, Clackamas Community College has opened two computer labs at the Oregon City campus. The computer labs will be open on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 8 p.m. The two labs are in…

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Clackamas students explain the struggles of distance learning

By Joseph Lohmolder / December 7, 2020

Students across Oregon have spent nearly eight months trying to adjust to the challenges of distance learning. With COVID cases spiking and more mandates impending, it will likely be months before students go back to in-person learning.  Clackamas Community College students Aaron Epperson, Bailey Bonney and Samuel Dunbar weighed in on how distanced learning has…

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