College president’s contract up for renewal

By Erik Paul / June 5, 2024

By Erik Paul Design Editor   Clackamas Community College is looking to keep college president Tim Cook with a new three-year contract and a 20 percent raise over when he was hired in 2018. The college board of education was scheduled to read his newest employment agreement at the college board meeting on May 15.…

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Student art show highlights artists

By Eva King / June 5, 2024

By Eva King Arts and Culture Editor   The opening to the student art show in Alexandria Gallery on May 16th was a very lively event. As the crowd mingled in the lobby while they waited, you could feel the excitement building. The student art show is a collection of work that Clackamas Community College…

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Inspiration and Farewell: Highlights from Compose Creative Writing Conference

By Erik Paul / June 5, 2024

By Erik Paul & Gabriel Elmosleh Design Editor & News Editor Sue Mach opened this year’s Compose Creative Writing Conference, sponsored by the Clackamas Community College English department, by announcing her retirement, marking this as her last conference at the college. In Mach’s time at CCC she made numerous contributions such as organizing Compose, chairing…

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Wellness month closes with Dodgeball

By Laura Southers / June 5, 2024

By Laura Southers Staff Writer The Dodgeball Tournament held on May 30 was the final offering of Wellness Month at Clackamas Community College. Kirby Gleason, Academic Advisor at CCC and announcer for the Seattle Seahawks, introduced the starting line-ups for the tournament’s six teams of six players. One team was made up of Associated Student…

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DEI Committee brings Filipino American presentation to campus

By Zach Liston / June 5, 2024

By Zachary Liston Staff Writer Clackamas Community College held an event to share the experience of two Filipino American students in Roger Rook Hall on May 29. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee hosted the event which focused on students Danielle Borres and her sister Dominique Borres. The two students shared their experiences growing up…

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New sculpture in the Wacheno Center asks visitors to consider war and peace

By Gabriel Lucich / June 5, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor   Clackamas Community College has a new sculpture in the Wacheno Center. Titled “Swords into Plowshares,” the metal artwork outside the Veterans Office was the result of a team effort. Started by Bert Romans, a former instructor who passed away last year at age 78, crafted the first iteration in…

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Wuthering Waves reaches global shores

By Ash Shaver / June 5, 2024

By Ash Shaver Web Editor Wuthering Waves by Kuro Games’ is one of their most anticipated launches since Punishing: Gray Raven. It is advertised as a free-to-play game with cross-platform compatibility, and as an open-world action RPG with a focus on skill-based combat with an interesting narrative. With the themes focused around sound, as well…

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Never say never to New York

By Ethan M. Rogers / June 4, 2024

By Ethan Rogers Editor in Chief After the 1971 release of the movie “Goldfinger,” actor Sean Connery vowed that he would “never again” play the role of James Bond. In 1983 Connery starred in the Bond classic, “Never Say Never Again.” I had an opportunity there to learn from the wisdom of others; I swore…

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Summer rolls in on the waves

By Quinton Prudhomme / June 4, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme General Assignments Editor From the fresh sea air to the cool gusts of wind, there is nothing quite like the Oregon Coast. On a recent trip to Pacific City I took a quick detour through Newport with pit stops at the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Rogue Ale and Spirits, a busy coastal…

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Print wins big at awards ceremony

By Laura Southers / June 4, 2024

By Laura Southers Staff Writer The Clackamas Print, Clackamas Community College’s student media organization, won 11 awards at this year’s Oregon Collegiate Newspaper Awards held in Lebanon on April 19. Gabriel Lucich, the Print’s Managing Editor, won first place in the feature photo category for his photo of counselor Casey Sims with donated guitars. Ethan…

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