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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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College counselor says student visits are creeping back up toward pre-pandemic levels

By Bella Vaughn / November 12, 2021

The number of students visiting counselors at Clackamas Community College is down 20%, despite all the stress of living through a pandemic. The Clackamas Print had the privilege of sitting down for a virtual interview with the college’s chair of the counseling department, Esther Sexton, and her cat Eve. We talked about the counseling department…

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College announces fourth confirmed COVID-19 case of fall term

By Reilly Smith / November 11, 2021

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Clackamas Community College announced the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 on campus this term on Nov. 11. The first case was reported on Oct. 14. In an email sent to students and staff, the college stated that “the person was last on the Oregon City campus on Nov. 4 in the…

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Officer Pete Kandratieff on duty: An interview with CCC’s College Safety Manager

By Quinton Paul / November 3, 2021

Security officer Pete Kandratieff works on the Oregon City campus and is charged with the responsibility of keeping the grounds safe. His other duties involve a multitude of activities. I spoke with Officer Pete to find out more about his daily routine. The Clackamas Print: What are some regular duties you perform on campus? Pete…

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First COVID-19 case of fall term reported during week three

By Joseph Lohmolder / October 29, 2021

A mass email sent by Clackamas Community College on Oct. 14 announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 on campus since the return to in-person learning for fall term. The college shared that the student had last been on the Oregon City campus on October 11, in the Pauling Center.  The email was like others …

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When is the Wacheno Welcome Center going to open?

By Joseph Lohmolder / October 28, 2021

The long anticipated Wacheno Welcome Center at the CCC, Oregon City campus is unfortunately still inaccessible to students. Previously expected to be finished over the summer and ready for the start fall term, the WWC is still undergoing renovations after a leak caused significant delays.  The Clackamas Print reached out to Lori Hall, the Executive…

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Oh My Gourd! Your Fall favorites are back at The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island

By Lizzy Marine / October 22, 2021

It’s that time of year, so grab your trench coats and rubber boots; fall is back in full swing. If your favorite fall activities include marching through mud to get to the end of a corn maze, enjoying a hayride pulled by a tractor, or searching to find the perfect gourd, The Pumpkin Patch on…

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CCC celebrates the graduating class of 2021

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 17, 2021

On Friday, June 11, Clackamas Community College held a ceremony to celebrate the graduating class of 2021. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held in a way that accommodated social distancing guidelines.

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Must-Knows About Returning to Campus This Fall

By Hailey Reeves / June 4, 2021

With COVID-19 mandates, restrictions, and guidelines quickly changing, it is hard to picture what the fall term of the 2021-2022 school year will look like. The Clackamas Print spoke with the Clackamas Community College Dean, Tara Sprehe, to get a better understanding of what to expect this Fall.

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College cancels classes in anticipation of protest

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 2, 2021

When I arrived at the Berry Hill shopping center in Oregon City on Friday, May 21, I felt as though I had entered a Call of Duty game.  In the corner of the parking lot, dozens of men were gathered around a massive American flag. Many were dressed in tactical gear and were armed with…

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