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College recognizes Juneteenth

By Ethan Rogers / June 8, 2022

Holiday commemorates the end of slavery Holidays are, when you get right down to it, cultural stories handed down from one generation to the next. The things people celebrate, the things they honor, explain what they value.  Clackamas Community College has a new holiday starting this month, having added Juneteenth as an official college holiday.…

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CCC hosts first in-person graduation since 2019

By Katie Skibba / June 7, 2022

The end of term has arrived. The excitement of summer break for those of us who aren’t taking summer classes, the time to take some much needed time to relax and hope the Oregon sunshine graces us with its presence. Among that excitement, this term will also end with students celebrating the accomplishment of earning…

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Assistive Tech talks assistance

By Ethan Rogers / May 24, 2022

Ever wondered what resources are available through CCC to help with accessibility and inclusion? Assistive Technology Specialist Makayla Blackburn of Clackamas Community College’s Disability Resource Center sat down with The Clackamas Print staff to talk about her job and the resources available to students. The Clackamas Print: You were a student at Clackamas Community College,…

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Thousands protest to protect abortion rights

By Joseph Lohmolder / May 15, 2022

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Portland for a “Bans Off Our Bodies” demonstration on Saturday, May 14. This event was one of many scheduled to take place across the country following a leak from the U.S. Supreme Court, which warns that a reversal of the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion could come soon.…

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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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Farmers Market Brings the Fresh

By Ethan Rogers / May 9, 2022

Fresh air, fresh flowers, fresh produce and an eclectic collection of prepared foods and gift items –  the corner of Main and Harrison in Downtown Milwaukie offers all this and more every Sunday from May to October in the form of the Milwaukie Farmers Market which has been an annual event since 1999. The Clackamas…

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College employee works to get students government benefits

By Connor McCoy / April 28, 2022

The Clackamas Print sat down with Helen Paz, the benefits navigator at Clackamas Community College, to talk about the benefits students can get if they need some help. The Clackamas Print: When did you first come to CCC? Helen Paz: As an employee? I didn’t go to school here, unfortunately. I started at CCC in…

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Handy campus safety tool is all the rave

By Ethan Rogers / April 28, 2022

We’ve just spent the last two years huddling indoors behind masks, illuminated only by the soft glow of computer screens and handheld devices – and we’re finally free. Free to throw off the masks and run free, free as the wind blows, free as the grass grows. The last thing on our mind right now…

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Clackamas Community College COVID-19 Tracker

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 26, 2022

It is expected that anyone who has tested positive or has been exposed to the virus follow self isolation protocols immediately. The college ensures that any student or staff member who contracts the virus will be supported and given necessary assistance during their isolation period. The college is working to notify all individuals who come…

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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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