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College floats new bond measure

By Gabriel Lucich / March 4, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor Leaking pipes, non-functioning windows, ceilings falling down; for many people that spend time on a Clackamas Community College campus they see things that need attention. The college grounds and facilities take a lot of maintenance, and sometimes need expansions and updates to keep the college operating at its best.  How…

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College looks at raising tuition 

By Gabriel Elmosleh / February 28, 2024

      By Gabriel Elmosleh Print Contributor For the first time, a four-credit class at Clackamas Community College might cost over $500. The college is looking at raising the price of tuition for the 2024-2025 school year. On Feb. 21, Jeff Shaffer, vice president of finance and operations at Clackamas Community College submitted a…

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Clackamas County on the hunt for a name

By Ethan M. Rogers / February 23, 2024

By Ethan M. Rogers Clackamas County’s Water and Environment Services is looking to join the international community by continuing the tradition of naming their tunnel boring machine, or TBM. Set to begin digging a new outfall pipeline later this year, the county is on the hunt for a name suitable for their TBM. Bay Area…

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Health clinic is free, but service is priceless

By Evan Tichenor / February 23, 2024

  By Evan Tichenor Photo Editor Did you know Clackamas Community College is home to a free health clinic? Inside Clairmont Hall, on the Clackamas Community College campus,the Clackamas Free Clinic is devoted to helping people who have no health insurance or are underinsured.  If a patient is insured but can’t get an appointment with…

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Cyber attack causes college to cancel classes

By Gabriel Lucich / January 21, 2024

Cyber attack closes college   By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor It’s not often that the Oregon City Police Department, the State of Oregon, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security and private business converge on an event that impacted the staff and students of Clackamas Community College.  A cyber attack that began Jan. 18…

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Filmmakers practice skills on campus

By Gabriel Lucich / November 9, 2023

  Jack Perez teaches a new generation of filmmakers.  By Gabriel Lucich The Clackamas Print offices were invaded on Wednesday, Nov. 1, before class began for the day, by  a motivated team of auteurs from Jack Perez’s Digital Media Communications class in order  to film a scene for their class project. Michael T. Agnew, 50,…

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College enrollment bounces back

By Gabriel Lucich / October 30, 2023

By Gabriel Lucich   The pandemic was hard on the Oregon school system, public colleges were no exception and the number of students on campuses statewide fell drastically. Enrollment is rebounding in schools across Oregon, and nothing expresses this recovery more than the packed parking lots and crowded common areas of the Oregon City campus…

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Community celebrates Native American culture with tribal elders

By Gabriella Vigil / October 23, 2023

By Gabriella Vigil Clackamas Community College hosted an Indigenous Peoples Day event on Oct. 8 at the John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center. People from all walks of life gathered around on a beautiful Sunday morning for delicious native food, music, storytelling and shopping.  A blessing was offered by Cheryle Kennedy, 75, Chairperson of the Tribes…

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Horticulture brings tea to the trees

By Clackamas Print / October 18, 2023

By Clackamas Print Staff Lead arboriculture instructor Jim Wentworth-Plato and administrative assistant Loretta Mills brought tea to the trees in the courtyard outside of the Pauling Center on Wednesday.  Students and staff stopped by their outdoor table to drink tea and talk about trees. “Trees are really beneficial to us as humans,” said Wentworth-Plato, who…

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‘He pointed it directly at me’: Jim Eikrem’s alleged use of firearms on campus unnerved staff member

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 13, 2023

As staff and students at Clackamas Community College await a decision to determine if former theater director Jim Eikrem will return to his position at CCC, further concerns have since come out about Eikrem’s use of firearms while he ran the CCC theater department. Haley Hurita, a department assistant for the theater, described an instance…

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