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College administrators say academic programs no longer at risk

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 14, 2021

Several academic programs at Clackamas Community College are no longer under the threat of elimination, according to a Wednesday, March 31, announcement by Tim Cook, president of the college.  Cook credited federal stimulus, anticipated state funding, current year operational savings, and the dedication of everyone at CCC for the expected closing of the budget gap…

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CCC Lines Up Programs for Elimination and Reduction

By Andrew Griffin / March 16, 2021

Clackamas Community College administrators are looking at cutting programs that don’t make money for the college,  including nursing, horticulture, theater and welding. Due to reduced enrollment and income in recent years, many programs are costing the college more money than they are making, according to college administrators, and any program that loses money is being…

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New food cart pod, Corner 14, makes its residency in Oregon City

By Lizzy Marine / March 14, 2021

Oregon City has introduced a brand new food cart pod and tap house, Corner 14, located at 508 14th street. This will be the new spot if you are looking for family outings, casual dates or just some fantastic food.  Corner 14 offers 10 different food carts ranging from pizza to cajun, from vegan choices…

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College theater goes online

By Reilly J. Smith / March 14, 2021

In this curious time of shutdowns and closures, some theaters are managing to produce shows using a modern medium. Streaming live productions is one way that theaters companies have found to keep performers onstage and audiences engaged. Clackamas Community College Theater Department theater director James Eikrem said that while streaming theater may seem like “glorified…

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Resilience during the storm

By Jonathan Villagomez / March 10, 2021

After the recent historic winter storms that hit the Pacific Northwest in mid February, more than 400,000 Oregonians lost power according to Portland General Electric. Thousands of PGE customers were left in the dark for up to a week in some rural areas while PGE rushed to get the system back online. At least one…

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What it’s like to get the COVID-19 vaccine

By Andrew Griffin / March 4, 2021

It’s hard to believe that we finally have a vaccine for COVID-19. For more than a year since the virus first hit the U.S. – for many, one if the longest and most painful – it was almost impossible to imagine having a true defense against transmission.  Thankfully, Oregonians have to imagine no longer. Recently,…

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CCC administration asks for tuition increase

By Joseph Lohmolder / March 4, 2021

  College administrators proposed a $5 increase to tuition, per credit hour during the Feb. 23 CCC Board of Education meeting. Administrators said a proposed $5 increase would help a decrease in student registration and budget shortfalls.  According to Alissa Mahar, Vice President of College Services, if the tuition increase were to pass, the college…

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Cougar athletic director discusses plan for sports in the near future

By Riley Buerk / March 1, 2021

Jim Martineau is in his 18th year as the women’s basketball coach at Clackamas Community College. He is the athletic director at Clackamas. In a year unlike any other, he has done his best to manage all sports and keep everyone as safe as possible.  The Clackamas Print: Have winter sports been practicing, or meeting…

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Sue Mach proposes a new program

By Lizzy Marine / March 1, 2021

Sue Mach has a new idea to give people the chance to follow their dreams. Mach is a playwright and has been a professor at Clackamas Community College for the last 25 years. Mach proposed an idea of a “Transition Year” to Tim Cook, the college president, at an 11@11 meeting. Her idea is to…

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Moving Ford despite a pandemic: Robert Ford III has made an instant impact with his new team

By Riley Buerk / February 25, 2021

In a season unlike any other, former Cougar Robert Ford III has continued his all around play at Idaho State. The Bengals needed depth at guard, and he has provided just that, averaging 11.7 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 3.5 assists, while starting in all sixteen games so far.  His immediate impact is a major reason…

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