Opinion

The Portland Surf Club is real

By Josh Wolf / November 30, 2022

So you want to surf, but you live in Portland? There are opportunities up and down the Oregon Coast to catch waves. Although for the best surf, it’s unlikely you’ll be catching many rays. This is because the best surfing in Oregon is done in Fall and Winter. Before highlighting some of the surf spots…

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Wakanda Forever: Marvel Studios releases dedication film for late Chadwick Boseman

By Connor McCoy / November 22, 2022

When Chadwick Boseman died in August 2020, speculation began over what Marvel would do in regards to their planned sequel to Black Panther. Would they recast Boseman’s character, T’Challa/Black Panther? Would they recreate him using CGI, as Lucasfilm did with Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? Or would T’Challa be absent from…

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Empty pockets, empty stomachs, happy taste buds

By Kortney Parr / November 12, 2022

I’ve heard a bit about this new French restaurant opening up in Oregon City called Canard. It’s a very popular restaurant in Portland, so I was excited to hear there was another opening up in my hometown. I decided to give it a try and review it for people who are debating whether they want…

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CCC’s Tuesday trivia night rewards students

By Justus Hoover / November 9, 2022

I got home around noon on Tuesday, and was getting things ready before my girlfriend and I went online to join Clackamas Community College’s Tuesday Trivia Night. The event is hosted online over Zoom every Tuesday with a new theme each week for the rest of the term, including prizes such as a $25 Amazon…

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Soaking in Seattle

By Katie Skibba / May 9, 2022

Are you feeling the dreaded burnout? The imbalance of life and work is about to bring you down, but you don’t know how to counteract it with only having a weekend to escape?  While it may not be the most exostic of places to go, Seattle can provide a quick change of scenery. Just a…

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Lego Star Wars forces gamers to return

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 19, 2022

It is always interesting when a game or movie related to Star Wars comes out; as a lifetime fan I’m always split between loving it because my nostalgia goggles are firmly stuck to my face, and being disappointed because recent games and movies miss crucial elements that make this franchise widely loved. It’s safe to…

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10 Movies to Watch for Black History Month

By Ethan M. Rogers / February 17, 2022

Any list of must watch movies will be imperfect in nature. There are simply too many movies to choose from and no two people have the same taste. That is no less true when looking for movies on Black history. I have tried to create a list that covers the full spectrum of American history,…

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“We Are the Water Protectors” Book Review

By Lexie Cardens / March 11, 2021

“We Are the Water Protectors” recently won both the Caldecott Medal and the Golden Kite Award for picture book text. This is the first time ever that a Native American has won the Caldecott Medal. The author is Carole Lindstorm and the illustrator is Michael Goade. As a young Native American artist, that is very…

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What it’s like to be tested for COVID-19

By Andrew Griffin / April 22, 2020

It’s not easy working in healthcare at this time.  I work as a caregiver for the elderly performing tasks including administering medication and making sure my clients are happy, clean and healthy in their homes. I work with people who have cancer, people who are paralyzed, some have suffered strokes — I work with people…

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Really Feckin’ Good – The Cripple of Inishmaan opens at CCC

By Zachary Whitley / March 3, 2020

Before we start, yes, there are Irish accents. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh is the latest production being put on by the Clackamas Community College  theater department. It features a small, diverse cast filled with CCC students and community members. Directed by James Eikrem, the play  takes place in Inishmaan, Ireland, a 200-person…

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