Opinion

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Five movies I won’t ever watch and why

By Connor McCoy / May 7, 2024

By Connor McCoy Copy Editor   Why the hell are there so few interesting-looking movies coming out between now and the end of June? It’s mostly just really dumb-looking horror movies, extremely mindless rom-coms and very generic action movies. Seriously, almost none of these movies sound even remotely interesting. I know I’m being dramatic, but…

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Cook comments on college

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 4, 2024

By Ethan M. Rogers Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook joined The Clackamas Print in our recording studio to talk about the rough start to the winter term, new board members, and the state of the college. The Clackamas Print: So this is the winter term, 2024. And we got off to kind of a…

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Dave Chappelle doesn’t care what you think

By Gabriel Lucich / January 5, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor   When your newspaper offers to purchase you tickets to see comedian Dave Chappelle, who is, arguably, one of the greatest performers of the last quarter century; you go. Chappelle is divisive. He is insensitive. You may feel that he punches down much of the time, and you may be…

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State funding fails, and a local solution

By Gabriel Lucich / April 18, 2023

The college is facing funding cuts from the state and low enrollment numbers. What steps are being taken to secure the future of higher education in Clackamas County? Jeff Shaffer, interim VP of Finance, Operations and Strategic Partnerships at Clackamas Community College, was kind enough to try to answer some of the questions about the…

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Calling all gamers! Geeks & Games a place to shop and play in Oregon City

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 18, 2023

It isn’t always easy to meet new people or find new hobbies to keep yourself busy. Geeks & Games in Oregon City is a local game store where you can create new friendships while also trying out a variety of different tabletop games.  Adam Cox, the owner of Geeks & Games, opened the store in…

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Escape the rain at Oregon’s top Indoor golf centers

By Kylie Zeman / March 21, 2023

There are a few different places near Clackamas Community College that allow you to play and practice golf, as well as avoid the bad weather.  Envision Golf Envision Golf, located in Tualatin, features Oregon’s largest indoor golf simulator. Featuring a new technology called Golfzon, players who attend Envision Golf are able to participate in a…

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Not your grandfather’s Lone Ranger

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 17, 2023

With cinematography that, at times, evokes the landscape-as-story style of Terrence Malick to the quick paced story that doesn’t get bogged down in dialogue, Isaiah Washington’s directorial debut, “Corsicana,” takes a step in the right direction for the Western genre of filmmaking. “Corsicana,” released in February of 2023 on Amazon Prime, tells a fictionalized story…

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Oregon City’s Old Guard Restaurants

By Gabriel Lucich / February 10, 2023

  There are few independent restaurants that stand the test of time. Some are traditional, some are not. They have survived the pandemic, the financial crash of 2008, and the peculiarities that Oregon City diners exhibit. I’m going out of my way to highlight eateries that have been around a long time, but the important…

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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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