Opinion

Dollar$ for Baller$

By Clackamas Print / November 19, 2019

  The NCAA has been opposed to paying college athletes for years; however, recently the NCAA’s Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow collegiate athletes to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness. The Board of Governors may have felt some pressure from the state of California, whose governor, Gavin Newsom, passed…

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Rants From The Cheap Seats

By Jacob Thompson / November 14, 2019

With less than 30 seconds left in the NFL’s Thursday night football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers, it seemed like the story had been written. The Browns were up 21-7 and were going to improve their overall record to 4-6, a far cry from what were the expectations for this season,…

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Writing Center has room to help more students

By Clackamas Print / November 12, 2019

Story By Zachary Whitley Hey you, the one reading this. Go to the Writing Center. If there’s one thing at CCC that’s underutilized, it’s the Writing Center — I say this as a tutor in the Writing Center. If you’ve never been before, we’re located in the Dye Learning Center, and we have a simple…

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Ridiculous Runtime? Movies are becoming longer.

By Clackamas Print / November 5, 2019

Story by Zach Whitley Have movies gotten too long? If you have seen any movie in the past 12 months, you might have noticed the trend of creating longer movies, specifically ones that have a watch time of nearly three hours. “Avengers: Endgame,” “It: Chapter Two” and “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” all run…

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Cafeteria Conundrum

By Clackamas Print / October 21, 2019

By Zach Whitley Picture this: it’s 8 a.m. on campus and the vending machines are nearly empty. To most people, this may not seem like such a big deal, but as someone with dietary restrictions and dealing with a lack of food on campus, I couldn’t find any food on campus that met my dietary…

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Letter from the new Chief

By Jacob Thompson / October 1, 2019

Welcome back to another year at Clackamas Community College. My time on this campus is coming to an end, but I wanted to take the opportunity to pass on the most important thing I learned in my six years here. When I first stepped foot on Clackamas’ Oregon City campus, I was 18 years old.…

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Rants from the cheap seats

By Jacob Thompson / April 17, 2019

I can handle Clackamas Community College’s struggling baseball team. I can live with the fact that — mathematically at this point — the Cougars are on pace to win a meek six games this season. I can handle the fact that the team ranks 22 in HR, 23 in batting average and leads the league…

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Destitute Diaries: Clothing

By Summer Barraza / November 27, 2018

Last week  in Destitute Diaries, we discussed how to prepare an inexpensive Thanksgiving feast as a college student who is low-income. This week, it’s how to afford inexpensive clothing. We can’t just go to college naked, but the goal in the end after graduating is to be able to sit naked on a cold surface…

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Destitute Diaries: Thanksgiving Edition

By Summer Barraza / November 20, 2018

Previously, on the Destitute Diaries, we discussed transportation and how to save money getting to where you need to be. This week, it’s the holidays y’all, and what better way to showcase to your family that you’re good on your own by hosting your very own poor college student Thanksgiving (courtesy of Destitute Diaries of…

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Destitute Diaries: Transportation

By Summer Barraza / November 13, 2018

Last week we talked about eating on a budget as a low income human being. Now that your belly is full from last week, you got to get to work or school. Transportation is a bit harder to save money on. If you have a bike or skateboard then you’re good. This advice is for…

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