Travel

Eagle Creek Trail closes once again after heavy rains slam the northwest

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 31, 2021

The Eagle Creek Trail has closed once again but this time due to heavy rains and landslides. The trail was closed again Jan 14, and according to USDA forest officials, the trails will be closed until further notice. The forest service is working with the Pacific Crest Trail Association,  “to remove large fallen trees, landslides…

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Q&A: Chemistry teacher also climbs mountains

By Laura Canida / May 7, 2019

By Laura Canida George Burgess is a chemistry teacher here at Clackamas Community College who has a side of himself that belongs on mountains and hills. Burgess sat down with “The Clackamas Print” to discuss his wild passion for peaks. The Clackamas Print: How did you get into science? Burgess: You know, you go through…

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The Print attends National College Media Convention in New York City

By Victoria Drews / March 12, 2019

The window next to me smelt vaguely of spoiled milk as I stared across the tarmac at the landscape. The mountains lay far away, though cloaked with Oregon’s signature pine trees, they seemed to smoothly undulate above me. Soon, I’d be higher still than them, crossing the country in a mere six and-a-half hours to…

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Geology students rock Death Valley

By Clackamas Print / January 22, 2019

Story by Cole Sowders Perhaps you’ve never heard of Death Valley, or you only know that it’s a desert in California. Death Valley is the largest national park in the lower 48 states, and the hottest, driest and lowest of all the national parks in the United States. Home to many species of plants and…

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Students adventure in Costa Rica

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 22, 2019

Ninety degrees in December is very uncommon here in Oregon, but not so much in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica where eight Clackamas Community College students had the chance to travel abroad to right before Christmas break. Before the trip, they spent nine weeks prepping. During their classroom time, the students learned about the…

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A teacher’s travels: Clackamas Community College’s Global Learning Committee Chair talks trips

By Jared Preble / January 22, 2019

Ida Flippo teaches criminal justice at Clackamas Community College and is the chair of the Global Learning Committee. The Clackamas Print sat down with her to discuss study abroad opportunities for students and the work she has done internationally. The Clackamas Print: What is your background with study abroad? Flippo: When I first started we…

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‘Oh, the places you’ll go!’ | Study abroad as a college student through accessible programs

By Clackamas Print / January 22, 2019

Story by Emily Roberts When it comes to studying abroad, most students don’t know where to start. Fliers promoting trips to tropical places are either too expensive or unappealing and students walk away before considering alternatives. But there are resources available, on campus and online, for students who want to go abroad but feel like there…

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Shred some gnar

By Victoria Tinker / November 29, 2017

Story and photos by Victoria Tinker Ad Manager “I snowboard, because I literally don’t think of anything else when I’m snowboarding,” said Josef Willwert, a student at Clackamas Community College. “You’re not worried about the person that’s talking smack, you’re not worried about work, or school, you’re just like don’t fall on your face, and…

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Summer vibez 2k17

By Clackamas Print / June 7, 2017

FROM MILO MCIVER PARK TO SHORT SANDS BEACH HERE ARE THE BEST PLACES AND EVENTS TO BEAT THE HEAT THIS SEASON Story and photo by Victoria Tinker The sun beats down on your back as you look over the edge of the cli , you take a step back, hold your breath and leap, SPLASH,…

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Lifeguards preach water safety

By Doug Fry / June 6, 2017

CCC wrestler is among those who tried to save 19-year old victim By Doug Fry For many Oregonians, when summer comes around, it means getting a group of friends and heading down to the river. Cooling off in your favorite swimming hole can seem like a harmless fun time, but at any given moment things…

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