Travel

Students travel back in time

By Ethan M. Rogers / November 21, 2023

  Taking a trip though Eastern Oregon history….with birds! By Ethan M. Rogers   Time travel is easier than most people think. People do it all the time without knowing what they’re doing. If not for my trip to Malheur with two science instructors from Clackamas Community College and a group of their students, I…

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Smart thinking can help you fly through the pandemic

By Katie Skibba / November 9, 2021

It’s been almost two years since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the travel lifestyle around the world.  Countries shut down their borders, some allowing no one in and no one out, some allowing only citizens to return, but under strict guidelines.  How can we forget the photos of multiple airplanes parked on the…

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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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