Auriana Cook

State finds CCC’s locker rooms promote inequality

By Auriana Cook / December 5, 2014

Female athletes at Clackamas Community College have worse facilities than their male peers, according to a review by the Oregon Department of Education. The ODE recommended that CCC “provide comparable facilities for both women’s and men’s locker and team rooms,” but it’s been two years since the review took place and nothing has changed. CCC…

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Dead Man’s Cell Phone rings true

By Auriana Cook / November 19, 2014

For some students, the idea of attending a school play might evoke memories of the stuffy period dramas or Shakespeare plays they slept through in high school. But this term’s mainstage production is refreshingly different: “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” by contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, is a modern manifesto on how technology has changed our lives. It combines aspects of…

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Staff show their stuff

By Auriana Cook / October 22, 2014

Imagine a room with a 25-foot long rainbow-colored predator drone, a beautiful wooden sailboat created with found objects and giant humanoid pieces of fruit on the walls. If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to visit, look no further than the Faculty Art Show, currently up in the Alexander Gallery in Niemeyer Center. Kelly White,…

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Pumpkin Spice Party

By Auriana Cook / October 15, 2014

October means cozy sweaters, falling leaves … and pumpkin spice everything! It’s hard to ignore the insanity of pumpkin spice season. Facebook is flooded with recipes, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes wafts from every corner. This year, ditch your daily Starbucks and get your pumpkin spice fix at home by baking some delicious…

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