Andrew Griffin

CCC Lines Up Programs for Elimination and Reduction

By Andrew Griffin / March 16, 2021

Clackamas Community College administrators are looking at cutting programs that don’t make money for the college,  including nursing, horticulture, theater and welding. Due to reduced enrollment and income in recent years, many programs are costing the college more money than they are making, according to college administrators, and any program that loses money is being…

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What it’s like to get the COVID-19 vaccine

By Andrew Griffin / March 4, 2021

It’s hard to believe that we finally have a vaccine for COVID-19. For more than a year since the virus first hit the U.S. – for many, one if the longest and most painful – it was almost impossible to imagine having a true defense against transmission.  Thankfully, Oregonians have to imagine no longer. Recently,…

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World of Speed leaves parting gift to colleges

By Andrew Griffin / January 31, 2021

After closing its doors in the Spring of 2020, the World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville will be leaving one final gift. The museum’s board of directors have decided to donate their assets to multiple museums and schools across Oregon. The cash funds went to both Clackamas Community College and Clatsop Community College, who are…

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The best local soup places to try this winter

By Andrew Griffin / December 4, 2020

It’s almost Winter 2020, and the return of the cold weather brings with it the best time to eat the ultimate comfort food: soup. One of the most diverse and flavorful foods around, it’s the perfect food for those upcoming frigid evenings. Here are some of the best soup places to warm your insides this…

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Alexander gallery hosts new virtual art exhibition

By Andrew Griffin / October 21, 2020

A new virtual art exhibition being hosted by the Alexander Gallery will be viewable on the CCC art webpage through Dec. 11. The exhibition, “Disillusionment,” from artist Edie Overturf, confronts the environmental and political climate we find ourselves in today, as well as the confusion and anxiety that can spawn from it, and a slight…

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Clackamas undefeated on the mat

By Andrew Griffin / January 21, 2020

Story by Andrew Griffin Since the beginning of the season in September, this year’s wrestling team has proven themselves to be a team to fear. On January 17 they went against both Highline Community College and Simon Fraser and won both matches, making their current record for this season an undefeated 11-0. For the past…

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