James Harley

CCC hosts cross country southern region championships

By James Harley / November 5, 2019

Story by James Harley Clackamas Community College hosted the NWAC Southern Region Cross Country Championships this past weekend as the Cougars battled a season plagued with injuries. The meet featured the eight teams within the NWAC Southern Region, with the women running a 5 km race and the men running an 8 km race around…

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NASCAR makes rule change

By James Harley / March 14, 2017

By James Harley In a time where football and basketball dominate ESPN’s SportsCenter highlights, sports that used to find themselves near the top are trying to crawl back up in search of a larger fan base. Baseball, which recently lost to football in a poll as America’s biggest pastime, brought new changes to the game…

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College to break new ground

By James Harley / March 8, 2017

By James Harley As the Harmony Campus prepares to finish its brand new building, the Oregon City Campus at Clackamas Community College prepares for its own new building, and a big change. In November of 2014, the college passed a $90 million bond measure to update and expand college classrooms and labs. The first phase,…

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Israeli student moves for hoops

By James Harley / February 21, 2017

Elroi Butler relocates to Oregon to play basketball By James Harley Unlike most players on the men’s basketball team at Clackamas Community College, who grew up in the U.S., one player finds it an unfamiliar place. Having grown up in Israel, Elroi Butler found a love for basketball. Wanting to come to the U.S. where…

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Superbowl Sunday brings fun day

By James Harley / January 31, 2017

FOOTBALL’S BIGGEST DAY TAKES STAGE IN HOUSTON By James Harley Super Bowl Sunday is that one day of the year that gives everyone the excuse to sit down, watch TV, eat lots of junk food and watch a game of football. This year the Super Bowl, which will be hosted in Houston, Texas, features the…

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Do not steal this headline

By James Harley / November 30, 2016

In a perfect world, people can post whatever they want online, and not worry about it getting stolen or used elsewhere without permission. Unfortunately, as everyone knows, this isn’t a perfect world. Social media has become a big way for almost everybody with modern technology to connect with family and friends, or share important, interesting…

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Wizards’ arena fails to impress

By James Harley / November 2, 2016

The Verizon Center in Washington D.C. lacked atmosphere and fan interest in comparison to the Moda Center in Portland Story and photo by James Harley Being a big sports fan, one of the things I wanted to do while I was in Washington, D.C. was see a professional sporting event; however, my high expectations were not…

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College gets a makeover

By James Harley / October 18, 2016

By James Harley As students wait for construction to be completed on the Harmony Campus and at Randall Hall, many will be surprised to hear that there is much more to come. In November of 2014, a $90 million bond was approved to update and improve the facilities at Clackamas Community College. The bond was…

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Kneeling for justice

By James Harley / October 11, 2016

ATHLETES FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY JOIN THE SILENT PROTESTS DURING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR RACIAL JUSTICE by James Harley In recent weeks, athletes around the country have been silently protesting racial injustice. The protesting itself hasn’t been the cause of the controversy, however; it’s how the athletes are doing it. It began when Colin Kaepernick,…

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Back to buying books

By James Harley / September 25, 2016

Students should look around to find the best book prices Story and photo by James Harley It’s back to school time, the time that every student is totally pumped for: listening to hours of lectures, looking through pages of notes you hardly remember taking, and studying a textbook you paid over $100 for. Every full-time…

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