Tim Young

Wait, what? Tuition is going up?

By Tim Young / November 26, 2014

Tuition will likely go up next school year at Clackamas Community College from $84 to $87 per credit hour. “Right now we are looking at a $3 per credit hour increase,” said CCC Board of Education chairperson, Greg Chaimov, who represents zone 1 encompassing the Milwaukie area. “We don’t like raising tuition.” State appropriations for community colleges are projected…

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Midnight mugging on campus

By Tim Young / November 19, 2014

A student was mugged on campus shortly after 12:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, according to Clackamas Community College Dean of Campus Services Bob Cochran. Reportedly, a male student arrived to work-out on the track and he was approached by four males, who demanded his wallet. When the student refused to relinquish his wallet, he was assaulted. Reportedly, there was no money in the…

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Voters give CCC $90 million hug

By Tim Young / November 5, 2014

Clackamas County voters passed a $90 million bond measure to maintain, update and build onto the Clackamas Community College’s presence in the community. “If I were texting, I would ‘OMG,’” said Joanne Truesdell, the college president. Founded in 1966, the college’s many facilities are out of date, run down and costing more money than they need to due to inefficiencies. The bond…

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Opinion: Hong Kong deserves democracy

By Tim Young / October 29, 2014

On Sept. 22, two student groups, Scholarism and the Hong Kong Federation of Students, started protesting against China’s decision to not allow universal suffrage within Hong Kong, according to The Guardian newspaper. Universal Suffrage is the public’s right to vote in an unrestricted way during elections. China is looking to screen candidates for the chief…

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Failed bond would leave bad taste

By Tim Young / October 22, 2014

The Print asked the question “what would happen if the $90 million bond measure were to fail?” “There will be cutbacks if the bond doesn’t pass,” said Bob Cochran, dean of campus services at Clackamas Community College. The college would also lose out on addressing a roughly $80 million deferred maintenance backlog of campus facilities…

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