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Cougar Talk Podcast: Tom Brown shares how CCC helps students become job-ready

By Ethan M. Rogers / April 16, 2023

  Tom Brown, CCC’s career connected learning systems navigator, helps high school students gain job skills in coordination with CCC partner employers. In this week’s episode, host Ethan M. Rogers talks with Brown about the rising age of people taking on their first job. As fewer teens join the traditional workforce the need for job…

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Cougar Talk Podcast: From writing to welding, free tutoring is available for students

By Ethan M. Rogers / April 8, 2023

Josh Aman, tutor coordinator at the Dye Learning Center, wants to “normalize tutoring” for all CCC students.   In this week’s episode, host Ethan M. Rogers talks with Aman about the free tutoring services available through the learning center, for everything from writing to math to welding to computer technology. Most of the services are available virtually through…

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Riding in a Police Car… Intentionally?

By Dean Bechard / April 5, 2023

Are you thinking about joining the Oregon City Police Department? Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a law enforcer?  The Clackamas Print took a tour around Oregon City’s Police Department and interviewed the Operating Captain David Edwins about how to start a career in law enforcement and its benefits.  The Clackamas Print:…

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Stop, drop and enroll

By Gabriel Lucich / March 24, 2023

The Clackamas Print had the chance to sit down with Dan Lofaro, Clackamas Community College Director of the Fire and Emergency Management programs. Dan followed a circuitous path of public service that brought him from FEMA in the nation’s capital to the West Coast, and his search for the elusive work-life balance brought him to…

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Master Kong’s: Where even the pickiest eaters find comfort food

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 21, 2023

I’m not the most adventurous when it comes to food; in fact, that has been a complaint from just about every friend I’ve ever had. Just to get me in the door of a restaurant I’ve never been to, it has to have at least one thing on the menu that I know I like…

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Escape the rain at Oregon’s top Indoor golf centers

By Kylie Zeman / March 21, 2023

There are a few different places near Clackamas Community College that allow you to play and practice golf, as well as avoid the bad weather.  Envision Golf Envision Golf, located in Tualatin, features Oregon’s largest indoor golf simulator. Featuring a new technology called Golfzon, players who attend Envision Golf are able to participate in a…

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The good, the bad and the yummy: opinions on CCC’s Cougar Cafe

By Justus Hoover / March 20, 2023

During our hours on campus here at Clackamas Community College we may get hungry, maybe even famished some might say. But during our time here we have help from none other than our school cafeteria crew at the Cougar Cafe.  Some adore our school cafeteria. Some despise our school cafeteria. We at the Clackamas Print…

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Learn CPR with Cougie!

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 20, 2023

Cougie is here to tell you all about CPR and heart health awareness! Knowing how to perform CPR could be the difference between life and death in an emergency situation, so it’s a super important skill to have. But beyond CPR, it’s important to understand why heart health matters. Your heart is the most vital…

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Not your grandfather’s Lone Ranger

By Ethan M. Rogers / March 17, 2023

With cinematography that, at times, evokes the landscape-as-story style of Terrence Malick to the quick paced story that doesn’t get bogged down in dialogue, Isaiah Washington’s directorial debut, “Corsicana,” takes a step in the right direction for the Western genre of filmmaking. “Corsicana,” released in February of 2023 on Amazon Prime, tells a fictionalized story…

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Mental health amidst return to campus post-pandemic

By Justus Hoover / March 16, 2023

Most of us have experienced stress at some point in our life. Whether it be at home, work, or in school we have all struggled with something. College can be a very stressful topic for individuals. It can get in the way of life for a lot of people, and that can cause things to…

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