athletics

CCC hosts first in-person graduation since 2019

By Katie Skibba / June 7, 2022

The end of term has arrived. The excitement of summer break for those of us who aren’t taking summer classes, the time to take some much needed time to relax and hope the Oregon sunshine graces us with its presence. Among that excitement, this term will also end with students celebrating the accomplishment of earning…

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Balloon artist opens “joy” store

By Laura Southers / May 29, 2022

“Pop-Up Immersive Art Installation” is what the front window says as you approach 825 SW 5th Ave. in Portland. This is a very succinct definition for a space filled with balloon installations encouraging the visitor to immerse themselves into the balloon world created by Kameron Messmer, founder of the Joy Store. Upon entering, there is…

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CCC athletes set new personal records at OSU High Performance meet

By Ayla Fashana / May 25, 2022

Clackamas Community College Track and Field athletes took on the High Performance trackmeet hosted by Oregon State University, competing against 42 other teams. Overall, the teamdid quite well, with four athletes setting new personal records. Along with setting personalrecords, Freshman Dillion Potter placed 2nd overall in the Hammer Throw, only 1.06 metersbehind first place.

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An action packed day at Splat Action Paintball

By Quinton Paul / May 18, 2022

Hail, snow, rain, wind and paintballs all in a day’s work for Splat Action Paintball in Molalla. Brisk 70-degree weather filled the air Easter morning. Quite the drive, windy back roads until you turn out into an open parking lot filled with two rows for cars on a gravel lot, there must have been roughly…

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Wrestlers reflect on Rhoden, time on the mat

By Kortney Parr / May 18, 2022

Victor Jacinto said he came to Clackamas Community College to get out of his home town. Steele Starren didn’t even want to wrestle in college. Both wrestlers competed in the national championship in March, where Clackamas won its fourth consecutive title. The two freshmen sat down to talk about their experiences wrestling during Covid and…

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College weight room reopens after a two-year rest period

By Bella Vaughn / May 14, 2022

If you are a Clackamas Community College student looking to get a quick workout in between classes on campus, you’re in luck.  The weight room is now open to students and faculty after two years of being closed due to COVID. The fitness center is open from noon to 3 p.m, Monday through Thursday.  It…

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Incoming student government president works for equity

By Isaiah Burns / May 13, 2022

Madalena Larkins, vice president of Clackamas Community College’s Associated Student Government, will be the student body president next year. We sat down with her to find out what the ASG does, why the GPA requirement was lowered and what her plans are for next year. The Clackamas Print: When did you decide you wanted to…

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Farmers Market Brings the Fresh

By Ethan Rogers / May 9, 2022

Fresh air, fresh flowers, fresh produce and an eclectic collection of prepared foods and gift items –  the corner of Main and Harrison in Downtown Milwaukie offers all this and more every Sunday from May to October in the form of the Milwaukie Farmers Market which has been an annual event since 1999. The Clackamas…

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Soaking in Seattle

By Katie Skibba / May 9, 2022

Are you feeling the dreaded burnout? The imbalance of life and work is about to bring you down, but you don’t know how to counteract it with only having a weekend to escape?  While it may not be the most exostic of places to go, Seattle can provide a quick change of scenery. Just a…

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Handy campus safety tool is all the rave

By Ethan Rogers / April 28, 2022

We’ve just spent the last two years huddling indoors behind masks, illuminated only by the soft glow of computer screens and handheld devices – and we’re finally free. Free to throw off the masks and run free, free as the wind blows, free as the grass grows. The last thing on our mind right now…

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