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College recognizes Juneteenth

By Ethan Rogers / June 8, 2022

Holiday commemorates the end of slavery Holidays are, when you get right down to it, cultural stories handed down from one generation to the next. The things people celebrate, the things they honor, explain what they value.  Clackamas Community College has a new holiday starting this month, having added Juneteenth as an official college holiday.…

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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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Trivia brings students together, virtually

By Jordan Jamison / May 29, 2022

Trivia. A great way to show off your big brain or just have fun guessing the answers.  The Clackamas Community College Associated Student Government has been hosting a trivia night every Tuesday this spring term over Zoom starting at  5 p.m. and everyone is welcome. It starts off in a Zoom call and then we…

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Top Gun Maverick: The boy who never grew up

By Ethan Rogers / May 29, 2022

After 35 years in the Navy, Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell has failed to grow in any significant way since we last saw him in Top Gun back in 1986. Despite the Youtubesque intro, in which Tom Cruise addressed the theater audience with his sincere hopes that all would enjoy the film; despite the nostalgia; despite…

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‘This is where the fun begins’ Obi-Wan Kenobi review

By Jakob Kaiser / May 27, 2022

With the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi miniseries having finally been released on Disney+ on May 26, Star Wars fans across the world are in a state of euphoria over this new story in the Star Wars saga, and with Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen reprising their roles as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader respectively, there…

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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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CCC’s virtual art show showcases student talent

By Jakob Kaiser / May 25, 2022

Clackamas Community College held the 2022 Virtual Student Art Show on May 11, which was hosted by the CCC Art department and special guest judge Nathan Orosco.  Orosco is a professional sculptor and instructor at Mt. Hood Community College. He was brought in to judge the art that had been submitted to the gallery.  Throughout…

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Number the Stars reflects the bravery of children then and now

By Hailey Reeves / May 22, 2022

Clackamas Community College theater department is staging Lois Lowry’s “Number the Stars.” Thirteen performers tell the story of Annemarie and Kirstie Johansen, two young girls seeking refuge for their Jewish friends and family during the Nazi occupation of Denmark in World War II.  Matt Mazza, a CCC student, portrays the role of Papa Johansen, Annemarie…

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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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