Clackamas

Student government president hopes to return to campus

By Connor McCoy / December 1, 2021

Felicity Orrell might be the youngest president to ever lead the Associated Student Government at Clackamas Community College. The Clackamas Print sat down with the 16-year-old ASG president to talk about her work at the college and why she wants to be back at school in person.  The Clackamas Print: What do you do as…

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Former board member pleads guilty; college brings aboard replacement Wade Hathhorn

By Laura Canida / November 30, 2021

Former Clackamas Community College school board member Dave Hunt pled guilty to commercial sexual misconduct on Sept. 29, a change from his original plea of not guilty. “I did enter a not guilty plea and expect the sole charge to be dismissed, although COVID-related court closures will likely delay that action for months (for me…

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Improv, stand-up, one act — what more could one want?

By Dalton Elliott / November 29, 2021

On Nov. 10, I was able to attend the student showcase held in Niemeyer. This is the first time the theater has been open to the public in more than a year, and entering the theater — it certainly felt like it. Stepping into the auditorium was like experiencing something unusual, but familiar. I can…

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Portland Timbers defeat Minnesota Loons during Western Conference playoffs

By Katie Skibba / November 29, 2021

On Nov. 21, the Portland Timbers, who ended their regular season 4th place in the Western Conference, prepared to take on the Minnesota Loons, who ended in 5th place, for the first game of the Western Conference MLS playoffs in Providence Park in Portland, Oregon. Having lost both regular season games against Minnesota, the stakes…

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CCC volleyball team played hard at final game, but came up short

By Anna Hermens / November 24, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s volleyball team had their final game of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and although they were determined to win, Chemeketa Community College defeated them 3-2. In the first set, Clackamas won 28-26, then lost 24-26 in the second set. They won 25-20 in the third set, but lost the fourth set…

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New diversity officer hopes to remove barriers for students and staff at the college

By Joson Baldridge / November 23, 2021

In May 2021, the college hired its first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, a role the college says is necessary to help remove barriers to student success, increase staff and faculty diversity and build a sense of belonging for everyone at CCC. Casey Layton, a Warner Pacific alum who recently worked for Multnomah County, said…

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WHAT’S POPPIN with Jack Harlow

By Jakob Kaiser / November 18, 2021

Portland had the pleasure to have the one and only Jack Harlow perform at our very own Crystal Ballroom on Friday No. 5 as he makes his way across the country for his Crème de la Crème Tour. Upon arrival to the Crystal, I was greeted with an entry line that nearly wrapped all the…

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“Private Eyes” will keep one guessing until the final curtain falls

By Lizzy Marine / November 18, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s theater program has returned to Neimeyer for its first production in almost 20 months with the show “Private Eyes,” written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jim Eikrem. The small cast of five keeps the audience at the edge of their seats while going through the twists and turns of this “comedy…

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College administrator eager to bring more students back to campus

By Laura Canida / November 15, 2021

When David Plotkin was a student at Oberlin College in Ohio, he thought he was going pre-med. And then he took calculus, and eventually became an English major. The Clackamas Print sat down with the college’s vice president of instruction and student services to talk about his life helping lead the college and when the…

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College announces fourth confirmed COVID-19 case of fall term

By Reilly Smith / November 11, 2021

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Clackamas Community College announced the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 on campus this term on Nov. 11. The first case was reported on Oct. 14. In an email sent to students and staff, the college stated that “the person was last on the Oregon City campus on Nov. 4 in the…

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