Kobe Bryant was respected and made an impact in Portland

By Jacob Thompson / January 28, 2020

Story By Jacob Thompson Jan. 26, 2020, will be a date always remembered as the day the basketball community lost a legend. Here in Portland, Kobe Bryant, the basketball player, was the villain. Somehow it always seemed Kobe and his Los Angeles Lakers were destined to ruin Portland’s chance at gaining glory. I grew up…

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BREAKING: CCC student and track athlete passes unexpectedly

By Autumn Berend / April 18, 2018

Clackamas Community College student and track athlete, Brian Edwards, died unexpectedly on Tuesday. The cause of death has not been specified and was publically announced to all staff through mass email on Wednesday at 1:03 pm. “At times like this, we are called to come together as a community and to be supportive and caring…

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‘I am a Blackstar’

By Matt Rowning / January 19, 2016

On David Bowie’s 69th birthday came blasting from the depths of outer space his new album, “✭” (Blackstar). David Bowie came from outer space. Since his ascent to rock stardom with his call to astronaut Major Tom through his arrival to earth as Ziggy Stardust and his alien Thomas Jerome Newton, he has told us…

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