health

Tribal elder speaks to college

By Jared Preble / October 15, 2019

On Wednesday October 9 students and faculty were visited by guest speaker Esther Stutzman, a Coos and Kommema Kalapuya elder with a passion for storytelling. Stutzman,  invited by the Horticulture Department, spoke about her people and their favored plants, though the speaking quickly succeeded the topic of plants. The tribe of the Kalapuya settled here…

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Managing your mentality

By William Farris / November 13, 2018

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re stressed out. Being a student means taking on a lot of responsibility and extra work in a life that more than likely already has quite a lot to deal with. From family, to work, to any other anxiety inducing incidents that can spring up unexpectedly in this crazy…

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SAD dampens the mood

By Luis Correa / February 27, 2018

By Luis Correa Arts and culture editor In the depths of winter, with daylight slipping away before evening and temperatures barely hitting the freezing mark. The cold season can bring much more than gale force winds and snow. For some Clackamas Community College students, it can trigger feelings of hopelessness and depression. The psychological condition…

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Self-care at the healthy living fair | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / February 14, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia editor Nothing is more important to community than health. On Feb.12, Clackamas Community College hosted more than 30 vendors in the Bill Brod Community Center for its annual Healthy Living Fair. Michelle Baker, the student life and leadership coordinator said the fair is more than just a career exhibition. Rather, it’s…

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Blood drive seeks donors

By Clackamas Print / February 9, 2018

By Jonathan Sanchez The Clackamas Print Once again, the blood drive is back and looking for more donors than ever. The Associated Student Government is teaming up with Bloodworks Northwest to hold the blood drive on Feb. 13 and 14 in Gregory Forum. Anyone over the age of 18, and at least 110 pounds, is…

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Advocate against sexual assault joins college

By Jeanette Wright / November 22, 2017

CLACKAMAS WOMEN’S SERVICES PARTNERS WITH CCC TO BRING NEW RESOURCE TO CAMPUS Story and photo by Jeanette Wright The Clackamas Print Sexual violence is the least-reported crime, and often victims have no idea how to respond, who to talk to or where to go. Helping victims figure out what to do is the most important…

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The Paradoxical

By Autumn Berend / November 8, 2017

An appeal to those who oppose public healthcare By Autumn Berend Editor-in-Chief Medicaid is far more important than you think. Let me tell you a story why. It was the Fourth of July in 2017 and the weather was blisteringly warm, and the sun was beating down upon my back as I marched to the…

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Millenial suicide rates climb

By Clackamas Print / May 30, 2017

By Ian Van Orden Over the years, I have known several people who have contemplated suicide. Many more have expressed feelings of depression or despair. In each situation, with the help of friends, family, and in some cases counseling, they were able to escape the feelings of despair that had overwhelmed them and nothing ever…

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Q&A with Jarett Gilbert

By Lily Shaver / May 30, 2017

MEET JARETT GILBERT, HEALTH AND SCIENCE DIRECTOR AT HARMONY CAMPUS By Lily Shaver Jarett Gilbert has been the director of health and sciences at Harmony campus since January, 2016. The Clackamas Print: You were in New York for a while, so how did you come to Oregon? Jarett Gilbert: My wife is from Clackamas and…

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Overcoming the impossible

By Doug Fry / May 23, 2017

By Doug Fry Richard Jensen may not be a name that you will remember, but once you know his story you will remember it forever. Jensen grew up in a home with a good family, values and morals. At a young age, he began wrestling and from there it would stick with him for life.…

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