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PERS pulls at college purse

By Ian Van Orden / March 12, 2019

As the winter term at Clackamas Community College comes to an end, discussions regarding a possible increase in tuition that will impact students attending the college in the summer of 2019 continue. The college has proposed a $7 increase in tuition costs, bringing the total per credit cost up from $100 to $107. This continues…

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Captain Marvel: marvelously mediocre

By Ian Van Orden / March 12, 2019

The next installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has exploded into theaters. The final installment before the conclusion to last year’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain Marvel” serves as an introduction to the character before her appearance in the upcoming sequel, “Avengers: Endgame.” Based on Marvel’s most popular female superhero, “Captain Marvel” introduces the character Carol…

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Alita: A non-fan and old fan review

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2019

The non-fan perspective By William Farris “Alita” is a movie I went into with skepticism. I’ve never read any of the original books or seen the anime so all I had to go on was the trailers. The film looked like an interesting action adventure with plenty of unique designs but I honestly didn’t know…

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State of the Union

By Ian Van Orden / February 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address. Though originally postponed due to the government shutdown that occurred during the end of December and much of January, the address was eventually scheduled after the government was temporarily reopened on Jan. 25. Much of the beginning of the speech…

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Second government shutdown looms

By Ian Van Orden / February 12, 2019

Dec. 22 marked the beginning of the longest government shutdown in United States history. The 35-day shutdown, which was temporarily lifted on Jan. 25, surpassed the previous record from the mid-1990s by 14 days. Since then, nearly three weeks have passed and America draws closer to another possible shutdown once more. Feb.15 will mark the…

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Resources for the atypical student

By Ian Van Orden / February 8, 2019

Apprehension upon beginning college is no new issue. Many who first arrive on a college campus will feel overwhelmed, perhaps out of place in the new environment.  Those that often have the most trouble, though, are the ones that do not fall into the typical college age bracket. Those who are returning to school after a break,…

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Quick to report, quick to mislead

By Ian Van Orden / January 29, 2019

Over the last two weeks, two stories have highlighted an issue that has cropped up in modern journalism. The stories, one a BuzzFeed report regarding President Trump and the other a standoff between high schoolers and a Native American activist, were both found to be false or misrepresented soon after their initial coverage. The stories…

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Signal to Noise Strikes a Cord on Campus

By Ian Van Orden / November 13, 2018

A new art exhibition has come to Clackamas Community College’s Oregon City campus. From Nov. 7 to Dec. 3 the art of Jennifer Ingram, a local surreal artist, will be on display in the Pauling Gallery in the Pauling Center. “I’m kind of like a transplant up here in the Northwest,” Ingram said. “I was…

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Are you ‘complicit with evil?’

By Ian Van Orden / October 30, 2018

  Fake News. Nazis. Fascists. Are you complicit with evil? Though extreme political rhetoric has existed since the earliest days of our country, it’s hard to deny that we live in an extremely polarized climate today. The last decade has seen a shift towards extreme tribalism, with citizens and voters being pulled to one side…

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Journalism competition recognizes college newspapers

By Ian Van Orden / May 22, 2018

Once a year, college newspapers from all over Oregon gather to compete in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Collegiate Newspaper Contest. Submitting stories on a variety of topics, including best section, best writing and best photography. The competitors, including major universities such as Portland State University, and community colleges, such as Clackamas Community College, are…

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