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“No justice, no peace”: PDX protestors vow to continue marching in wake of George Floyd’s death

By Victoria Drews / June 12, 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] June 2, 6:15 p.m. “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “Nah, nah, nah — I don’t wanna hear any of that! We don’t like that!”  We had already marched from Pioneer Courthouse Square up and across the Burnside Bridge to join up with another protest happening at Washington High School; marchers from downtown Portland filtered into the…

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Wrestling knocks out competition to secure top transfer

By Riley Buerk / May 1, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk   Head coach Josh Rhoden and the Clackamas Community College wrestling team secured a victory on April 14 when former four-time California state champ Justin Mejia committed to the team. Mejia is attending his fourth college and comes to CCC from Fresno State, where he wrestled for one season. Mejia is…

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Writing Center has room to help more students

By Clackamas Print / November 12, 2019

Story By Zachary Whitley Hey you, the one reading this. Go to the Writing Center. If there’s one thing at CCC that’s underutilized, it’s the Writing Center — I say this as a tutor in the Writing Center. If you’ve never been before, we’re located in the Dye Learning Center, and we have a simple…

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New ITC building celebrated, Q&A with Mike Mattson

By Clackamas Print / October 16, 2018

Q: Can you tell me a little about the new building? A: Well, the ITC is the Industrial Technology Center. This building will house our two machining programs. So, it’ll house what’s called manufacturing technology, which is a machine tool program, so it’s training people to be machinists. It’ll also house what we call computer…

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Bond initiative upgrades campus

By Clackamas Print / October 9, 2018

  Students returning from summer break may be shocked by the number of changes that have taken place since their last visit to the college. Beginning with the construction of the new Industrial Technology Center at the end of last year, a number of improvements are being made to the Oregon City campus through a…

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Marylhurst to close by year’s end

By Autumn Berend / June 5, 2018

After a sudden vote near the end of spring term, Marylhurst University will close its doors by the end of 2018 and be returned to its former owners, the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. The school cited a steady decline in enrollment for the past eight years and financial reasons, such…

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DeJardin breaks new ground

By Jeanette Wright / June 5, 2018

Clackamas Community College celebrated the groundbreaking for the DeJardin Hall expansion and new transit center on Friday. Construction for the new parking lot and transit center will begin June 18, with aims to be finished by fall 2019, when structures for the expansion will be brought to the campus. A ceremony was held between the…

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CCC: A complicated puzzle

By Jared Preble / June 5, 2018

Students, staff and faculty of Clackamas Community College were invited to gather in the newly renovated Environmental Learning Center pavilion to discuss the future of building layout as well as how to maximize the college’s resources. CCC has a net deficit of 32,605 assignable square feet. This means that the college has a great deal…

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CCC student bookstore partners with Barnes & Noble

By Jeanette Wright / May 22, 2018

Clackamas Community College is bringing changes to the bookstores early this fall term with a partnership from Barnes & Noble. The deal is the first out of any community college in Oregon. Barnes & Noble is on the Oregon City campus on May 23 from 2- 4 p.m. in the McLoughlin Auditorium, room 121, for…

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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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