Nicholas Allison

Now streaming: A Series of Unfortunate Events

By Nicholas Allison / May 30, 2017

By Nicholas Allison Look away dear readers, I would advise you all to look away, for this story you are about to hear is, in its relationship with happiness, most volatile. A word which here means liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse. For any who loves the books (who could ever…

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Writers bloom at Compose

By Nicholas Allison / May 23, 2017

By Nicholas Allison Connect. Collaborate. Create. The simple statement on fliers all over campus advertise the Compose Creative Writing Conference on Saturday, May 20. Compose is a convention for writers to gather, whether they write poetry, novels, comics, songs or perhaps something even stranger. All are welcome here. The event started at 9:30 a.m., and…

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Petite Peculiarities

By Nicholas Allison / April 18, 2017

THE ALEXANDER GALLERY’S NEWEST EXHIBIT SHOWCASES HIGH-QUALITY DOLLS WITH STRANGE, EERIE BEAUTY By Nicholas Allison The strange, the eccentric and the outsider. These three come together into a singularly unique collection in an otherwise normal gallery. “Petite Peculiarities” is an art show that opened recently in the Alexander Gallery and is displaying high- quality dolls…

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Picnic

By Nicholas Allison / March 8, 2017

COLLEGE PRODUCTION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO OLD CHARACTERS By Nicholas Allison It’s Labor Day. Vacations are ending and the sun is sweltering. The setting takes place in a small town in Kansas, and it’s filled with people preparing for a picnic that very night. Hal Carter, played by Mykel Illa, is a drifter, who just…

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Artists push perspectives

By Nicholas Allison / March 7, 2017

PAULING ART GALLERY SHOWCASES CERAMIC ART FROM 10 CREATORS By Nicholas Allison The Pauling Center has been transformed from a sparse environment to a hall filled with art. “The Corner of Siskiyou and Indiana: Ten Years, Ten People” is a ceramic art exhibit currently installed there. Since the art did not arrive on time, the…

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Folks on mats commune with cats

By Clackamas Print / February 7, 2017

  By Nicholas Allison Rising up from a bent position, one arm extended before you, the other behind, your feet planted in a lunge position. You breathe, in, out, in, out, and nd yourself relaxing into the Warrior II pose. Then, out of the corner of your eye, you spot a cat batting away at…

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Let us hear her voice

By Clackamas Print / January 31, 2017

GALLERY IN NIEMEYER GOES PINK By Doug Fry and Nicholas Allison The Alexander Gallery, located in Niemeyer Center, has transformed yet again with a new art exhibition, “RIPE,” by Leslie Vigeant. April Rutherford, a student at Clackamas Community College, has visited multiple shows at the Alexander Gallery and has been pleased by the variety. “Every…

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