Shaylyn Struna

Orchard celebrates 30 fruitful years

By Shaylyn Struna / May 31, 2016

Home orchard society grows apples, pawpaws, persimmons, goumi berries, quinces and more Story and photos by Shaylyn Struna Clackamas Community College bares its fruits. There is an orchard on campus located at the Arboretum, across from the Environmental Learning Center. The college leases the land out to the Home Orchard Society. The Arboretum is celebrating…

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The Clackamas Print brings home 15 journalism awards

By Shaylyn Struna / May 24, 2016

  The Clackamas Print staff attended the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association 2016 Collegiate Conference on May 13, where they received 15 awards. The ONPA hosts a collegiate day each year. This year, it was hosted at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Along with the newspaper contest awards, collegiate day provides student journalists with training…

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Coins for cache finders

By Shaylyn Struna / May 19, 2016

Story and photos by Shaylyn Struna You don’t have to be a pirate to go treasure hunting. On Saturday, May 21, Casey Sims, a counselor at CCC, will be hosting a geocaching event. This event has been 18 months in the making. Bringing together different departments at the college, this project has been very elaborate.…

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PDX home to the biggest clothing swap in the Northwest

By Shaylyn Struna / May 11, 2016

By Shaylyn Struna Thousands of people attend, bringing a bag of clothes to trade and leaving with a bag of clothes new-to-them. It’s the perfect time to spring clean and clear your closet out. Sunday, May 15, Alley 33 Productions will be hosting the clothing swap. This will take place at the Crystal Ballroom in…

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The election votes are in!

By Shaylyn Struna / May 11, 2016

Rodriguez unanimously takes Presidency while Carrera takes Vice President for 2016-17 school year By Shaylyn Struna Votes for the Associated Student Government leader positions were cast last week, and the winners are in. Alexa Carrera and Kellie O’Grady ran for vice president. While both ladies were fit for the position, Carrera was voted in. Carrera…

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Restoring campus wildlife

By Tom Boggess / May 3, 2016

New plans in store for environmental learning center By Tom Boggess Plans for the Newell Creek Headwaters restoration at Clackamas Community College’s Environmental Learning Center were viewed during an open house by a large number of community members, administrators, CCC staff, faculty and students. They all came together in the ELC building located on five…

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Grants help with student expenses

By Shaylyn Struna / May 3, 2016

Story and photo by Shaylyn Struna The new school year is approaching fast; spring term is more than halfway through. By now, you have probably applied for financial aid but it never seems to be enough. With the tuition increase and all of the other school costs such as textbooks, college is very expensive. The…

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Tiny Houses, big adventures

By Clackamas Print / April 26, 2016

By Shaylyn Struna With the increasing cost of rent in Portland, and nationwide for that matter, it’s no surprise that tiny homes are becoming more popular. The tiny house movement is spreading. People are opting to get rid of their high monthly mortgage payments and invest in much cheaper option. Not only is it because…

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Love is for the birds

By Megan McCoy / April 26, 2016

By Megan McCoy Clackamas Community College’s very own power couple can be seen waddling all over campus. Many people have spotted the love birds, taken photos of them and fed them parts of their lunch. The ducks have been seen together outside of Roger Rook, by the bus stop, outside of the community center and…

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