Sue Mach

Sue Mach proposes a new program

By Lizzy Marine / March 1, 2021

Sue Mach has a new idea to give people the chance to follow their dreams. Mach is a playwright and has been a professor at Clackamas Community College for the last 25 years. Mach proposed an idea of a “Transition Year” to Tim Cook, the college president, at an 11@11 meeting. Her idea is to…

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Compose Writing Conference goes digital

By Jared Preble / May 24, 2020

      Clackamas Community College, a campus previously teeming with life and happenings, has met a stretch of desolation on campus. With events being cancelled left and right the idea of hosting a workshop with twelve talented writers, illustrators and filmmakers seems out of the question. This was not the case for this year’s…

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Students study abroad in Ireland

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 21, 2020

  Story by Jonathan Villagomez Famous for its lush green landscapes, ancient history and of course, the Guinness, Ireland is a beautiful country that 31 students and community members got to experience in the final weeks of fall term. Working alongside Dr. Niamh Hamill and John O’Connell of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland (ISAI),…

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Enter the Vortex: A Q&A with playwright Sue Mach

By Clackamas Print / February 12, 2019

Story by Brendan Swogger In the summer of 1970, amidst protests, political clashes and anti-Vietnam sentiments, 100,000 people gathered at Milo McIver Park in Estacada for a “biodegradable festival of life,” dubbed Vortex 1. Held in conjunction with a planned protest and riot in downtown Portland, the festival made history as the first and only…

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‘Oh, the places you’ll go!’ | Study abroad as a college student through accessible programs

By Clackamas Print / January 22, 2019

Story by Emily Roberts When it comes to studying abroad, most students don’t know where to start. Fliers promoting trips to tropical places are either too expensive or unappealing and students walk away before considering alternatives. But there are resources available, on campus and online, for students who want to go abroad but feel like there…

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“The Lost Boy” kidnaps the audience

By Clackamas Print / March 6, 2018

Story and photo by Jared Preble Whenever a tragedy occurs in society, media outlets often circumvent certain aspects of the truth and instead mold it into a gasp-worthy story in order to grasp the attention of a large audience. “The Lost Boy” is no acception. In fact, it’s this view on the media that makes…

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Junior college for junior pros

By Katie Archer / February 24, 2016

College instructors travel to the Rose Quarter to teach the Portland Winterhawks

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Another brick in the Yellow Wallpaper

By Matt Rowning / January 27, 2016

By Matthew Rowning Clackamas Community College’s own Sue Mach has struck the creatures at the play with her cunning scripts, and she’s currently striking twice at once. Dual shows at CCC and CoHo Productions in Northwest Portland both have Mach’s name in the byline. Before the stage is set, some exposition should illustrate the scene. Mach’s…

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