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Fur-land of Opportunity – A Look into the Furry Fandom

By Summer Barraza / June 4, 2019

Before any convention there is a fandom, and before a fandom there is the artist who pioneers that fandom – but not all art is made by big time production studios, this art is made by fandom. Tyler Whorff, a student at Clackamas Community College and artist in a mostly online community creates freelance furry…

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Student gets accepted into NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

By Summer Barraza / May 22, 2019

From football fields to fishing for the stars, Jacob Colton, a student at Clackamas Community College has taken one step towards his future and an even bigger step for humanity. The Clackamas Print sat down with Colton for an in depth interview on his acceptance and experience with NASA for the NASA Community College Aerospace…

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Food review of Cartlandia

By Clackamas Print / May 15, 2019

By Emily Roberts Cartlandia: a magical spot on 82nd Avenue where there’s an abundance of wonderful food. The carts vary from Moroccan to American with just about everything in between. These food carts have something for everybody and is a great spot to go with friends. It is truly the land of only good decisions.…

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Destitute Destinations: Oregon State Hospital and Museum

By Summer Barraza / February 8, 2019

  The Destitute Diva is back again, but this time I’m travelling to unique and fun destinations in Oregon for cheap. Welcome to the first installment of Destitute Destinations, a series based on the advice column I started in fall 2018, where I gave advice on how to survive and succeed as a low-income college…

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Destitute Diaries: Thanksgiving Edition

By Summer Barraza / November 20, 2018

Previously, on the Destitute Diaries, we discussed transportation and how to save money getting to where you need to be. This week, it’s the holidays y’all, and what better way to showcase to your family that you’re good on your own by hosting your very own poor college student Thanksgiving (courtesy of Destitute Diaries of…

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Awareness on male sexual assault

By Summer Barraza / March 6, 2018

Story by Summer Barraza Multimedia Editor Often, when I read fractional statistics like, “one in three people will have a great day today,” I look up and begin to count the people around me and I think to myself, “Okay out of the three people I have counted, one of us might have a good day,”…

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Self-care at the healthy living fair | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / February 14, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia editor Nothing is more important to community than health. On Feb.12, Clackamas Community College hosted more than 30 vendors in the Bill Brod Community Center for its annual Healthy Living Fair. Michelle Baker, the student life and leadership coordinator said the fair is more than just a career exhibition. Rather, it’s…

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Get Jazzed for Jazz Immersion Day | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / February 9, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia editor Students from Clackamas Community College and high schools around the area participated in the Jazz vocal Immersion Day on Feb. 3 to exercise their vocal chords in a different type of music. This is the first time CCC has ever hosted this Immersion Day where young adults from all over…

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Campus brings human trafficking awareness | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / January 30, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia Editor The Portland Metro area has had a sordid history of human trafficking most notably the Shanghai Tunnels in Chinatown. To add, there are approximately 27,000 documented homeless youth in the area that could potentially be exposed to sex trafficking and abuse, but also a nebulous amount of undocumented homeless youth…

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Artists’ insight on “Lessons from the Dark” | VIDEO

By Summer Barraza / January 23, 2018

By Summer Barraza Multimedia Editor Sex kittens and vixens are on display in the Alexander Gallery. Southern Californian artist and educator, Leslie Nemour, visited Clackamas Community College on Jan. 17 for an artist’s reception on her series “Lessons From the Dark.” “Lessons From the Dark” features oil paintings on projector screen canvases of women she watched…

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