The Clackamas Print

College recognizes Juneteenth

By Ethan Rogers / June 8, 2022

Holiday commemorates the end of slavery Holidays are, when you get right down to it, cultural stories handed down from one generation to the next. The things people celebrate, the things they honor, explain what they value.  Clackamas Community College has a new holiday starting this month, having added Juneteenth as an official college holiday.…

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CCC hosts first in-person graduation since 2019

By Katie Skibba / June 7, 2022

The end of term has arrived. The excitement of summer break for those of us who aren’t taking summer classes, the time to take some much needed time to relax and hope the Oregon sunshine graces us with its presence. Among that excitement, this term will also end with students celebrating the accomplishment of earning…

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Balloon artist opens “joy” store

By Laura Southers / May 29, 2022

“Pop-Up Immersive Art Installation” is what the front window says as you approach 825 SW 5th Ave. in Portland. This is a very succinct definition for a space filled with balloon installations encouraging the visitor to immerse themselves into the balloon world created by Kameron Messmer, founder of the Joy Store. Upon entering, there is…

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Trivia brings students together, virtually

By Jordan Jamison / May 29, 2022

Trivia. A great way to show off your big brain or just have fun guessing the answers.  The Clackamas Community College Associated Student Government has been hosting a trivia night every Tuesday this spring term over Zoom starting at  5 p.m. and everyone is welcome. It starts off in a Zoom call and then we…

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Top Gun Maverick: The boy who never grew up

By Ethan Rogers / May 29, 2022

After 35 years in the Navy, Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell has failed to grow in any significant way since we last saw him in Top Gun back in 1986. Despite the Youtubesque intro, in which Tom Cruise addressed the theater audience with his sincere hopes that all would enjoy the film; despite the nostalgia; despite…

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CCC athletes set new personal records at OSU High Performance meet

By Ayla Fashana / May 25, 2022

Clackamas Community College Track and Field athletes took on the High Performance trackmeet hosted by Oregon State University, competing against 42 other teams. Overall, the teamdid quite well, with four athletes setting new personal records. Along with setting personalrecords, Freshman Dillion Potter placed 2nd overall in the Hammer Throw, only 1.06 metersbehind first place.

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CCC’s virtual art show showcases student talent

By Jakob Kaiser / May 25, 2022

Clackamas Community College held the 2022 Virtual Student Art Show on May 11, which was hosted by the CCC Art department and special guest judge Nathan Orosco.  Orosco is a professional sculptor and instructor at Mt. Hood Community College. He was brought in to judge the art that had been submitted to the gallery.  Throughout…

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Assistive Tech talks assistance

By Ethan Rogers / May 24, 2022

Ever wondered what resources are available through CCC to help with accessibility and inclusion? Assistive Technology Specialist Makayla Blackburn of Clackamas Community College’s Disability Resource Center sat down with The Clackamas Print staff to talk about her job and the resources available to students. The Clackamas Print: You were a student at Clackamas Community College,…

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An action packed day at Splat Action Paintball

By Quinton Paul / May 18, 2022

Hail, snow, rain, wind and paintballs all in a day’s work for Splat Action Paintball in Molalla. Brisk 70-degree weather filled the air Easter morning. Quite the drive, windy back roads until you turn out into an open parking lot filled with two rows for cars on a gravel lot, there must have been roughly…

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Wrestlers reflect on Rhoden, time on the mat

By Kortney Parr / May 18, 2022

Victor Jacinto said he came to Clackamas Community College to get out of his home town. Steele Starren didn’t even want to wrestle in college. Both wrestlers competed in the national championship in March, where Clackamas won its fourth consecutive title. The two freshmen sat down to talk about their experiences wrestling during Covid and…

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