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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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College employee works to get students government benefits

By Connor McCoy / April 28, 2022

The Clackamas Print sat down with Helen Paz, the benefits navigator at Clackamas Community College, to talk about the benefits students can get if they need some help. The Clackamas Print: When did you first come to CCC? Helen Paz: As an employee? I didn’t go to school here, unfortunately. I started at CCC in…

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Handy campus safety tool is all the rave

By Ethan Rogers / April 28, 2022

We’ve just spent the last two years huddling indoors behind masks, illuminated only by the soft glow of computer screens and handheld devices – and we’re finally free. Free to throw off the masks and run free, free as the wind blows, free as the grass grows. The last thing on our mind right now…

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What’s the buzz about brunch at The Hive Social?

By Bella Vaughn / April 25, 2022

Review by Kortney Parr and Bella Vaughn Like many people, we like to find excuses to eat good food and to see our friends. Many of us love breakfast but we value our sleep. We compromise by getting breakfast around 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. , hence the name brunch. As much as we love the standard…

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Oregon Food Bank donates fridge to CCC food pantry

By Quinton Paul / April 24, 2022

Clackamas Community College’s Associated Student Government runs a free food pantry that received a new fridge and freezer from the Oregon Food Bank.  The food pantry is on the Oregon City campus and houses turkeys, pizzas, ground beef, eggs, milk, salads, all sorts of fruits and vegetables, dry and canned goods, as well as many…

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Lego Star Wars forces gamers to return

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 19, 2022

It is always interesting when a game or movie related to Star Wars comes out; as a lifetime fan I’m always split between loving it because my nostalgia goggles are firmly stuck to my face, and being disappointed because recent games and movies miss crucial elements that make this franchise widely loved. It’s safe to…

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CCC Foundation wants to give you money

By Quinton Paul / March 16, 2022

The Clackamas Community College Foundation has officially begun accepting new scholarship applications. The Foundation is one of many to offer scholarships, alongside the Pell Grant and the Oregon Promise, but the Foundation provides Clackamas students more than $500,000 in scholarships for the 2022-23 school year.   “My goal and the foundation’s goal is to give up…

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College says millions needed to fight cyber crime

By Ethan Rogers / March 15, 2022

The college says it needs to spend nearly $3 million to fight cyber attacks. Alissa Mahar, vice president of college services and Saby Waraich, information technology dean, chief information officer and chief information security officer asked the Clackamas Community College Board of Directors for $2.8 million over 3 years for cyber-security upgrades to the college’s…

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CCC Board of Education to vote on tuition increase

By Madalena Larkins / March 2, 2022

Clackamas Community College is considering raising tuition by $5 or $6 for the next academic year.  The Board of Education discussed the proposal during their last meeting on Feb. 16, and will be voting on the proposal during their March 16 meeting. Increasing tuition by $5 dollars a credit would mean students taking 15 credits…

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