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Starting out slow, but hopeful

By Jacob Thompson / November 27, 2018

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team dropped two out of three games in their season opening Thanksgiving weekend tournament, losing to Southwestern Oregon Community 68-59 on Nov. 23 and 102-99 to Umpqua Community College on Nov. 25. “All in all I think it was a decent weekend, but I don’t like being 1-2 obviously,” head…

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Packing for disaster

By Debbie Fox / October 28, 2015

College evaluates readiness Story and Photo by Debbie Fox The world carries multiple threats, including but not limited to earthquakes and mass murders. Clackamas Community College could face any catastrophe. In light of the Oct. 1 shooting at Umpqua Community College, the question remains: is CCC prepared for an unexpected event? Gregg Ramirez, Clackamas Fire District No. 1 Emergency Manager, said, “Prevention should be addressed…

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A moment of silence for UCC

By Matt Rowning / October 13, 2015

Students reflect on Umpqua tragedy, look to Clackamas’ own preparedness by Matthew Rowning Thursday, Oct. 1, at Umpqua Community College, a shooter took the lives of nine people and wounded at least nine more. The same day ‪at 4:51‪ p.m., Clackamas Community College released a memo to students and staff encouraging those students “who feel…

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