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Milwaukie resident launches write-in campaign for Clackamas Community College school board role held by Dave Hunt

By Laura Canida / May 12, 2021

Story by Laura Canida Milwaukie resident David W. Kays launched a write-in campaign this past weekend for the Clackamas Community College Director, Zone 3 – Gladstone position, which serves Gladstone, Oak Grove, and Jennings Lodge areas.  In a statement sent to The Clackamas Print on May 9, Kays said that during his own voting experience,…

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Former Clackamas Community College students discuss their transfer to University of Oregon during the pandemic

By Lexis Shull / November 11, 2020

COVID confusion adds to the new campus transition By Zach Whitley When I had planned to attend the University of Oregon for fall 2020, I had no idea that I’d be moving amidst a pandemic, or having entirely online classes. I had paid my last month of rent, and I had already put my deposit…

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Sports reporter discusses the challenges of pandemic reporting

By Riley Buerk / November 3, 2020

AJ McCord is currently the sports reporter for KOIN in Portland, where she’s lived for more than three years. McCord grew up in San Diego and went to college at Point Loma Nazarene. She studied broadcasting there and did many internships, including one for Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg. We sat down to talk…

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Clackamas social work instructor shares her story

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

By Zach Whitley Yvonne Smith is a human services and gerontology instructor at Clackamas Community College.  She has been here for 19 years and has a master’s in social work, bachelor’s in psychology, along with a minor in women’s studies from the University of Oregon. She also serves on the Executive Council for AARP. TCP:…

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Art bomb: student art project mistaken as an explosive

By Clackamas Print / January 21, 2020

Story by Olivia Lynch On Dec. 3,  2019, you might have noticed texts and emails circulating across campus alerting students and faculty of a suspicious package found in the Dye Learning Center. “I was genuinely scared there was a threat,” said current student Nolan Golden over Snapchat. “I had no idea it was related to…

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Thorns win in home opener

By Lexis Shull / June 4, 2019

Photo by Lexis Shull In the blistering heat and 19,461 fans all decked out in red and black, the Portland Thorns lit their own spark against the Chicago Red Stars with a 3-0 win on Sunday for the first time in their newly renovated stadium at Providence Park. Earlier in the season, Portland spent six…

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PERS pulls at college purse

By Ian Van Orden / March 12, 2019

As the winter term at Clackamas Community College comes to an end, discussions regarding a possible increase in tuition that will impact students attending the college in the summer of 2019 continue. The college has proposed a $7 increase in tuition costs, bringing the total per credit cost up from $100 to $107. This continues…

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From student to assistant coach

By Jacob Thompson / November 20, 2018

After hearing about Clackamas Community College from a close childhood friend, Francisco Alvares moved from Nevada in 2016 to attempt to make his dream of playing college baseball a reality. After not making the cut on CCC’s baseball team, Alvares started to help out with the men’s basketball team. Two years later, Alvares has a…

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Sanctuary label denied

By Autumn Berend / February 7, 2017

  College opts for alternative resolution Story and photo by Collin Berend To protect or not to protect undocumented students? For Clackamas Community College, the answer to this question is: to the full extent that the law allows. But what does that mean for those in need with President Donald Trump in office? Colleges across…

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Future Ducks tour campus

By Elizabeth Kessel / November 15, 2016

The Eugene rain detours no one Story and photos by Elizabeth Kessel . I can’t say that I was surprised when it rained during my college tour at University of Oregon on Saturday, Nov. 5. After many U-turns (that I’m sure weren’t permitted), and between myself, my friend Jaime and Google Maps I finally found…

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