veterans

French and Spanish teacher on his time overseas Q&A

By Clackamas Print / June 4, 2019

Story by Zachary Whitley Ernesto Hernandez is a full-time French and Spanish teacher at Clackamas Community College. Before joining the college, he spent his time as a teacher journeying overseas with a specialty in European languages. The Clackamas Print: Could you talk a little bit about your background? Ernesto Hernandez: I grew up bilingual speaking…

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Veterans fundraiser put on by students

By Jason Sisson / May 28, 2019

A fundraiser intended to raise money for, and awareness of, veterans suicide took place May 25 at the Elks Lodge in Oregon City. Although the event was ostensibly ordinary, its origins were not: from a raffle to a state representative as keynote speaker, the entire thing was planned by six Clackamas Community College students. The…

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Should transgender people be allowed to enlist?

By Autumn Berend / May 8, 2018

The Angry Tranny is a new column by Autumn Berend that explores ideas and concepts about the transgender community and transgenderism itself, answering questions and critiquing concepts. As contentious as this is, people on both sides have their unadulterated opinions, void of any nuance. On one side of the aisle we have the notion that…

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A stitch in time to save veterans’ lives

By Clackamas Print / February 21, 2018

By Victoria Durling The blinding sun shone over Canby as the Stitch Together party was underway. The event attracted volunteers to help make blankets for the Blankets for Veterans project. Organized and hosted by Sandra Breuer and Erin Roff, the event took place in the community room at Cascade Pizza Co., which is next to…

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Veterans’ views shared at reading

By Autumn Berend / November 15, 2016

Vets and families share tales of their generations Story and photos by Collin Berend Everyone has a story to tell. Some are never told, which is how we get unsung heroes, whose story we may never hear. On Nov. 7, the English Department provided the opportunity for veterans of our armed forces and those who…

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Cougar run passes expectations

By Katie Archer / June 3, 2015

The first ever Clackamas Community College 5km on Saturday was considered a success by those who spent countless hours organizing the event. Around 40 people ran the 5km. Proceeds from the 5km went to benefit the Veteran’s Center on campus “A lot of hard work from a lot of people came together and I’m just…

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Cougars run for veterans

By Katie Archer / May 20, 2015

While the tomb of the unknown soldier is remembered and respected, the vets who have returned home want us to remember them too. To serve those who have served America, Clackamas Community College will be hosting the first annual 5km Cougar Run on Saturday, May 30. All proceeds from this run will go to benefit…

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