Vol 48-Issue 12

College hopes to offer more money in scholarships

By Erin Carey / February 10, 2015

“The board firmly believes that borrowing money to go to the first two years of school is just not a good idea, so whatever we can do to help break through that financial barrier, that’s what we’re doing,” said Foundation executive director Greg Fitzgerald. And with a campaign to raise $10 million for both scholarships…

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Athlete of the month: Cassidy Edwards

By Jack Spencer / February 10, 2015

Clackamas Community College represents determination, pursuit of greatness and a willingness to learn. After talking with sophomore standout Cassidy Edwards, it was apparent that she embodies what CCC stands for. Edwards, who attended Sister’s High School more than 90 miles away, has been phenomenal for both the basketball and softball teams here at CCC. This…

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Idiot’s guide to a Blazer game

By Zak Laster / February 10, 2015

Have you ever walked around and noticed how many people wear Portland Trail Blazers gear in this city? Or maybe you’ve been flipping through the channels and found yourself watching a game and thought to yourself, “Hmm that looks like a lot of fun, but I bet I’d look like such an idiot not knowing…

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How to be single (and happy) on Valentine’s Day

By Megan McCoy / February 10, 2015

BY MEGAN MCCOY AND JACK SPENCER There are just a few short days left before the day dedicated to love, yet, it causes a lot of stress and sadness for people lacking a significant other. Being single on Valentine’s Day can be a bummer; however, before you bathe in self-pity, consider the following reasons why…

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Portland International Film Festival shows film from all around

By Maddy Kays / February 10, 2015

“The World, Abridged” is this year’s tagline for the Portland International Film Festival, or PIFF, back for the 38th year. PIFF is held by the Northwest Film Center and takes place from Feb. 5 through 21. Over the course of these two and a half weeks, 97 full length films and 60 short films will…

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