Vol 48 – Issue 15

Laramie Project brings emotion to stage

By Cassidy Scott / March 4, 2015

My initial feeling when entering the Osterman Theatre at Clackamas Community College was one of awkwardness. The Laramie Project, a play based on the 1998 murder of homosexual college student Matthew Shepard, brings a darker and more mature theme to the CCC theatre department. Coming to see the winter production of The Laramie Project, a…

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Stomachs growl for 64 oz of local microbrews

By Zak Laster / March 3, 2015

Everyone loves beer. You love beer. I love beer. You may not know it, but beer is evolving. No longer is it the cool thing to do to go to your local grocery store and pick up a six pack of beer. Now you can own your own glass container called a growler, which you…

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Fill your beer bellies with these recipes

By Erin Carey / March 3, 2015

While I’m not particularly a huge fan of drinking beer (I wholeheartedly believe it tastes like stinky socks), I do love to cook with it. Using two beers from Alameda — Black Bear Stout (a dark, rich beer good for dark meat and dark desserts like brownies) and El Torero IPA (a much lighter Indian…

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Bull riders buck through Moda Center

By Katie Archer / March 3, 2015

For a city known for its hipsters, Portland showed there are fans new and old of bull riding. Long lines of cowboys and cowgirls had already formed outside the Moda Center an hour before the event started. On Feb. 28, cowboys from all over the world transformed the Moda Center into the next stop on…

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Hunt for new board member is over

By Maddy Kays / March 3, 2015

On Jan. 14, Dave Hunt was sworn in as the newest member of Clackamas Community College’s Board of Education. For those of you who don’t know what a board of education is or what it does, here’s the lowdown. A board of education oversees school policies and budgets. They also work directly with the president…

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National runner-up

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2015

The Cougars wrestling team took 2nd place at the NJCAA Nationals in Des Moines, Iowa. Despite falling short of the ultimate goal, the team still had a school record eight All-Americans and all 10 wrestlers at the event scored points for the team. Head coach Josh Rhoden also was honored as the 2015 NJCAA Man…

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Athletics funds fall short

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2015

It makes sense for head coach and 2014-15 NJCAA Man of the Year, Josh Rhoden to be less than pleased with the current financial state of his wrestling program – a program that has won several regional titles, a national championship, produced 50 wrestling All-Americans and 59 Academic All-Americans. “We’re a champagne program on a…

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Clackamas Skills Competition attracts diverse audience

By Isaac Watt / March 3, 2015

The 37th annual Clackamas Regional Skills Competition brought high school students with different skills and motivations from across the county to Clackamas Community College to compete in their different skill sets. “It’s great to see so many young people passionate about what they do,” said Joe Peterson, a student at CCC. Matthew Altman, the Associate…

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