vol 48 – issue 20

Students work hard, play hard for theater season finale

By Lily Shaver / May 13, 2015

The time has come. The last play of the term is just weeks away from opening night. Clackamas Community College students will have the pleasure of experiencing “The Comedy of Errors” by Shakespeare. As students prepare themselves for the performance, let’s take a look backstage and hear from big names related to the production. Sam…

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Relay knowledge: how to follow track

By Jack Spencer / May 13, 2015

Scoreboards are an indicator to both spectator and participant of who’s winning. Some sports use the scoreboard more than others. Basketball, for instance, is a sport in which the players need to be able to see it during the game. The scoreboard shows the score, how much time is left in a game, and in…

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There’s no place like home plate

By Katie Archer / May 13, 2015

A team can only climb to the top when they have reached the bottom. The Clackamas Community College Cougars finished the 2015 baseball season last in their division, finishing 14-26. Head coach Jim Hoppel, who was an assistant coach for 14 years, took over the baseball program last March. As the head coach, Hoppel wants…

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Students take a sleep of faith

By Erin Carey / May 13, 2015

It’s 2 p.m., and you’re sitting in class. You were once attentively taking notes, but as your eyelids get heavier, the pen gets slower and the desk in front of you is starting to look like a pillow, until your teacher yells at you to wake up, drool covered and all. This is the life…

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Environmental center granted makeover

By Cassidy Scott / May 13, 2015

Since Clackamas Community College took over the Environmental Learning Center in 1996, there have been many pushes to figure out a way to utilize it on campus. With a grant approved by Metro in 2014, the college is beginning to tackle the preliminary steps to revamp the space. The project, whose concept design was approved…

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Student journalists win big

By Megan McCoy / May 13, 2015

The Clackamas Print collected 15 awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Collegiate Day on May 8. The staff competed for awards against other two-year schools in Oregon. These schools include Lane Community College, Linn-Benton Community College, Mt. Hood Community College, Central Oregon Community College and others. There was a 10-award improvement from last year’s…

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New student president ready to connect

By Debbie Fox / May 8, 2015

On Wednesday, May 6, it was announced Clackamas Community College students elected Brent Finkbeiner as Associated Student Government President over runner-up Hayley Campa. Finkbeiner made promises throughout his campaign, and with his election it’s time to start addressing them. “Now that it’s been decided, it’s time to move forward with our goals,” Finkbeiner said. “I…

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