Vol 48 – Issue 4

Homework help offered on campus

By Megan McCoy / November 5, 2014

When the homework load just keeps getting bigger and stress levels rise, it’s easy to feel trapped and defeated. Every student has gotten to the point where there are so many assignments due at once that just ignoring all of the work sounds like a good option. Being a college student can be overwhelming at times, but Clackamas Community College has a few places to…

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Cross country team aims to finish strong

By Clackamas Print / November 5, 2014

Once again, the Clackamas Cougars cross country team will be heading to Lewisville Park in Battleground, Wash. This time around, the stakes are much higher.  The Cougars return for the NWAC Championship two months from their last visit.  The  first visit was unimpressive, and the Cougars hope to rebound as a team. Back in late September…

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Two teachers pen new novels

By Marissa Nwerem / November 5, 2014

With all of the time that teachers spend planning courses, grading papers and engaging with students, it’s hard to imagine them having time for much else.  is past year however, English department teachers Kate Gray and Trevor Dodge mastered the difficult feature of juggling their teaching schedules while publishing novels of their own. On Nov. 6, students will have a…

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Campus hopes to improve security

By Alberto Hernandez / November 5, 2014

Beep. Beep. Beep. The morning alarm goes off . A student showers, gets dressed, brushes teeth and  finds a way to the Clackamas Community College campus. In the midst of the many routines encountered in the morning, one doesn’t usually stop to think: will something bad happen at school today? Are students really protected and secure…

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Art abounds at First Thursday

By Jose Velazquez / November 5, 2014

Artists, photographers and many other patrons of the arts have attended the First Thursday event in Portland. First Thursday is a monthly event that takes place primarily in the Pearl District and Downtown. For 30 years, Portland has celebrated the talents and creativity of many artists. Each and every participant had his or her own…

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Voters give CCC $90 million hug

By Tim Young / November 5, 2014

Clackamas County voters passed a $90 million bond measure to maintain, update and build onto the Clackamas Community College’s presence in the community. “If I were texting, I would ‘OMG,’” said Joanne Truesdell, the college president. Founded in 1966, the college’s many facilities are out of date, run down and costing more money than they need to due to inefficiencies. The bond…

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