Vol 48 – Issue 6

Best Place for Affordable Java

By Erin Carey / November 19, 2014

Dear Professor Clackamas, I’m a broke college student who needs some java. Where is the best place to go on Campus? -Undercaffeinated Well, Undercaffeinated, that’s a good question. While my expertise in coffee ranges from how to make instant coffee taste less horrible to getting the most out of my Starbucks, I’m well versed in…

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Black Friday creates retail nightmare

By Katie Archer / November 19, 2014

The nightmare before Christmas for many people is the cute movie about Jack Skellington spreading Christmas joy. For everyone in the retail industry however, the real nightmare is Black Friday. Clackamas Community College student Maisey Ortega said of Black Friday, “It’s the shittiest day of your life.” Ortega, who works at Footlocker in the Clackamas Town Center, remembers one…

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Winter (sports) is (are) coming

By Clackamas Print / November 19, 2014

During the winter, the Clackamas Cougars men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling get underway. The women’s basketball opens this season on a streak of success: 13 straight seasons making the NWAC Championship Tournament, as well as seven Southern Region championships in those years. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: “I expect us to be very competitive once again,” co-head coach Kayla Steen said. “We don’t have…

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Swinging around Stumptown

By Maddy Kays / November 19, 2014

A drum marks the start of Benny Goodman’s “Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” as dancers partner up and take to the  oor. When the brass section jumps in the dancers take  flight and, to a bystander, their feet never touch the ground.  e guys are swinging and the girls are spinning, feet are tapping on the sidelines. It’s a scene…

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Food, serve- us: Changes in store for cafeteria

By Nathan Woosley / November 19, 2014

Have you been to the Clackamas Community College cafeteria lately? Did you think: 1. No improvement needed? 2. Some improvement needed? 3. Much improvement needed? Chances are, you fell into 93 percent of students who answered the second or third option. CCC conducted a survey of staff and students about the cafeteria in April 2014 found some rather unflattering results. The general…

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Horticulture sells to local restaurant

By Andrew Koczian / November 19, 2014

On the outskirts of Clackamas Community College is the Clairmont building, home to the Horticulture department. Earlier this summer, CCC horticulture instructor Chris Konieczka began to form a relationship with a local Buggati’s restaurant, just minutes away from campus. The focus of the relationship was to “give students the opportunity to grow organic produce while somewhat mimicking a real…

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Midnight mugging on campus

By Tim Young / November 19, 2014

A student was mugged on campus shortly after 12:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, according to Clackamas Community College Dean of Campus Services Bob Cochran. Reportedly, a male student arrived to work-out on the track and he was approached by four males, who demanded his wallet. When the student refused to relinquish his wallet, he was assaulted. Reportedly, there was no money in the…

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