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Bend’s NEDA hosts second annual celebration of recovery for eating disorders

Over 30 million Americans will suffer from some kind of eating disorder during their life. Eating disorders include binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, other specified feeding or eating disorders, and anorexia, which has the highest mortality rate of mental disorders. The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) strives to erase the stigma and misunderstanding […]

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May is Wildfire Awareness Month

The governors of eight western states have signed a proclamation recognizing May 2017 as Wildfire Awareness Month. The chief executives of Oregon, Washington, Nevada, California, Idaho, Utah, Montana and South Dakota encourage all citizens to “take steps to better prepare their home and communities for wildfires and work toward becoming a fire-adapted community.” These states, […]

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OSU seeks nearly $70 million from Congress to carry out 10 year plan

Nearly $70 million is at stake between Oregon State University-Cascades and the federal government, caused by differences in funding plans between OSU-Cascades and our state legislators. OSU-Cascades’ new 10 year plan involves four fundamental goals. The first is to, “Envision, design and build a 5,000 student campus serving Central Oregon and beyond,” as stated in […]

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Fighting for Earth’s climate one step at a time: Bend’s 2017 Climate March

In the month of April, the world reached 410 parts per million of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere. This record-breaking number has not been this high in millions of years and it is deteriorating the climate, said 350Deschutes’ Diane Hodiak. “Our name ‘350Deschutes’ refers the safe level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Many scientists […]

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Oregon institutions raise tuition to combat growing funding uncertainty

Starting summer of 2017, students are expected to see a two dollar increase per credit. However, even with the increase Central Oregon Community College will still be among the top three most affordable community college in Oregon. COCC’s Director of College Relations, Ron Paradis, stated that COCC typically increases about two percent. The Consumer Price […]

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The Many Faces of Gender: What it means to be male, female, or someone inbetween

In terms of gender and how we identify with it, what would be determined as natural? This topic has created headlines in news sources recently involving President Donald Trump’s decision to repeal the right to choose the bathroom that their gender identifies with that transgender individuals had during the Obama administration. “Our new secretary of […]

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