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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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Students and educators voice concern over new Secretary of Education

Although controversial, not having experience in public education is not uncommon for the Secretary of Education. Betsy DeVos, unlike her predecessor John King Jr., does not have this experience. Just three out of the eleven former secretaries have been full-time teachers at K-12 schools. However, two have taught at Universities. King’s predecessor served as the […]

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