Shadows in the Hall, a photograph taken by student Rachelle Jeffers, won first prize for photography as well as the Best in Show piece.

Recognizing student artists and their work: COCC’s 17th annual Student Art Showcase

One hundred and fifty submitted pieces, over 60 selected pieces, seven categories, and one art show flooded the walls of Barber Library during the annual Student Art Exhibition. Large ceramic pieces containing light bulbs [pictured**], small intimate handmade jewelry, detailed stippled surreal pieces, and large-scale traditional acrylic paintings were all displayed at the exhibition. “Pieces […]

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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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