Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 virus, COCC commencement has changed

Amber Reed/ The Broadside Commencement is a ceremony that many Central Oregon Community College students look forward to throughout their college experience. For many, it marks the end of a chapter and means that there are...

Summer term is quickly approaching, here’s what you need to know prepare

Amber Reed/ The Broadside Summer term is quickly approaching, and much has changed now that campus is closed, and classes will continue to be taught remotely. Now is a great time to get in touch with...

COCC instructors explore ways to adapt midterms online

(Luke Reynolds/The Broadside) As Central Oregon Community College students pass the halfway point of the semester, many have been preparing for midterms. However due to the switch to remote learning at the start of spring term,...

Security designed to prevent “Zoom bombing”

During some Zoom meetings recently, Zoom “bombings” have occurred. Zoom bombing is when a user who is not invited into the Zoom meeting joins and is usually disruptive towards the host. This is a...

Some local campgrounds are set to open in May

Amber Reed/ The Broadside Social distancing is extremely important to keep everyone safe and healthy. It is also important practice social distancing in order to maintain the good work that health care workers have been...

COVID-19’s impact on climate change

The silver lining in all the change COVID-19 has brought is the climate damage appearing to clear up. In the time since the coronavirus was declared a national emergency and more nations have gone into...

Six ways to adjust to learning online

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in the typical daily routines of many students. As Central Oregon Community College classes have transitioned to remote learning for the remainder of the school year, the prospect of...

Local county health departments advise residents to wear masks

As most Central Oregon Community College students begin the term in the comfort of their own homes- Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes county health departments are advising residents to wear masks to slow the spread...

COCC instructors face challenges switching classes online

While Central Oregon Community College students enjoy a second week of Spring break, instructors are hard at work transitioning their classes online. Due to the spread of COVID-19, COCC has recently announced that classes will...

Alarming number of student vacancies on COCC campus committees

With over 35 campus committees at Central Oregon Community College that meet every month, many are missing one thing — the students. A campus committee specializes in an area or topic that is relevant to...