Friday, July 10, 2020

Duda’s: Billiards Galore

A legitimate pool hall has opened its doors for business in the downtown district of Bend, Oregon. Father and son Owners’ Jeff and Josh Duda, longtime enthusiast of the game of pool and Bend locals,...

Once in a blue moon: January lunar eclipse bleeds red

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) On Jan. 31 of this year, the full moon was particularly unique for a few reasons. The full moon was at its closest to earth within its...

When the sun shines

By Nolan Wironen | The Broadside (Contact: nwironen@cocc.edu) “Spring around here is still winter,” said Tim Peterson, Health and Human Performance Chair at Central Oregon Community College. “If you’re willing to snowshoe in some areas,...

Sessions on the slopes: Lars Filson

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) Emma Kaohi: Where are you from? Lars Filson: Ashland, Oregon. EK: How long have you been snowboarding? LF: 14 years. EK: Who taught you to ride? LF: I was fortunate over the years...

Staying Alive on Your Bike — tactics and gadgets

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) If you live in Bend, co-existing with bikers is a must. Central Oregon is constantly active with marathons, the Pole Pedal Paddle, annual bike races and numerous biking...

The Voices of the First Nations Student Union Club

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Nicole Wangler Nicole Wangler, student at COCC and part of the First Nations Student Union Club, is proud of her 1/32 Algonquian heritage. “Just to be knowing that it’s...

Get competitive: Find your sport at COCC

By Ezra Neumann | The Broadside (Contact: eneumann2@cocc.edu) Here at Central Oregon Community College, we have two primary sporting opportunities for students: intramural sports, which are credit-based classes that are noncompetitive, and club sports, which...

Cold, dark, and quiet: Central Oregon caves

By Adam Case | The Broadside (Contact: acase@cocc.edu) Central Oregon has many natural wonders, including any number of caves. Due to the volcanic climate, the landscape is covered in lava-formed cave systems. These caves offer...

Campus celebrates Asian-Pacific Islander culture with 14th annual festival

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Traditional dancing, Chinese calligraphy, tea tasting, origami, and many other festivities took place during the 14th annual Asian-Pacific Islander Festival. Live performances narrated the story of the first...