Wednesday, February 19, 2020

CCI chef reflects on what it is like cooking at the White House

Thor Erickson worked at a restaurant in California for 30 years before moving to Bend in 1992. He enjoyed teaching his co-workers culinary techniques and this is what made him pursue a job in teaching. In 2009 Erickson got a...

‘Dia De Los Muertos’ Celebrated at COCC

http://youtu.be/LIj_cXzwMOo Traditional dancing, food and festive dress joined together as mediums to honor the deceased. On Nov. 4, Central Oregon Community College honored Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, with a...

Bends local lunchbox: Kebaba

After a good friend recommended Kebaba, on the corner of 10th and Newport, I figured that I ought to swing by and see what the hype was about.   From a decor and atmosphere standpoint, I...

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...

Helen Lessick: A successful art career decades in the making

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Helen Lessick is originally from Philadelphia, Pa. Lessick traveled west to attend college at Reed College to get her Bachelor’s in art. After receiving her BFA, she...

Bends local Lunchbox: Big O’ Bagel

Let’s talk bread with a singular hole in the middle of it. As far as a speedy breakfast goes, they can be hard to beat. This was my thought when I swung by Big...

COCC campus’ natural diversity creates wildlife melting pot

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) If you attend classes around campus, you know that there is a resident deer family on campus. The deer who waltz around the upper campus are completely...

Students create traditional native footwear on campus

There was a calm, peaceful atmosphere as Native American music played in the background. With leather, thick thread and buckskin needles students were taught how to stitch their own moccasins together. Over a dozen...

Hundreds plunge into the Deschutes

As locals walked along the river trail Saturday morning, the view of hundreds of people jumping into the freezing Deschutes was hard to miss. The Bend Polar Plunge is one of many plunges that...

Moments in-between and metamorphis: Lloyd McMullen

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) A childhood interest in found objects led artist Lloyd McMullen to center a one-person exhibit around it. As a child, McMullen and her twin sister lived on...