Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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...

Rugby game highlights

Saturday October 21: COCC Bobcats 22, Oregon Tech Owls 7

Leadership is key: How two players and a coach view leadership

By Caleb Elliott | The Broadside (Contact: celliott4@cocc.edu) As the clock concluded on Oct. 15, a final score of 52-7 was won by the Central Oregon Community College rugby team against Seattle University, securing a...

Walking the (slack) line: New clubs at COCC

Throughout the U.S, slackliners push the limits (and heights) as they maintain their balance across the line. In an outdoor community, such as Bend, this sport has increased in popularity, even on our own...

LGBTQ and Ally Club hosts lip syncing competition for Drag Party

Central Oregon Community College’s LGBTQ and Ally Club organized a drag party on May 5. A drag party is about having fun and is very performance oriented, so a lip syncing competition and dancing...

COCC working to achieve 3% energy reduction annually, and here’s how students can help

By Claire Benke/For The Broadside The environment is trending. In September, cities around the world – including Bend – held public demonstrations to demand more action be taken against climate change. Earlier this month, Time magazine...