Thursday, December 5, 2019

Two Burns freshmen bring competition to COCC club baseball

Tyler Cooper and Nolan Stamke have been playing baseball together since they were tall enough to hold a bat. The two freshmen, who grew up together in Burns, Oregon, are playing very well on Central...

Fifteen students, one weekend, and forty miles of Rogue River

If you’ve ever felt like getting away from the smartphones, rent bills, and stress of school, the Rogue River might provide sanctuary for you like it did for me. It was the weekend of...

COCC’s Psychology Enthusiast Club asked to share at Western Psychological Association Convention

How one club overcame fear of public speaking and presented at a national symposium A group of college students described as “introverted” recently formed the courage to present at a prestigious psychological convention. How did...

Latino Americans

In recognition of Latino Heritage month, Dr. Tom Barry, sociology professor, opened a viewing of the film Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped A Nation for students at COCC. Barry decided to show this...

COCC’s Garden Club hosts second annual Farm and Food Faire

Locally grown food has been gaining popularity, a “fad” as student Garden Club member, Courtney Notla, called it. “I hope it isn’t just a fad. There’s a lot going on locally, we need to...

Gardening club expands composting program

Imagine eating the way people did over hundreds of years ago. This is what the garden club is trying to cultivate within the Central Oregon Community College community. According to COCC garden club founder, everyday...

Polar Plunge 2013

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSNJ1POpB04] I am not sure what drove me to plunge. It could have been the money raised for charity, being in a college team building event, or maybe just to participate in a fairly...

Brayan’s how to guide for everything: Don’t lose who you are

Leaving home for the first time can be one of the most terrifying and exciting experiences. We get to finally be independant and make our own decisions and more often than not, our own mistakes. We get to reinvent ourselves and...

Discounted passes at hoodoo ski area

Central Oregon has a growing reputation for having exceptional skiing and winter activities, but the fame of Mt. Bachelor can easily overshadow other local options. Skiers and snowboarders have several other mountain options near Bend....

OSU-Cascades ski team competes at nationals

For the second straight year, Oregon State University-Cascades has had representation at alpine ski nationals. OSU-Cascades athletes Nolan King, vice president of OSU-Cascades club sports, and Sierra Foster, president of OSU-Cascades club sports competed at...