Sunday, September 22, 2019

Editorial: Broadside seeking student reporters

Whether you are looking to jump-start your career in journalism, or just gain some experience in the field, The Broadside is the place for you. With positions right on campus, students can build their...

Editorial: Hashtag Adventure

#Throwback. #LateNight. #Love. #Summer. #Cute. #Boring. #IWantLikes. #Hashtag. Hashtag, seriously, what’s next? As Bend continues to grow, we see the use of “#adventure” expand accordingly. As of March 1, 2017, “#adventure” had been used...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Central Oregon Community College, First off, allow me to congratulate Central Oregon Community College on making a difference in the lives of so many students for the past 50 years. The event planned to celebrate those...

Editorial: Over-Everything!

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Over consumption, overpopulation, over-tweeting, over-the-top news: I’m overwhelmed. Swamped, dazed, dumbfounded, flabbergasted or whatever you want to call it. Processing the current news lately has drained my battery...

Editorial: Winter is coming — I am inconsolable

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Bend, Oregon. Upper Left USA. Central Oregon. We are Bendites, right? I have been living in Bend for 17 years now and I still have trouble with understanding...

Editorial: Welcoming Fall & the new school year

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Blazing Central Oregon summer days are fading, and crisp, warm-toned fall days are right under our noses. As fall term starts and I begin my tenure as...

The Broadside brings home 12 awards

The Broadside newspaper and several student journalists received awards from two collegiate journalism contests. For the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Collegiate Newspaper Contest the following students placed: • First place, General Excellence • Best news series, third place, Junnelle...

Equal Pay Day

A woman earns approximately 77 cents for every dollar a man earns, according to the American Association of University Women. What this means for women is that it takes an extra three months of wages to make up the...

Is COCC really wheelchair-friendly?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohUxuM03U3A] I think of myself as a healthy person; I work out almost every day and eat the right things. So I assumed going up a hill in a wheelchair would be nothing. That...

OLCC dropped the ball

In a shining example of government bureaucracy, the Oregon Liquor Control Commision has simultaneously screwed law enforcement, recreational marijuana users, taxpayers and law-abiding dispensary owners. You’ll be able to possess and smoke pot come early July, but outside of growing it, there is no way to...