Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Letter to the Editor:

To the Editor: This is a comment regarding your recent article about the “Top 10 WORST Holiday Movies”. As I skimmed that edition of The Broadside, I had to do a double-take when I saw...

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...

Nursing students will spend summer providing medical care in developing countries

Students thirsting for experience use summer vacation to travel. Practically-minded students use it to gain experience in their careers through internships. More altruistic students use it to volunteer in other countries. Central Oregon Community College’s...

Editorial: think outside of your first world bubble

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Terrorists, extremists, radicals, guerillas, bombers, gunmen. These words petrify the public. They are shown incessantly in bold on our television screens or causing alerts to pop up...

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...

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...

Letter to the Editor

The following is an email sent by Tara Clasen, a COCC student, to the Dean of Science and Dean of Students at COCC. Good Morning, I just wanted to drop an email and continue this conversation....

Don’t go broke this winter: Ways to save on your power bill

Operation: Don’t Go Broke is devoted to bringing readers helpful tips on ways to save in college. Whether you love or hate the snow, don’t panic when it’s time to pay your power bill. Anna Quesenberry The...

Is freedom of speech really free?

Should journalists print offensive and/or controversial material just to demonstrate freedom of speech? How important is that freedom in getting a conversation started? These questions have been fuel for discussion in our newsroom recently as...

The Broadside student newspaper welcomes students to join the staff

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside The Broadside and I want to welcome back returning students, applaud new students and tip our collective hat to faculty, staff and administration for keeping the campus running, looking ahead and continuing...