Saturday, March 23, 2019

Editorial: The true Cinco de Mayo

I asked several students from different backgrounds, some of them from Latino heritage, if they knew what Cinco de Mayo stood for, and all of them said the holiday was related to either “Mexican...

Letter to the editor – 4/30/14

"Kudos to The Broadside staff for the best-looking issue yet of your ever-improving publication! From a student who reads this little paper religiously, it has been a pleasure (and at times a relief) to...

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...

The real problem with the student government model at COCC

Student government is currently organized the same way it was when there were only 2,000 students at Central Oregon Community College. “ASCOCC considers potential restructure” on page 4 talks about this, and about how...

ASCOCC is advocating for someone, but it’s not you

Is your student council really looking out for your best interests? The Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College meeting on May 22 suggests they may not be. During the meeting, council members discussed areas from...

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....

Vote, COCC, vote!

Spring is here, and that means it’s time to decide who will be spending your money next year. The end of the 2012-2013 school year will also mark the end of term for current Associated...

Free, but not for the press

Using student fees for political lobbying is questionable enough, but punishing students for not lobbying reaches a new low in unethical practices. On March 7, the Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College travelled to...

Take off your mask: Reclaim productive discourse

Flaming. Trolling. Bashing. All of these are familiar terms to anyone who has spent any time on an Internet forum. Posters with pseudonyms using malicious words to attack people they don’t know, people who...