Saturday, March 28, 2020

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...

Halloween is as frightening as you want it to be

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside Pope Gregory tried to squash it, but Halloween stuck around. It became the strategy under Pope Gregory in the seventh century A.D. to place a Christian holiday over a pagan one in order...

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...

“Lock It or Lose It”, says Campus Public Safety

“Lock It or Lose It”, says Campus Public Safety   “The best way to protect your valuables is to lock them up”, according to Don Doughty, the Crime Prevention Officer for COCC’s Campus Public Safety department....

We are all part of this community

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside Look at our campus. There are thousands of moving parts, all working synergistically so that each day unfolds in to the next. We see that we are a complicated human machine interacting...

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...

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...

Bullying has no place on this campus

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside Bullying conjures images for some of the schoolyard where that one kid wouldn’t leave you alone, or the mean comments in middle school bathrooms. But bullying happens to grown ups in...

Calling All Students!

Don’t know where you want to go with your career? Seeking job experience? Campus clubs and organizations are a great avenue for students to learn skills that will help build their resumes and skill sets....

An interesting year provides insights into the ways we can improve and the things...

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside It has been quite an academic year. As this is the last issue of The Broadside until fall 2011, it’s a good opportunity to consider the role COCC’s student government played on our...