Saturday, March 23, 2019

Your food costs more than you realize: Sustainable nutrition class comes to COCC

The cost of food is greater than the price at the cash register. Owen Murphy, a Nutrition professor at Central Oregon Community College, wants students to understand the true cost of their food. That’s one...

Operation Don’t Go Broke: Small savings add up to a big chunk of change

Anna Quesenberry The Broadside Operation Don’t Go Broke is devoted to bringing readers helpful tips on ways to save in college. Where is your money going? Certain major expenses such as tuition, insurance, rent or mortgage are...

OSU-Cascades Humans Vs. Zombies Paintball Event

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In flipped classrooms, students watch lectures at home and come to class to do...

What if the current vehicle of learning was flipped upside down, and student success rates went up because of it? This concept is what Central Oregon Community College chemistry instructor Zelda Ziegler has been...

Controversial student activity fee under scrutiny

The student activity fee, a source of controversy for 20 years, is made up of your money--$1.50 for every credit. The fee currently goes every year to the Associated Students of Central Oregon Community...

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

You don't have to blow your budget in extravagant costumes that you will only wear for one night. Here are some ideas that will help you keep your dime in your pocket while still...

How plugged in is too plugged in?

How many times did you log in to Facebook over winter break? Andria Woodell, a psychology professor at COCC, spends her breaks unplugged. “I get really plugged in,” Woodell said. “You get to the point where...

From A War-Zone To The Classroom

Brett Adams credits the military for his success in college. Adams, former Air force soldier specializing in television and radio broadcasting enlisted at the age of 21 and served a tour of four years before...

Free lectures let you learn math at your own pace

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside With success in math, many students are in debt to a guy they spend countless hours with but have never met. The sound of his voice is so familiar—that’s all you know...

Elevation restaurant entices students to dine fine

Kathryn Tillenburg The Broadside Tables covered with the fine linens, flickering candles, sweet hum of Jazz music and a crowd of hungry people all clamoring to be seated at one of the elegant tables describes...