Sunday, August 18, 2019

COCZ: Central Oregon Community Zombies

By Nolan Wironen and Adam Case | The Broadside (Contact: nwironen@cocc.edu and acase@cocc.edu) The year is 201X — little do the students of Central Oregon Community College know that today is the day the world...

Elevation restaurant: The capstone of COCC’s culinary program

When you dine at Elevation you are helping prepare the next generation of industry leaders, according to Gene Fritz, executive chef at Cascade Culinary Institute. Elevation is Central Oregon Community College’s student run restaurant. The...

Reverend Ben Daniel shares insight on migration and diversity

Irene Cooper The Broadside In this season of rhetoric, the topic of immigration has been particularly vitriolic. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney recently had to fire his undocumented landscaping crew. Texas Governor Rick Perry was behind the...

Snow: Extreme circumstances

In an extreme survival situation, your cellphone just might save your life. When individuals call 911 if they have the battery life to stay on the phone for at least two minutes, the odds increase...

Ready, set, calculate: COCC hosts local math competition

On your mark, get set, go. A race might not be what you think of in relation to mathematics, but that is exactly what the regional math competition was. On April 16, a select few high school students participated...

The forest fights back: Reversing years of fuel build-up

Preventing a massive wildfire often means short term compromise. In Central Oregon, controlled burns are conducted in order to mitigate and prevent serious wildfires that have both ecological and anthropological ramifications. “If we don’t...

Homeless student finds a community in the art department

David Allen South is a homeless student who takes a broad range of art classes at COCC. In pursuing his own education, he is following in the footsteps of his father, a cartoonist and...

Crime is down on campus: How you can help keep it that way

The college has a lower crime rate than the city of Bend, and that’s because of an involved community and a proactive public safety department. Jim Bennett, campus public safety coordinator at Central Oregon...

Losing your best friend: How to cope with the death of a pet

Irene Cooper The Broadside John Grogan struck a deep chord with animal lovers with his book Marley and Me, which chronicled the life and death of the well-loved “worst dog ever. Pets offer loyal companionship and...

Five steps to reduce your carbon footprint

Take the bus instead of driving your car. Don’t use plastic bags at the campus bookstore. Use re-usable coffee cups. Only take what you need from the cafeteria. Unplug appliances when you aren’t using...