Sunday, October 13, 2019

Faculty not prepared to deal with students struggling with suicide: Psychology clubs step up

When mathematics professor Sean Rule was touring on the East Coast with his band Plow United, a fan came to him and told him how a song Rule had written gave him hope in...

Do you know who your government will be?

It’s time for students to make their voices heard. On May 13 the polls will open on Blackboard and Central Oregon Community College students will have until May 15 to vote in the three elected...

Lights out at COCC

Mazama and the Barber Library are two of the most used buildings at Central Oregon Community College. Yet, visiting them after dark could be dangerous. Whether going to work out or printing that crucial...

Sustainable energy: COCC employees weigh the pros and cons

Maintaining a low impact type of sustainable energy on the environment is a controversial issue, and for two college employees, it is an important part of the future.   Dan Cecchini, the head of Information and...

Students learn science and Spanish in Costa Rica

Lauren Hamlin The Broadside Summertime means trips to exotic places, meeting new people, having fun, learning something new and taking a break from school. For 14 college students, it’s all of those except for the break...

Farewell, Dr. Middleton

Staff reminisce on Middleton’s decade of leadership Ron Paradis will never forget the time the president of the college stepped out of a staff retreat to dance in a staff flash mob. It’s memories like...

Laboratory meets massage table

A COCC instructor is studying the effects of massage therapy on the elderly   Can massage therapy improve elders’ activities and daily living? This was the question Amber Clark, massage therapy instructor at Central Oregon Community College...

Master falconer combines busy career with lifelong interest

Cedar Goslin The Broadside Though much of his time is spent in front of  two computer screens, being the Director of Information Technology services is only part of Dan Cecchini Jr.’s identity. He is still in...

Bend Comedy brings the laughs

On any given night at Bend Comedy, a wide demographic can be seen reflecting upon  and laughing about almost any topic imaginable. At times, tickets for COCC students are free, allowing for fun on...

Giving back to the community over break

Looking for a way to spend that extra free time over winter break and be able to help those in need? Look into some of these ideas.   1. Volunteer at a soup kitchen or homeless...