Monday, July 15, 2019

A look at a world with no sound: COCC fosters un-isolated deaf and hearing...

Tiffany Hill felt isolated at University of Oregon, and it wasn’t because she wasn’t involved. Besides being a second-degree black belt at Tae Kwon Do and on the Dean’s List, Hill is hearing impaired. After...

Gambling: The Unseen Elephant in the Room

Pete Pennington had one goal in mind when he began a Kickstarter project for The Elephant Next Door in 2012: end the stigma against compulsive gambling, one of the most overlooked addictions. The Elephant Next...

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...

Vampire novles used to teach reading, writing skills

By Tovin Lapan Santa Cruz Sentinel APTOS, Calif.—Bella and Edward, the brooding teen/vampire duo battling with forbidden love in Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” novels, have made pale skin and denial of one’s carnal desires hip. Now, they...

From ‘street guy’ to ‘college guy’: educational opportunities for inmates grow

Sixty-eight percent of prison inmates never receive a high school diploma or GED, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The Oregon Department of Corrections has a contract with Central Oregon Community College to make...

Waking up in a winter wonderland

I woke up at 5 a.m. and realized the snow cave entrance had finally filled in completely. Elyse Lynch Cascades Adventures I had been waking up every few hours to watch the gap between the top of...

Rental vacancy at unprecedented low: Tools for students seeking roommates

You go to class, but you haven’t yet found a place to go home to. You can’t move back in with your parents and you’re not going out on the streets. Where do you...

Tour des Chutes

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Recognizing student artists and their work: COCC’s 17th annual Student Art Showcase

One hundred and fifty submitted pieces, over 60 selected pieces, seven categories, and one art show flooded the walls of Barber Library during the annual Student Art Exhibition. Large ceramic pieces containing light bulbs...

Campus Word: How do you help other students on campus?

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