Sunday, December 15, 2019

Study abroad: living and learning in Spain

Many students dream of traveling the world, but many struggle with balancing school and financial needs. Schools across the country have designed specific study abroad programs to allow students to continue their studies while living...

Photoshopped beauty

Images of “beauty” can be processed and refined, by programs such as photoshop, until they are neither attainable nor healthy, according to Amy Harper, anthropology professor at Central Oregon Community College. Harper explained that airbrushing...

Pacific Rim cultures brought to COCC through unique performances

The sounds of drums encompassed the Campus Center as Taiko Drummers shared the sound of Japanese culture from around the world. The Asian and Pacific Islander event included performances from Taiko drummers, Polynesian dancers...

Understanding Vampires: From Dracula to Edward

Alyssa Wilder The Broadside Suddenly the feared monster of yore has come out from under the bed to lying on top of it, beckoning alluringly. The ancient evil has arisen again, and it wants you... badly. In...

You might be a COCC student if…

 1. The only concerts you’ve gone to in the past three years have been free. 2. You’re up at 6 a.m. not because you woke up early, but because you’re still up. 3. You’ve ever worn...

Nursing program at COCC is ‘wide open’ to both genders

When nursing student Jordan Good walked into a pre-school with two of his female classmates, the pre-kindergarten kids asked him if he was the doctor and they were the nurses. “These kids are three to...

The Newspaper Man

Ron Bryant has walked with COCC for nearly 60 years   When Ron Bryant went to Central Oregon College in 1955, there were no buildings. COC -- changed to Central Oregon Community College in 1966 --...

10 weeks – 100 pages – 17 inspired students

New illustration class is creating a graphic anthology in one term Isaac Peterson’s students have 10 weeks to create a 100-page graphic anthology. Every Friday, the Art 199 Illustration class meets for 5 hours of...