Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Juneteenth celebration takes place in Drake Park

Amber Reed/The Broadside On Friday June 19 the people of Bend gathered at Drake Park in Downtown Bend to celebrate Juneteenth as a community. Everyone was brought together by two local groups the Central Oregon...

Five locations worth visiting for the summer

(Jack Peeples/The Broadside) With summer arriving and few places reopening, people want to participate in fun activities. Three months of quarantine have gone by.  A summer entirely indoors is not what many community members in...

Artwork for the Native Land Acknowledgement

(Jack Peeples/ The Broadside) The Native Land Acknowledgement is in need of art that displays a symbolic purpose for Central Oregon. This an opportunity for students to submit artwork that reflects Native American culture. The Native...

Deschutes Public Libraries are beginning to re-open

Amber Reed/ The Broadside Public libraries are beginning to reopen, and Central Oregon Community College’s Barber library has been able to accommodate the needs of students through curbside pick-ups and transition to online resources for...

SpaceX: Are humans destined to colonize Mars?

(Jack Peeples/ The Broadside) On May 30, 2020, Crew Dragon Demo-2 launched a flight test into outer space. This is the first crewed spaceflight since the launch of the STS-135 in 2011. NASA originally funded...

As the Black Lives Matter movement grows many want to know how they can...

Amber Reed/ The Broadside There have been many recent discussions about how people who are not part of the black community can get involved in the Black Lives Matter movement. The movement gained a lot...

Taming Anxiety Workshop for Students

(Jack Peeples/The Broadside) On Thursday, June 4, Central Oregon Community College’s Personal Counselor Sharon Richards held a Zoom workshop for students who need assistance to control anxiety and stress. Richards gave some advice on coping...

How Bend Changed – Photo Gallery

Bend was established in 1904 and since then has grown and changed rapidly, here are a few images of Bend back in the 1950-1970s and Bend today. Some images cannot be taken exactly where the...

EDITORIAL: Justice For Floyd

By The Broadside Editorial Board Note: This editorial reflects the opinion of The Broadside's team of editors—Emma Evenhus, Seth Root and Luke Reynolds and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Broadside's staff as a...

Black Lives Matter protests take place in Downtown Bend

Amber Reed/ The Broadside On Tuesday, June 2, a protest for the Black Lives Matter movement occurred in Bend, Oregon. Protestors met outside of McMenamins Old St. Francis School, at the corner of Louisiana and...