Sunday, February 16, 2020

Leaving his mark one ceramic bowl at a time

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) After 20 year of influencing and contributing to the art community in Central Oregon, Peter Meyer is retiring from his love of teaching ceramics. From embracing summer by...

Campus celebrates Asian-Pacific Islander culture with 14th annual festival

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Traditional dancing, Chinese calligraphy, tea tasting, origami, and many other festivities took place during the 14th annual Asian-Pacific Islander Festival. Live performances narrated the story of the first...

Campus festival celebrates Year of the Dog

By Isaac Messinger and Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: imessinger@cocc.edu and kagatucci2@cocc.edu) On the 15th day of the first month in the lunisolar year, people worldwide celebrated the Spring Lantern Festival, a Chinese holiday that...

Getting to know your campus: The origins of COCC’s building names

By Adam Case| The Broadside (Contact: acase@cocc.edu) Walking around the campus, have you ever wondered, ‘Why is the campus center named Coats?’ This and any other questions about the names of  buildings on campus can...

Three unopposed candidates fill ASCOCC positions for 2018-19

By Katya Agatucci and Hannah Welbourn | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu & hwelbourn@cocc.edu) The Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College elections have officially closed, and the 2018-2019 council has been elected. The three positions that were...

Oregon Promise to reach more students with budget adjustment

By Miles Flynn | The Broadside (Contact: mflynn@cocc.edu) During a nationwide discussion of what should be done over the rising price of education, Oregon took a unique step in implementing the Oregon Promise grant. The...

Fiesta Celebración filled with food, festivities, and fun

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) As Mexican music sang out and dancers tapped across the floor, the annual Latino “Fiesta Celebración” held in Central Oregon Community College’s Coats Campus Center celebrated Mexican culture...

Giving students the mic

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) To celebrate National Poetry Month, Wickiup Hall was packed on April 19 as poets and performers presented their original or recited work in an open mic night....

Sprouting up sustainability this spring

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) To share in the excitement of warm months approaching and the crops that come along with it, farmers and ranchers from around Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties...

Moments in-between and metamorphis: Lloyd McMullen

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) A childhood interest in found objects led artist Lloyd McMullen to center a one-person exhibit around it. As a child, McMullen and her twin sister lived on...