Wednesday, September 30, 2020

COCC changes its fall term plan

Seth Root/The Broadside Well, it looks like most students will not be on campus anytime soon. On Aug. 20, Central Oregon Community College decided to reverse its plans for the fall term and have released a...

$8M secured for COCC by state legislature

Seth Root/The Broadside State Representative Jack Zika (R-Redmond) has announced that he and his colleagues at the State Capital have secured funding for Central Oregon Community College's future expansion of the Redmond campus. "Yesterday, my colleagues...

Need a job? COCC looking to hire students for the fall term

Seth Root/The Broadside If you're a student, it can be hard to pay for college. Some students take out loans, some students pay out of pocket for their education and some have their parents pay...

Need Clothes? COCC gets large donation from Banana Republic

Seth Root/The Broadside Need new clothes but can't afford any? If you are a student in need, you're in luck. Bend's Banana Republic, who was having a hard time selling inventory due to COVID-19, decided...

COCC settles with the Kaylee Sawyer estate for $2M

Seth Root/The Broadside Four years ago, Kaylee Sawyer was kidnapped, raped and brutally murdered by a Central Oregon Community College campus security employee. The day before the anniversary of the murder this year, COCC announced the...

COCC’s Jungle Run goes remote

Staying active and healthy is essential in these times of the COVID-19 virus, and that is why the Club and Intramural Sports department at Central Oregon Community College is hosting this year's 25th annual...

Redmond’s former City Hall building will be demolished

Amber Reed/ The Broadside Redmond, Oregon’s former City Hall building will be demolished after three years of vacancy. Located on the corner of SW Evergreen Avenue and SW 7th street, the building will be replaced...

Opinion: How important is your voice?

As social media becomes more commonplace, the spread of information has unfolded rapidly as well. Everyone has a platform to share their opinion. Throughout most of human history, spreading information this fast would have...

New COCC partnership to help students in need

Central Oregon Community College has formed a partnership with Thrive. Thrive is a nonprofit organization that specializes in helping students who are experiencing housing or financial issues. “We connect individuals to the resources and assistance...

COCC plans for the fall term

(Jack Peeples/The Broadside) The outcome for what fall term will look like at Central Oregon Community College is a question that students want answered. COVID-19 has interfered with many annual community activities and traditions. However,...