Wednesday, January 22, 2020

On a Lark: #8

                Illustrated by Noah Hughes The Broadside nhughes@cocc.edu

College left to own devices to fulfill 40-40-20

Getting tens of thousands of Oregonians through college isn’t easy, and the state government is only giving guidelines. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF-esD56TD8&w=560&h=315] Oregon is looking to make sure 80 percent of Oregonians have higher education by 2025 but...

Juniper Hall sees record-high occupancy for winter term

The campus just made a record for maintaining a full Juniper Hall. As of winter term, Central Oregon Community College saw large percentages of returning and new students living in the residence hall. In the...

$800,000 to limit tuition increases

Every dollar your student tuition increases, college revenue increases about $200,000. But between salaries, expansion, and technological advances, this money disappears all too quickly, according to Kevin Kimball, chief financial officer at Central Oregon...

CPS officer goes out of his way to help with crash

“There’s no way I could just drive away” Campus Public Safety officer, Kevin Lanier, was heading to take his lunch break when his “gut instinct” turned him around. On April 21, 2014 around 11:30, Lanier was...

Student government’s budget will drop 23% next year

The college’s student government budget for 2014-15 is 23 percent smaller. This means that student clubs will also take a 23 percent cut if the proposed budget is approved. There are two main factors making...

Town-gown: What will the relationship between Bend and the new OSU-Cascades look like?

Bendites are worried about Oregon State University-Cascades’ expansion. They are afraid of the change coming when a 5,000 student campus sits in the middle of the west side, according to Jodie Barram, Bend city...

More job vacancies available for COCC grads

The question is no longer: “Are there jobs available?”; it’s “Will college alumni find them?” In a year, job vacancies in Oregon have gone up by more than 10,000. A recent job vacancy survey the Oregon...

The effect of social media on studying

How many times have you been studying for a class when you suddenly got distracted by a new notification from Facebook on another tab? The average age of a degree-seeking Central Oregon Community College student...

COCC students support multiple sclerosis sufferers

Over 2 million individuals are affected by multiple sclerosis worldwide On Saturday April 19, hundreds of walkers clad in bright green and orange filled Riverbend Park to confront Multiple Sclerosis. The Bend Walk for MS,...