Sunday, August 9, 2020

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,...

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...

Downtown Paintings

Bend has many public art pieces, from roundabouts, murals, and paintings. For locals and tourist to admire here are some that you may have not seen undless youve taken the walk down Bend's Downtown...

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...

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...

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...

Oregon’s petition to decriminalize drugs and create recovery services

Two state initiative petitions have been created in Oregon for people who are seeking health care.  Measure 34 allows the use of psilocybin, a therapeutic psychoactive mushroom that relieve those suffering from depression or...