Sunday, March 29, 2020

What is Coronavirus? Keep yourself and your others safe!

Education on the topic of health and safety in the wake of a potentially dangerous virus is crucial.  Coronavirus, scientifically known as COVID-19, originated in China and has spread to the United States.  Recently,...

Wait…who broke my TV?

For most students, February 6 was just another average Thursday.  For Wickiup Hall resident Camden Hardy, however, the worst was yet to come. While Hardy was busy and not in his room, his fellow suitemates gathered around...

Out for the count: Census Bureau looking for paid enumerator positions

Few people can say they were paid to be part of history. But with the 2020 census coming up, it'll be time to make it count. Since 1790, the population of the United States has...

New law will allow Oregon community colleges to offer four-year degrees

Just as many were celebrating the turn of a new decade on Jan. 1, a new bill pertaining to Oregon community colleges was put into effect. Senate Bill 3 lets Oregon community colleges offer...

Taste test: Shirley Ray food truck on COCC campus

Shirley Ray, a long-term donor to Central Oregon Community College’s Cascade Culinary Institute, contacted Chef Thor Erickson in 2018.  Ray had been a regular patron and contributor to CCI.  She had come to the...

How to ride a bicycle in the snow —tips, tricks, and trails

Riding a bicycle during snowy weather conditions can seem like a difficult and tedious task.  However, there are some strategies to biking in cold weather and also be ecofriendly.  If you want to bike...

Rodney Hanson: Political science professor

Seth Root/For The Broadside As a professor of Political Science, Rodney Hanson believes the key to being a good political science teacher is to give his students a liberal education.  He tells his students that...

Faculty Art Exhibit: COCC’s art professors display their work

Emma Evenhus/The Broadside Featuring work from the faculty at COCC, the most recent art exhibit began at the beginning of winter term.  The Faculty Art Exhibit includes a collection of exquisite art created by art professors...

How Central Oregon Community College practices sustainability, and how students can help

By Claire Benke/For The Broadside The environment is trending. In September, cities around the world – including Bend – held public demonstrations to demand more action be taken against climate change. Earlier this month, Time magazine...