Sunday, August 18, 2019

State Treasurer visits COCC to hear from students

The future of tuition aid in Oregon was the topic of discussion when Oregon State Treasurer, Ted Wheeler, visited on Jan. 31. Wheeler wanted to hear what students had to say about the Opportunity Initiative,...

Six candidates running for student government

Extending the deadline for candidacy has flushed out six prospective student government members for 2014-15 When the first deadline for student government applicants arrived, no one applied, but extending the deadline a week has yielded...

OSU-Cascades considers 12% tuition increase

Oregon State University-Cascades students could soon face a 12 percent tuition increase. This follows a suggestion from the Oregon State Budget Committee. Both OSU and OSU-Cascades campuses are considering raising tuition for students taking...

College food service in the running for replacement

Food options at the college cafeteria and cafe could be changing, as the current five-year food contract is running out. Central Oregon Community College is starting to look at other options as its provider,...

Survival in a can: what to use and how to use it

Cedar Goslin The Broadside The difference between life and death could be the contents of a metal coffee can. Any moment in time can become a survival situation, according to Rebecca Barrett, local wilderness survival enthusiast. Barrett,...

ASCOCC spends thousands on software, bus passes

Noah Hughes the Broadside Students at the branch campuses of Central Oregon Community College may soon benefit from the addition of I.D. printers, due in part from funding from the Associated Students of Central Oregon Community...

ASCOCC considers potential restructure

The campus student council is currently the only college student government in the state without a hierarchal system, but that might be changing. Over the last couple of weeks, the Associated Students of Central Oregon...

$2.25 Million dollar Success Grant awarded to COCC

This fall, $2.25 million dollars were donated to Central Oregon Community College by the Department of Education. A group of COCC faculty, staff and administrators applied for this grant in 2014, hoping to have...

Bend’s NEDA hosts second annual celebration of recovery for eating disorders

Over 30 million Americans will suffer from some kind of eating disorder during their life. Eating disorders include binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, other specified feeding or eating disorders, and anorexia, which...

Grant gives promise for Oregon students

Of the 1075 incoming freshmen welcomed this fall, 541 arrived with help from the Oregon Promise grant. Oregon Promise is a state grant program that covers tuition for recent high school graduates and GED recipients....