Wednesday, January 23, 2019

No candidates for ASCOCC elections

College isn’t sure what to do Student government applications were due Friday, May 2, but no one applied.For the first year ever, the Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College are without anyone to take...

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...

The Many Faces of Gender: What it means to be male, female, or someone...

In terms of gender and how we identify with it, what would be determined as natural? This topic has created headlines in news sources recently involving President Donald Trump’s decision to repeal the right...

Oregon Promise Faces Uncertain Future

Oregon Promise, the source of many Central Oregon Community College students’ financial aid, may be facing large funding cuts or worse, the program may be completely cut from the list of programs funded by...

Near-fatal crash hospitalizes COCC instructor

Alyssa Wilder The Broadside After a near-fatal bicycle accident on Oct. 19, Gary Bowne, Theater Arts instructor at Central Oregon Community College, is on the road to recovery, according to his step-daughter Kellie Jones. “We’re...

Motivated student organizes walk-out on campus

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) On Feb. 14, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., ran in fear for their safety and livelihood. One month later, on March 14, thousands...

OSU-Cascades to offer four-year degrees

With the purchase of a new building and continued community support, Oregon State University-Cascades is planning to expand some of its programs to four-year formats. OSU-Cascades plans to have at least two of its programs...

COCC professor “takes back” Boston Marathon

How one COCC professor made the top finish time of any Central Oregon runner A year after the Boston Marathon bombings shook the nation, a Central Oregon Community College professor qualified for and ran the...

Beating the Winter Blues

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) On average, Bend, Oregon has 158 days of clear sunny skies, but what are you supposed to do the rest of the time? According to the U.S. National...

Fee committee recommends increase in Mazama gym fees

Your Mazama gym fees could potentially increase by four dollars. The student fees committee recently recommended an increase in the fee to assist with maintenance and repairs for the current Mazama gym at Central...