Monday, January 20, 2020

Student government looks ahead to upcoming elections

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) The students behind Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College push for the betterment of COCC’s students, with a mission to “Represent and serve all students by...

Thousands attend Central Oregon March For Our Lives

Story By Hannah Welbourn, Photos By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: hwelbourn@cocc.edu, kagatucci2@cocc.edu) "Our minds, which are programmed to protect our children, are also programmed to find numbers like 13,823 simply too big to...

Gun control: Is this what we should be teaching teachers?

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) Following the Parkland, Fla. shooting, controversy spread across the country, as people were fed up with the lack of change in regulations surrounding gun violence. “With a...

CPS’ change of roster

By Nolan Wironen | The Broadside (Contact: nwironen@cocc.edu) Spring term is coming with more changes than class schedules. Don Doughty, the current director of Campus Public Security at Central Oregon Community College is stepping down...

Secretary of State fired, replaced by CIA Chief

By Miles Flynn | The Broadside (Contact: mflynn@cocc.edu) President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce that CIA chief Mike Pompeo would be taking over the role of Secretary of State from former Exxon Executive...

What does science say about stress? A talk by Dr. Rebecca Walker-Sands

By Adam Case | The Broadside (Contact: acase@cocc.edu) Did you know that actors who have won an Oscar tend to live about three years longer than those who haven’t? Dr. Rebecca Walker-Sands explains this phenomenon...

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...

The Relentless Flu

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) Flu season: tissue piles become endless, coughs echo the classrooms, and NyQuil becomes your best friend. What is commonly characterized as a sore throat, fever, chills and headache,...

Red Cross on campus (feeding the vampires)

By Adam Case | The Broadside (Contact: acase@cocc.edu) Some classes taught at Central Oregon Community College offer extra credit if you donate blood at the blood drive held on campus. Anyone could need a blood...

Should you really drink that tea?

By Nolan Wironen | The Broadside (Contact: nwironen@cocc.edu) Drinking hot tea and other hot beverages in combination with the use of tobacco and alcohol can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, according to a study...