Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Opinion: The anxiety of social isolation

It is hard to remember a time in where almost everyone in the entire world shared a collective experience. The closest I can recall was all the way back when Pokémon GO released in...

Carls Corner: The cause of lightning

By Carl Swanson | The Broadside (Contact: cfswanson@cocc.edu) When lightning, occurs when there is electrical discharge in or around a thunderstorm. The three most common types of lightning are cloud-to-ground lightning, cloud-to-cloud lightning, and cloud-to-air...

Understanding movement

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: mlegrand2@cocc.edu) Moving has many  direct or indirect meanings, whether it’s changing your location of residence, your job, your  school, or leaving to explore a faraway land. All of...

Starting the search for summer jobs

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: mlegrand2@cocc.edu) Many of you are probably scratching your head and asking: “what am I going to do for work this summer?” While others are looking for employment, others...

Health care options remain scarce on campus

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: mlegrand2@cocc.edu) Some may find it a bit unusual that a man is discussing health concerns for women on campus, but in my world it's an everyday occurrence. Growing...

Understanding the relativity of privilege

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: mlegrand2@cocc.edu) Over the years, I've worked with students from all corners of this state and country, ranging from the rich to the poor, the apologists, and the dreamer,...

A very tasty child

By Spencer Light | The Broadside (Contact: slight@cocc.edu) It’s funny how the simplest of beginnings — a small deed, some kind words, or even a genuine smile —  can form a relationship with the potential...

Review: “Love, Simon” (SPOILERS)

By Hannah Welbourn | The Broadside (Contact: hwelbourn@cocc.edu) LGBTQ+ representation in films and TV was once limited to one flamboyant, over-the-top, token gay character. I’ve grown up in a time to see the transition from...

Generation Columbine

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) Those born on or after the year 1999, are being referred to as “Generation Columbine.” Isn’t that sad? School hallways should not be a place where you feel...

Not in our town

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: mlegrand2@cocc.edu) In conjunction with their commitment toward A Season for Nonviolence, the Central Oregon Community College Multicultural Activities Coalition created an opportunity for the community to discuss their...