Author Archives: Carla Macedo Diaz

Goings On @ Rock Creek (and Beyond)

Writing Conference at Rock Creek On Friday May 19th Rock creek will have its first Groundswell Writing Conference where students  will present their original creative and academic writing on a range of topics, including sexuality and gender, nature and the environment, as well as politics and Portland’s housing crisis. There will

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ASPCC Looks into the Future!

Next month as the term is starting to wrap up, ASPCC will be hosting an end-of-the-year party with a futuristic theme. It will be held at the World Trade Center in Portland from 7:30pm to 11:30pm on Friday, May 12th. The night will feature: faux gambling, photo booth, a dance party

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Hidden Camera Found in Rock Creek Bathroom

In October 2016, a student entered a gender neutral restroom and stumbled upon a camera hidden underneath a sink that was pointed in the direction of the toilet. The student reported the camera to campus security and the camera was immediately removed. The local authorities were notified. Upon further investigation, the

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Rock Creek Turns 40!

In honor of Rock Creek’s 40th birthday, the Art Collection Advisory Committee will be selecting 40 pieces from staff, non-faculty and former students to exhibit their work in the Helzer Art Gallery from May 8th to the 15th. Current students are encouraged to join, please see your current instructor. Artists must

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Talent Expo

The PCC Talent Expo is in need of performers, artists, and project designers! “The Expo promotes a talent show recognizing the performing arts and an academic expo displaying academic projects. This combination event will occur on each campus with 1st place winners performing/presenting their work at the District End of Year

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Cheap and Fun Valentine’s Day Dates

Valentine’s Day can be a really stressful time for students. We want to show our significant others we care about them and love them, buy them flowers, chocolates, tickets to a big game, and much needed massages. But with how expensive books and bills are these days, our budgets could fund

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PCC Declared a “Sanctuary College”

December 20th 2016, a proposal requesting that PCC adopt the term “Sanctuary Campus” was approved and implemented by PCC President Mark Mitsui. PCC is one of six Oregon colleges that have adopted this term in efforts to aid and protect undocumented students. The proposal reads: “During the last several weeks, many

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