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Charles Claringbold

About Charles Claringbold

Southeast Campus Editor, Charles was a member of the team that created, edited, and published the PCC Southeast literary journal Center Street in the spring of 2015. He is a published poet and musician who plays baritone saxophone with the PCC band at Cascade. He is also the band leader, singer, songwriter, and guitar player of Portland’s own punk rock doo-wop group Dartgun and the Vignettes. Charles returned to school after a long career as an executive chef, 30 years after graduating from high school. Inspired by their children’s success in college, Charles and his wife Christine both returned to school in the spring of 2014. Since then Charles has immersed himself in the creative writing program at the SE campus. He cites English department chair Jessica Johnson and poetry instructor John Morrison for additional inspiration and motivation. Charles plans to continue with the writing and music programs and is excited to join the of The Bridge as editor for the SE campus.

COSMIC SNOWTUBING

Video Credit: KATU Communities The Office of International Education has planned a super fun event that will take place next Saturday, January 30th – Cosmic Snowtubing at Mt. Hood! We’ll be tubing in the dark with a DJ, black lights, laser light shows, and lots of other fun!

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