The Trimet MAX tragedy

The Oregonian/Oregon Live today had a detailed description of the Max train tragedy, told by PCC student Rachel Macy. She pulled off her shirt to compress the wound on the throat of one of the victims, Taliesin Namkai-Meche, and stayed and prayed with him until the paramedics came. She was the

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An Investigation Into Academic Integrity.

Portland Community College’s Academic Integrity Task Force put together a report on the school’s “current practices and values as related to student academic integrity,” which can be found here. The investigation surveyed more than 1400 students and 200 staff members whom answered questions about academia and student integrity. Spewed out was

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Leafleting at Rock Creek

Good Afternoon Rock Creek Students, A few days ago, members representing a local bible church placed a leaflet on cars in our parking lots. Clearly this message targeted our queer/trans community which violates our institutional values. We are also reminded that our parking lots are not free speech zones and that

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A note of appreciation

Students and Staff, Before the morning cars lumber into the parking lots, before the students stream into the classrooms, during the earliest morning hours on campus, a collection of remarkable people do their work before everyone else does theirs. We rarely see them. In many ways, they are almost invisible to

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