Reflections on The Bridge’s first year back into print. It’s almost over folks, and it’s been one heck of a ride. We wanted to take a moment to talk about some of the changes that have occurred here with The Bridge and some of the plans we have as we move
The Sculptor, by Scott McCloud This is my single favorite graphic novel, bar none. Death appears to a struggling artist in New York and offers him a deal—he’ll gain the ability to magically sculpt any material with his bare hands, but in return, he only gets 200 days left to live.
There are five great resources in the LINKS Department, and there are two programs I want to acknowledge in this week’s issue. These programs are commendable resources that we as a PCC community should cherish and celebrate. I am referring to Gateway to College and YES to College. These LINKS programs,
The Feb 12, 1964 issue of The Oregonian featured this photo by Leonard Bacon. The caption read “Operation of office machinery is now taught at Portland Community College in conjunction with Manpower Development Training Act. Expansion plans call for training medical secretaries, dental assistants, other specialties.” Poor grammar was evidently acceptable
Ben Nzowo’s (pronounced n-zoh-woh) first experienced racial profiling last year, after coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. to study. He and his friends, all black, were driving to an ATM in Seattle, when they were pulled over. Soon more police officers showed up and swarmed the car.
pcc.edu recently featured welder Ash Jimenez on the login page, and highlighted her joining a long tradition of women in the trades. On August 30, 1990, this photo by Susan Hereford appeared. The caption read: “Jennice Taylor (left) of Hillsboro and Vi Bryant of Portland work on construction of the Scouter’s
These are love songs. That is important to understand. Death is real. This aspect of the album cannot, and should not be ignored. The loss of Phil Elverum’s wife, is the crux by which this album was forged. But as a larger concept, I think what the album is really about
I took an Environmental Sustainability class a few terms ago. Our main goal was to make a lifestyle change for the sake of the planet. There was one in particular that really surprised me. A guy named Brett wanted to rely less on fossil-fuels, so he sold his twenty-year-old orange Toyota
Most students attending PCC for a four-year degree prefer to transfer entirely away to their new school, but sometimes circumstances call for students to dual-enroll at PCC and another school, like myself. It’s definitely more difficult than attending a single school, but there are often excellent reasons to dual-enroll. A few
This 1984 photograph from the Oregonian’s Tom Treick has the caption “Stretching Time-Portland Community College basketball Coach John Lee (with ball) watches as Panther players Donovan McGinnis (Left) and J.R. Benjamin do stretching exercises. Lee is still at PCC, as a part-time Physical Education instructor at the Cascade Campus. Save