Feces in the Air

If you’re anything like me (a small-bladdered germaphobe, whose inclination to avoid the common-cold probably comes off as haughty snobbery) then you’re not a fan of public restrooms. Here are a few of my bathroom turn-offs: door handles, pee-filled urinals, floors covered in pubic hair, and of course those god awful,

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Domestic Violence Week at PCC

By: Joe Riedl About a third of all people have or will experience domestic violence in their life. That’s 11,000 PCC students. That’s over 100 million Americans. Domestic Violence Awareness Week starts on Monday, February 27th on the PCC campuses. “The project started about five years ago,” says Deanna Rebardo, an

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PCC Responds to Trump with Workshops

Originally published on Campus Reform.org, Jan 24 2017 Portland Community College has created a task force charged with “galvanizing” the school’s community for social justice with workshops on pronoun use, avoiding deportation, and more. The task force  will be composed primarily of faculty, spanning from the Office of the President to adjunct

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PCC at the Women’s March on Portland

On Saturday January 21st, the streets of downtown Portland were a sea of pink hats and bright, catchy posters as thousands participated in the Women’s March on Portland. The March quickly became one of the biggest ever in the city’s history, drawing around 100,000 participants throughout the five-hour duration of the

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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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