A Recent History of The Bridge

A Recent History of The Bridge Juan Lacayo PCC’s student newspaper, The Bridge, has a dramatic history that runs the gamut of critical acclaim, controversy, defunding, shutdown, and a subsequent revival: Following budget cuts that occurred in 2005, The Bridge lost its administrative funding from the college’s general

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River Flora – Reporter

Queer Writings from NE Portland: I think I started writing so young because it took me longer than most to acquire the skills for coherent verbal communication. Partially aspergers and partially a result of the environment I grew up in, it was easier for me to start communicating

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PCC Student Killed in Hit and Run

Tragedy rippled through the PCC community after the announcement of the untimely death of a twenty-five-year-old student. After an early morning 911 call, on November 8 emergency responders discovered fatally injured Madison Ries in the southbound lane of Interstate 5 near the Skidmore overpass. The 911 caller reported

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Blanchet House and Farm Support the Homeless

Embedded in the wine country of Yamhill county is a farm where the animals are responsible for healing and re-socializing men recovering from addiction and houseless-ness. The counterpart to this recovery farm is a dining hall in the heart of downtown Portland, run by volunteers and the men

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How Work Study Works

“Work-Study” is a program of the Federal Government that has three purposes:  To give needy college students a chance to make some money, provide work experience, and to provide colleges with a source of labor. The maximum award for work-study jobs at PCC is $4,500 over either three

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