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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Blast From The Past!

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

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Summer Pell Returns

Usually the government doing something that affects students is news to dread, but for once there’s some good news on that front. On Monday, May 8, Congress passed a piece of bipartisan legislation to refund the summer Pell Grant Program starting with the 2017-2018 school year. This means that starting this

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What Can OrgSync Do for You?

Some of you may have heard of orgsync via your MyPCC email account lately, here’s some information to shine on that subject to get you to better know what exactly is orgsync. What is OrgSync? OrgSync is an online platform that allows student clubs to charter and be recognized as a

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Goings On @ Rock Creek (and Beyond)

Writing Conference at Rock Creek On Friday May 19th Rock creek will have its first Groundswell Writing Conference where students  will present their original creative and academic writing on a range of topics, including sexuality and gender, nature and the environment, as well as politics and Portland’s housing crisis. There will

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No Car. No worries.

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

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The Bridge Goes to Try-Outs!

I have been a huge fan of soccer all my life, but I haven’t played since high school. On Saturday, April 29th, I was given the opportunity to participate in the PCC Men’s Soccer tryouts held at the Hillsboro Stadium. Once I got there, I was introduced to Walter Arevalo, the

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