The Year Comes to an End.

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

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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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The Blame Game

In six short years, PCC’s Newberg Center went from being a success story to the center of an epic and expensive debacle. In 2010, PCC began plans for the $7.2 million Newberg Center. A year later the building was opened, earning commendation for its sustainable design and architectural innovation. Four years

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Mountain’s Book Recommendations:

The Monkey Wrench Gang, By Edward Abbey Edward Abbey is often referred to as the “Henry David Thoreau of the Desert.” There’s a lot of truth in this comparison, though Edward Abbey was significantly more likely to get in a fight or fart in polite company. Published in 1975, The Monkey

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