Weekly Note from Bridge Advisor: Raymond Quinton

By Raymond Quinton|February 6, 2019

February is a great time to explore arts, culture and history, and a time to flex your inner-activist. PCC has no shortage of opportunities to explore art, culture and politics. Check out the following: African Film Festival I’m on my

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Cascade African Film Festival Turns 29

By Raymond Quinton|February 6, 2019

The Cascade African Film Festival turns 29 this year and shows no signs slowing momentum or waning popularity. For 29 years the PCC sponsored film festival has been presenting some of the best African films and building a bridge been

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Oregon New Green New Deal!

By Joe Culhane|February 6, 2019

[update: The Green New Deal legislature has been announced 2/7/19: The Green New Deal, explained] You’ve likely heard or read the words “Green New Deal” in the past few months. It has been a hot topic in many circles across

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Carpe Mundi Spotlight

By Rory Elliott|February 6, 2019

The founders of Carpe Mundi believe every student can benefit from the experience of traveling and studying in other countries—regardless of their socioeconomic status. But access to those programs and relating those experiences to their everyday lives once returning proved

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The Illumination Project 2019

By Joe Culhane|February 5, 2019

Have you ever heard of the Illumination Project? It’s okay if you haven’t. But I’m glad you’re reading this now so you can learn what it’s all about and ideally come be a part of this impactful theatrical learning experience.

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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Ralf Youtz

By Katie San Roman|February 5, 2019

Ralf Youtz was once a PCC student for five years. He is now a Statistics professor at PCC for the past six years. In 1990 Ralf dropped out of Reed College after three semesters. In 1999, he started taking classes for

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Letter From New Bridge Adviser

By Raymond Quinton|January 25, 2019

Journalism is not dead, as some would like you to believe…Colleges and universities have a duty to teach journalism and nurture future journalism advocates. This could mean the difference between a free society or an oppressive corporatocracy with no checks

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Portland Artists to Look Out For in 2019

By Rory Elliott|January 24, 2019

Chanti Darling Chanti Darling has been blowing up in the Portland dance and Rhythm and Blues (RNB) scene ever since he started performing his choreographed, high energy live shows around 4 years ago. His highly anticipated full-length debut album RNB

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Another Fracking Pipeline: Why We Should Care

By Joe Culhane|January 23, 2019

[Update 1: Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explosion Causes Fireball in Ohio Jan. 21 2019. Global News] [Update 2: Douglas County court nullifies key Jordan Cove Energy Project permit. Jan. 23 2019 The News Review] On a brisk January evening in Salem, Oregon,

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Care Not Cops Launches New Campaign

By Rory Elliott|January 23, 2019

Care Not Cops (CNC) and its anchor organization Critical Resistance Portland (CRPDX) launched a new campaign targeting the Portland Police Department’s Gang Enforcement Team (GET). This revitalized Care Not Cops campaign deviates from what CNC focused its campaign lens on in 2018 as

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Tuition is Increasing & Everyone Should Be Worried

By Katie San Roman|January 23, 2019

In early December, President Mark Mitsui sent out an email notifying how Governor Kate Brown’s proposed (or lack of depending how you look at it) budget plan and how this would affect all seventeen community colleges in Oregon, as community

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Recap of Panther Basketball vs. Chemeketa CC

By Katie San Roman|January 22, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16th, the Panthers played the Chemeketa Storm at home, in the Cascade gym. The Women’s team play first with a rock start with Chemeketa having leading at the end of the second quarter; 41 to 15. Yet

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PCC Students Spend Their Winter Break with Habitat for Humanity

By Katie San Roman|January 9, 2019

Back (L-R): Luxo Lopez, Jade Vanatta, Nic Pham, Valentina Nolazco, Nicole Pruitt, Cesar Santiago, Chris Keith Front (L-R): Katherine Cox, Pedro Garcia-Balderram, Andrea Salyer, Mitzi Pulido, Kimberly Alvarez, Monet Sutch, Katie San Roman, Chi Pham On December 17th, 13 PCC

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Diversidad Sin Fronteras: LGBTQI+ Asylum

By Rory Elliott|January 8, 2019

Deciding to travel separately from the larger “caravan” for safety, a group of 80 people, mainly LGBTQI+ individuals were the first to reach the U.S. Mexico border in November. This group and many more LGBTQI+ community members currently at the

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