Final Days for Panther Pantry Student Workers

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

SE Panther Pantry Focused on Supplying Food and Household Needs Before Closure by Kanani Cortez Panther Pantries continued to provide students and faculty with food and supplies during their final days of operation ahead of the school closing until May

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PCC Employees Have a New Union Contract

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by Lex Rule In the latest Local Union Newsletter, President of PCC’s Federation of Classified Employees (FCE) Jeff Grider says, “(Our new union contract) achieved incremental improvements on both monetary and non-monetary issues, brand-new protections for our members, and one

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Our Town comes to PCC – a review

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by Lex Rule The opening night of PCC Sylvania’s production of Our Town was one to remember. Playwright Thornton Wilder dreamt up this world over 80 years ago but this cast, crew, and director, Jonathan Walters, proved the script to

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PCC’s Basketball Honors

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Portland Community College (PCC) student-athlete Daniel Hornbuckle has had his share of ups-and-downs on the basketball court. As a freshman in high school, his coach took a chance by placing him on the varsity squad. He excelled,

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PCC Instructor Honors Working Women with Guided Discussion on Caregiving

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2020

by Lex Rule In honor of International Women’s Day, Southeast’s Women’s Resource Center hosted Women’s and Gender Studies professor Jimena Alvarado’s guided talk: “Women’s Work: Babies, Caretaking, and Migration”. The center’s coordinator, Jess Amo, said “International Women’s Day historically came

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A Creative Perspective on PCC’s new Restructuring

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Portland Community College President Mark Mitsui values the artist’s perspective. Similar to his approach in projects during his time in the Obama administration, Mitsui has called for the inclusion of artists-in-residence in the school’s ongoing reorganization. Faculty

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The Upcycle Fair and Beating Finals Stress

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

How Creative Groups of Students and Staff are Coming Together to Help Each Other Through Finals Time by Ryan Lawrance McGreer Beat the Stress Week is a quarterly event that takes place each term before finals, where the identity centers

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The Surprise Closure of Concordia University

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

by Daniel Bloomfield In February, Interim President at Concordia University Dr. Thomas Ries announced that the institution will be closing its doors for good after the Spring term of 2020, and in a press release explained that the “Board of

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Gardens for Learning

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

In areas on campus where plants and produce can be grown by and for the PCC community, little known learning gardens have big impact by Lesley McLam Portland Community College’s learning gardens are designated plots of land on each campus

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Legal Aid Clinics on Campus, Filling Gaps in Student Access

By Bridge Staff|March 6, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee The Portland Community College (PCC) Paralegal department has multiple upcoming events designed to serve the community by reducing barriers to equitable access to legal services. The events are free and open to the public, but some preparation

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Interpreting Free Speech At PCC

By Bridge Staff|March 4, 2020

By Daniel Bloomfield Portland Community College(PCC) states in its expressive conduct policy that it “fully supports open expression and freedom of speech by students and the public” and only diverts from its policy in specific cases. In January 2020, a

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