Author Archives: Jake Edgar

TEDx Comes to PCC

By Jake Edgar|May 22, 2018

TEDx is an independently organized TED event, and this years theme was “Collective Genius.” Largely organized by Mohamad Karim, the Director of Student Programs at Cascade Campus’ Branch of the ASPCC. It was an event that was filmed, streamed, and

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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Mark Easby

By Jake Edgar|May 6, 2018

  Can you give us a brief background? I was brought up thirty miles from Stratford upon Avon. Lived in London for many years where I worked in music and later in marketing. I came to America in 1989 for

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No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION

By Jake Edgar|March 23, 2018

No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION – Jake Edgar   The crucial message that we must take from the brave and unendingly inspiring students of Parkland, Florida is this: We can never stop fighting. That being said,

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What is Fine Art Anyways? Opinion

By Jake Edgar|March 11, 2018

What is Fine Art Anyways? ————————————————————————————————————————— art ärt/ noun the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional

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A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff, OPINION

By Jake Edgar|February 26, 2018

A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff Jake Edgar Imagine this: you work at a restaurant that books 3 months in advance, and if they don’t take in enough reservations to justify your employment, you simply don’t have a job,

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Burgerville Workers Union Calls For Boycott of All Stores

By Jake Edgar|February 15, 2018

  Burgerville Workers Union Calls for Boycott of All Stores Jake Edgar  The formation of the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), in 2016, came as a pleasant surprise to everyone except Burgerville’s upper management team. The demands coming from the union

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Blast From the Past, Cascade College

By Jake Edgar|February 11, 2018

Blast From The Past Jake Edgar This beautiful aerial shot shows Cascade College, which in some manner is the former building that Cascade Campus now houses. You can see the dorms just to the top right which are still standing,

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Humans of PCC: Instructor Justin Rigamonti

By Jake Edgar|October 9, 2017

Justin Rigamonti grew up near the Rock Creek Campus, spent 10 years in southern California studying art and writing, then moved back to Portland, where he teaches, writes, makes kid’s books, and co-runs a literary nonprofit called Poetry Press Week.

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Humans of PCC: Professor Matt Glazewski

By Jake Edgar|September 25, 2017

Professor Matt Glazewski received his B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Meteorology from Penn State, an M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration) in Natural Resources Policy & Administration from Portland State University, and has completed work toward an M.S. (Master of Science)

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