Author Archives: Jake Edgar

From Under the Bridge (Editorial) “Free Boxes”

By Jake Edgar|September 23, 2017

It’s Portland, Oregon near the end of summer. We just went to IKEA to escape the heat, and bought so much great stuff! So much great, cheap, amazing, and beautiful stuff! Oh Christ, but what about all this other stuff

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Two Album Reviews from the Summer

By Jake Edgar|September 23, 2017

Brand New, Science Fiction   On 17 August, 2017 Brand New released their fifth studio album, Science Fiction, which is rumored to be their last. It comes from Lacey’s Procrastinate! Music Traitors label, and had been in the works for almost a decade.   The

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The Trimet MAX tragedy

By Jake Edgar|May 31, 2017

The Oregonian/Oregon Live today had a detailed description of the Max train tragedy, told by PCC student Rachel Macy. She pulled off her shirt to compress the wound on the throat of one of the victims, Taliesin Namkai-Meche, and stayed

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PCC’s Anarchists and Socialists Unite on May Day

By Jake Edgar|May 15, 2017

On May 1st, following a long tradition of protests for labor rights, the student ANT club and students involved with the Seattle based Socialist Alternative organized a walkout on the Cascade Campus. There were around fifty total attendees, from students

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PCC’s President Reassures All.

By Jake Edgar|April 17, 2017

On March 28th, before anyone was fully awake, I walked through a series of cubicles in a temporary office complex at Sylvania to meet with Mark Mitsui. His office was just past a table covered with fresh fruit and donuts.

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But Seriously, Now What?

By Jake Edgar|February 13, 2017

With growing concern stirring the general public and student body, I wanted to address a few hands on methods that individuals can affect change in their communities. Donate to Charities that you believe in. For obvious reasons there are a

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Ten Albums

By Jake Edgar|January 10, 2017

The Ten Albums of 2016 Everyone Was Too Busy To Listen To. (But Really Should Get On Listening To.) By: Jake Edgar   Okkervil River, Away* “Away” is Okkervil River’s eighth full length record, and the first since the monumental

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Interview: Musician Lily Brashears from “Sheers”

By Jake Edgar|October 17, 2016

When did you begin writing songs, and how long has this project been under development? Is this something you’ve been wanting to do for a while? I’ve been writing songs on and off since I was a kid, but never

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New Music: Sheer’s Self-Titled EP

By Jake Edgar|October 4, 2016

Ear Candy at Mississippi Studios is always a solid way to spend the evening, and September 19th proved to be no different. To my welcome surprise, the first act to perform was a shocking and refreshing departure from Portland’s foundation

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PCC Bears a Heavy Heart

By Jake Edgar|September 28, 2016

By Jake Edgar. Sometimes we have to address the more sensitive side of reporting, and with that in mind The Bridge feels obliged to call attention to some tragic events which occurred over the summer. On Saturday July 30th a

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