Author Archives: Joe Riedl

An Investigation Into Academic Integrity.

By Joe Riedl|May 26, 2017

Portland Community College’s Academic Integrity Task Force put together a report on the school’s “current practices and values as related to student academic integrity,” which can be found here. The investigation surveyed more than 1400 students and 200 staff members

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ASPCC Member Creates Shocking Display

By Joe Riedl|May 19, 2017

Ben Nzowo’s (pronounced n-zoh-woh)  first experienced racial profiling last year, after coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. to study. He and his friends, all black, were driving to an ATM in Seattle, when they were pulled

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No Car. No worries.

By Joe Riedl|May 15, 2017

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

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An Interview with Raquel Aponte

By Joe Riedl|May 15, 2017

The nation of Venezuela is spiraling. In the wake of political and economic woe, thousands of Venezuelans have marched through the streets, taking part in what some are calling the beginning of a new revolution. The protests come amid signs

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Feces in the Air

By Joe Riedl|April 5, 2017

If you’re anything like me (a small-bladdered germaphobe, whose inclination to avoid the common-cold probably comes off as haughty snobbery) then you’re not a fan of public restrooms. Here are a few of my bathroom turn-offs: door handles, pee-filled urinals,

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Domestic Violence Week at PCC

By Joe Riedl|February 14, 2017

By: Joe Riedl About a third of all people have or will experience domestic violence in their life. That’s 11,000 PCC students. That’s over 100 million Americans. Domestic Violence Awareness Week starts on Monday, February 27th on the PCC campuses.

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In My Home

By Joe Riedl|February 14, 2017

Portland is in the midst of a housing crisis. We live in one of the most gentrified cities in America, a fact that has prompted newly elected city commissioner Chloe Eudaly to propose an ordinance that would force landlords to

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Julie Keefe Sends Messages to Mr. Trump

By Joe Riedl|January 31, 2017

Text and Photos by Joe Riedl On the Wednesday before the inauguration, student assistants by her side, Julie Keefe marched into Building 5 at Rock Creek and enlisted passersby to participate in her newest project, Messages to the President. Keefe

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