Author Archives: Samantha Saxby

Samantha Saxby

About Samantha Saxby

Former Cascade Campus Editor (2014-2015), I grew up on the east coast, mainly the St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL region, and was afforded many opportunities to write and hone my craft. I knew I wanted to be a writer at a young age, and was fortunate enough to have several mentors along the way. In grade school I placed in a few statewide creative writing competitions and attended writing camps and seminars at the Poynter Institute. While attending Osceola Fundamental High School was published in our literary magazine, The Oracle, and mentored incoming freshman. After graduation I began doing freelance work for the Tampa Bay Times, covering topics ranging from music and art shows to up and coming local businesses of interest in the area. I moved to Portland in 2012 and eagerly began working towards my AAOT, here, at Portland Community College. I am over the moon about this new venture as editor of The Bridge at Cascade Campus -- I look forward to working with anyone and everyone interested in writing appealing articles.

Pointed Circle Book Release Party

By Samantha Saxby|June 2, 2015

Cameron Johnson and the Editors of the Pointed Circle; Cascade Campus — For the past two terms the editing crew of Professor Wendy Bourgeois’ Writing 246 class have been meeting together to assemble Cascade Campus’ annual literary magazine, the Pointed Circle.

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Don't Shoot Portland Interview with PCC Student Antonio Greely

By Samantha Saxby|May 28, 2015

Cascade Campus — As Willamette Weekly readers might already know, on April 15th there was an article entitled Déjà Blue: Protesters of police violence march away from City-Hall empty handed, which features a photograph of PCC student Antonio Greely. The article piqued

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Your Invitation to the PCC Pilot Honors Program Symposium

By Samantha Saxby|May 7, 2015

All Campuses —  Tomorrow, May 8, 2015, PCC’s Pilot Honors Program will be conducting the 2015 Symposium at Sylvania Campus. If you are between classes, or have some free time from 10:00 AM to Noon, we very much encourage the general public

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Veterans Ball

By Samantha Saxby|May 4, 2015

Cascade Campus – Please join ASPCC Cascade Campus in honoring the veterans at the Veterans Ball.   The event will take place at: Ambridge Event Center 1333 NE MLK Jr. Blvd Portland, Oregon 97232 On: May 8th 5:30- 9:30pm  

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The Glass Menagerie

By Samantha Saxby|April 29, 2015

Patrick Tangredi, Sylvania Campus — The Glass Menagerie is coming to our PCC stage in early May! With PCC’s group of stellar students on and off-stage, they’re rehearsing and making huge strides in this monumental drama.  Tennessee Williams was vaulted

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PCC May Soon Say Goodbye to Current President Jeremy Brown

By Samantha Saxby|April 27, 2015

  All Campuses – On the 22nd of April, 2015, Willamette Week ran a short story on page 6 concerning our current president, Jeremy Brown. According to Willamette Week, “Brown is among 54 candidates seeking the [chancellor] position at Mid-South Community

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Portland By Cycle Workshops

By Samantha Saxby|April 20, 2015

  Cascade Campus — ASPCC Cascade Bike Program and the Portland Department of Transportation is hosting Portland By Cycle workshops at Cascade campus: Cycling Essentials Tues, May 12, 6:30pm PCC Cascade Campus, Student Center, 705 N Killingsworth St Want more

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Cascade Campus Student Earns National Scholarship

By Samantha Saxby|April 20, 2015

James Hill; Cascade Campus — Portland Community College students Tuong Hoang (Rock Creek Campus) and Quynh Do (Cascade Campus) can add “national scholars” to their academic résumés. The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa (honor society for two-year colleges) announced they are among a select

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One Year, Temporary, Full-Time EMS Faculty Position

By Samantha Saxby|April 20, 2015

Cascade Campus — The Division of Allied Health, Emergency and Legal Services has a one-year, temporary, full-time position for an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) instructor. The successful candidate may be assigned any of the 100-level EMS courses. Assignments will generally not

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Apply Now for the Student Academic Success Program

By Samantha Saxby|April 20, 2015

Cascade Campus — Apply now for the Cascade campus student academic success program! The Cascade ROOTS Program was established in 2010 and is federally-funded through the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services. TRIO SSS Cascade ROOTS is dedicated

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Documentary Filmmaker Julie Winokur's "Bring It To The Table"

By Samantha Saxby|April 1, 2015

Cascade Campus — In an age of hyper-partisan politics, where talking about policy is almost as taboo as talking about sex; award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Julie Winokur aims to bring political conversation back to the dinner-table. Winokur advocates for

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Student Union Now Offers Student Lockers

By Samantha Saxby|March 30, 2015

Cascade Campus — Student lockers are now available in the Student Union Building at $5.00 per rental. The lockers in the old Student Center basement are closed forever and The Business Office no longer rents lockers.

Angel's Journey from Student to Published Author

By Samantha Saxby|March 27, 2015

Cascade Campus — Angel Anderson is a former student of P.C.C. where she earned an Associate Degree in Para-Education and an Associate of Science Degree. During her pursuit of her degree in Para-Education, she took a class — ED 103

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Student Art Exhibition

By Samantha Saxby|March 22, 2015

Made at PCC Cascade: Student Art Exhibition  Cascade Gallery, Cascade Campus, Portland Community College Dates: April 17 – May 22, 2015  Opening Reception in the Gallery: Friday, April 17, 3:00 – 5:00 pm (awards ceremony 3:30) Terrell Hall 102, PCC

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