Breaking New Ground: Cascade Urban Learning Garden

By Joe Culhane|October 10, 2018

It’s been ten years coming but it finally happened: the Cascade Urban Learning Garden has broken ground. On Thursday, September 18th, upwards of 30+ volunteers were out doing the righteous dirty work of clearing sod. Among them were students, staff,

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Humans of PCC – Artist Spotlight: Belle Miranda

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

Belle Miranda aka BelleM has been busy honing her craft and expanding her skills in the PCC Multimedia program. She became seriously interested in art about 6 years ago, despite nurturing a passion for art since she could remember, when

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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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APB: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By Juan Lacayo|March 21, 2018

A midday panel discussion about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women was in the Cascade Student Union on March 7. Speakers included Marita Growing Thunder representing Save Our Sisters: #MMIW Awareness; Luhui Whitebear, doctoral student of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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The Pointed Circle Experience

By River Flora|February 11, 2018

The Pointed Circle Experience River Flora One of the foremost aspects writers look for in their environment is the opportunity to grow their words and meanings in a place that won’t choke out their creativity in the process of labor.

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I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is…

By Dom Belcastro|February 11, 2018

I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is… Dom Belcastro & Jake Edgar The US and other American lands are the fruits of brutal colonial campaigns waged by multiple European autocracies that were enthusiastically inherited by their white

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Bridging the Gap

By Juan Lacayo|January 25, 2018

    Bridging the Gap Juan Lacayo Why do we need a student-led newspaper like The Bridge at PCC? This is a specific question that has roots in a more fundamental question: why do we need journalism? The Fourth Estate,

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Into the Archives

By Dom Belcastro|January 25, 2018

Dom Belcrasto   1974 July 18 – Title IX It may be hard to imagine any PCC campus without a women’s resource center, coed p.e. classes or legal protection from gender discrimination. The passage of Title IX did not immediately

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PCC Student Killed in Hit and Run

By Juan Lacayo|November 27, 2017

Tragedy rippled through the PCC community after the announcement of the untimely death of a twenty-five-year-old student. After an early morning 911 call, on November 8 emergency responders discovered fatally injured Madison Ries in the southbound lane of Interstate 5

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Blast From the Past: Cascade College, 1969.

By Bridge Staff|November 26, 2017

Here we have an excellent aerial of what is now Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus located on N Killingsworth Street. The school began as a small Christian College which transferred its holdings to the entity that created PCC. The campus

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Soup Time at PCC

By Alex Robino|November 6, 2017

Cold weather says “Eat Soup” and Phi Theta Kappa says, “Have some for free! Students can come pick up either hot ready-made soup or take home the ingredients to make soup at home at the Cascade Student Union, Room 202

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Associated Students of PCC Hiring for Next Academic Year

By Bridge Staff|April 3, 2017

PCC’s student government for Cascade Campus has announced it is hiring for next academic year. This is a chance to get involved with student leadership and get paid to work on campus. Applications are now being accepted, but the deadline

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STEM Week at Cascade Campus

By Leah Bell-Johnson|March 2, 2017

Recently Cascade campus played host to a series of workshops, documentary screenings, and presentations that made up STEM Week. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, makes up a significant portion of the degrees earned at PCC. Due

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