30 Years of African Films at PCC

By Bridge Staff|March 4, 2020

by Lesley McLam This February, PCC is hosting its 30th Annual Cascade Festival African Films where, in celebration of Black History month, the college annually “honors the art and craft of filmmaking,” from the African continent. To celebrate 30 years,

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Sovereignty: Past, Present and Future

By Rory Elliott|December 4, 2018

About a dozen people sat in rows of chairs facing the front of room as “Sovereignty: Past, Present and Future” was set to begin. Organized by PCC’s Native Nations Club and hosted inside of Room 202 in Cascade Campus’ Student

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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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