Humans of PCC, an Interview with Ralf Youtz

By Katie San Roman|February 5, 2019

Ralf Youtz was once a PCC student for five years. He is now a Statistics professor at PCC for the past six years. In 1990 Ralf dropped out of Reed College after three semesters. In 1999, he started taking classes for

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Humans of PCC, C, a Soldier’s Perspective

By Juan Lacayo|November 6, 2018

What do you think was your call to service? I’m going to say the biggest one [was]: I always wanted to do it […] as a kid […] I was not that strong. I was not that tough. I wasn’t

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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Matt Stockton

By Katie San Roman|June 5, 2018

Matt Stockton has been teaching at PCC since 2001 and became a full-time faculty member in 2010 and recently became the Faculty Department Chair of Philosophy and Psychology at the Sylvania Campus. He got his undergrad at University of Oregon

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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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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Jeff Lacks

By Katie San Roman|February 26, 2018

Humans of PCC: Jeff Lacks Katie San Roman     Jeff Lacks has been teaching at PCC since 2003. He got his undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin and went to graduate school at University of Oregon and University

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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Rebecca Vogt

By Jason Tyler|February 9, 2018

Rebecca Vogt has been a teacher at PCC since 2007. She has worked for a number of Gateway to College programs, including Project Degree and PDX Bridge, which she was the first teacher for. The PDX Bridge program gives youth

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The Bridge to Nowhere

By Juan Lacayo|January 25, 2018

The Bridge to Nowhere Juan Lacayo The Bridge was set to solicit articles from students and staff, which the campus editors would edit for accuracy and grammar before posting them to the website. Complications arose with the immediate resignation of

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Humans of PCC: Instructor Justin Rigamonti

By Jake Edgar|October 9, 2017

Justin Rigamonti grew up near the Rock Creek Campus, spent 10 years in southern California studying art and writing, then moved back to Portland, where he teaches, writes, makes kid’s books, and co-runs a literary nonprofit called Poetry Press Week.

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Humans of PCC: Professor Matt Glazewski

By Jake Edgar|September 25, 2017

Professor Matt Glazewski received his B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Meteorology from Penn State, an M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration) in Natural Resources Policy & Administration from Portland State University, and has completed work toward an M.S. (Master of Science)

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Why be a Drag? When You Can be a Queen or King.

By Carla Macedo Diaz|May 27, 2017

On the night of Tuesday May 23rd, students gathered at the Rock Creek auditorium for the QRC’s (Queer Resource Center) Drag Ball Fundraiser. The fundraiser was to replenish the QSA (Queer Straight Alliance) funds that were spent on the group’s

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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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There Is No Planet B: Portland’s March for Science

By Mountain.Barber|May 1, 2017

“What do we want? Fact based science! When do we want it? After peer review!” This has been quite the year for political marches. This Earth Day’s March for Science was far from the largest, but certainly had a good

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Everyone Listens When the Good Doctor Speaks

By Carla Macedo Diaz|April 4, 2017

I walked into the Starbucks on Capital and Barbur, there was a group of women all in their sixties or seventies sitting at a table. I ordered my herbal tea and sat at the counter. I watched the women conversing and wondered: Which of

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