PCC’s District Student Council

By Rory Elliott|October 10, 2018

The District Student Council represents the student voice at the district level. The DSC is dedicated to enriching the lives of all Portland Community College Students and community members. Their mission is to unify the Associated Students of Portland Community

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Democratic Socialism in PDX

By Dom Belcastro|June 5, 2018

Democratic Socialism in Portland The Portland chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America prepare for a busy summer. Between the campaign to gather signatures in support of the Portland Clean Energy Fund (PCEF formerly PJET), a first annual Socialism Summer

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The Rules of Engagement

By Juan Lacayo|June 5, 2018

According to ORS 341.290 (4), PCC (and any other public college or university) has the legal right and obligation to “control use of and access to the grounds, buildings, books, equipment and other property of the district.” To this end,

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TEDx Comes to PCC

By Jake Edgar|May 22, 2018

TEDx is an independently organized TED event, and this years theme was “Collective Genius.” Largely organized by Mohamad Karim, the Director of Student Programs at Cascade Campus’ Branch of the ASPCC. It was an event that was filmed, streamed, and

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Uncle Tom’s Senator

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

According to the Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet, John Verbeek believes that the Declaration of Independence along with the Constitution was “decisive progress on the fair way of individual political rights under limited government.” He isn’t wrong about that notion, though his

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Oregon Senator Serves Local Organizers

By Dom Belcastro|March 25, 2018

Democratic State Senator Rod Monroe’s legal team recently announced their intention to subpoena both the Willamette Week and Portland Tenants United for documents related to a tenant that is suing the incumbent for personal injury. Back in November 2017, the

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Art Student Anshula Tayal Featured in Brooklyn Gallery

By Dom Belcastro|March 11, 2018

Find Anshula’s work on Instagram, her personal squarespace page, Gallery AWA in Brooklyn, as well as across the Pacific, in Hokkaido, Japan’s Sapporo Museum of Contemporary Art, and in the Lalit Kala Akademi print Biennale show, in India.

The Vagina Monologues at PCC’s Women’s Resource Center, 2018

By Katie San Roman|February 26, 2018

The Vagina Monologues at PCC’s Women’s Resource Center, 2018 Katie San Roman PCC’s Women Resource Center put on it’s 20th V-Day production of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues”, this year’s production included 29 performers and 17 acts included a

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Student Signatures Collected for Anti-immigrant Ballot Initiative

By Juan Lacayo|February 26, 2018

Student Signatures Collected for Anti-immigrant Ballot Initiative Juan Lacayo Petitioners from an organization identified as “Ballot Access” on a PCC Space Use Application and User Agreement form collected student and faculty signatures at PCC Sylvania on January 23. They allegedly

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Free Tax Prep

By Dom Belcastro|February 26, 2018

CASH Oregon Offers Free Tax Prep to Low Income Oregonians Dom Belcastro Are you a student who needs to file their taxes for 2017? Do you need tax prep assistance and do not have the funds to pay for an

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Burgerville Workers Union Calls For Boycott of All Stores

By Jake Edgar|February 15, 2018

  Burgerville Workers Union Calls for Boycott of All Stores Jake Edgar  The formation of the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), in 2016, came as a pleasant surprise to everyone except Burgerville’s upper management team. The demands coming from the union

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PCC Holds DACA Panel, Commits to Sanctuary Status

By Juan Lacayo|February 11, 2018

PCC Holds DACA Panel, Commits to Sanctuary Status Juan Lacayo A Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) panel discussion in room 122 of Terrell Hall on Cascade campus offered resource information for DACA recipients and undocumented immigrants, including information on

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