Creating a Beloved Community in Portland

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

By S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020   Saturday, 25 January, Portland State University (PSU), Reed College, and Campus Compact of Oregon held their ‘MLK’s Beloved Community Day of Service’ event at Portland Community College (PCC), Cascade campus. The event was

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To Better Know Your PCC Board of Directors

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 On January 16th, 2020, the Portland Community College (PCC) Board of Directors met on Sylvania campus for their first business session of the new year. The Board oversees the hiring and operations of PCC’s

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month at PCC

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by Lesley McLam, January 31st 2020 In 2010 the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began a concerted effort to combat human trafficking called the Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign “partners with state, local, and tribal governments, federal agencies, and

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Panthers Basketball Resilient Despite Injury

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 January 20th, the Portland Community College (PCC) women’s and men’s basketball teams hosted the Southwest Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Lakers at the Cascade campus gym. Five bucks—or two bucks with a student ID—meant that

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Extinction Rebellion Zenith Victory Garden Blockade

By Joe Culhane|May 1, 2019

On Monday, April 22nd, people around the world were celebrating Earth Day by picking up trash, tending gardens, planting trees, and more. Meanwhile, in Portland, 11 individuals connected with The Extinction Rebellion, were getting arrested on Zenith Energy’s “Oil by

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HERE // Humboldt: More Than An Instillation, More than Interactive

By Rory Elliott|April 23, 2019

What’s It About? Until April 25th, PCC’s Paragon Art Gallery on N Killingsworth is hosting an interactive installation. HERE // Humboldt, centers the voices of black artists and community members located in the rapidly gentrifying, and historically black neighborhood of

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Creating Inclusive, Socially Just Campus Environments at PCC

By Joe Culhane|April 23, 2019

On March 3rd & 4th, roughly one hundred staff, faculty, and administrators of Portland Community College participated in a training entitled Creating Inclusive, Socially Just Campus Environments. The event was facilitated by Jamie Washington, Ph.D., of Washington Consulting Group and

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Submit to The Bridge’s Spring Art Issue

By Bridge Staff|April 17, 2019

This spring, The Bridge is compiling an arts issue, in which we will publish a variety of creative content produced by PCC students! In the printed version of the paper, we will include prose, poetry, photos, drawings, etc. Essentially, if

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Recap of 2019 GPSEN Sustainability Symposium

By Joe Culhane|April 4, 2019

Friday March 8th, the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN) hosted its signature event, The GPSEN Sustainability Symposium: “Building Bridges to Sustainability.” The event was held at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus. The day was filled with so many valuable

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Don’t Yield Keep Enduring: KayelaJ

By Kanani Cortez|April 4, 2019

For those who are tapped into Portland’s local music scene, it’s only a matter of time before one hears of Makayela Johnson (KayelaJ). Between her explosive first single, Heat Gentlemen’s Club, her many shows at local venues, and her podcast

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