Yes to Yes Yes Books!

By Rory Elliott|November 20, 2018

If you have never heard of Yes Yes books, you are missing out on something magical. Portland’s very own Yes Yes books is a powerhouse of experimental art, fiction and poetry that is breaking the barriers in and outside of

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Technology Fee Increase

By Juan Lacayo|November 20, 2018

PCC students are facing another fee increase for the upcoming 2019-21 biennium. The Technology Fee covers what are known as “student facing” expenses incurred by the college that include Online Learning resources, Student Support services, accessibility technology and services, and

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Panthers Women’s Soccer Spotlight

By Katie San Roman|November 20, 2018

Women’s soccer ended their season as the third ranked team in the South Region. Many students come to PCC to play soccer at a higher level, sharpen their soccer skills, and gain recognition by playing for the championship-level Panthers. With

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Oregon: The Land of Whites

By Delia Torres-Enciso|November 6, 2018

The Portland metro area prides itself on its progressive attitudes, diverse communities and has a reputation for “keeping it weird.” At the center of it all is Portlandia: land of the hipsters and Oregon’s melting pot. Walking the urban streets

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I.D. Affirmation in Oregon and Beyond

By Rory Elliott|November 6, 2018

Did you know that in Oregon trans and non-binary folks are able to change the gender marker on their state IDs or State-Issued driver’s licenses by filling out a form and paying for the cost of the ID itself? Call

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Student Activity Fee Increase

By Juan Lacayo|October 23, 2018

Portland Community College students are facing another increase in the cost of getting an education over the next biennium. The Student Activity Fee (SAF) is currently set at $3.15 per credit, which translates to a per-term cost of $37.80 for

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We Stand with Survivors

By Bridge Staff|October 23, 2018

On September 27th, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the time when, now Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh (*barf*), sexual assaulted her when they were teenagers. I don’t know if you watched or listened to

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Portland’s First Annual Tribal Nations Summit

By Joe Culhane|October 23, 2018

The morning of Friday, September 28th was rather warm for early autumn, with clear blue skies and the moon still showing in the sky off to the west. A very special occasion took place between city government officials and representatives

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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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