PCC’s District Student Council Recap of Monthly Meeting:

By Dom Belcastro|February 7, 2018

PCC’s District Student Council Recap of Monthly Meeting: Dom Belcastro   PCC’s District Student Council (DSC) conducted their monthly business meeting in Room 102 of the PCC CLIMB center this past Friday, February 2nd. Twelve of the fourteen members of

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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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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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Blanchet House and Farm Support the Homeless

By Dom Belcastro|November 26, 2017

Embedded in the wine country of Yamhill county is a farm where the animals are responsible for healing and re-socializing men recovering from addiction and houseless-ness. The counterpart to this recovery farm is a dining hall in the heart of

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How Work Study Works

By Tony Greiner|November 26, 2017

“Work-Study” is a program of the Federal Government that has three purposes:  To give needy college students a chance to make some money, provide work experience, and to provide colleges with a source of labor. The maximum award for work-study

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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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Vagina Monologues Returns with Cheryl Strayed in the Cast

By Mary Cumpston|November 20, 2017

This year, the Women Resource Center at PCC will be putting on Eve Ensler’s  play “The Vagina Monologues” for the annual V-Day production. Though these annual plays have been taking places for nearly 20 years at PCC, this year’s will

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PCC Misleads the Public About the Mercury Spill

By Juan Lacayo|November 6, 2017

The Bridge recently reported on an incident that occurred last year at Sylvania’s HT building that PCC representatives described as a “small spill” of a fluid that contained mercury. Former Facilities Management Services (FMS) Maintenance Project Manager Steven Borcherding calls

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PDX East of 82d Av is Poorer than West Virginia: The story in Graphics

By Bridge Staff|November 6, 2017

Jessica Howard, the President of the Southeast Campus shared this information at the SE Campus Inservice.  The data was compiled with the assistance of PCC’s department of Institutional Effectiveness and drawing from research available from Multnomah County.The map to the left

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Rock Creek Artist Wins LOCAL 14 Scholarship

By Dom Belcastro|November 6, 2017

This year, PCC art student Anshula Tayal, from the Rock Creek campus, entered the LOCAL 14 scholarship competition and was awarded top prize! She submitted a combination of prints and a handbuilt ceramic art piece. Anshula has been creating art

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Did the Newberg Center Roof Fail Again?

By Bridge Staff|October 24, 2017

PCC’s Newberg Center was built using money from the 2008 bond.  It opened in 2011, and is ranked LEED Platinum for sustainable design.  Unfortunately, it has also been plagued by problems with the roof.  The original roof failed a few

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