Portland Artists to Look Out For in 2019

By Rory Elliott|January 24, 2019

Chanti Darling Chanti Darling has been blowing up in the Portland dance and Rhythm and Blues (RNB) scene ever since he started performing his choreographed, high energy live shows around 4 years ago. His highly anticipated full-length debut album RNB

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Another Fracking Pipeline: Why We Should Care

By Joe Culhane|January 23, 2019

[Update 1: Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explosion Causes Fireball in Ohio Jan. 21 2019. Global News] [Update 2: Douglas County court nullifies key Jordan Cove Energy Project permit. Jan. 23 2019 The News Review] On a brisk January evening in Salem, Oregon,

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Care Not Cops Launches New Campaign

By Rory Elliott|January 23, 2019

Care Not Cops (CNC) and its anchor organization Critical Resistance Portland (CRPDX) launched a new campaign targeting the Portland Police Department’s Gang Enforcement Team (GET). This revitalized Care Not Cops campaign deviates from what CNC focused its campaign lens on in 2018 as

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Tuition is Increasing & Everyone Should Be Worried

By Katie San Roman|January 23, 2019

In early December, President Mark Mitsui sent out an email notifying how Governor Kate Brown’s proposed (or lack of depending how you look at it) budget plan and how this would affect all seventeen community colleges in Oregon, as community

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Recap of Panther Basketball vs. Chemeketa CC

By Katie San Roman|January 22, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16th, the Panthers played the Chemeketa Storm at home, in the Cascade gym. The Women’s team play first with a rock start with Chemeketa having leading at the end of the second quarter; 41 to 15. Yet

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PCC Students Spend Their Winter Break with Habitat for Humanity

By Katie San Roman|January 9, 2019

Back (L-R): Luxo Lopez, Jade Vanatta, Nic Pham, Valentina Nolazco, Nicole Pruitt, Cesar Santiago, Chris Keith Front (L-R): Katherine Cox, Pedro Garcia-Balderram, Andrea Salyer, Mitzi Pulido, Kimberly Alvarez, Monet Sutch, Katie San Roman, Chi Pham On December 17th, 13 PCC

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Diversidad Sin Fronteras: LGBTQI+ Asylum

By Rory Elliott|January 8, 2019

Deciding to travel separately from the larger “caravan” for safety, a group of 80 people, mainly LGBTQI+ individuals were the first to reach the U.S. Mexico border in November. This group and many more LGBTQI+ community members currently at the

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Community Engaged Policing Committee Meets for the First Time

By Kanani Cortez|January 8, 2019

The newly formed Portland Committee on Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP) met for their first public meeting on Wednesday, November 28th. The mayor-appointed committee met to establish their bylaws, elect officers of the committee, share information about a city wide survey,

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Basketball Spotlight: Coach Tony Broadous

By Katie San Roman|January 8, 2019

  Back (L-R): Coach Bradley-Muhammad, Coach Guerva, Coach White, (30) Keyshawn Waters, (20) Leyson Farmer, (22) Mike Landi, (4) Tabor Bosco, (23) Benyle Jordan, (24) Rhys Atkinson, Coach West, Coach Wilson. Front (L-R): (5) Nathanael Boyer, (21) Sam Marcum, (10)

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It’s Not a Sprint, It’s the Portland Marathon

By Katie San Roman|December 4, 2018

If you haven’t been following the Portland marathon, let me catch you up. In 2014, there were so many EMS incidents during the actual race, that no ambulances were available in the entire Multnomah County system. In 2016, the marathon

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Campaign to Can The Coke Contract Gains Momentum

By Joe Culhane|December 4, 2018

Students at Portland Community College have been working to ban the sale of single use plastic containers across the district. PCC currently has a 10-year pouring rights contract with Coca-Cola and it expires in September of 2019. The students see

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Men of Color Leadership Program

By Delia Torres-Enciso|December 4, 2018

About 5 years ago, PCC found that its male-student of color population had a lower success rate when compared to the rest of the student body. As a result the Men of Color leadership program was instilled to improve recruitment,

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Space Matter at PCC

By Delia Torres-Enciso|December 4, 2018

This last July, while most of us enjoyed summer break away from PCC, a cohort of 12 students analyzed Sylvania campus to further work on the Space Matters project. Space Matters is a collective effort to understand and interpret the

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The Skanner News Heart of Northeast Portland

By Rory Elliott|December 4, 2018

The Skanner News has been a fixture of Northeast Portland since 1975, when Bobbie Doré Foster and Bernie Foster founded the news group to provide advocacy for the predominantly black neighborhoods of North and Northeast Portland; where it has been

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Sovereignty: Past, Present and Future

By Rory Elliott|December 4, 2018

About a dozen people sat in rows of chairs facing the front of room as “Sovereignty: Past, Present and Future” was set to begin. Organized by PCC’s Native Nations Club and hosted inside of Room 202 in Cascade Campus’ Student

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