Stand Tall, If You Hate Hate *** OPINION

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

Recent years have seen action by marginalized groups taking a stand against injustice, be it: racism, xenophobia, harassment, corruption, etc. Across a multitude of issues, if people feel they are being wronged because of who they are, other groups of

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No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION

By Jake Edgar|March 23, 2018

No Guns for Campus Security. Not Now. Not Ever. OPINION – Jake Edgar   The crucial message that we must take from the brave and unendingly inspiring students of Parkland, Florida is this: We can never stop fighting. That being said,

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What is Fine Art Anyways? Opinion

By Jake Edgar|March 11, 2018

What is Fine Art Anyways? ————————————————————————————————————————— art ärt/ noun the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional

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A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff, OPINION

By Jake Edgar|February 26, 2018

A Plea to Support Part-Time Teaching Staff Jake Edgar Imagine this: you work at a restaurant that books 3 months in advance, and if they don’t take in enough reservations to justify your employment, you simply don’t have a job,

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I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is…

By Dom Belcastro|February 11, 2018

I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is… Dom Belcastro & Jake Edgar The US and other American lands are the fruits of brutal colonial campaigns waged by multiple European autocracies that were enthusiastically inherited by their white

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Bridging the Gap

By Juan Lacayo|January 25, 2018

    Bridging the Gap Juan Lacayo Why do we need a student-led newspaper like The Bridge at PCC? This is a specific question that has roots in a more fundamental question: why do we need journalism? The Fourth Estate,

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Opinion: Relocation Assistance in Portland

By Dom Belcastro|November 26, 2017

We live in a city with a growing number of renters. Tenants across the nation are facing staggering  rent increases, and as we know, the Pacific Northwest is being hit particularly hard by this trend. Portland renters will soon know

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From Under the Bridge: Doxing, Society’s Chemotherapy

By Juan Lacayo|October 9, 2017

Opinions are something everyone has, and more people are making them known publicly because of social media platforms where people can rant about frustrations ranging from work problems to political issues. In today’s polarized political environment, your opinion can have

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Macklemore and Cyrus Drop New Albums

By Katie San Roman|October 9, 2017

Macklemore Gemini Last month the Seattle MC Macklemore released his first solo album in more than a decade. Gemini shows Macklemore as a revived, more confident artist. In a recent interview he recently expressed that he was in a good

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From Under the Bridge (Editorial) “Free Boxes”

By Jake Edgar|September 23, 2017

It’s Portland, Oregon near the end of summer. We just went to IKEA to escape the heat, and bought so much great stuff! So much great, cheap, amazing, and beautiful stuff! Oh Christ, but what about all this other stuff

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Two Album Reviews from the Summer

By Jake Edgar|September 23, 2017

Brand New, Science Fiction   On 17 August, 2017 Brand New released their fifth studio album, Science Fiction, which is rumored to be their last. It comes from Lacey’s Procrastinate! Music Traitors label, and had been in the works for almost a decade.   The

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Mountain’s Book Recommendations:

By Mountain.Barber|April 5, 2017

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn. If you’ve ever been annoyed by someone talking about shifting their paradigm, you can thank the physicist and philosopher Thomas Kuhn. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was the work that introduced the

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Feces in the Air

By Joe Riedl|April 5, 2017

If you’re anything like me (a small-bladdered germaphobe, whose inclination to avoid the common-cold probably comes off as haughty snobbery) then you’re not a fan of public restrooms. Here are a few of my bathroom turn-offs: door handles, pee-filled urinals,

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Real Cost of Tuition

By Spencher Bengoetxea|February 14, 2017

By, Spencer Bengoetxea I am a student here at PCC that transferred from Oregon State University where I spent $22,000 to learn what my major would be. When first moving to University I had an idea that I would study

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