Fancy Shoestring Allows PCC to Walk the Broadband Walk

By Juan Lacayo|April 24, 2018

Portland City Council and PCC have partnered to tackle the issue of community broadband. Telecom and engineering researchers have discovered a new low-cost, high tech solution to make high-speed internet available to all communities regardless of their population density or

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PCC Ratchets Up Student Transportation Costs

By Juan Lacayo|April 24, 2018

The influx of bicycle commuters has had a profoundly negative impact on the financial stability of several PCC campuses including: Cascade campus and Southeast campus, as well as the CLIMB, downtown, and Metro Workforce centers. Parking enforcement employees have swept

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Red and Black is Back

By Juan Lacayo|April 24, 2018

Three years after closing for business, the Red and Black Café will reopen this year with a May Day potluck. Fans of the Red and Black Café should know that the new location and its actual first day of business

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Oregon Senator Serves Local Organizers

By Dom Belcastro|March 25, 2018

Democratic State Senator Rod Monroe’s legal team recently announced their intention to subpoena both the Willamette Week and Portland Tenants United for documents related to a tenant that is suing the incumbent for personal injury. Back in November 2017, the

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Students Organize for Gun Control

By Dom Belcastro|March 25, 2018

Portland saw students of all ages as well as supportive parents, teachers, and other concerned individuals gather for the “March for Our Lives,” on Saturday morning, March 24.

Trans-Scribed

By River Flora|March 23, 2018

Trans-Scribed – [2] Okay babes, let’s talk physical transition. One aspect specifically, though: Surgery; the cleaving dream in sight of fruition. Trans and nonbinary folk sometimes find themselves stacked with a dual burden – not only are we subject to

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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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APB: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By Juan Lacayo|March 21, 2018

A midday panel discussion about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women was in the Cascade Student Union on March 7. Speakers included Marita Growing Thunder representing Save Our Sisters: #MMIW Awareness; Luhui Whitebear, doctoral student of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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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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Feminist Amish Reject Patriarchy, Satire From Juan Lacayo

By Juan Lacayo|March 11, 2018

Feminist Amish Reject Patriarchy   An uncommon sight occurred in the hamlet of Treadwell, PA last month, when a group of three young Amish women were spotted window shopping on the boardwalk of the newly gentrified Lovall District. Passersby noticed

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Wait like Teeth, Short Fiction

By Felix Graham|March 11, 2018

Wait Like Teeth If you can imagine, in a way it’s sort of laughable to think that the worst part of an earthquake could have been its aftershock. How often is it the case, that something terrible enough is followed,

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