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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Trans-Scribed, Supposed Safety in Expected Experience

By River Flora|February 26, 2018

Trans-Scribed Supposed Safety in Expected Experience River Flora Portland is so often touted as a wet-dream, queer paradise, safe-space. The idyllic land of bounty and sex changes. A home for all those disenfranchised transfolx to live off their odd jobs

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What it’s Like to be Published

By Mary Cumpston|February 26, 2018

What It’s Like to be Published Mary Cumpston Ever wonder what it takes to be a published author? Ask newly published Paula Carter who was at PCC on Thursday reading works from her flash nonfiction book “No Relation.” I approached

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The Vagina Monologues at PCC’s Women’s Resource Center, 2018

By Katie San Roman|February 26, 2018

The Vagina Monologues at PCC’s Women’s Resource Center, 2018 Katie San Roman PCC’s Women Resource Center put on it’s 20th V-Day production of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues”, this year’s production included 29 performers and 17 acts included a

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Student Signatures Collected for Anti-immigrant Ballot Initiative

By Juan Lacayo|February 26, 2018

Student Signatures Collected for Anti-immigrant Ballot Initiative Juan Lacayo Petitioners from an organization identified as “Ballot Access” on a PCC Space Use Application and User Agreement form collected student and faculty signatures at PCC Sylvania on January 23. They allegedly

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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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Go See Blank Panther

By Dareyion Franklin|February 26, 2018

“Wakanda Forever!” I have to start this off by saying Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) escaped the sunken place and ran straight to Africa. There are several important black superhero movies that preceded Black Panther. 1993 saw Robert Townsend release “The

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The Pointed Circle Experience

By River Flora|February 11, 2018

The Pointed Circle Experience River Flora One of the foremost aspects writers look for in their environment is the opportunity to grow their words and meanings in a place that won’t choke out their creativity in the process of labor.

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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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Into the Archives

By Dom Belcastro|January 25, 2018

Dom Belcrasto   1974 July 18 – Title IX It may be hard to imagine any PCC campus without a women’s resource center, coed p.e. classes or legal protection from gender discrimination. The passage of Title IX did not immediately

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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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A Recent History of The Bridge

By Juan Lacayo|January 25, 2018

A Recent History of The Bridge Juan Lacayo PCC’s student newspaper, The Bridge, has a dramatic history that runs the gamut of critical acclaim, controversy, defunding, shutdown, and a subsequent revival: Following budget cuts that occurred in 2005, The Bridge

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