Humans of PCC – Artist Spotlight: Belle Miranda

By Juan Lacayo|May 22, 2018

Belle Miranda aka BelleM has been busy honing her craft and expanding her skills in the PCC Multimedia program. She became seriously interested in art about 6 years ago, despite nurturing a passion for art since she could remember, when

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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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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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River Flora – Reporter

By River Flora|January 25, 2018

Queer Writings from NE Portland: I think I started writing so young because it took me longer than most to acquire the skills for coherent verbal communication. Partially aspergers and partially a result of the environment I grew up in,

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PCC Summer Crimes

By Juan Lacayo|September 28, 2017

On August 5, PCC Public Safety was contacted by the owner of a building vandalized near the Cascade campus. Security cameras reportedly captured two people climbing onto the Mandi House Restaurant and vandalizing the Baker Building on 5511 N Albina

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President Mitsui sets “Fireside Chats”

By James Hill|September 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – Do you feel passionate about Portland Community College’s future? Then Mark Mitsui wants to have a chat with you. Throughout October, the PCC President will visit each campus and many of the college’s centers for “Fireside Chats:

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Explosive Lawsuit: Google Data-Mining Student E-mails

By Jesse Maes|April 13, 2014

Education Week, a non-profit source for education news, published in March of this year a startling article on Google’s recent acknowledgement of the data-mining in student e-mail accounts. The online services provider admitted in the recent lawsuit against it that

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PCC Launches Marijuana Cultivation Program

By Bridge Staff|April 1, 2014

PCC announced today that it would begin offering a Marijuana Cultivation program, beginning the Fall of 2014. College authorities stated that with the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, the prevalence of ‘Medical Marijuana’ outlets in Oregon, and the

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PCC Science Instructor Kyle Dittmer's Climate Paper Published:

By Anthony Robotham|March 31, 2014

Kyle Dittmer is a Hydrologist-Meteorologist for the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and a part-time PCC Science Instructor. The interview topics discussed here are about Professor Dittmer’s newly published research paper: “Changing streamflow on Columbia basin tribal lands—climate change and salmon,”

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Need help with taxes? Free tax assistance at Sylvania!

By Jesse Maes|March 18, 2014

If your’e having trouble filing taxes and wanting maximum refund, come on over to CC 269 at Sylvania for a free walk-in consultation! Get assistance in English, Vietnamese, Arabic, and Hindi absolutely free. For more information, see the PDF here.

2014 Commencement Ceremony's Student Speaker

By Jesse Maes|March 5, 2014

PCC is looking for a Student Speaker for the 2014 commencement ceremony, Friday, June 13th at the Memorial Coliseum. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please go to “www.pcc.edu/commencement” for application information. The Student Speaker must be

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"The Bridge" links PCC to West African Nation of Mauritania

By Bridge Staff|March 1, 2014

Today’s story about snowboarding by Rock Creek editor Chelsea Standley marks the next step in The Bridge‘s  development to a strong news site.  Former PCC staffer Nicole Morales is currently teaching English to college students in Mauritania, a country in Western

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History Prof publishes Advice Book

By Bridge Staff|February 13, 2014

In the 90s, after recently finishing my MA in History at PSU, I decided to start writing some columns similar to “Dear Abby” – but answering with advice from the Romans or Greeks, which I had been studying.  I had

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