Student Arts Showcase: Poetry by Niko Boskovic

By Bridge Staff|May 1, 2020

In tandem with our feature profile of PCC student Niko Boskovic, we are showcasing a selection of his poems. For more on Niko’s perspective as a non-verbal autistic student read the article and follow his blog: www.ocdd.org/nikos-blog/ A Quarantine Poem

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Counseling Services Still Here for PCC Students Remotely

By Bridge Staff|April 30, 2020

by Lex Rule PCC’s counseling services are adapting to the current campus shut down by offering students mental health support remotely. Students can access individual and group counseling sessions, drop-in group workshops, and social work services through a remote telehealth

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Teaching Fitness From a Distance

By Bridge Staff|April 17, 2020

by Lex Rule For Physical Education classes, many of which usually require face-to-face instruction and physical contact, the transition to online learning may pose even more of a challenge—but it is one PCC instructors are willing to take. Delia McQueen

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The Bridge is Going Online and We Want Your Feedback

By Bridge Staff|April 1, 2020

We sent out this letter campus wide this week, announcing our plans in going forward with the new temporarily online only format of The Bridge in light of the Covid-19 situation and campus closures. We’ve attached a survey where you

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A Creative Perspective on PCC’s new Restructuring

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Portland Community College President Mark Mitsui values the artist’s perspective. Similar to his approach in projects during his time in the Obama administration, Mitsui has called for the inclusion of artists-in-residence in the school’s ongoing reorganization. Faculty

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Legal Aid Clinics on Campus, Filling Gaps in Student Access

By Bridge Staff|March 6, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee The Portland Community College (PCC) Paralegal department has multiple upcoming events designed to serve the community by reducing barriers to equitable access to legal services. The events are free and open to the public, but some preparation

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Interpreting Free Speech At PCC

By Bridge Staff|March 4, 2020

By Daniel Bloomfield Portland Community College(PCC) states in its expressive conduct policy that it “fully supports open expression and freedom of speech by students and the public” and only diverts from its policy in specific cases. In January 2020, a

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Extinction Rebellion Zenith Victory Garden Blockade

By Joe Culhane|May 1, 2019

On Monday, April 22nd, people around the world were celebrating Earth Day by picking up trash, tending gardens, planting trees, and more. Meanwhile, in Portland, 11 individuals connected with The Extinction Rebellion, were getting arrested on Zenith Energy’s “Oil by

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Carpe Mundi Spotlight

By Rory Elliott|February 6, 2019

The founders of Carpe Mundi believe every student can benefit from the experience of traveling and studying in other countries—regardless of their socioeconomic status. But access to those programs and relating those experiences to their everyday lives once returning proved

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PCC’s New Branding Scheme at Odds With Student-Made Sign

By Juan Lacayo|December 6, 2018

An announcement and input request were quietly lodged with PCC faculty on the evening of December 2 regarding a new sign to be installed at PCC Rock Creek. An announcement entitled “INPUT NEEDED” was disseminated by Rock Creek Dean of

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