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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A Day of Reparations Stops in Portland

By Rory Elliott|November 21, 2018

On November 13th, Portland, Oregon was visited by representatives from the Uhuru Movement including: the African People’s Socialist Party, APSP, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, USM, and the African People’s Solidarity Committee, APSC. (Uhuru, the Swahili word for “freedom” became the

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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.