The Upcycle Fair and Beating Finals Stress

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

How Creative Groups of Students and Staff are Coming Together to Help Each Other Through Finals Time by Ryan Lawrance McGreer Beat the Stress Week is a quarterly event that takes place each term before finals, where the identity centers

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The Surprise Closure of Concordia University

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

by Daniel Bloomfield In February, Interim President at Concordia University Dr. Thomas Ries announced that the institution will be closing its doors for good after the Spring term of 2020, and in a press release explained that the “Board of

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Gardens for Learning

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

In areas on campus where plants and produce can be grown by and for the PCC community, little known learning gardens have big impact by Lesley McLam Portland Community College’s learning gardens are designated plots of land on each campus

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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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30 Years of African Films at PCC

By Bridge Staff|March 4, 2020

by Lesley McLam This February, PCC is hosting its 30th Annual Cascade Festival African Films where, in celebration of Black History month, the college annually “honors the art and craft of filmmaking,” from the African continent. To celebrate 30 years,

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Creating a Beloved Community in Portland

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

By S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020   Saturday, 25 January, Portland State University (PSU), Reed College, and Campus Compact of Oregon held their ‘MLK’s Beloved Community Day of Service’ event at Portland Community College (PCC), Cascade campus. The event was

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To Better Know Your PCC Board of Directors

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 On January 16th, 2020, the Portland Community College (PCC) Board of Directors met on Sylvania campus for their first business session of the new year. The Board oversees the hiring and operations of PCC’s

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month at PCC

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by Lesley McLam, January 31st 2020 In 2010 the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began a concerted effort to combat human trafficking called the Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign “partners with state, local, and tribal governments, federal agencies, and

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Panther Pantry Has Your Dinner Covered

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by Lesley McLam, January 31st 2020 On college campuses nationwide, a rising concern among students is not having enough to eat. This is known as being food insecure. When a person does not have regular access to enough food to

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Panthers Basketball Resilient Despite Injury

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 January 20th, the Portland Community College (PCC) women’s and men’s basketball teams hosted the Southwest Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Lakers at the Cascade campus gym. Five bucks—or two bucks with a student ID—meant that

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