Humans of PCC, C, a Soldier’s Perspective

By Juan Lacayo|November 6, 2018

What do you think was your call to service? I’m going to say the biggest one [was]: I always wanted to do it […] as a kid […] I was not that strong. I was not that tough. I wasn’t

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Oregon: The Land of Whites

By Delia Torres-Enciso|November 6, 2018

The Portland metro area prides itself on its progressive attitudes, diverse communities and has a reputation for “keeping it weird.” At the center of it all is Portlandia: land of the hipsters and Oregon’s melting pot. Walking the urban streets

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I.D. Affirmation in Oregon and Beyond

By Rory Elliott|November 6, 2018

Did you know that in Oregon trans and non-binary folks are able to change the gender marker on their state IDs or State-Issued driver’s licenses by filling out a form and paying for the cost of the ID itself? Call

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Secularist of PCC: Mpagi Kiramura

By Juan Lacayo|November 6, 2018

Secularism is the view that public education and other matters of civil policy should be conducted without the introduction of a religious element. As of November 6, 2018, PCC has officially recognized Secular PCC, a student group headed by Mpagi

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Trans Against Trump: “WE’RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE”

By Mary Cumpston|November 6, 2018

On October 21st, the Trump Administration issued a terrifying threat to the Trans community declaring, according to the New York Times, “the sex listed on a person’s birth certificate as originally issued shall constitute definitive proof of a person’s sex

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What’s In Your Ballot?

By Delia Torres-Enciso|November 5, 2018

Five measures were in Oregon’s 2018 ballot that would decide things like grocery tax, public funds spent on abortions, and state resources used to apprehend persons violating immigration laws, to name a few. Although the number of measures on Oregon’s

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Cecile Richards Rally for Governor Kate Brown

By Joe Culhane|November 5, 2018

Campaigns are still going strong with the midterms quickly approaching. On Friday at noon the Cecile Richards Rally for Governor Kate Brown took place at the Cascade Campus of Portland Community College in Northeast Portland. Governor Kate Brown and Democratic

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to See A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By Katie San Roman|November 2, 2018

On Friday October 26th, I sat through a run through of the Sylvania Theatre Department’s rendition of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It is not just the cast that took part in the design of costumes and props; different groups

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Financial Literacy: Haunted House

By Bridge Staff|October 25, 2018

This Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 11am-3pm, PCC’s Student Financial Success Coaches are hosing an Financial Literacy at Rock Creek Building 5 in Rm 122. We know that financial literacy can sound like scary topic but our goal is to

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Laundry Basket Project

By Bridge Staff|October 24, 2018

From October 8th to December 8th for the holiday season, the Women’s Resource Center is putting together their Laundry Basket Project. The WRC will be collecting cash and household items for donation to give to women escaping domestic violence the

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Bra-cancer: Is It True?

By Delia Torres-Enciso|October 23, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk around bra-cancer and how going bra free can reduce your risk for breast cancer. Bra-cancer is a term denoting the theory that wearing bras, specifically ones with underwire, may cause breast cancer. This idea

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Nothing Spooky About Safe Drug Use

By Rory Elliott|October 23, 2018

As we approach the enchanted Halloween week, we also approach the casual tradition of Halloween parties. Packed with cover bands, throwback horror movie nights, dance and house parties, the week leading up to Halloween can be a time to celebrate

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Student Activity Fee Increase

By Juan Lacayo|October 23, 2018

Portland Community College students are facing another increase in the cost of getting an education over the next biennium. The Student Activity Fee (SAF) is currently set at $3.15 per credit, which translates to a per-term cost of $37.80 for

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To Mac Miller: Goodbye From a Fan

By Katie San Roman|October 23, 2018

It has been over a month since we lost Mac Miller, and I still can’t fully listen to his music without feeling the sting of sadness. For me, some friends introduced me to Mac Miller in high school and I

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We Stand with Survivors

By Bridge Staff|October 23, 2018

On September 27th, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the time when, now Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh (*barf*), sexual assaulted her when they were teenagers. I don’t know if you watched or listened to

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