The Pointed Circle Experience

By River Flora|February 11, 2018

The Pointed Circle Experience River Flora One of the foremost aspects writers look for in their environment is the opportunity to grow their words and meanings in a place that won’t choke out their creativity in the process of labor.

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I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is…

By Dom Belcastro|February 11, 2018

I.C.E. Continues to Show Just How Cold it Really Is… Dom Belcastro & Jake Edgar The US and other American lands are the fruits of brutal colonial campaigns waged by multiple European autocracies that were enthusiastically inherited by their white

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Blast From the Past, Cascade College

By Jake Edgar|February 11, 2018

Blast From The Past Jake Edgar This beautiful aerial shot shows Cascade College, which in some manner is the former building that Cascade Campus now houses. You can see the dorms just to the top right which are still standing,

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PCC Hosts C.A.T. Workshop

By Dom Belcastro|February 11, 2018

PCC Hosts CAT Workshop Dom Belcastro Asher Freeman, staff member at the Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) recently held a Renter’s Workshop on the PCC Sylvania campus. They spoke with me about several topics: Why present at PCC? We know

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PCC Holds DACA Panel, Commits to Sanctuary Status

By Juan Lacayo|February 11, 2018

PCC Holds DACA Panel, Commits to Sanctuary Status Juan Lacayo A Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) panel discussion in room 122 of Terrell Hall on Cascade campus offered resource information for DACA recipients and undocumented immigrants, including information on

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Humans of PCC, an Interview with Rebecca Vogt

By Jason Tyler|February 9, 2018

Rebecca Vogt has been a teacher at PCC since 2007. She has worked for a number of Gateway to College programs, including Project Degree and PDX Bridge, which she was the first teacher for. The PDX Bridge program gives youth

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Artists to Watch in 2018

By Katie San Roman|February 9, 2018

                   Jessie Reyez                                                  BROCKHAMPTON   Jessie Reyez‘ twisted, raw

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PCC’s District Student Council Recap of Monthly Meeting:

By Dom Belcastro|February 7, 2018

PCC’s District Student Council Recap of Monthly Meeting: Dom Belcastro   PCC’s District Student Council (DSC) conducted their monthly business meeting in Room 102 of the PCC CLIMB center this past Friday, February 2nd. Twelve of the fourteen members of

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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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Into the Archives

By Dom Belcastro|January 25, 2018

Dom Belcrasto   1974 July 18 – Title IX It may be hard to imagine any PCC campus without a women’s resource center, coed p.e. classes or legal protection from gender discrimination. The passage of Title IX did not immediately

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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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A Recent History of The Bridge

By Juan Lacayo|January 25, 2018

A Recent History of The Bridge Juan Lacayo PCC’s student newspaper, The Bridge, has a dramatic history that runs the gamut of critical acclaim, controversy, defunding, shutdown, and a subsequent revival: Following budget cuts that occurred in 2005, The Bridge

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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 Student Killed in Hit and Run

By Juan Lacayo|November 27, 2017

Tragedy rippled through the PCC community after the announcement of the untimely death of a twenty-five-year-old student. After an early morning 911 call, on November 8 emergency responders discovered fatally injured Madison Ries in the southbound lane of Interstate 5

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