Mom First. Student Second.

Dec 03, 2014 No Comments by

Brittanee Strode was only 15 when she found out she was pregnant. She was halfway through her softball season at Heritage High School when she broke the news to her family. Now she’s a 17-year-old Running Start Clark student who juggles caring for her daughter, Sophia; attending class at Heritage; and meeting the demand of […]

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Audit Clouds Co-Curricular Future

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An audit released September has sparked a discussion into how co-curricular programs are funded at Clark. The audit resulted from a challenge to the use of ASCC funds for co-curricular programs and recommended that Clark craft a clear definition of co-curricular. Some program directors are worried their program could be at risk if they lose […]

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Handguns Allowed on Campus: Poll Shows Support for Licensed Concealed Carry

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The Independent recently polled Clark students asking them if they were aware that those with a Concealed Pistol License are allowed to carry their handgun on campus. Of the 536 who responded 69 percent said they were not. Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they believed that students, faculty or staff with a CPL should be […]

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“Iguana” Opens The Theater Season

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Entering the theater, you’re transported from the real world to a beach where the sound of ocean waves surround you. The Clark theatre department held the last of seven performances of “The Night of the Iguana” by Tennessee Williams on Nov. 22 in Decker Theater. “The Night of the Iguana” featured theater professor Gene Biby […]

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Aerospace Club Aims Higher This Year

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A disassembled white and orange rocket body about 6 feet long lies on a table. The rocket is made out of fiberglass, has a custom-made carbon-fiber nose cone, a hand-sewn parachute and two altimeters in case one fails. “This rocket produced 20 Gs and 550 pounds of thrust,” said professor Keith Stansbury, adviser to the […]

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