The Parking Games

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“When it comes to parking on campus, I always feel like I’m participating in The Hunger Games,” said Clark student Karen DeSemple. Most students won’t have to fight to the death for a parking spot, but sometimes it can feel like it. An online 241-student poll conducted by The Independent from Sept. 29-Oct. 1 found […]

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A More Global View of Student Values

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Some time ago an international student was facing charges of plagiarism for having copied a classmate’s work. The young woman’s defense to the Clark College Behavioral Intervention Threat Assessment team was that she didn’t think she’d done anything wrong. In her country, students are supposed to show up to class with their work done to […]

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New Local, Green Food Option

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In August 2013 a small restaurant started serving soups and sandwiches in Portland’s Pearl District. Only one year later they have a new location at Clark and are in the process of opening a third location. Supa! started serving customers the first day of Fall quarter in Joan Stout Hall. Despite its success, Supa! isn’t […]

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Trial Ordered in Instructor’s Age Discrimination Lawsuit

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The state Supreme Court ruled on Sept. 18 that the case of an English instructor who is suing Clark College for age discrimination will proceed to trial. Kathryn Scrivener was not hired for a tenure-track position within the English department in 2006. She was 55 at the time. Scrivener is suing the college on the […]

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Clark Throws Book At Garbage

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Clark students will learn a heap about garbage in the next two years. “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash”, a 336-page book written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes, is Clark’s common read from 2014 through 2016. Janette Clay, the Transitional Studies Learning Communities manager, said the goal of the common read is to […]

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