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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Board OK’s Bond Sale

BY COURIER NEWS SERVICE Contact: Robert LaHue, robert.lahue@ chemeketa.edu, 503.584.7169 Chemeketa projects saving taxpayers $2.3 million in bond financing Salem, Ore., May 22, 2014 — The Chemeketa Board of Education voted last night to authorize issuing the final $14 mil- lion of the $92 million

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Word of the Week 4 June 2014

Flibbertigibbet Noun 1. A frivolous, flighty, or excessively talkative individual. 2. A gossip (archaic) “The flight to Hawaii took forever because my seat was next to a flibbertigibbet.”\

End of an era: a final Q&A with President Roberts

By Matthew Skog Saying goodbye is seldom easy, but there comes a time when goodbyes must be said. For Chemeketa president Cheryl Roberts, that time is now. Roberts, who recently accepted the position of president at Seattle’s Shoreline Community College, is in her final days

Patrick Lanning, Vice President of Chemeketa Community College, President of Yamhill Campus.

Vice president remains on paid leave: 107 days = $49,343

By Brad Bakke Patrick Lanning, the college’s vice president for academic affairs and president of the Yamhill campus, has been on paid administrative leave for 107 days and counting. Lanning continues to collect $462 per day during his time away from his duties while Chemeketa

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What’s Happening 4 June 2014

What’s Happening Wednesday, June 04 Art Gallery- Annual Student Work,10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Bldg. 3 Free End Of Year BBQ,11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., In the Quad Junto’s Club 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Bldg. 2-232 Board Game Club Meeting, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Bldg. 2–176D Arts

Green means go, red means stop

Marjorie Ferry calls it a career after 35 years Photo and Story by Brad Bakke “One thing that touches my heart: When I first started, those damn portables were here.” For the past 35 years, Dr. Marjorie Ferry, writing and literature instructor with a Ph.D.

Roll, Storm: The baseball team finishes in fifth place

Brown, Shaffer, Emerson earn first-team honors   By Jake Branham A shaky season still allowed three sophomores to shine this baseball season. Three Storm players were named to the first-team NWAACC South despite finishing at 12-18 in league play. Chemeketa closed out its 2014 season

Lack of soccer and softball fields raises Title IX questions

By Morgan Grimmett Most sports at Chemeketa have quality facilities to accommodate their respective teams. The volleyball and basketball teams have the luxury of an excellent gymnasium for practice and home games, and the baseball team has a quality field. The college’s soccer and softball

The men who stare at screens

By Matthew Skog Whether we’re checking emails, writing essays, or browsing the internet, computers play an integral role in the daily routines of college students. But it’s important to remember that they’re not perfect. Computers break down, just like any other piece of equipment. And