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Monthly Archives: April 2015

CAMP: Preparing students for the future

By Alvin Wilson Chemeketa’s graduation rate is higher than the average Oregon school’s. Programs that help students finish school also prevent the retention and graduation rates from decreasing. One such program is CAMP. Julio Cortez is the CAMP counselor/adviser, and he used to be a

On the Spot 29 April 2015

What do you think about the Courier coming to an end? By Rebeca Ilisoi – Photos By Brad Bakke Moises Hernandez first-year AAOT student “Placing those limitations on writers and readers will greatly disappoint the community. Even though Chemeketa will save a few dollars, I

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What’s Happening 29 April 2015

Wednesday, April 29 Softball vs Clackamas 2:00p.m. Salem, OR Wednesday Evening Film Series “East of Eden” 7:00p.m. Elsinore Theatre Tickets: $5 Thursday, April 30 Intercultural Movie Night 6:00p.m. Building 2/ Multicultural Center Friday, March 1 Last day to withdraw from classes without responsibility for grades

New art exhibit delivers poignant message

By Mike Boni – Photo By Mike Boni Will there be blooming roses in our future? Or are we headed for much trouble Afield? This is the question Renee Couture asks in her exhibit When They Fall, They Always Make Noise, which is now on

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Tip of the Week 29 April 2015

Timed homework sessions By Jacob Munoz One study tip that has plagued college students from the beginning of time is cramming sessions, or all-nighters. The matter of the fact is, it leaves you tired for your exam the next day, and people usually never retain

Student newspaper’s final edition is coming soon

By Matthew Skog – Courier Photo The end of the Spring term also will mark the end of a Chemeketa tradition – the college newspaper. For nearly as long as the college itself has existed, the Chemeketa Courier and its predecessors have brought students the

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Come prepared and stress less

By Kip Carlson Even the most-experience, best-qualified job seeker can find a job interview to be a scary proposition. What many candidates don’t know is that they can carry a security blanket into their meeting with a prospective employer. We’re talking in the figurative, not

‘Everyone knows someone who needs blood’

By Rebeca Ilisoi – Photo by Brad Bakke Thirty-five years ago, while sitting in class at a religious training center, Jerry Clark got a call from the hospital. His mother, who had been diagnosed with cancer, was in desperate need of additional blood transfusions. On

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What’s Happening 22 April 2015

Wednesday, April 22 Earth Day Resource and Activity Fair 10:30a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Outdoor area South of Bldg. 6. Horticulture Plant Sale 10:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. Outside between Bldg. 2 and the Bookstore Local Sustainability Heroes Panel 11:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. Free Lunch 12:00p.m. Outdoor space south