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Public Safety remains vigilant against hate

  No one should have to fear being the victim of a hate crime on Chemeketa’s campuses. However, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, hate crimes and hate groups have seen a dramatic resurgence on college campuses in recent times. Bill Kohlmeyer, Chemeketa’s Director

Remembering instructor Harley Roth

On May 3, 2017, long time Chemeketa Business Management instructor Harley Roth passed away. He was 78 years old. Roth, who had been with the college for more than a decade, was found unresponsive by a student in his classroom. Emergency services were notified immediately,

“Finals Week” finds a new home

Chemeketa Library visitors have all seen it. Some have even run into it. Since 1999, the statue of a rushing student carrying a tall stack of books, titled “Finals Week”, has called the hallway outside of the library on the main campus home. That changed

Tuition rates set to rise this summer

The price of an education at Chemeketa is about to go up. At its regularly scheduled Feb. 22 meeting, the Chemeketa Board of Education voted in favor of a proposal that will increase tuition rates and universal fees for the 2017-2018 school year. Tuition rates

College spotlights LGBTQ+ community

By Max Romprey  Chemeketa is committed to being a safe place for the LGBTQ+ community. For the 2016-2017 school year, the college’s administration has declared a focus on issues related to supporting Chemeketa’s LGBTQ+ population. Linda Herrera, Chemeketa’s diversity and equity officer, said that a

Gender-neutral signs reflect college policy

By Michael Eubanks Chemeketa students wandering the halls of main campus may have noticed some new signs appearing on the walls near many restrooms recently. Facilities and Operations completed a re-signage program this month that denotes single-stall restrooms in buildings 4, 36, 37, 38, 40

Should Chemeketa’s public safety officers carry firearms?

By: Mary Primbs From Sandy Hook Elementary School to Wayne State University, it is clear that educational institutions are not immune to the rapidly spreading epidemic of firearm homicides in the U.S. It is difficult to untangle the messy threads left behind by this wave