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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

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The Checklist

It’s the halfway point of 2017 already. With the brisk pace of new releases, odds are you’ve missed a few of the great ones. But fear not.  Here’s a guide to the best entertainment of the year so far that may have flown under your

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New Releases Round-up 5/15 – 5/21

Title: Twin Peaks (season 3) Network: Showtime 26 years after an untimely cancellation, David Lynch’s cult phenomenon is making a return on premium cable, reuniting just about every inhabitant of the titular Pacific Northwest logging town you can remember, with a sizable group of noteworthy

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New Releases Round-up 5/8 – 5/12

Title: Master of None (season 2) Platform: Netflix Since the advent of Louis C.K.’s critically beloved semi-autobiographical series Louie, a rash of shows written by and starring other standups doing similar explorations of their own experiences and worldview in sort-of fictionalized contexts has cropped up,

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New Releases Round-up 4/24 – 4/28

Title: The Circle Director: James Ponsoldt Distributor: EuropaCorp/STX Entertainment James Ponsoldt, performing admirably in the indie film ecosystem for a solid couple of years now (The Spectacular Now, The End of the Tour) moves to an A-lister outing with the help of Tom Hanks and

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New Releases Round-up 4/10 – 4/14

Title: DAMN. Artist: Kendrick Lamar Label: Interscope/Aftermath/TDE If you read our New Releases feature from last week, you may remember that we were fooled along with many other members of the pop culture press into thinking that Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album would be released

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New Releases Round-up 4/02 – 4/07

When it comes to pop culture, all weeks are not created equal. Certain times of the year just aren’t the most interesting for certain forms of media. For music fans, this isn’t one of those times. While film and TV will be kicking into higher

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New Releases Round-up 3/13 – 3/17

Title: Beauty and the Beast Director: Bill Condon Distributor: Disney The newest live-action re-telling of a classic animated Disney film arrives this week with director Bill Condon’s Beauty and the Beast remake. With recent 90s-nostalgia revival pieces like Jurassic World paying major dividends at the

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