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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Photograph of the Hunger at Chemeketa event, showing the speaker and a portion of the audience.

Hunger at Chemeketa

The Chemeketa community gathered on Jan. 25 for “Hunger at Chemeketa.” This event commemorated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and speaker Ron Jones delivered his “Dialogues on Diversity” workshop. Jones spoke about the trajectory of MLK’s career and focused on issues in the community such

Portrait of Jack Frazier in his Chemeketa Storm uniform.

Player Profile: Jack Frazier

By Christopher Gonzalez Jack Frazier is a second-year student and guard on Chemeketa’s Men’s Basketball Team. Prior to attending Chemeketa, Frazier attended South Salem High School, where he also played basketball. He is studying civil engineering, but is uncertain on where he plans to transfer

Jason Sudeikis and Maribeth Monroe in Downsizing

Downsizing is the best sci-fi film of 2017

Alexander Payne thinks small. Though his first two films Citizen Ruth and Election made overtures at broad social topics such as reproductive rights and politics, writer-director Payne’s films are often intimate and darkly-comic character studies with low-stakes plots.

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The personal weight of student debt

Of all the resources students need for post-secondary education, money may be the most important. Student loans are the only option for many, but borrowing money has its caveats, as current and former Chemeketa students attest.