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After a long season, the Storm look towards the future

The Chemeketa Community College softball team faces a unique challenge in relation to most other programs. For the entirety of the program’s 20-year existence, Chemeketa has never had a softball field on campus. The softball team currently practices and plays their games at Phillips Field

Chemeketa’s Food Pantry provides help for the hungry

According to a national study conducted by the University of Wisconsin, one in three community college students struggle with food insecurity. Grecia Garcia Perez, who coordinates the Chemeketa Food Pantry, wants those students to know there is a place they can go for help. Every

If you build it, they will come

It’s been a long time coming for the Chemeketa softball team. After 20 long years, Head Coach Pamela Knox and her team finally have their own home field. “Having that field is huge…We can’t wait to be able to walk across the street and go

Chemeketa’s baseball program eager to improve

It was 7 o’clock in the evening on a cold, windy February night, and the sound of metal clinking could be heard coming out of the “Shed.” The Shed is the unofficial nickname for the batting cages at Chemeketa. Even though practice ended two hours

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Stable job market steals students from Chemeketa

With unemployment at an all-time low in Oregon, more students are choosing work over school. If this trend continues, students may have fewer class options to pick from in the future. Since 2010, enrollment at Chemeketa has been on the decline. Between Fall 2016 and

Storm Report: Women’s Basketball

After a rocky start to league, the Chemeketa Storm Women’s Basketball Team finished the season strong to place fifth in the South Division. The Storm began league with a 1-5 record. However, after that stretch, the team went on a 6-4 run to finish in

Progress continues in CFA contract negotiations

Negotiations between the college administration and the Chemeketa Faculty Association (CFA) are moving forward as both sides work towards an agreement on a new contract. The contract between the two sides expires every three years and must be renegotiated. This provides an opportunity not only