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Chemeketa students offer help to those in need

One Thursday each month, students from Chemeketa travel to Portland to volunteer their time with Night Strike, an organization that serves the needs of the homeless. Night Strike, an outreach group managed by the humanitarian organization Bridge Town Inc., gathers each week under the Burnside

Guns at Chemeketa?

Your fellow students or staff members may be armed. Under state and federal law, students on Oregon’s public college and university campuses, including community colleges, are allowed to carry concealed handguns if they possess a valid license to do so. After hearing the 2011 case

Robotics division welcomes Baxter the robot

By Mary Primbs If you walk by the window of Room 224 in Building 4, you might see an unfamiliar face through the window. Baxter the robot is the latest addition to the robotics department at Chemeketa. Baxter joined the students at the beginning of

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College fair helps veterans navigate higher education

By Matthew Skog On Oct. 20, representatives from more than three dozen colleges, universities, and veteran support agencies will be on Chemeketa’s Salem campus to answer your questions. “This is a little bit different than a regular college fair,” Jon Terrazas, Chemeketa’s veterans services coordinator,