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Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden



Joni Mitchell

I came upon a child of God
He was walking along the road
And I asked him, where are you going… 1,025 more words

Community College

Editorial: Oregon Promise should reflect need

Oregon Promise, the program that makes $1,000 per year and more available to help new community college students cover the cost of their education, may not survive into the 2017-19 biennium. 57 more words


Fear is a Double Edged Sword: Drive or Die

I was with my ex-girlfriend Bekki in the fall of 2009 when I was a student at a local community college. I was 18-years-old, didn’t manage my priorities correctly and ultimately finished the semester with a 1.9 GPA, only completing one of my five classes (while not properly dropping the other four and receiving F’s). 1,136 more words


ICYMI: Ted Talk Rachel Botsman - We've stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers

In Case You Missed It:

On February 7, 2017, the Atlantic Cape Community College campuses screened Rachel Botsman’s Ted Talk “We’ve stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers.” 137 more words

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Oregon Promise - OPB's Think Out Loud

Ben Cannon, the executive director of the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission, joins us to talk about why state funds to pay for free community college are going largely to… 21 more words

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Critical Thinking: This One’s Tricky

By Ann M. Pearson

 Interestingly, I thought, just as I was about to sketch out some notes for this blog entry about critical thinking, the Pavlovian bell chimed on my email, to which I obediently directed my attention, and the message was asking me to take a quiz on Critical Thinking. 755 more words

Running for Parkland Board

Why would someone who is currently a full-time professor at Parkland College decide to run for the Parkland Board of Trustees?

Simple. My friends and colleagues are losing their jobs. 203 more words

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