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Spring quarter teems with career workshops

Using Career Services is the 'next step' in getting hired

Students attend school to prepare for a career, and part of that process involves developing a quality résumé. Most students, however, need a little help getting there. “We were seeing résumés I couldn’t even call a ‘résumé’,” said Barbara Jo Ivey, program support supervisor for Career Services at Clark. Full story


Students learn lessons from a queen

Shannel talks self-empowerment and courage during performance

Drag icon Bryan Watkins, also known as “Shannel,” spoke of self empowerment and his struggles in life to students in the Gaiser Student center on April 24 with one simple message. “You, each individually, hold something so deep, so powerful inside you,” Watkins said, who travels with the Divas of Diversity. Full story

Captain Kirk

Kirk takes the helm

New head coach brings dual-perspective to Penguin men's basketball

Alex Kirk has been around basketball all his life. From age 8, he was on the sidelines of Division I teams, where he gained a different perspective than just that of a player. His time as a player at Washington State University under nationally-heralded coaches Dick and Tony Bennett yielded lessons as a player but also as a future coach. Full story


Coming soon 2 a theatr near u?

Cineplex CEOs are foolishly considering allowing phone use during movies

We’ve all experienced it at some point: While sitting in a theater enjoying a movie, a bright light catches our eye from what was a sea of pitch-black abyss between us and the screen. The immersive experience we paid for, suddenly disturbed by the glaring screen of a cell phone. Full story


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  • Vancouver's happiest happy hours

    After a long and tedious day of class, it can be nice to have an emotional escape from the studious mindset. Taking a break to visit a restaurant and socialize with friends might be just what you need to relax and forget about homework and studying for an hour or two.

  • Phi Theta Kappa prospers

    Clark College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter flew home from Nashville April 15 with three International Awards in their suitcases. Chapters from all over the world gathered at the 2012 Phi Theta Kappa International Convention. Thirteen students and two advisors, Deena Bisig and Chris Chaffin, from Clark traveled to the convention in Tennessee.

  • Professor rises to superior court spot

    Former Clark College professor Gregory Gonzales accepted his appointment as Clark County Superior Court judge at a public inauguration Friday, May 4. Gonzales was sworn in by Presiding Judge Barbara Johnson following Judge Edwin Poyfair’s retirement April 30.

  • When in Portland, eat as Portlanders do

    If a full-fledged voyage through leagues of traffic and across five bridges deep into Portland isn’t enough to deter you on a quest for an exemplary meal, or if you’re a Portland Penguin craving some new flavors, the food carts on a block of Woodstock may be right up your alley.

  • Clark sports roundup

    Baseball: Clark baseball went one-for-four on the weekend, dropping Saturday’s doubleheader and splitting on Sunday with Tacoma. The second-seeded Titans swept the Penguins on Saturday by scores of 6-2 and 4-1. Clark rebounded and split the Sunday games, losing 6-1 and winning the second game 2-1.

  • Why you should care about student government

    It’s pretty plain that hardly anyone at Clark cares what their student government does. From voter turnouts hovering around 2% to bluntly uncaring responses to surveys about student interest, Clark students loudly say that they don’t, in fact, have anything to say.

  • Al Aldridge

    Aldridge takes over women's basketball

    Former Prairie High School coach Al Aldridge has accepted the job as head coach of women’s basketball at Clark. He succeeds Nancy Boone, who resigned in March after six seasons with the Penguins. She led the team to the NWAACC Championships carrying a number two seed last season.

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