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Leaders with experience with violence talk peace

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April 25, 2015 | | No Comments »

The Oregon Peace Conference, hosted in the Student Union April 17, was “a day of sharing, caring, learning, and getting in touch with inner selves to understand that to make nonviolence a life decision means taking a certain kind of initiative,” said Laila Al-Amin, Women’s Federation For World Peace Oregon chairwoman/chaplain.  » Read more


Executive Cabinet decides that sacrifice is shared

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April 30, 2015 | | No Comments »

“A big sigh of relief,” is how Lizzy Babicz, Associated Student Government communications director, of the final ASG Executive Cabinet approval of the MHCC Student Activities Budget for the 2015-16 academic year.
The budget was approved  by the ASG EC on Tuesday, after nearly two months of debate and dispute over how to settle on a balanced budget for Mt.  » Read more


Clinton conference gives leadership opportunities

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April 30, 2015 | | No Comments »

The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference is “an opportunity full of opportunities,” said Keyla Souza, a Honduran SEED student at Mt. Hood Community College.
On Wednesday, the six MHCC students who attended the CGI U shared with their Mount Hood peers the numerous opportunities that they gained during the March event in Miami, Fla.  » Read more


Proposed budget to be presented for approval

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April 30, 2015 | | No Comments »

As early as May 13, the Mt. Hood budget committee – consisting of the MHCC District board of education – will vote on the budget proposed by President Debbie Derr. Facing increasing challenges in meeting the financial demands placed on the college, the budget, like any good compromise, is not likely to leave everyone happy, however.  » Read more


Affordable health care offered out of an RV

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April 30, 2015 | | No Comments »

Hayden Hunter
the advocate
 
Affordable health care could be coming soon to MHCC, in the form of an RV.
ASG President Alma Pacheco has been working with Wallace Medical Concern to bring its portable medical facility on campus several times a month.  » Read more


ASG Prez debates: first-hand look at candidates

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April 30, 2015 | | No Comments »

Safety, tuition, and communication took center stage as candidates for the positions of MHCC Associated Student Government (ASG) president and vice president took part in debates earlier this week.
Seth Albert and Lindsay Patiño are running on a ticket with the slogan “Strength in Unity.” Albert’s leadership experience comes from his time as the Student Activities Board wellness programs coordinator this school year, and serving as the ASG senator for health, physical education and athletics in 2013-14.  » Read more