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The Clackamas Print
Wednesday, November 18, 1992
Kate Gray captures poetry award
News Clips
by Tina McFarland
Staff Writer
Everyone is invited to hear Community Readings, which will
feature poetry and fiction by staff, faculty and students, Fri.?„
2ft from 124 pan, in Pauling 103. If anyone is interested
in reading their work,please contact KateGraybytoday,Nov,
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2 p.m. in Barlow 23SL Weekly off-campus meetings are held on
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ASG meetings arehddevery Monday
and are open to all st udents. Students are welcome to come and
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On Wed., Nov. IS, the CCC Jazz Ensemble, the CCC Jazz
Quartet, and a guest jazzband from Willamette University will
perform in the G regory Forum at 7:30 pan. Admission will be
$3for adults,$2 for studentsand senior dfizensgetmfree. AU
groups will be directed by Tom Wakehng,
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It’stimeagainfor students andstaff to nominateotherstiidents
and staff for the “Peer Helpers” program. The helpeirs are
individuals who possess ¿kills in listening and helping other
people in theCCCeommunityxAtraining session is planned for
Dec. 4*5. So students are encouraged to nominate other stu-
denls andstaffbyprekiijgupafQrniin the Counseling Center.
Res ponses are anonymous and confidential. Calf Richard Best
or Roberta Dtmaldson m the CQunseling Cenfer fur more
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1 iu the CC Matt. It Is hosted by Merry-Go-Round el
Cladiwas Town Carter,
“Late Night Sax in Motel 6”
is the title of the poem that won
Clackamas Instructor Kate Gray
a second place poetry award from
the Oregon State Poetry Associa­
On Oct. 17, Gray was noti­
fied that she had captured a sec­
ond place certificate and $15.
Contestants mailed in their
entries to the particular category
they wished to compete in, and
then paid a reading fee. For this
particular contest there was only
one judge, butaccording to Gray,
there is usually a panel of readers
and a final judge.
Gray entered her poem in
the Rhythmic Form category.
“Late Night Sax in Motel 6” is an
example of Villanelle, a tradi­
tional poetry form using repeti­
tion and two rhymes.
Gray, who has been writing
since the age of 10, has published
poems and journals. “What gets
me writing,” she said, “is making
Photo by Nolan Kidwell
English Instructor Kate Gray recently received an award
from the Oregon State Poetry Association.
unusual connections.”
According to Gray, poetry
can be an acquired skill. “Just
like any craft, you give people
the tools and you show them how
to use them,” she said.
Darkness requires precautions
by Staci Smith
Staff Writer
your potential dangers may be.
Walk out in the open. If you see
As we set our clocks back an a problem, scream or run to a
hour, we need to be aware that group of people and ask for assis­
some of our classes may be held tance.
during the dark hours of the eve­
3. As you approach your car,
ning, which may create a safety awareness should be at its maxi­
mum. Look for any movement in
With only one car patrolling or around your car and check for
all three campuses, Jim Wise­ any indication that someone might
man of the Public Safety Divi­ be under your car. To help you
sion suggests these tips to keep see better around your car, al­
any mishaps from occurring:
ways approach it from the front.
1. Wait for a person or a
4. After you enter your car,
group of people to walk out with lock all of the doors. This will
you. “There’s safety in numbers,” keep anyone from trying to force
Wiseman explained.
their way into the car.
2. Be cautious of your sur­
5. To protect yourself, carry
roundings. Be aware of where
a spray deterrent such as mace.
Guns and knives are not allowed
on any of the campuses;
Although there haven’ t been
any rapes yet this year, the PSD
keeps a close eye on all the un­
usual cars sitting around the
campuses at night. Caution is
necessary when walking near a
qar with someone sitting in it,
Wiseman warned.
“A person-to-person crime
is our number one concern. We
can buy a new computer, fix a
glass window, but it’s hard to
replace a person's psyche. Stu­
dents are scared and justifiably
so,” Wiseman concluded.
Forum hosts Instrumental Jazz Night
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The Clackamas Print
Melissa Freels, Robert A Hibberd
News Editor:
Feature Editor:
Nolan C. Kidwell
Heidi Branstator
Sports Editor:
Daphne Hartt
Photo Editor:
Vivian Johnson
Assistant Copy Editor:
Jason Eek
Copy Editor:
Tracy Hobbs
Business Managers:
Scott Morris, David VanKeuren
Staff Writers: Hafidha Acuay, Melissa Baughman, Anjanette Booth,
Eric Eatherton, Frank Jordan, Jeff Kemp, Tina McFarland, Tracey
Roozenboom, Staci Smith, Claudia Smulders, Nicole Turley, Paul
by Nicole Turley
Staff Writer
At 7:30 p.m. tonight in the
Gregory Forum, the Clackamas
Community College Music De­
partment will feature its instru­
mental jazz ensemble and quar­
tet along with other musicians
during Instrumental Jazz Night.
Band Director Tom Wake-
ling and the two groups from
Clackamas are looking forward
to this event. “We’ll be ready,”
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The'Clackamas Print aims to be a fair and impartial newspaper cov­
ering the college community. Opinions expressed in The Clackamas
Print do not necessarily reflect those of the college administration,
faculty or advertisers. The Clackamas Print is a weekly publication
distributed every Wednesday^sxcept for finals week. The open adver­
tising rate is $4.13 per column inch. Clackamas Community College,
19600 S. Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon; 97045, Barlow 104.
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ensemble and quartet are also
very enthusiastic about Instru­
mental Jazz Night. “It’s a lot of
fun and it’s very challenging,”
said saxophonist Nathan Parker.
Joining the two music groups
from Clackamas will be jazz trom­
bonist Jeff Uusitalo, who previ­
ously toured with The Stan Ken­
ton Orchestra, and the Willam­
ette University Jazz Ensemble.
Admission to Instrumental
Jazz Night is $3 for adults, $2 for
students and free for senior citi­
zens. Director Tom Wakeling
encourages everyone to attend.
“It’ll be a swingin’ night”
School closures
due to bad weather
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Believe It!
Photographers: Teka Brown, Lynn Sickel
Adviser: Linda Vogt
Wakeling said.
The ensemble and quartet
have been preparing for this per­
formance for a long time, prac­
ticing diligently three times a
“We’ve been working on it
for about a month,” said Wake-
ling, “and we’re pretty well pre­
pared; confidence is there and we
are going into it in a good way,”
he said.
The members of the jazz
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