The Clackamas print. (Oregon City, Oregon) 1989-2019, November 15, 1995, Image 1

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    XXIX No.
Wednesday, November 15,1995
Due to the Thanksgiving
Holiday, The Clackamas
Print will not be published
Wednesday, November 22.
Compiled by Cori Kargel
Business Manager
Attention all Native American
students! Attend an informative ses­
sion with other Native Americans, to­
day, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in the
Small Dining Room in the Community
Center. For more information, call
Marie Feddern at ext. 2556, or Sylvia
Ollgaard at 632-4619.
English Instructor James Grabill
won the Oregon Book Award in Po­
etry last night for his collection, “Poem
Rising out of the Earth and Standing
up in Someone.” See the next edition
of The Clackamas Print for details.
The John Keats Poetry Prize
College and University Competition
is open to any student of an American
college or university. The purpose of
the competition is to encourage the
education, criticism and writing of
poetry. An average of 300 students
enter every year. Entry fee is $1 per
poem. Deadline is Nov. 30. First prize
is $100 honorarium; second and third
places receive book awards. Ten hon­
orable mentions will also be made.
Poets retain all rights. For more infor­
mation, call (610)593-2821, or write
to Dominic Tomassetti, Award Direc­
tor, John Keats Collegiate Poetry Con­
test, 1120 Simmontown Road, Gap,
PA. 17527.
Learn to set goals and create a
mission statement for your business at
the Small Business Management I
class at CCC’s Small Business Devel­
opment Center. Topics will include fi­
nancial analysis, business records and
financial statements. Participants will
receive monthly, personalized counsel­
ing at their place of business. Cost is
$330 for the year. Class will meet the
first Weds, of every month, from 7 to
10 p.m. For more information, call
Rick Stone at 656-4447.
Clackamas Community College
Mold lurks in Dye walls Forensics team wins
Brendon Neal
Section Editor
tournament awards
Leaks in the Dye Learning
Center have allowed mold to grow
in the walls and caused Cyndi
Andrews, director of the Learn­
ing Resource Center, to move to
Barlow hall due to illness.
The Dye Learning Center is
where the library and video areas
are located. Last summer the
Plant Services first heard about
the problem. People were smell­
ing something in the offices on the
west side of the building, by the
road. “We did the things we usu­
ally do and it didn’t get better,”
said Kirk Pearson, grounds and
maintenance manager.
“We brought the architects
that designed the building and the
general and sub-contractors in,”
said Pearson. “We realized that
we had a moisture problem in the
wall, creating the condition that
would allow it to grow in there.”
However, Pearson also says,
“Exactly where the water is get­
ting in, we do not know at this
Cyndi Andrews is so far the
only person to get sick because of
the mold, After she had a severe
allergic reaction to the mold, her
physician advised her to move out
of her office until the repairs were
finished. She moved out in Sep­
“I hope to be moving back
at the beginning of next term,”
Andrews said. “I want to go
home. I want to be with my
The smell isn’t there every
day, Pearson said.
“It depends on the weather.
If we have a lot of moisture in the
air or rain, you start smelling it
Pearson did say that when
they were first looking for the
problem, they could see a little bit
of it. While the mold isn’t vis­
ible in the building, the workers
could see it when they tore down
the wall.
“It looked like a black slimy
sort of mildew. It wasn’t like
when you open your fridge and
you have green stuff growing
out... It wasn’t anything like
that,” Pearson said.
Pearson said that the caulk­
ing around the windows and an
expansion joint that failed, allow­
ing the water to seep in. How­
ever, they do not currently know
the exact location of the leaks.
The original general contrac­
tor, Cole Construction, and sub­
contractors have agreed to take
responsibility for the problems
and make the repairs. Cole Con­
struction also built the Gregory
See MOLD page 6
Printmaker Anne Warnock
nist Jeffrey Payne. The concert will
be Nov. 19, at 2 p.m., at the Barclay
Community School auditorium.
Adults are $5, seniors are $3, and stu­
dents are $2. For more information,
call 657-2434.
The John Inskeep Environmen­
tal Learning Center has dropped its
$3 per car surcharge for recycling
services. The ELC invites the public
to drop off recyclable materials free.
For more information, call ext. 2358.
Chrysalis, the CCC women’s
writing group is now meeting. Join
in the meetings every Weds., from
noon to 1 p.m., in B112. For more
information, call Kate Gray at ext.
The Clackamas Community
College Forensics team earned
20 individual awards as well as
the team award at their last tour­
nament at Lower Columbia Col­
lege Nov. 3 and 4.
The Clackamas squad ad­
vanced over the 32 other colleges
contending at the LCC tourna­
ment. The personal perfor­
mances by each of the seven cur­
rent members contributed to the
“A coach couldn’t be
prouder,” said Forensics Advi­
sor Kelly Brennan. “I haven’t
seen this kind of drive and de­
sire for a long time. The build­
ing force of the team is obviously
their cohesiveness. ”
This year’s forensics team
has each of its members contrib­
uting numerous times at each
See FORENSICS page 6
Upgraded lab provides place to write, play music
will display some of her works of art
at CCC’s Pauling Gallery this season.
The show will feature black and white
monoprints and linocuts. Warnock’s
work will be on display through Dec.
7. Gallery hours are Mon. to Thurs.,
8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Fri., 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. For more information, call
Susanna Lundgren at ext. 2386.
The Willamette Falls Sym­
phony Concert will feature guest pia­
Photo by Lora Wahrgren
The forensics team returned from their last tournament
at Lower Columbia CC with 20 individual awards.
Megan Friedow
overall achievements of the
Staff Writer
Photo by Chad Patteson
Brandon Yowell makes use of new music equipment in
the MIDI keyboarding lab located in Randall Hall.
Chad Patteson
Students involved in writing
and playing music now have bet­
ter tools to do so thanks to a re­
cently updated laboratory on
Twelve keyboard stations are
now available for use in classes
covering everything from the ba­
sics of music writing to profes­
sional level composition. The lab,
now located in the music depart­
ment of Randall Hall, made the
move from Streeter at the begin­
ning of this year. With the help
of grants, a budget for an upgrade
to new equipment was also ar­
The new work stations use
the standard for computer music
writing called MIDI, the Musical
Instrument Digital Interface.
With the help of a computer, the
sounds of musical instruments are
synthesized and played over head­
phones or speakers. Each work­
station can function simply as a
full-sized piano keyboard, or it
can be used in conjunction with
the computer to perform compli­
cated tasks.
Other upgrades include mid­
range and high-end programs that
assist the students in writing mu­
sic. One of these is Finale, a MIDI
sequencing and music notation
“We’re the only Oregon
school that requires knowledge in
Finale. This prepares them for
larger schools,” said Music In­
structor Janet Martin.
Another similar program is
Vision. According to Martin,
Vision is a very common tool used
in the professional field of record­
ing studios and advertising.
The programs help students
in several ways. The technology
allows playback of pre-made mu­
sical pieces as well as accompa­
niment. On the computer, an on­
screen sound mixer lets the stu­
dents control the volume and
tempo of the accompaniment.
The computer can record what the
student plays and play it back for
review. Music writing skills can
be practiced through on-screen
notation. These can then be
printed out and read by other
But Martin also stressed that
the classes offered are not only for
the student planning to make a
career in music.
“Anyone who walks in the
door for a non-major basic class
will have the opportunity to use
the MIDI equipment. These
classes are also for people who
want to make music as a hobby,”
added Martin.
Currently there are four
classes that use the lab. Plans for
additional keyboarding classes are
being considered.
Expression Through
Body Art
The aftermath of
The Oregon State Police are
now accepting applications for the
1996 Summer Cadet Program. Appli­
cants must be at least 18 years old.
Starting salary is $8.07 per hour. Ap­
plication deadline is Dec. 15, 1995.
Applications and additional informa­
tion may be picked up at any Oregon
State Police Office. For more infor­
mation, call (503)378-3720 ext. 4701.
Phineas Gage