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OSU-Cascades hopes to be 4-year institution by 2015 Cedar Goslin The Broadside
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Oregon State UniversityCascades plans to operate separately from Central Oregon Community College by 2015. The move changes a ten year relationship between the satellite university and the college. OSU-Cascades leases a building on COCC’s Bend campus, a model which Vice President of OSU-Cascades Rebecca Johnson said allows "a limited
amount of room for growth." Since 2002, OSU-Cascades has offered upper division coursework. Students with their first two years completed, either from COCC or other institutions, can transfer to OSU-Cascades. The university will still accept transfer students but will also offer four year programs to Bend campus students as well. The change has been a long process, according to COCC President Jim Middleton.
“It’s been a decade or two long push... to see that Central Oregon has a university,” he said. Middleton said he does not foresee COCC suffering from the separation. The two entities are working out the details of partnerships in some areas.
In accordance with Senate Bill 1581, passed by Oregon Legislature in March 2012, Central Oregon Community College has adopted a package of projected goals called achievement compacts. An achievement compact is “a partnership agreement between the state and school district or institution of public education that defines key measures of student success and sets targets for achievement,” according to a January 2012 release from the Oregon Education Investment Board. All public K-12 schools and community colleges in Oregon were required to come up with a list goals they intended to meet in the 2012-13 school year. Achievements, page 4
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news COCC opens doors to new buildings and possibilities Lauren Hamlin The Broadside
dleton. “Because of this building, we've been able to do one of the most imOn Sept. 19, Central Or- portant things, and that egon Community College is hiring two new faculty hosted the grand opening members...the second aswhich featured celebra- pect that is important of tory comments from fac- this building is the [verulty and board members, sitility].” tours of the new facilities, With the new buildand plenty of refresh- ings come new classroom ments for all attendees. designs. The classrooms are customizable to fit Nick Thomas | The Broadside the needs of students and professors; the desks, chairs and lab equipment are mobile. This will allow student focused learning, according to Middleton. “The technology is very pervasive throughout the buildings,” said Middleton. “Our facilities are great, and the real focus is the faculty and the students.” Michelle Decker,the director of the nursing program, spoke more on Diana Fischetti presents the new classroom deCOCC President Jim Midleton a plaque certifying signs. She showed guests the energy efficiency of the around the new facility, which she played a part in new buildings. designing. During the event, “The faculty designed COCC’President Dr. this lab,” said Decker. “We James Middleton spoke at sat down with blue print both the Science Center paper and rulers and drew and the Health Careers out the space. The archiCenter. He explained tects took all our ideas the benefits that the new and put them in here.” buildings offer COCC. Decker gave several at“These buildings, com- tendants a tour of the new bined with the Culinary Nursing program facility, Center, Campus Center, located on the third floor and Library help to define of the new Health Careers a high quality of progress Center. and quality that help the Another focus during institution,” said Mid- the construction of the
OSU, from page 1 How it impacts COCC OSU-Cascades and COCC have different target students, according to Middleton. OSUCascades will attract students from out of state who would not have attended COCC otherwise but may take some courses there to accommodate their schedule and degree requirements. Middleton believes the out of state students that COCC may gain will compensate for any local students they lose to the university. “It would not be accurate to assume we wouldn’t lose a single student to the university,” said Middleton. “However, I think it is possible we could gain as many as we lose.” Though they may lose some, Middleton believes that COCC will still be the predominant pathway for local students, at
least when they start out. “There will still be a lot of students who start here and transfer,” he said. Many high school graduates aren’t yet ready to attend a university because they don’t meet the requirements so for them COCC will still be the first step in their college career.. The introduction of OSU-Cascades will make Bend more like other college towns which often have both a university and a community college which work in some kind of partnership,according to Middleton. “When you look at other state universities, most have very healthy community colleges in their backyard,” He said. OSU-Cascades building Cascades Hall may become a site for general education. COCC is on the state list to re-
Nick Thomas | The Broadside New science building sports anatomy-themed decor.
new buildings was striving for a “green” certification, which COCC was successful in earning. Diana Fischetti, the Green Building Consultant for Earth Advantage Institute presented Middleton with a plaque recognizing COCC as Earth Advantage Commercial Gold Certified. This certification recognizes build-
ings which meet high standards of sustainability and energy efficiency. Five main components are considered, which include energy, water, health, materials, and land. “COCC really understands the importance of these things, so I really applaud [COCC] for that,” said Fischetti.
With these accomplishments, there were many thanks to be made. “There are literally thousands of people to thank,” said Middleton. Among the list of those thanked, Middleton gave mention to the district voters, Kirby Nagelhout Construction, Charlie Miller, who served as the campaign director, the 2007 Oregon Legislature which put 5.7 million dollars into the buildings, architects and general contractors. He also thanked the many students, faculty and staff who volunteered many hours campaigning and those who “put up with all the construction and struggles of finding parking.” To conclude he added, “Thank you so much and we appreciate the opportunity to share this excitement with you.” The new buildings are now open and housing their first round of classes.
(Contact: lrhamlin@cocc. edu) Nick Thomas | The Broadside These chairs are state-of-the-art training tools for future dental assistants.
ceive a new education building which would be paid for by $5.7 million in state funds, which COCC would match. The space requested was roughly the same square footage as the OSU-Cascades building so Middleton has requested to use state funds to pay off the remaining $5.5 million on Cascades Hall, which would save money and release OSU Cascades from their lease. “That approach is sort of a triple winner,” he said. “It saves COCC money, state money and releases Oregon State from their obligation.” The future of OSU Cascades and COCC partnership Though they may no longer be sharing a campus by 2015, OSU-Cascades and COCC will continue to work together. “We want to continue to see what aspects of partnership still makes financial, opera-
tional and student sense,” said Middleton. When the new OSU-Cascades campus is built, the focus is going to be on classrooms and student centers, according to Johnson, so there will still be COCC resources that they’ll need to utilize. OSU-Cascades will still pay for the use of the Barber Library, Mazama Gym and possibly some of the science labs, according to Johnson. In addition, Johnson foresees the hiring of COCC faculty to teach some OSU classes, which she believes would be beneficial for students who may be familiar with the professors from COCC. “And of course we would expect tons of students still wanting to do the two plus two,” said Johnson, referring to students who would take their core curriculum courses at COCC and then finish their degree by
transferring to OSU-Cascades. Because some students will continue to be dually-enrolled and many will need access both facilities, a shuttle system between the two campuses is already being discussed according to Middleton. COCC and OSU-Cascades may also work together to create an applied Bachelor’s degree for students. Designed to serve students who have done community college, it would allow students to use any career programs they might complete as “starting blocks” for their degree, according to Middleton. Overall, Middleton said he thinks that the evolving of OSU-Cascades into a four-year university will have a positive impact on students and both colleges. (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
4 The Broadside | September 26, 2012 Achievements, from page 1 COCC President Jim Middleton described achievement compacts as a state and national push to look at outcomes, rather that just enrollment when it came to measuring the success of community college. “Community colleges have been focused on access above all things,” said Middleton. “but there has been a call to start focusing on results.” Middleton and Alicia Moore, the dean of student and enrollment services at COCC, were among the 12 people from across the state that met to discuss what measurements should be used to assess community colleges. Measurements The three outcome measures for community colleges, according to Middleton, are completion, progress and connections. Completion Completion shows the rate of students who are earning adult high school diplomas, certificates/Oregon transfer
modules, associates degrees and transferring to four year universities. Completion isn’t the only way to measure the success of an institution, according to Middleton, but it does need to be taken into account.
programs, according to Middleton, as well as students who pass national licensure exams, such as for nursing or massage therapy.
community colleges to Oregon universities. In the future this section of the achievement compacts may also include how community college programs link to student employment, according to Middleton.
I would like us to see our programs have an intentional shift toward supporting these measurements,”
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“This helps recognize that our students can be successful in more ways than just earning a degree,” said Moore.
“The state would not feel served if no one ever completed,” said Middleton.
Connections Community colleges are also measured by how well they are linked to other entities. The connections measurements take into consideration how many students colleges have who are dually enrolled in high school, as well as how many students are transferring from
Progress The progress section of the achievement compacts looks at students who may not have graduated, but are still moving steadily toward a goal. It measures the amount of students who have made progress in remedial math and writing
What this means for COCC State funding of community colleges has not yet changed because of achievement compacts. However, the eventual goal is for funding to transition from being enrollment based to being determined by student success, according to Moore. She predicted that there would be changes at COCC to embrace the measurements of completion, progress and connections.
“I would like us to see our programs have an intentional shift towards supporting these measurements,” said Moore. One thing that will not change, according to Moore, is COCC’s “open door” policy. COCC will not decrease or limit the students allowed to enroll. “As a community college our goal is to be an open door institution,” said Moore. If anything, Moore said the deadline for students to register may be changed to an earlier date, so students planning to attend have more time to prepare themselves for their classes. This is the first year of achievement compacts and they are still in the “experimental” phase, according to Middleton, but he believes they are a step in the right direction. “It motivates some of the right debate,” said Middleton. “and has potential for rewarding improvement in the right areas.” (Contact: email@example.com)
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Whatâ€™s new on campus? New plastic-saving water dispensers were isntalled in the Campus Center and Boyle Education Center.
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A new information desk is located in the Campus Center, selling discount bus passes.
Boyle Education Center was remodeled. A new information, student lounge, and campus safety office have been added.
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Dual Purpose goals for rugby and soccer were erected in Mazama Field.
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Mazama Gym floors were refurbished and now sport the Bobcats logo.
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Ray Carter | The Broadside Kayla Miller adds personality to dorm living.
Students moving their belonging in to Juniper Hall
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Save bucks on books Anna Quesenberry The Broadside In preparation for their new classes, students are leaving the campus bookstore with heavier bags and lighter wallets. While some students charge their expenses to financial aid and pay little mind to the cost, others may be wondering where the $60 they just spent on a math book is going. “There’s a myth that I even bought into when I was a student that bookstores are out to get you and just trying to over charge you,” said Elizabeth Hoffman, the buyer for Central Oregon Community College’s bookstore. Hoffman said that the popular belief is a misconception. The money made by book sales is used to cover the costs of ordering stock and upkeeping the bookstore building, and any excess flows into the college, according to Hoffman. COCC student Andrew Curtis purchased three books from the bookstore which totaled around $300. “It’s definitely a little on the high side,” said Curtis. Curtis said he has used the bookstore’s buy-back program in the past to recoup costs. She said that the prices offered by the bookstore are not that different from the prices offered by alternative bookstores. “If you go to our website... it’ll show you the prices we have in the bookstore vs Amazon.com and half.com,” said Hoffman. “The thing we like about it is it shows our prices
To save money on textbooks, some students are purchasing or renting textbooks digitally. Michael Bryant | MCT
E-books are cheaper usually, if people can deal with just having the e-book, I’d say they’re a great way to go.”
are fairly similar to other places.” Another COCC student, Hilary Moatz, said that some books seem to be more expensive than others. “Textbooks for any of the biology classes are wildly expe
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Elizabeth Hoffman, Buyer for COCC bookstore sive,” said Moatz. The prices the bookstores charge reflect the amount they pay for the books themselves, according to Hoffman. “There are some books we are charging a lot for, but that’s
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because we aren’t getting them for very cheap,” said Hoffman. However, Hoffman said the bookstore is making efforts to reduce their prices. They recently started purchasing books from Amazon.com for a lower price, she said, which allows the bookstore to sell them cheaper to students. Students also still have the option of buying used books from the bookstore, which go for a lower price than the new ones. Students can also choose to rent their textbooks from the bookstore, which guarantees them savings up front and allows them to avoid trying to sell those books back at the end of the term. “Instead of paying $100 for a book, you rent it for $40 and that’s all you pay for the book,” said Hoffman. “Renting books is, in my opinion, the best option.” Students who fail to return rented books at the end of the rental period are fined $4 every 15 days until the book is returned or the student has paid full price for the book, according to Hoffman. Currently financial aid credit cannot be used to rent textbooks, but that’s something Hoffman thinks will be changing soon. “Starting very soon, hopefully, [COCC’s bookstore] will be able to take financial aid for rentals,” said Hoffman, making it possible for students who rely exclusively on their financial aid to use their bookstore credit to cover rentals. “I dig that they have the used book program but I wish
they didn’t run out so quick” said Preston McKinney. He said that if the bookstore allowed students to rent books with their bookstore credit he would probably rent books instead. Another option students can look into when purchasing their textbooks using electronic books. “E-books are cheaper usually,” said Hoffman. “if people can deal with just having the e-book, I’d say they’re a great way to go.” But students who prefer PDF over paper should be aware that publishers tend to limit the devices e-books are compatible with, so certain functions won’t work if you purchase the wrong book for your device. “If you have an iPad, you want to make sure you’re getting an e-book that will work on your iPad,” said Hoffman. Students interested in ebooks may have to purchase them elsewhere, according to Hoffman, because COCC’s bookstore does not have a large selection to choose from. Hoffman’s advice to students is to avoid postpone purchasing their textbooks. She said students who put it off until the last minute are the ones who typically end up paying full price, because by that time many used and rental books have sold out so their options are limited. If students want to get the most out of their money, they need to plan ahead. (Contact: cocc.edu)
Tips for staying healthy in smoky conditions (according to the Deschutes county health services website) 1. Be aware of smoke concentrations in your area. 2. Avoid outdoor exertion during such conditions. Avoid strenuous outdoor activity including sports practice, work and recreation. 3. Drink lots of water - staying hydrated can keep your airways moist which will help reduce symptoms of respiratory irritation such as scratchy throat, running nose and coughing. 4. Try to avoid driving in smoky areas. If you do need to drive in these areas, keep your windows rolled up and vents
closed. If you need air conditioning, make sure you set your system on “re-circulate” to avoid bringing smoke into your car. 5. Avoid smoke by staying indoors, closing all windows and doors and use a filter in your heating/cooling system that removes very fine particulate matter. 6. People with concerns about health issues, including those suffering from asthma or other respiratory problems, should follow their breathing management plans; keep medications on hand, and contact healthcare providers if necessary.
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Native American students get a glimpse at college life The Broadside Cedar Goslin This summer, lives were changed for the better, according to Gina Ricketts, director of the Native American program at Central Oregon Community College. Through a program called Summer Training to Revive Indigenous Vision and Empowerment, Rickets brought 21 high school students on campus to get a taste of the college experience. “The purpose is to get them on the campus and thinking ‘this is a possibility,’” said Ricketts. From Aug. 11-15 the students stayed in Juniper Hall, which showed them what it would be like to live in a college dorm. In the mornings they took classes, and their afternoons were spent with a series of team building activities, hikes and other projects. Many of their activities included traditional Native American practices, such as drum making and traditional net fishing. Ricketts said incorporating these practices into the class environment allows students to feel comfortable in college while still feeling in touch with their heritage. “All the research is showing us... we can combine tribal traditions with modern education and be successful,” said Ricketts. Guests were brought in to instruct the students on some of their projects, and also to provide positive role models for the students. “We want them to see some successful Native people,” said Ricketts. “So our high school people can see it’s possible. Ricketts isn’t the only one who saw the program as the program as a success. Kurt Killinger, Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College council member was a work study for the Native American program at the time, and said the program made a profound difference. “I thought it was a wonderful experience,” said Killinger. “Being able to reach some of these kids and give them some opportunities that they wouldn’t have otherwise.” STRIVE will definitely take place again next year, according to Ricketts. “Next year it will be bigger and better,” said Ricketts.
Ray Carter | The Broadside Students have to make it through with out touching the net. Ray Carter | The Broadside
Students must be blinfolded and lead by voice in this trust exercise.
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STRIVE participants must realign in order of birth without touching the ground.
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T R IV E Submitted by Gina Ricketts
Students canoe on Elk Lake.
We can combine tribal traditions with modern education and be successful.
-Gina Ricketts Director of COCC Native American Program
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Studesnts also learned traditional drum making.
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The Tutoring Center is located downstirs in the Barber Library. Ray Carter | The Broadside
Every COCC student should visit the tutoring center at least once, according to Kellie Smith, the director of tutoring and testing. The tutoring center, located downstairs in the Barber Library, offers support on all current four credit classes, as well as a place to study where students can feel free to ask questions. “The tutoring center is for students who are committed to their education,” said Smith. The tutoring center schedule is tailored to fit student need,
according to Smith, so subjects that have a high demand, such as writing and math, are available several days a week with no appointment necessary. Subjects with lighter demand may require an appointment, while subjects that are specific to one or two classes, such as organic chemistry, may have embedded tutoring times that correspond with the class schedules. Tutoring is available on the branch campuses in Prineville, Redmond and Madras, primarily for writing and math. Smith said she hopes they will be expanding the subject coverage within the next school year. Smith encouraged all students to visit the tutoring center at least once, whether they need assistance or just want a place to study. “If you show up you’ll see how easy and helpful it is,” said Smith.
Aerial view o f the Barber Library. Ray Carter | The Broadside
• The purpose of the library is to help students, according to emerging technologies librarian Michelle DeSilva, and she wants students to know that the Barber Library has much more to offer than books. Three big services the library offers are research assistance, book and equipment rental and group work accommodations. Research One of the main services offered by the library is research assistance, according to DeSilva. In addition to the physical books, journals, DVDs and newspapers available for checkout, there are also a number of online services geared towards helping students with their project. Online research tools include: • •
e-book collections Video streaming of over 6000 credible scholarly
sources The “chat with a librarian” system, which is staffed 24/7 by librarians from all over the state. They are available to answer questions and help with research. Interlibrary loan systems that allow students to borrow books from any of the 37 libraries connected to the Summit Library system. Online databases stocked with articles and scholarly journals that can be cited in research papers. Over the summer the library purchased four new databases, including the National Geographic archives.
During library business hours, the information desk is always staffed with librarians who are able to assist students if they have any questions about research, according to DeSilva. To further help students, they extend their business hours during finals week and offer cookies and coffee. Book and equipment rental If professors choose to order extra copies of the textbook for their class to give the library, those textbooks enter the course reserves, according to DeSilva, and can be checked out by students for use within the library. DeSilva said this
The CAP Center offers advising, job search assistance, and more. Ray Carter | The Broadside
Students have a lifeline in the Career Services-Academic Advising-Personal Counseling Center. The CAP Center’s services include career assistance, academic help and personal counseling. These resources are available to all students, and career assistance is even available to post graduates. The career services are intended to help guide students into the right career path or major. The CAP center can also help get students in touch with employers looking to hire college students, who are willing to work around a class schedule, according to Thurman Holder, a CAP Center
The Barber Library offers many research resources. Ray Carter | The Broadside
is a good system for students who have a long time between
advisor. Advisors also offer help to new students who are getting settled into the college community, and academic assistance to current students who have been struggling. “Sometimes it’s a matter of working with students who for some reason or another had a couple bad terms,” said Holder. Students can sit down one on one with an advisor and discuss how to become more successful, and receive advice on which classes would be most beneficial for them to take. Academic planning extends all the way to learning how to apply to graduation and looking into transferring to other colleges. “It helps them be successful at whatever they need to do,” said Holder. Students who don’t need academic advising or help finding a career might also find aid in the CAP center. A number of counselors that are employed through St. Charles are available to offer personal counseling to students, according to Holder. This gives
students a safe, confidential area to talk about anything they may be going through, whether it relates to school or not. There is no charge for the counseling service.
classes, because it allows them to stay on campus and get some homework done without having to carry their own textbooks around with them. As of January 2012, the library also offers technology rentals. Laptops can be checked out for use within the library for students who need to use a computer but desire a more private workspace than desktop work area offers. There are also other types of equipment available for students to use for completing projects, including:
a way to help students with their school work, but also to help them stay up to date with current technology. “The whole technology lending program is a way to get students a chance to use technology,” said DeSilva.
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Digital cameras Video recorders iPads Kindle e-book readers Technology rental is not only
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[The CAP center] helps [students] be successful at whatever they need to do.” Thurman Holder, CAP center advisor
The CAP center is located in the Barber Library, and staffed by receptionists who are ready to help students make appointments for the help they need.
Group work To accommodate students working in groups, the library has 11 study rooms that students can occupy for their work. The rooms are equipped with whiteboards and dry erase markers, tables, power outlets and two of the rooms have desktop computers. The keys to the rooms can be checked out at the information desk. Apart from the separate rooms, there is another area of the library dedicated to group study. It is stocked with four mobile whiteboards that students are welcome to use. “It allows students to sort of customize their study space,” said DeSilva. (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Fozzy’s ‘Sin and Bones’ is worth the wait William James The Broadside Metal fans have waited for rock band Fozzy’s third album Sin and Bones since its announcement in 2010 by singer Chris Jericho. Fozzy has rewarded their patience by showing the scope of their evolution since their 1999 formation. Although Jericho and Rich Ward of Stuck Mojo started Fozzy out as a cover band, Fozzy would reach new heights with albums “All That Remains” (2005) and “Chasing The Grail” (2010), the former proving to be Fozzy’s breakthrough album as it achieved much commercial and critical success. Jericho leads off Sin and Bones with the haunting “Spider in My Mouth.” The track features a creepy intro where the distorted voice of a child sings “Itsy Bitsy ADVERTISEMENTS
Spider”, before blasting off into a pounding heavy metal track, as Jericho howls about
nightmares that seem all too real. Avenged Sevenfold vocalist
M.Shadows joins the band for Sin and Bones’ first single, “Sandpaper”, which is as heavy as it is infectious. What will stand out to listeners is the uncomplicated guitar riffs, showing that Fozzy favors head-banging noise levels as opposed to technical expertise. “Sandpaper” does well showcasing the full range of Jericho’s impressive vocal ability as well as a catchy earworm chorus that you will have stuck in your head the rest of the day. Jericho’s World Wrestling Entertainment persona of a cocky, loud-mouthed competitor with a rocker’s in-your-face attitude shines through Fozzy’s music, even as Sin and Bones slows down into “In My Head”, a power ballad reminiscent of mid-swing Metallica. The album picks up its highspeed assault with the title track, and doesn’t slow down
as it flows seamlessly into “She’s My Addiction”, a bluesy rock track that wouldn’t sound out of place in a bar down south.“Shine Forever” and “Dark Passenger” round out Sin And Bones, and the listener can drift comfortably away to the sounds of Fozzy’s longest track, “Storm the Beaches”, which is like the calm after a powerful thunderstorm. Heavy metal fans need this album. Music lovers in need of quality listening would do well buying this album. And Fozzy needs to continue to do what they are doing, as the momentum they have built with their past albums will lead them to nothing but great things in the future. (Contact: wjames@cocc. edu)
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NEW RUGBY TEAM SPORT COMES TO COCC
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The Bobcat Rugby Team’s Gabe Swazo passes the ball to David Yancey during practices at the Bend Campus.
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Back Row: Elliot Meyerding, Colton Nye, Jeff Millan, Gabe Swazo, Hayden Czmowski, George Toscano, James Winchell, Kyle Jones, Travis Skyles, Jesse Derrick, Trevor Lizee Front Row: Mike Callahan, Alex Esselstrom, Taylor Ulbricht, Gerardo Calvo, David Yancey, Koliko Pangelinan, Sergio Gairo, Travis Spratt, Coach Woody Bennett
William James The Broadside There’s a new team trotting out onto the field at Central Oregon Community College. Woody Bennett has organized what he said is COCC’s first ever rugby team, featuring players from both COCC and Oregon State University-Cascades. Rugby has a special place in the heart of Bennett, who was a player for four and a half years before he became a coach. “Rugby is a ruffian’s sport played by gentlemen,” said Bennett. “It’s physical, but it’s not dirty. Players play hard, but respectfully.”
Bennett described his rugby coaching style as “old school.” Believes in upholding the integrity and honorable image of the game through every aspect of the team. Even the COCC team uniforms, which are striped and collared, reflect that classical image. The team has already made their field debut, on Aug. 25 when they played in the Cascade Classic Tournament. Though they did not advance in the tournament, Bennett believes the players gained some valuable experience. They were the only other college team in the tournament other than the Oregon Institute of Technology team.
It’s going to be a lot of fun.” Patrick Oldham COCC Rugby Team
“I think they were a little in awe before they got their nose bloodied in the tournament,” said Bennett. “But now, they understand and they’re definitely excited.” One of the senior players on the team, Patrick Oldham, said he’s excited for the next challenge. The team is currently working on conditioning, according to Oldham, to help prepare them for future matches.
“We just had our big practice yesterday which had about 25 guys,” said Oldham. “We’re getting fit, the newer guys are catching up to the rest of us pretty quickly.” The next game will be against the Reed College, whose team is also new, and is set to take place at COCC. Oldham said the team is looking forward to the match as a chance to establish themselves as a team. “This is a ‘friendly’ match so this won’t be reflected in our record or in Reed’s,” said Oldham. “But we’re both very excited, both of our sides are just trying to establish ourselves.” After the game one of the COCC team sponsors, Pappy’s Pizzeria, will host both teams
so they can share a meal and socialize. Bennett said this type of practice builds camaraderie and forms what he calls the “third half of rugby.” “Socialize with your opponent,” said Bennett. “It helps build a sense of community with the team.” Oldham said he is excited for the season, and hopes that COCC spectators will be as well. “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said Oldham. “I think it’ll be just as exciting for everyone to watch as it is for us to play.”
In spite of the Pole Creek Fire, the COCC Soccor team practices for the coming season. Players are watched over carefully by Coach Scott Milum. COCC Soccer Team Players Include: Mizael Ramirez Francisco Altamirano Seanmichael Galloway Cesar Mancillas Jamie O’Neal Gabe Hammond Nate Roy Ivan Gonzalez Cameron Brown David Yancey
Photo by Nick Thomas | The Broadside
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ALEX BRESLER Elected council
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
MEGAN COLE Elected council
ELIOT COLLINS Appointed council
KELLY HUSKEY Elected council
SHARA HUSKEY Appointed council
KURT KILLINGER Appointed Council
Introducing: the 2012-13 student government members.
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