Don’t miss ‘Searching for Aztlán’ Oct. 22

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This Thursday, October 22, Teatro Milagro will perform a bilingual production of Searching for Aztlán, a satirical journey about the search of lost identity and culture. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services and the Diversity & Equity Office, Searching for Aztlán centers on Dolores Huelga who finds herself … Continued

3 opportunities for diversity and equity training this fall

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Three opportunities to better understand the way mental illness, stereotypes and mico-messaging impacts student success are available this fall. Beautiful Minds: Unveiling the mask of mental illness Presenter—Robin Gilley Wednesday, October 14 1:30–3:30pm OUCH! Stereotypes Presenters—Linda Ringo-Reyna and Adam Holden Friday, October 30 … Continued

Chemeketa rallies for UCC

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More than 200 students, staff and community members gathered among Chemeketa’s locations to support the UCC community and honor the memory of Lucero Alcaraz, Treven Anspach, Rebecka Carnes, Quinn Cooper, Kim Dietz, Lucas Eibel, Jason Johnson, Lawrence Levine and Sarena Moore. Notes of support, photos and Chemeketa … Continued

Vigils supporting Umpqua to be held Oct. 7

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Community colleges statewide are holding vigils in support of Umpqua Community College students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, October 7 starting at 5 pm. We too will gather from 5-5:30 pm at each of the following locations- Salem: Native American … Continued

Top 5 ways to stay flu-free

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5. Keep your surroundings clean. Sanitize doorknobs, light switches, phones and other germ mongers with a non-toxic disinfectant (like white vinegar or Handi Wipes) as part of your regular cleaning routine. 4. Avoid getting close to people who are sick. … Continued

Chemeketa reads and gets on its soapbox

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The halls are alive with the bustling of academia and there are several opportunities for you to join in the rumination. Chemeketa Reads This year’s Chemeketa Reads will feature books, events and activities that illuminate the experiences of immigrant students, documented … Continued

High Voltage Art Collaboration is Sept.14-18

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The second High Voltage Art Collaboration (HVAC) will be on display September 14-18 in the Grechen Schuette Art Gallery. Last year’s HVAC welcomed 42 employee artists working in a variety of media, including sculpture, quilting, water color, acrylic, poetry, iron … Continued