In the kitchen with Bob and Lisa

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In the kitchen with Bob and Lisa

Two of Clark’s busiest leaders join students to prepare a simple, nutritious summertime meal  President Knight wants to know: “Where’s the meat?” Robert Knight, Clark College president, loves bacon. But he’s not a fan of tofu. Then he joined Lisa Gibert, president/CEO of Clark College Foundation, and Jonathan Dutson, a Clark Machining student, in the […]

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Soldiers in the drink

Two veterans focus their second careers on making wine Robb Zimmel’s first interest in winemaking is rooted in its mystery. He grew up watching the matriarchs in his family make wine out of all kinds of fruit. Berries are crushed, the juice is poured into a container and then some kind of alchemy magically transforms […]

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Cup of steamed art

Local coffee shop offers original latte art, community feel By Ryan Cunningham ’14   Coffee shops are on nearly every corner, equipped with clever coffee pun signage offering convenient caffeinated pick-me-ups. So what is it that tempts you to stop in to any particular shop as part of your daily caffeine ritual? Latte art and […]

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Eat, drink and make friends

Food events satiate students’ appetite for connection By Wanda McNealy ’17   Erika Aronson was hungry. She was running from work to school and forgot to bring a snack with her to class. As she was walking to class alone, Aronson, 20, noticed a sign in the Penguin Union Building (PUB) that said “Peer Mentor […]

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Partners Spring 2017

Not such a dirty job Few women choose trade jobs. Clark is changing the perception of these jobs Trades network has your back Alumni in the trades Funding the future Growth and stability in our community hinges on balanced state funding Student tackle the cost of textbooks Clark students take action in Olympia Reinventing himself […]

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Kim Clements welds a rooster tail assembly at Gunderson Marine

Trades network has your back

By Lily Raff McCaulou Want to come to campus to speak or mentor women who are training for the trades? Contact Kelsey Hukill, director of alumni relations at 360.992.2767. As a network technician, Shawn Cismar is accustomed to stress. When a computer network is down, everyone shifts into crisis mode. Some people take out their […]

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Women in the trades

Few women choose trade jobs. Clark wants to change that.   By Lily Raff McCaulou In the machine shop one day this winter, student Sunshine Hill confessed — over the squeal of grinding metal — that she was having a rough week. Hill, 34, had just weaned her youngest daughter, aged 2. She’d been up […]

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Funding the future

Growth and stability in our community hinges on balanced state funding By Chato Hazelbaker     The Columbia River is where Clark County begins geographically and historically. It is impossible to imagine the region without the river. The waterway is a powerful force that touches every corner of our community, shaping history, commerce, transportation and […]

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