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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,

    I read the February article: “RCC/SOU hold lock down in HEC.”
    The story talks about new devices that will be installed to “lock down” doors and a system that will notify people if a “ACTIVE SHOOTER” is on campus. I’ve been through such drills on Portland Community College campuses. And I’ve seen the same thing attempt to be implemented across the nation in all our schools and colleges.
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RCC=Recyclemania

Submitted by the Sustainability Club on Redwood campus

RecycleMania is in full swing at Redwood Campus, and we’re competing against colleges across the nation to see who can recycle the greatest percentage of their waste. So far, RCC is in 3rd place for schools in Oregon, recycling 30.86 percent of our waste. This percentage is ok, but we can do better! The competition is happening until April 2nd and we could really use your help recycling to make this event a success. 
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Show me the money

By Michelle Gideon

Staff writer

    As a financial aid recipient myself, my college education is completely reliant on whether or not I receive aid. Students such as myself are in the “no aid, no go” boat, making financial aid an absolute necessity. This means I am not alone when it comes to the need for funds to cover my education.
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There’s always hope: A look at homelessness and RCC

By Becky Musard

Staff writer

Look at the people around you in class. Now look at the instructor. After a term you might feel you know them, but would you be able to say if they are, or have ever been, homeless?

Jenny Jackson spent some of her teenage years stuffed into a singlewide trailer lacking electricity, sometimes with 15 to 20 other people. “It was a really dark and sad time in my life,” said Jackson, now the Associated Student Government advisor on Redwood campus. “I was really scared.”

Many others at RCC and in the Rogue Valley are currently in the same predicament as Jackson once was.

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Student Government announcements

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Senator Position Open:

 Are you interested in becoming a member of your Associated Student Government? Well now is your chance! Your ASG is looking for a student Senator for the Table Rock campus. Come in to room 128 in the G building to pick up your application today. Applications are due November 17 so be sure to turn them in as soon as possible. Also, feel free to call us at (541)245-7730 or stop in to ask questions and learn more about this position. Apply now to become more involved in your school and with your student body. This position will begin winter term 2011.

Can Food Drive!  

ASG is doing its annual can food drive! All items this year will be donated to ACCESS. If you would like to volunteer going door to door, contact ASG President Katilyn Eccleston, at KEccleston@roguecc.edu.  Or if you would like to donate you can drop off your items in the ASG Office (G-128) or drop them in one of the bins around campus! 

Lunch with the Dean!   

   November 17th at 2pm in the HEC/ Room 221. Bring your questions and concerns to this open dialogue with Kori Bieber, Dean of Students. Refreshments provided.

 

Winter Festival

 Keep an eye out for our winter festival on Tuesday November 30 from 9am-3pm. We will be decorating goodies along with other activities in the HEC building. There will be hot drinks for you to warm up with, as well as treats.

The Associated Student Government on Redwood Campus would like to let you know about a few events we have coming up in November.

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Open Mic

 Nov 16, 11 to 1pm, Student Center – Do you like Peanut Butter, or maybe juggling? How about juggling peanut butter? Well the latter is probably not going to happen but you never know considering the insane juggling talent of Devon “The Juggling Guy.” Many of you have seen him around Grants Pass standing on the street corner juggling and catching balls with his …neck. Yah, that’s right. Devon will be making a featured appearance at this month’s Open Mic, and back by popular demand is the comedic talent of the ever lovin Will Tippen. Come join us for a fun filled afternoon of peanut butter themed snacks and not so peanut butter themed entertainment!

   Clubs Day

  Nov 17, 11-2pm, Student Center – If you’re looking for something to do besides study, study, and well….study, come down to the Student Center on November 17 and check out the clubs that are active at RCC Redwood Campus. Everything from acting and dancing to environmental activism. Also, if you have an idea on a club you might want to start, this would be a great time to talk to a student government representative and find out how. 

Lunch with the Dean

  November 22, 11:45-1pm, Student Center – Come join the Dean of Students and other members of Student Government for lunch. Dean of Students, Kori Bieber, will be on hand to answer questions and hear your concerns. This is a great opportunity to have your voice heard and your questions answered personally by the Dean.

Measure 74 may affect patients, police, budget

 

By S. Findley

Staff Writer

A controversial medical marijuana measure could mean relief for the seriously ill and an estimated $20 million in revenue plus thousands of jobs for recession-whipped Oregon.

Detractors of Measure 74 argue the measure could generate more crime and the state cannot afford licensing and regulation costs for dispensaries and grow sites.

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Vote!

Here’s where to get registered online:

Oregon—Deadline: Oct. 11

http://www.oregonvotes.org/votreg/vreg.htm  
 
California—Deadline: October 18 

www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_vr.htm

California request a ballot by mail—Deadline: October 26

http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_m.htm