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We all have choices and beliefs that will be influenced by our experiences and all books have the potential to inspire the reader. Three new books acquired by the Clark College Libraries examine the development of creative thinking, explore what it is like to live as a wild animal, and question our relationship with stuff. […]

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The art display case is one of our favorite parts of the iCommons, and once again, we’re looking for student work to exhibit. In the past, we’ve displayed work in many formats, from Brad Brehe’s welded Cuban sculptures to Bruce Kelley’s “Diversity Pod” ceramics to the current display of oil paintings from Joe Macca’s class: If you’re […]

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The Clark College Theme, Transformation, “represents a common idea that the entire college, and the community that we serve, can gather around” (Clark College 2017). Different groups on campus participated in a College Theme Contest to create a display of what Transformation means to them. View all contest entries, including the winning entry from Career […]

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Beginning this Friday, May 6th from 5 pm- 8 pm, the Celebracion de Mi Gente: El Dia del Nino/El Dia del Libro (“Celebration of My People: Day of the Child/Day of the Book”), will be happening at Clark College! This annual festival coincides with the Mexican holiday of Dia del Nino and the American Library […]

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We at the iCommons try to keep the display case interesting with relevant materials that reflect current classes taking place at CTC, or just something that will be eye-catching and spark some curiosity. Right before Spring Break, there was a call for artists (aspiring or otherwise) to bring us their art for display during Summer Quarter. […]

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If you’ve been to the CTC campus, you may have noticed the iCommons` display case. Usually, it holds many amazing book selections expertly arranged in an eye-catching and creative way by *ahem* yours truly. Currently, the case is housing a collection of books inspired by the recent traveling Native Voices exhibit. However, with Winter Quarter […]

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FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK FRIDAY, MARCH 4  5-8 pm Cannell Library (first photo) and Archer Gallery (second photo) are located at Clark College: 1933 Fort Vancouver Way Clark County Historical Museum (third photo): 1511 Main Street Explore “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” at Cannell Library. View “Woven: The Art of Contemporary […]

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With the installation of the Native Voices exhibition, a couple of the associated events hosted by Clark College and the Clark County Historical Museum, bring to light the tragic Sand Creek Massacre of November 29, 1864. On this date, 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho people were horrifically attacked in an unsanctioned battle led by U.S. Army Colonel, […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. The man, his name, and what he represents are all something most American citizens are very familiar with. While his name may be more associated by some with long weekends and federal holidays, it is important to remember the significant role he played in American history and how it affected the lives […]

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The cold, rainy, winter months are now upon us and making outdoor field trips harder and harder. If you’re feeling like exercising your artistic side but wanting to stay cozy and warm inside, try going on a virtual museum jaunt! Through Google Cultural Institute, you can explore thousands of art collections, historic moments, and performing arts videos from all […]

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