Clark News You Can Use

Welcome to the Weekly Waddle, the Indy’s round up of this week’s interesting news. Here are some articles from the past few weeks that we thought would be of interest to you.

Clark College addresses the ongoing homeless epidemic on the softball field. Homeless individuals are using the athletic fields to camp out leaving the unsuitable and startling the female athletes. The college is in the process of fixing this problem by adding fourth of the security, and a ground keeper to work overtime. As well as installing a taller fence, adding security lights, and street lights.
Homeless problem impacting women’s softball team at Clark College

A letter from the Indy editors addresses their new plan to improve the news publication by reaching out to the readers.
Letter from the Editors

The dental team put on a free screening for kids, Saturday, Feb. 2. Three Clark seniors in the dental program organized the event, turning the traumatizing child experience into a fun and enjoyable one.
Kids’ Smiles Brighten Up Dental Day

Students enrolled in Clarks Transitional Studies program can check out a laptop for free at the Cannell Library for Winter quarter. The library has a limit of 30 laptops per quarter and have few left.
Need a Laptop for School? Transitional Studies Students Can Rent One

Clark’s 2019 athletic hall of fame was announced Feb. 2, after the men’s baseball game vs. Linn-Benton. This year’s honorees are Brenda Bessner, Janie Hogan-Corbett, the 1981 Men’s Golf Team and the 1982 Men’s Gold Team.
2019 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame Class Announced  

Clark College faculty push for pay equal to k-12 teachers. Faculty members are supporting the cause by wearing red on Wednesdays. Some faculty members wear shirts that say “Pay equality with k-12.”
Clark Faculty Unites in Red on Wednesdays

President Bob Knight talks about future budget cuts with over 50 deans during the public forum Feb. 5. Distributions of the budget cut remain unknown, raising concern for retaining students.  
President Knight Addresses Possible Strike, Budget Cuts at Open Forum

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