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Tuition or Dinner? Nearly Half of College Students Surveyed in a New Report Are Going Hungry
College students around the country are suffering from food insecurity in order to graduate. Leaving students delirious, and forced to sleep off their hunger. New data indicates the problem is more serious affecting almost half of the student population at community and public colleges. Temple University’s Hope Center for College Community and Justice indicates that 45 percent of students from over 100 institutions have been food insecure in the past 30 days. The nonprofit found that among City University of New York students, 48 percent had also been food insecure in the past 30 days.

Washington Timbers Women’s First Team Prepares for Season Opener
The Washington Timbers soccer team start their 2019 season Sunday, in Wenatchee. The Timbers is a women’s college-aged soccer team and placed second in the league last year. Vancouver also has a similar men’s soccer team The Victory which is directed for future and post-college athletes.

Council to Declare May ‘Small Business Month’ 
Vancouver City Council proclaims May 13 “Small Business Month” in coalition with National Small Business Week May 5-11. In Vancouver 95 percent of businesses are considered a small business contributing to an essential part of community living.

Clark College Becomes Accredited Testing Center for American Welding Society
On May 1 Clark will be offering  Certified Welder (CW) certificates. This tests welders with procedures on the structural steel, petroleum pipelines, sheet metal and chemical refinery welding industries. Along with other certificates that will be given for Clark to hand out to qualified testers, Clark will also be offering the Washington Association Building Officials (WABO) welding certification.

‘Superhero’ WSUV student ready to soar’
Washington states exemplary student Anne Murray prepares to graduate with her bachelors in digital technology and culture. Her six year journey began at Clark College, and throughout her endeavors she raised two boys as a single mom while freelancing.

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