April 2018, Oregon Tech’s Commission on College Teaching (CCT) was selected by Steelcase Education to receive funding for new Active Learning classrooms. This grant allowed Oregon Tech to redesign Owens 201 to have mobile tables, desks, and chairs; and whiteboards and smartboards, to create a space that encourages student collaboration.
The increasing popularity of E-books is providing Oregon Tech students with more convenient and affordable options for learning and has also contributed to reducing the average rate of student spending in colleges across the nation.
Oregon Tech has set a 4.5 percent tuition increase for the next academic year. This follows the previous year’s 5 percent tuition increase, which was reduced from an initial 8 percent increase thanks to state funding.
On April 21 at 9 a.m., at Sugarman’s Corner, the Great Outdoor Alliance hosted Sustainapalooza, an outdoor event focused on bringing attention to sustainability issues, especially water pollution from storm drains.
After months of uncertainty regarding whether recycling would continue in Klamath County, commissioners voted to increase the fee and keep the service. The unanimous vote happened April 5 and increased the recycling fee by $1.22 per person for curbside recycling.
The Blue Zones Project (BZP) celebrated its second anniversary in Klamath Falls on March 12, 2018. They have become ingrained in the Klamath County community since their official launch in 2016 and plan to stay for at least three more years.
As Winter term gets further underway, it is easy to hole up in your room and stress about upcoming exams, papers, and assignments. When you need to get out of your academic slump, Klamath Falls has many opportunities for students to get out, get active, and get social.
The Ross Ragland Theater offers a variety of shows for students to see and perform in, as well as provides volunteer opportunities through the Ross Ragland Theaters Guild. The Ragland is a 1940’s movie theater that has been converted into a performing arts venue on 218 N Seventh St, downtown.
After a successful regular season for both squads, the Oregon Tech soccer teams have secured themselves spots in the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) Championships. The CCC Championship is a postseason tournament that features the top 8 in the league where the victorious team earns a berth to the NAIA National Tournament
Oregon Tech’s cross country team has made leaps and bounds in their performance. During the previous term, three of Oregon Tech’s runners made All American (first thirty runners out of six hundred) at Nationals on November 18, 2017. Cindy Reed took sixth place, setting a school record, Mark French took eighth, and Susie Garza took sixteenth.
“Halloween”, John Carpenter’s 1978 horror movie, is considered the first true slasher film and is well known. The hit movie has a total of six sequels and is has one of the most divided fanbases in the horror movie genre. Carpenter’s newest continuation of the franchise, “Halloween (2018)” puts all previous sequels into the background.
Black Panther was probably my favorite introduction movie in the Marvel series yet. It was well written, and even though there was lots of new information to digest, audiences were able to infer most of what was not directly said pretty easily. The movie accomplished more than just introducing a character, even without cameos from already established characters.
Love, Simon is a heartwarming and inspiring story about a teenage boy (Nick Robinson) who is struggling with the fact that he is gay and has yet to tell his friends or family. Though it may seem that he lives a completely normal teenage life, he deals with the everyday obstacles of being a high school student while trying to navigate his secret love life.