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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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Visual Stimulus

Keeping watch over the library, sculpture Guardian by artist Joan Peekema now resides on the second floor by the southeast staircase. The large impressive stainless steel creation was kindly donated by the artist and her husband in 2003. Beyond this generous gift, the art collection of Clark College is enhanced with additional contributions from the […]

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Borrowed images need to be cited just like any other information such as a quote or statistic. This is true for images included in papers, blog posts, and even slide presentations. A new tool called Photos For Class will search for an image in the Flickr Creative Commons and will automatically provide a citation at the base […]

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Have you ever wanted to display your art? Here’s your chance! Students, faculty or staff can display art in the display case in the iCommons, CTC 219. Clark instructor Gabriel Porque’s Art 181 and 182 Ceramics student’s display featuring porcelain and stoneware: Photo Image Source: Clark College Libraries Examples of medium accepted:  Sculpture              Photography  Water […]

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