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The Graduation Committee was one of six committees assigned to help with recovery after the Oct. 1 shooting. One of the goals of the committee was to ensure that this year’s commencement ceremony was the same as previous years however, this year will feature high profile speakers in Governor Kate Brown and Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin.Read More →

I wasn’t sure what I was expecting when I signed on to cover Startup Weekend at UCC. I knew it was an event hosted by Google to kickstart business ideas, and I knew it was a some sort of competition: best idea wins. But I knew little else, so the plan was to show up as a participant, join up with a group, and write.Read More →

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Paul Morgan, adjunct astronomy instructor, has dreamed about having a state of the art  observatory at UCC for many years. With help from the community that dream is slowly becoming a reality. Four telescopes are expected to be operational near the Tower Building this June.Read More →

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Having a high school crush hurts like the dickens There are certain lessons that can’t be taught. There’s no crash course in romantics that won’t end without some internal injury. I’m, by far, no Casanova, but I’ve picked up a thing or two here and there. One of the lessons that is constantly being beaten into me is that some courtships are unjust and criminal; not everyone is worth the effort.Read More →

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Campus clubs and organizations formerly funded by ASUCC’s student activity fee accounts may be facing cuts for next year. This year’s ASUCC officers are concerned over budget allocations of the student activity fee (assessed at $2 per credit) because last year’s ASUCC team was encouraged to spend more of the student activity fee fund, resulting in some depletion, said ASUCC VP Joshua Friedlein.Read More →

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I learned to lie when I was five-years-old. It was all circumstance. I’m not the person who designed a fire alarm in a clear plastic cover that so elegantly displayed the switch and had “LIFT HERE” written in large lovely letters (I had just learned to read). It wasn’t my fault; how was I supposed to know that pulling the cover would trigger an alarm? I wouldn’t have even been in the department store if my parents hadn’t taken us to a see disaster-horror flick.Read More →