As winter approaches, university transfer application due dates draw nearer. Submitting applications as early as possible is helpful in the admissions process, especially if the school has rolling admissions (processing applications in the order they arrive). Getting familiar with websites such as Common Application and Coalition will help make the process go more smoothly. Common Application and Coalition are one-stop shops for applying to college. Both sites help coordinate applicants, applications, all universities the applicant wants to apply to, and recommendations. These websites are designed so that information only has to be filled in once for all chosen schools. It allows applicants to view dueRead More →

As a college student, finding easy and budget friendly ways to “go green” can seem nearly impossible. DIY projects can be too time consuming, and few college students have money to invest in eco-friendly appliances and solar panels. Many want to make a difference, but don’t know how. We want change, but what can we do? “It’s bad. The U.S. should really make some changes in how we use fossil fuels,” Laura Ekada, a UCC wrestling athlete, said. Worrying about larger issues like climate change can undermine efforts on smaller steps that even busy college students can take to go green. And, reduction of localRead More →

A room full of roughly 20 girls ready to pin each other down is a unique experience, but women from around the country gather daily at UCC with that single purpose: to wrestle. The wrestling room on campus is home to both the women’s and men’s practices. Asia DeWeese, the coach of UCC’s new women’s wrestling team, calls out a drill and they all get to work after a resounding group clap. Last year, the team was a third of the size it is now. The team this year has had a growth spurt with a corresponding growth in spirits. “Going from a room withRead More →