By Boone OlsonCancel culture mainly affects the careers of public figures who have be accused of inappropriate conduct. Cancel culture and its effects The online phenomenon commonly known as cancel culture has been used against many public figures, sometimes to the point where others question if cancel culture is toxic. To put it simply, cancel culture is when a public figure has done or said something in the past or present which has been deemed inappropriate or dehumanizing, leading other users of the same or different online platform to culturally block the public figure from having a prominent public platform or career. According to Merriam-Webster.com,Read More →

Leeanne Phillips/ The MainstreamRoseburg’s Ulta Beauty will have their grand opening on February 7. Since 2009, they have raised $27.5 million to donate towards Breast Cancer awarness Ulta Beauty is coming to Roseburg Have an obsession with all things beauty? Ulta Beauty, a makeup chain that sells approximately 500 brands of makeup with more than 25,000 products for all different skin types has been busy stocking shelves for their upcoming opening at the Roseburg Marketplace Feb. 7. Since beginning in the 1990s, Ulta Beauty has grown to the largest U.S. beauty retailer for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. UltaRead More →

ASUCC’s Marjan Coester & Catherine Blocher prepare for Thanksgiving basket distribution dayLeeanne Phillips \ The Mainstream ASUCC Gives back to students for Thanksgiving ASUCC has been holding an annual Thanksgiving basket program since approximately 2006, which has significantly grown, according to Vyla Grindberg, ASUCC business manager and Marjan Coester Director of Student Engagement. Since approximately 2016, the ASUCC Student Leadership Team has given away 100 baskets per year. For many people Thanksgiving is a time of joy, filled with happiness, food and company. Even though Thanksgiving is one of America’s most popular holidays, many people go hungry on this day. ASUCC helps people avoid goingRead More →

Photo provided by PixabayEgyptians began using makeup thousands of years ago. Makeup: Origin and Evolution of cosmetics through history Have you ever wondered how the concept and development of makeup came to be? According to bhcosmetics.com, we will have to travel back in time approximately 12 thousand years ago when the Egyptians discovered the healing abilities of scented oils. After the discovery of scented oils, the cosmetic industry rose higher until it eventually became common practice to use cosmetics for religious purposes. Even though some of the ingredients they used for cosmetic purposes were poisonous, this did not lessen the allure of cosmetics for theRead More →

Inventors of lithium ion batteries awarded Nobel Prize Ever wondered what is powering your portable electronics or what will energize the new electric vehicles? John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino changed the world with their discoveries on lithium ion batteries. Just a few weeks ago Goodenough, Whittingham, and Yoshino were awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in chemistry for their creation and development of the lithium-ion battery. The Nobel Prize is awarded annually for innovation in academic, cultural and science fields including physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economic sciences. The Nobel awards were created by Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel in 1895. Read More →

Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus has killed 11 people in the United States in 2019 alone. This year has seen an unusual increase in the number of reported cases and deaths. Every year in the United States, there are typically only five to 10 human cases reported, with only 30% of all cases resulting in death. Many survivors experience ongoing neurological problems, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Eastern Equine Encephalitis, more commonly known as EEE, is a rare cause of brain infections. This should not be confused with the Zika virus, which usually has no symptoms or mild symptoms, and isRead More →