The days leading up to graduation can be hectic and all over the place, so having some plans can lead to a much smoother day. UCC’s graduation is June 15, starting at 6 p.m. at the Swanson Amphitheater. Begin by getting the big stuff out of the way first such as creating a list of who’s coming. UCC students are allowed to invite as many guests as wanted, unless rain causes the event to be moved from the outdoor Swanson Amphitheater to Jacoby. If this happens, guests will be limited to four. Consider coordinating a meet up place for friends and family after the ceremony,Read More →

As the days get warmer and summer gets closer, everyone has an itch to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, but staying safe in the rushing rivers and hot sun should still be a priority, according to health authorities. The rivers in the area are not warm enough to swim in yet. “Air temperatures may feel hot, and the water may feel or appear warm, but temperatures can be extremely cold below the surface. Hypothermia can quickly set in and overwhelm even the strongest of swimmers, becoming too weak to escape,” states. Rivers can be some of the most dangerous places to visitRead More →

UCC has a lack of mental health support on campus. The new Healthy Minds club could give students a positive outlet to discuss mental health. Within the next 6 weeks, club president Leoana Brown and her peers will begin a mental health club for students interested who are interested in learning more about mental health and having a positive group to go to for support. Many young adults between the ages of 15 to 25 experience at least one mental health struggle or more. “In 2009 American College Health Association, a nationwide survey of college students at 2-4 year institutes, found that nearly 30 percentRead More →