health tips

 Healthy food choices available at UCC Cafeteria doing made-to-order Because college students juggle school work, jobs, relationships and many life stressors, often healthy eating is not a priority. So how can a starving college student make time to eat healthy and keep their growling stomachs from embarrassing them in class? With a few life hacks, including a little planning and preparation, eating healthy can be fun and manageable. As an added benefit, February is National Heart Health month. Learning to make heart healthy food choices today can lead to a healthier and longer life. Fortunately, UCC offers many healthy eating choices. “Often what’s cheap isn’tRead More →

joy smith

UCC nursing student Joy Smith was working with a group of volunteers at a wine tasting event four years ago in Portland, Oregon, when she allowed her cup to be out of sight for several minutes. She didn’t consider that doing this was unsafe. Seven hours later, in a remote location, the police found Smith’s near lifeless body in her totaled car. The next morning, she woke up in a strange hospital with no recollection of what happened. Smith had been drugged. In 2013, as a newly divorced 32-year-old single mother, Smith frequently volunteered at events in the Portland area. A new chapter of herRead More →


The owners of Bluebird Pizza, Roseburg’s brand new gourmet pizzeria, believe in second chances (and for good reason). In March of 2016, Ric and Tami Webb were at a turning point. Ric was in a coma, fighting for his life against pneumonia, heart failure and low blood pressure. Tami was praying for a miracle as she watched her husband lay helpless in the hospital. After five days in the ICU, doctors considered taking Ric off  of life support. Not knowing where else to turn, Tami turned to her faith. She asked an Elder from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to giveRead More →