Trick Schneider

Trick Schneider has 23 articles published.

Soldiers to Scholars: Military service inspires student entrepreneur’s business plan

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    Renee Carroll dressed as Rosie the Riveter during the Veteran’s Day Parade in November 2016. Samantha Sanders/The Mainstream

It takes great courage to sign up for the military. Some who serve see combat, some never returning. Others provide necessary aid to those in combat or assist foreign countries with improving their technical infrastructure. Renee Carroll is one of those support veterans here at UCC. Carroll is finding new life going from soldier to…

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I am UCC: All-USA Academic Team Jantyne Bunce

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    Jantyne Bunce, Phi Theta Kappa president and All-USA Academic Team scholar, proves the benefits of determination. Trick Schneider/Mainstream

PTK president, scholar meets with Oregon governor Quiet, shy, seemingly a mute child. Abused, addicted to alcohol until pregnant at 17. Then anxiety, depression, sick from it all. Now? Peer mentor, ambassador, president of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Sigma Upsilon Chapter President Jantyne Bunce has traveled a long bumpy road to get…

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WTF is happening to America: Internet trolls troll on /pol/ for the LOLs

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In part two of “WTF is Happening to America,” we learned about LARPing, the Antifa and this new uprising on the right called the Proud Boys. The article suggested that a process of radicalization drove people to participate in the clashes happening on many college campuses over free speech. However, there is another element to…

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WTF is Happening to America: Divided We Fall into Anarchy

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A political column analyzing contemporary U.S. culture Less than 100 days into the Trump presidency, a new trend is gaining popularity on college campuses: fighting between groups with polarized views. Imagine two forces carrying weapons such as M80s, rocks, bottles and bricks. Imagine acts of violence and vandalism such as breaking windows and starting fires.…

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Abuse Awareness: Abuse affects children, too

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Since then, annually, including 2017, the POTUS has proclaimed April Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On March 31, Trump officially acknowledged that April, 2017, would continue to be proclaimed Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “My Administration, including the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services, will do everything in its power to protect…

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April is sexual and child abuse awareness month

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    The National Sexual Violence Resource Center provides information about assault and how people can respond to assault. graphic provided by

Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino, who both suffered sexual assault at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, helped spearhead federal investigation into campus crime when they filed a federal complaint against UNC for mishandling sexual assault. Working from their experiences, the two have created a book We Believe You: Survivors of…

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WTF is Happening to America

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A political column analyzing contemporary U.S. culture Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many Americans have become so electrified by the results that they are shouting, crying, and fighting … often against their friends, family and neighbors . . . at the cost of listening, learning, and loving. Dialogue is turning into broken friendships. Free…

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Phi Theta Kappa attends Catalyst awards

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    Tanya Williams, KC Perley, Hanya Vargas, Diana Kelly and Jantyne Bunce, represented UCC’s Alpha Sigma Upsilon (UCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa) at Catalyst 2017.

Four students from Umpqua Community College’s Alpha Sigma Upsilon, which is UCC’s chapter of the Rocky Mountain Cascade region of the international Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) nation, attended the first annual Catalyst Awards convention. And it was, for them, quite an experience. President Jantyne Bunce, Vice President KC Perley, Adviser Diana Kelly, Honors in Action…

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