Attending the recent Donald Trump rally in Eugene was an exhausting experience for many. People from every corner of the state – some spent many hours driving – came to witness a part of history. In unseasonably hot weather, around 4,000 people turned out to watch Donald Trump explain how to make America great again. His speech on how to to make America great again included attacks on both the media and his opponents.
During spring break, some students received an email from the college letting them know that the academic progress of their financial aid had been updated “based on grades posted for the recently completed term.” In the email, students were further instructed to log on to Banner/Self-Service and check the updated status of their financial aid. Many of those who did found a notice that read “Suspend: Max Credits.”
QSA Club plans Coming Out day Queer Students Advocacy Club, formerly known as the Gay Straight Alliance, will be hosting a Coming Out Day on Feb. 29 in the cafeteria area. The event will incorporate information on gay, lesbian, cisgender and pansexual as well as other ways of identifying.
UCC is currently observing Black History Month with events, educational opportunities and workshops students can be a part of to observe an important part of American history. The celebration to honor the contributions of blacks’ in American history began in January with a tribute to Martin Luther King Day titled “Week of Martin” hosted by the Students of Color Alliance or SOCA. The celebrations began with a two day reading of Martin Luther King’s “A Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It is a letter that King wrote while imprisoned for nonviolent demonstrations against segregation. Other events included a showing of the movie Selma. Selma is
Every Sunday at 1 p.m., a group of students dress up in armor and do battle. The UCC Armored Arts club has an eight month tradition of studying and reenacting battles of yore. They meet in the martial arts room in the Phys. Ed. building on campus, and for some battles they meet at River Forks Park.
UCC’s ski/snowboard class was canceled in previous years due to lack of snow, but with record snowfall nearly in our backyard, now might be the time to dust off your boards or skis and smash some gnarly powder. Willamette Pass offers different packages including group packages. Students interested in starting a UCC ski club or just getting some friends together could take advantage of group pricing with 15 or more members. With your group package you get discounts on lift tickets and rentals. Every group package at Willamette Pass also comes with one free lift ticket. Snowboarding classes, a full service rental shop, and Wi-Fi