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Joshua Friedlein ASUCC Vice President Guest Writer The ASUCC Executive Council has been preparing for a busy spring term. Elections for the student government executive officer Positions will be taking place this term. The ASUCC Leadership Board is looking for students who are interested in serving as an ASUCC executive officer for the upcoming school year. If you are interested, position applications may be obtained now in the ASUCC offices in Riverhawk Central — in the Campus Center, directly to the right of the Cafeteria. Application deadline is April 22. Official elections will be taking place May 9, 10 and 11.Read More →

Artists Kathleen Caprario and Marissa Solini are featured artists in the exhibit “Patterns of Change” in the Art Gallery, Feb. 17 to March 10. The art department provided the following information about the exhibit. Caprario’s mixed-media works look to exterior spaces, echoing patterns of seasons, human interaction with nature and movement through space. Caprario refers to these pieces as “wallpaper,” stating that “one’s surrounding landscape, much like wallpaper in one’s home, is an important but often overlooked environmental influence.” These images are also part map, conveying the experience of walking in a dense forest through layers of stenciled leaves and stems. Meanwhile, Solini’s oil paintingsRead More →

Students in the newly re-formed Debate Club conduct a debate every Friday at 12 to 1 p.m. in Riverview room 101. This term, the club is debating campus issues. The last time the club was in session it focused on “human rights issues.” Students can debate in the club or come and listen without actually joining the club so that they can voice their opinions about issues that they feel need to be discussed. Because the Debate Club is just re-starting, they are actively looking for more members. They have started to nominate and elect officers. Although someone has been nominated for each available clubRead More →

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Sawyer Kluge scored 24 points on 9 of 17 shooting for the Jan. 13 game against Linn-Benton. She also racked up 6 rebounds and 1 assist. Anna Mumm contributed 18 points, also on 9 of 17 shooting, while also getting 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Maddy Pape nearly accomplished a triple-double, scoring 13 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and assisting 7 times. As a whole, the Riverhawks had a field goal percentage of 51.1 percent with their free-throw percentage just above at 64.7.  In the end, UCC outscored the Linn-Benton Roadrunners 106-62, helped mainly by their second quarter, where they outscored their opponents 36-14. ForRead More →

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The women’s volleyball team ended up their season in the red with a young team that included only two sophomores under coach Lacy Pinard. The team played 28 games including tournaments in Des Moines, Washington, in Everett, Washington and in Gresham, Oregon.Read More →

student spotlight

Erica Henry not only dressed as Laura Ingalls Wilder for her speech class but she arrived in character: on her horse, Misty. The class, Speech 111, taught by Paula Usrey is doing an entertaining speech assignment in their classroom located in the Danny Lang Teaching, Learning & Event Center.Read More →

When we see things happening all over the country, like the tragedy that happened here on October 1, it should be a time to ask questions and reflect on the events leading up to these moments in order to prevent them from happening again. What can we actively do to make a difference in the real world for the better, to be the change? That’s what life is all about. Progressive actions being taken place to enforce true change that inspires hope to even go further, beyond our wildest expectations, and make our dreams a reality.Read More →

potato skins

Fall is here. The days are shorter, and it seems like there is never enough time in our busy day. I find myself enjoying the convenience of a fast food drive through, but I still miss the feeling and taste of a home cooked meal. So, I thought why not combine the two and create a home cooked version of one of my favorites: chicken nuggets and fries. I came up with the menu of Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets and Potato Skins as an adult version of my fast food favorite.Read More →

State Funds Now Available For Students, Staff Funds for “unanticipated medical and counseling expenses” related to the Oct. 1 incident at Umpqua Community College are available now for students and staff or “any person on the Umpqua Community College campus at the time of the shooting who has suffered physical or psychological trauma as a result,” according to the Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victims’ Services Division. The funds must be applied for through the Oregon Department of Justice which has created an online emergency application form to expedite processing of the financial assistance. The purpose of the money is to pay for medical expenses,Read More →