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Vladimir Sovyak

Vladimir Sovyak has 15 articles published.

What is a provost? Why are we about to have one?

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    Debra Thatcher will receive the Provost Search Committee's recommendation on March 23.

The selection for a provost is underway. The first candidate of five, Daniel Findley, PhD, spoke at a forum on March 7. Four other candidates have been scheduled to speak at UCC, but due to its publication date, the Mainstream was only able to cover the first candidate. The provost will replace the positions of…

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Mystery, romance and wit: Theatre Arts at UCC produces the award-winning musical “Curtains”

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    The Centerstage Theatre buzzed with excitement between cast and audience members immediately following the curtain call of the musical on Feb. 18.
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    The Centerstage Theatre buzzed with excitement between cast and audience members immediately following the curtain call of the musical on Feb. 18.
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    Jacob Mills (ensemble) and Aaron Carter (choreographer and ensemble) were not quite ready to stop practicing their blocking by the end of their Feb. 19 performance.
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    Jacob Mills (ensemble) and Aaron Carter (choreographer and ensemble) were not quite ready to stop practicing their blocking by the end of their Feb. 19 performance.

The Tony Award-winning musical “Curtains” delivered laugh after laugh at the Centerstage Theater this winter. The show opened Feb. 17 and runs through March 5. The direction, stagecraft, casting and acting all worked cooperatively under the direction of Stephanie Newman on the night of Feb. 18 to deliver a memorable performance to the audience members.…

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Caution advised during steelhead run

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    ODFW is using new counting methodology at the local Winchester Dam. Vladimir Sovyak / The Mainstream

Dedicated steelhead anglers face a strong steelhead run despite this winter’s high water, unfavorably cold water temperatures and poor water visibility. “We do anticipate that the run will be similar to last year’s. This run has been consistent over time and is likely due to steelhead’s life history that allows them to be more adaptable…

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Threat assessment and security training continue

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    New campus safety threat assessment training may mean the clouds of the past are heading towards the horizon. Photo provided by Pixabay, flickr

While it has been over a year since the events of Oct. 1, campus safety is no less of a priority. Currently, internal national tension is exceptionally high within the U.S., and this tension affects every town and city. U.S. presidential campaign promises specifically regarding immigration from President-elect Donald Trump, have led to marches around…

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Low numbers of fall chinook: Regional ocean temperature in warm phase

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Numbers have not been impressive for fall chinook this year and chinook anglers are likely to have more frustrating runs to come. Aiding salmon populations is no linear tasks.  Even programs designed to aid salmon can be harmful to salmon. “If not managed correctly, hatchery fish may detrimentally affect wild populations . . . we…

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Spooktacular Fun Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds

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    Vladimir Sovyak / The Mainstream

The Spooktacular Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds scheduled 42 classes for Oct. 29.  Riders ages ranged from under five to over fifty.  The show started with English Riding Classes, followed by Showmanship, Trail, and Western Classes. Three age groups were organized for the event: 13 and under, 14-18, and 19 & over.  The…

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I am UCC

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    Jared Norman, 33-year-old nursing student, learned to push his own boundaries in his life journey.

Joy, Adversity, and Inspiration Jared Norman’s road to UCC nursing program Halfway through a year-long backpacking trek a few years ago, Jared Norman realized his calling.  He knew that becoming a pediatric oncology nurse would be his career path. To clarify, the practice of pediatric oncology deals with treating children with cancer.

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