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How to deal with the craziness of December

With finals and the holidays right around the corner, there is an overwhelming amount of work to be done. But how can one person deal with all of this without going crazy? There are a few simple ways to get through both finals and the holidays with ease. First, finals. The stress of finals can… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Protocol explained for “Umpqua Community College” brand use

   Editor’s Note: The Mainstream discussed new social media protocol at Umpqua Community College in Issue 44 Vol. 1. At the time of print for that issue, we were unable to provide clarification due to unforeseen circumstances. This issue we talked with Tiffany Coleman, UCC’s Director of Marketing and Communication about the new protocol and… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Please transfer my credits, please . . .

All voting members of the Oregon House and Senate affirmed House Bill 2998 this summer. The bill was drafted to make college credits more transferable between public colleges. Governor Kate Brown signed HB 2998 into law on August 8, and the bill is planned to be implemented in college’s curricula in the Fall 2018 academic… Keep Reading

Campus Life/Health

Caffeine usage at UCC

Drinking a cup of hot coffee in the morning has become a sacred, everyday ritual for college students everywhere. Many can barely make it through the day without downing a form of caffeine in one way or another. Caffeine is a common type of energy for college students, and is usually delivered to bodies in… Keep Reading

Campus Life/I am UCC

I am UCC: Nursing student thankful for support

Priscila Lopez, ASUCC senator and Spanish Club representative, developed a profound respect for her family and heritage at an early age. One of three children born to immigrant parents, she had a first-hand view of the difficulties Hispanic Americans face and the determination that is required to overcome them. “My parents came from Mexico in… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Legacy Ball to raise scholarship funds

   The Umpqua Community College Foundation’s 2nd annual Legacy Ball will be held at Seven Feathers Casino Resort on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. “Unmask the Power of Education” is this year’s theme, featuring a masquerade ball and an after party.    The Legacy Ball began in 2016 as the Foundation’s signature event,… Keep Reading

Campus Life/I am UCC

I am UCC: April Hamlin, Dean of Student Services

   There is little to nothing that the director of student services thinks she “has” to do. She does, however, “get” to do exactly what she loves with exuberance.     April Hamlin doesn’t proceed through her days with of a sense of obligation, but rather a buoyant joy, the infectious kind that brightens a… Keep Reading

ASUCC/Campus Life

ASUCC events

NAME THE TURKEY The “Name the Turkey” contest which started on Nov. 1 runs through Nov. 9 in the Student Center. The top five names will be up for a vote soon, and the winning turkey name will be announced the week of Nov.  13. FOOD DRIVE ASUCC will collect food for Thanksgiving baskets and… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Spanish Club: Overcoming the first language barrier

    Spanish Club is an organization for members of the UCC community to enjoy some time together while learning about the Spanish language. No level of fluency is required to be a participant.    “It’s open to everyone, even if you’ve never taken a Spanish class; if you just kind of want to get… Keep Reading

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