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Women march into the month of March celebrating women’s history

The contributions of women historically, politically, societally and culturally are honored around the world on March 8. From March 1 through March 31, the celebration of women continues with remembering the past and looking at the present and future women who stand for a purpose greater than themselves. The celebration began in the early 1900s… Keep Reading

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Staff seek to improve access to feminine hygiene products on campus

In response to the first of a two-series issue in the Mainstream, UCC staff is now moving forward with plans to improve the accessibility of feminine hygiene products on campus. The facility director is currently conducting a full evaluation to distinguish which restrooms have operable and inoperable machines to be able to provide feminine products… Keep Reading

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White House signals possible crackdown on recreational marijuana

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently signaled that federal action against recreational marijuana use is in the works. “There is a big difference between [medical] and recreational marijuana. And I think that when you see something like the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country, the last thing that we… Keep Reading

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Counseling resources

When the words “…should talk to a therapist” or “…should really see someone about this” enter a conversation, it may sound more of a condemnation than practical advice to many of us. “This isn’t a thoughtful recommendation of a valid path to health, it’s an insult,” said Ryan Howes, Ph.D. in an essay for Psychology… Keep Reading

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

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… Keep Reading

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Free art event to alleviate stress for students

The Speech 219 class was given an end of the term assignment administered by Adjunct Speech Communication faculty member Dustin Cosby, regarding a project to benefit students. Participants in the class created a multiple day event from March 6 to March 8 in the student center that had given several students a chance to relax,… Keep Reading

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Tuition, fees set for possible increase

On an average, students pay approximately $200-$300 per term in fees, not counting tuition and books. Some of these fees are specific to the field of study, while others are added on for online classes. As budgets are in the planning stage for next year, an increase in tuition and student fees is almost a… Keep Reading

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“Angels Passing” closing soon

The Art Gallery in Umpqua Community College, Whipple Fine Arts building presents “Angels Passing” by Michael Hoeye. Hoeye graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts. He later received a Master of Arts in Religion and Psychiatry from Union Thelogical Seminary in New York, New York. Hoeye moved back to… Keep Reading

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Persuasion in the Post-Truth Era

Note: Information and extracts from The Washington Post, New York Times and the Guardian Hundreds of scientists recently gathered in Boston’s Copley Square to rally against what they say is a “direct attack” on research and facts by the new Republican administration. Though specific calls to action were not made clear, neither are the goals… Keep Reading

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