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Harvey Day, Behind the Scenes

Students who have exchanged a wave, smile or otherwise acknowledged the security officers on campus likely have done so with Harvey Day. Among his colleagues, Day has been a security officer at UCC the longest, having started here in February of 2011. Raised in California, Day’s path to his position on campus was somewhat unintentional.… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Flags symbolize lives taken by Nazis

The Days of Remembrance display at Swanson Amphitheater was organized to remember the 22 million lives lost under the Nazi regime during World War II. “It started with a student who was concerned with a lack of Holocaust awareness on campus a couple years back,” Perley said. Perley described the difference between “genocide” and “Holocaust”:… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Sexual assault awareness — it’s more than a month; it’s a journey

Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month has ended, sexual violence continues to live on. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, “Every 98 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.” New sex trends like “stealthing,” which most experts agree could be considered sexual assault, mean the topic still needs to be studied. While no laws… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Sue Shaffer: A visionary leader for UCC, the community

Former UCC Board of Trustees director Sue Shaffer passed away on April 12 at the age of 94. She was the first woman to chair the board and received a position on the Spirit of Umpqua “Hall of Fame” in Jacoby Auditorium in 1999. During UCC’s 53-year history, only 23 names have been listed in… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

ASUCC: June UCC banquet needs volunteers

A group of students in Dustin Cosby’s Small Group Discussion class are putting together a banquet in efforts to show appreciation to our staff and faculty of UCC. These students go by the name of “Group A.” This group is also composed of ASUCC students and Veteran’s Club members. The students, for their class project,… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Recycling Tips

Recycling options on campus, in the community It’s easy to shove unwanted items in our backpacks or in a trashcan without regard to their recyclability, but not all materials should be treated the same. Some materials, such as certain plastics and glass, don’t easily decompose. Luckily, the campus and the community offer many recycling options.… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Behind the scenes: Diana Kelly

Students who pass through the Student Center on their way to the cafeteria, the TRiO program, Veterans Services, ASUCC, the peer mentors program or other services most likely don’t realize they are walking right through an office. “I have the biggest office on campus,” Diana Kelly says, waving an arm at the entire lobby area.… Keep Reading

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Campus Life

Soldiers to Scholars: the quiet strength

They give their lives, limbs and peace of mind so that we can taste a measure of freedom. They spend time away from their families, and if overseas, see horrific things while in combat. The scars veterans have, whether seen or hidden, may be borne in silence. Some soldiers return to school. There they face… Keep Reading

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Campus Life/Sports

Former USA wrestler signs with the RiverHawks

The year is 1989. The United States’ women’s wrestling team is competing for the first time at the world championships in Switzerland. Asia DeWeese, UCC’s new wrestling coach, is there earning what she calls “my greatest achievement.” “I was part of the first women’s national team that went to world championships,” DeWeese says.  In a… Keep Reading

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The reality of being a student athlete

Life must be easy being a college athlete. Student athletes have all the friends, they receive all the glory and attention from playing a great game and some might have better relationships with professors because they’re athletes. They go to school for free because of their scholarships — at least that’s the stereotype. And, the… Keep Reading

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