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Spotlight on clubs

QSA Club plans Coming Out day Queer Students Advocacy Club, formerly known as the Gay Straight Alliance, will be hosting a Coming Out Day on Feb. 29 in the cafeteria area. The event will incorporate information on  gay, lesbian, cisgender and pansexual as well as other ways of identifying. Keep Reading

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Student veteran seeks changes in wake of tragedy

A UCC student and former veteran is attempting to have legislation passed to help prevent veteran suicides. Heather Gilbert, who works in UCC’s Veterans Benefits Office began working on the bill in response to the recent string of suicides occurring throughout Douglas County. Keep Reading

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Foundation Director’s proposal goes to Salem

Sometime in February, the UCC Foundation’s proposal for renovations on Snyder Hall and other security measures will go before the state legislature. The main force behind the bill is Susan Taylor, the new Executive Director for the UCC Foundation. Taylor helped compose the grant plan that, pending acceptance, will affect both the future of Snyder… Keep Reading

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Clubs and programs face budgetary struggle

Campus clubs and organizations formerly funded by ASUCC’s student activity fee accounts may be facing cuts for next year. This year’s ASUCC officers are concerned over budget allocations of the student activity fee (assessed at $2 per credit) because last year’s ASUCC team was encouraged to spend more of the student activity fee fund, resulting… Keep Reading

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New Leadership Oregon empowers women

New Leadership Oregon, is an award winning program focused on helping women reach their full potential in leadership roles. Annually housed during the summer at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University, the intense six day program gives participants the empowerment and skills to take on leadership positions in the workforce, politics and… Keep Reading

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Snyder Hall rebuild approved

A new future has been approved for Snyder Hall, but questions remain on what changes the project will bring to the UCC community. The UCC Board of Trustees, advised by a committee made up of faculty and students as well as community members voted unanimously on a proposal to rebuild Snyder based on preliminary plans… Keep Reading

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Future plans for campus security in the works

Campus security and questions of what has changed since Oct . 1 are still on the minds of many. Changes in security began last term and are continuing. Besides the deputy who is already on patrol, additional security staff have been requested in a grant that will go before the Oregon legislature in February. Keep Reading

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NASA educator inspires STEM students

  Eric Stoltz, a NASA employee, visited UCC on Jan. 15, giving students and faculty a message of solidarity as well as a unique look into the opportunities available for those interested in a career with the space agency. Originally from Evergreen Valley Community College in San Jose, California, Stead said he felt the impact… Keep Reading

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ASUCC Vice President meets with U.S. Secretary of Education

ASUCC Vice President Joshua Friedlein recently met with U.S. Secretary of Education to discuss school violence. His tale from Oct. 1 came with him. When Duncan retired at the end of 2015, after meeting with Josh and other student advisers, many of the points he mentioned in his farewell speech concerned the student’s session’s, indicating… Keep Reading

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