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Making sense of a media circus

The News-Review reporters recall Oct. 1 coverage Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series on the media’s role in the community. The article contains profanity and possible triggers. The tendency to blame the messenger rather than the message may be human nature; it certainly has been applied universally to the media who report… Keep Reading

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Spring chinook now Umpqua bound

Spring chinook salmon have started their run through the Umpqua River. This can be an anxious time of year for anglers, environmentalists and biologists. According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, last year’s fish count showed a significant decrease in the number of spring chinook migrating through the Winchester fish ladder, reminiscent of… Keep Reading

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Security questions still on minds

Questions are being asked about what has changed in the six months since Oct. 1 to make students, faculty and staff feel more secure and safe. In an editorial printed in The News Review April 14, Roseburg psychiatrist Scott Mendelson asked, “Six months later, what has changed to lessen the likelihood of another senseless mass-murder… Keep Reading

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UCC Geology Club researches fish habitats

The UCC geology club was recently granted $1,000 from the Bureau of Land Management and other agencies to help fund a stream table and research into fish habitats. The club plans to use the grant to visit elementary and middle schools to teach younger students about stream environments and their geology. Keep Reading

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Mosaic provides healing through art

Since her first year of teaching at UCC, Susan Rochester, chair of the Fine Art department, wanted to do something to cover the plain 50-by-5 foot wall behind the Fine Arts building. She had pondered various options, but when her student Kindra Neely wanted to do a more permanent art project before she graduates, the… Keep Reading

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UCC Observatory nears completion

Paul Morgan, adjunct astronomy instructor, has dreamed about having a state of the art  observatory at UCC for many years. With help from the community that dream is slowly becoming a reality. Four telescopes are expected to be operational near the Tower Building this June. Keep Reading

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A voice found: the amazing story of Paula Usrey

Communications associate professor Paula Usrey is someone who struggled for many years without a voice. She explains her life as we would never know her, telling of the journey from a frightened, deviant person to an associate professor of Speech and Communications. Keep Reading

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ASUCC Student Government Elections Coming Soon!

Joshua Friedlein ASUCC Vice President Guest Writer The ASUCC Executive Council has been preparing for a busy spring term. Elections for the student government executive officer Positions will be taking place this term. The ASUCC Leadership Board is looking for students who are interested in serving as an ASUCC executive officer for the upcoming school… Keep Reading

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Solar array set to light up UCC campus

UCC will be constructing its first solar array as part of an ongoing energy efficiency overhaul for the campus. According to Jess Miller, director of UCC facilities, the installation will feature 36 kilowatts of installed power but the electrical framework and inverters will be designed to deal with 300 kilowatts of installed power. This will… Keep Reading

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