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Phi Theta Kappa Upsilon Sells Wine Jar Planters

Imagine coming home from a long work day, taking off your shoes, grabbing a bottle of wine, and splashing some water inside because that wine bottle now contains your very own succulent! Umpqua Community College’s Alpha Sigma Upsilon honor society, a chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa, are taking an innovative approach… Keep Reading

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Wifi still under construction, completion to be in fall 2018

Since the winter term of 2017, Umpqua Community College has been working hard on upgrading and improving the slow internet speeds and connectivity issues on campus. Some students are already seeing improvements in the network, while others are not. Jakob Bergman, an engineer major, said the network has been “a little better.” Tanner McCue, another… Keep Reading

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New rules for student run UCC social media pages

Umpqua Community College has set new protocol for students creating new social media pages using the UCC name. The protocol was sent out in the Oct. 6 Umpqua Updates sent to faculty and staff According to the protocol, students creating a Facebook page or other social media pages with UCC’s name must meet with UCC’s… Keep Reading

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Security on Campus; changes that came and went

The two grants which had helped UCC provide a recovery advising specialist and a badge-wearing deputy, among other things, unexpectedly ended, leaving the college scrambling for new options. These federal U.S. Department of Education SERV grants would have continued, but as Susan Taylor, executive director for the UCC Foundation, pointed out, the rules were difficult… Keep Reading

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I can, you can stop domestic violence

It’s October. That also means that it is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime”. It is important to highlight the resources available to students in our… Keep Reading

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Guest Column: Silence is the Enemy

Dear Graduates: As we close out this year and we see our graduates move on to the future, it is important to remind ourselves of the power we have in each of us. Some might say we find ourselves in concerning times. This author would say that we find ourselves in times of certain uncertainty.… Keep Reading

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Cass Studio: Cloud Patrol

Mat Guido is a part of moving collective of individuals who are trying to make waves within the Roseburg’s art community. Guido’s work titled “Cloud Patrol” is the first art exhibit to be featured in the new Cass Studio, located off Cass Street in downtown Roseburg. The idea behind Cloud Patrol was based on using… Keep Reading

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Local outdoor adventures

During the summer, there is plenty to do outside in Douglas County. For outdoors fun, hike the hundreds of miles of hiking trails, explore the many waterfalls located near Highway 138 or unwind at one of several lakes scattered throughout the county. Near Twin Lakes along Highway 138 near mile mark 50 is one of… Keep Reading

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Check out the Oregon coast for incoming surfperch

Surfperch have arrived on Oregon shores. Those who do not fish for surfperch, or don’t know someone who fishes for them, are unlikely to get a chance to taste this fish. These fish can rarely, if ever, be found in fish sections of supermarkets. The May 23 recreational fishing report by the Oregon Department of… Keep Reading

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