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Reading benefits of online versus paper books

   The debate on online versus printed books is an ongoing and controversial issue. E-books tend to be easier to handle, more portable and right at the tips of your fingers. However, evidence shows that printed books have many more unknown benefits.    In 2014, writer and Scripps graduate Rachel Grate wrote about the benefits… Keep Reading

Campus Life/Health

Healthy eating on a student budget

   Do yourself a favor and throw away your microwave ramen, unless you are looking for sodium, saturated fat, and very little nutritional value. Ramen, like other college diet staples, may be inexpensive, but your health deserves more. Eating healthy on a student budget may seem difficult, but it’s not impossible.    Is spending a… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Vietnam Wall comes to UCC

Many people were drafted in the time of the Vietnam War, however, not as many were lucky enough to survive long enough to tell their story. Although they cannot share their experiences themselves, they have the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall to remind people of the hardships and struggles they experienced daily. The Vietnam Wall… Keep Reading

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Wayne Crooch Hall 11 Mon. 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tues. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wed. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fri. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wayne Crooch Hall 12 Mon. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wed. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Jackson Hall 15 Tues. 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Thur. 9:00… Keep Reading

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ASUCC Column

The ASUCC Leadership Board is comprised of five elected officers, 10 appointed senators and representatives from campus clubs and student organizations. They keep students informed about administrative and legislative policies that directly affect students, foster communities through campus activities and provides opportunities for student leadership skill development. Student leaders participate in college teams, committees and… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Umpqua University League Of Legends Club: cupcakes to competition

Spells, runes, champions… and cupcakes? Umpqua Community College’s University of League Of Legends club held a bake sale in the middle of campus on Oct. 17. They offered different “nerd based foods” and pastries such as cinnamon rolls, cupcakes with countdown dice, and chocolate chip cookies. University of League Of Legends is the official campus… Keep Reading

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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

Campus Life

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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