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No need to fear, the end of slow wifi is near

Slow wifi speed has been an issue for UCC students and staff. According to Stephouse, a business that specializes in creating wireless networks, the average speed in the U.S. is around 11 and one-half mbps (megabits per second).A free online internet speed test provided by Ookla last week showed that the download speed on UCC’s… Keep Reading

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Gratitude event brings positivity to UCC campus

The 30 days of gratitude event through the month of February on the UCC campus highlights the importance of remaining positive through life trials and tribulations. Its focus is to provide students with the motivation to remain physically and mentally healthy through mindfulness practices. The event, held by the Student Life & Campus Engagement office, is… Keep Reading

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QSA prepares for 2017 events

Queer Students Advocacy discussed logistics for upcoming events during their recent club meeting held Feb. 7. High on this list was the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus performance at Jacoby Hall on March 26. Planning for the event has been in the works since Nov. 2016. Ticket proceeds from the event primarily fund the Douglas County… Keep Reading

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Phi Theta Kappa competes

UCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society is looking forward to see if they will win one of the highly anticipated Hallmark awards coming in April. Chapters that win must exemplify excellence in leadership, service, fellowship and community involvement. UCC’s chapter is known as the Alpha Sigma Upsilon chapter. Several criteria needed to be accomplished before… Keep Reading

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Meet the current officers

Associated Students of UCC (ASUCC) is a student leadership body made up of five elected students and as many as five senators. Currently, there four student officers and two senators in office for the 2016/17 school year. The current president of ASUCC is Alexandra (Ali) Lape. Lape has a busy life. She is a student,… Keep Reading

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Campus Life/Events/Health

Cancer Awareness

Every year worldwide 14 million people learn they have cancer, and 8 million people die from the disease. Over 100 types of cancer exist and any part of the body can be affected.The Union for International Cancer Control is trying to bring awareness to this epidemic with National Cancer Prevention month this February and World… Keep Reading

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Everyday life hacks for college students

A college student’s life can both be very stressful as well as busy. From making sure you are prepared for a test to hoping you don’t forget to eat breakfast the next day, there is a lot on a student’s plate, but “life hacks” can make a student’s life a little more easy. One of… Keep Reading

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Campus Life/Health

Who heals the healers?

The untold story of emergency responder stress The emotional toll suffered by people in medical professions is seldom told. Those out on the front lines and in the emergency room attempting to save family and friends are only human. TV shows like “House M.D.” and “Grey’s Anatomy” portray medically trained professionals as heroes who can… Keep Reading

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