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.
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 year. If you are interested, position applications may be obtained now in the ASUCC offices in Riverhawk Central — in the Campus Center, directly to the right of the Cafeteria. Application deadline is April 22. Official elections will be taking place May 9, 10 and 11.
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 allow the array to be expanded to provide up to approximately 10 percent of UCC’s yearly electricity consumption.
Construction workers may be a common sight on campus for the next several years as new buildings continue to expand the UCC experience. While work continues on the Health, Nursing, and Science Center (HNS) and a new astronomy observatory, staff are looking ahead to the Snyder rebuild, as well as a possible Industrial Technology building.
Black Magic Chocolate Cake is all that and more. Moist, rich and covered in a layer of dark chocolate, this has become my go-to cake despite the preparation time. Plus, my friends like this one the best out of all the cakes I make.
The reason Foo Fighters’ music works so well is because there aren’t any rules. It’s just a bunch of guys in a band who love playing music, having a good time and giving their fans the treat of experiencing rock and roll without any compromise. They mix elements of punk, rock, blues and alternative to produce an electrifying sound that is heavily influenced by cheap trick, red hot chili peppers, and screaming trees to name a few.
UCC’s winter term play had a successful run from Feb. 25 to March 6. Directed by Adjunct Theatre Faculty Christina Allaback, the play adapted the classic Greek play by Aristophanes that dates back to 411 B.C. Allaback chose this work as she, “felt the UCC student community really needed [the comedy].”
You’re preparing for a job interview, date or first day at a new school. You go to your closet and contemplate what to wear. You want to make a good impression, so you choose something stylish and probably in your one of your favorite colors. After all, if you wear the most recent trend or your favorite color, how could you go wrong? Unfortunately the wrong color choice can make or break you in some instances.
Spring encourages the desire to break out our colorful clothes; however, that doesn’t mean that you have to buy a new wardrobe. The clothes that you already love may just need a little spicing up. A pair of scissors and 30 minutes can upcycle drab or old clothes into something unique. This tutorial will explain how to upcycle an ordinary t-shirt into a work of wearable art.