UCC is currently observing Black History Month with events, educational opportunities and workshops students can be a part of to observe an important part of American history. The celebration to honor the contributions of blacks’ in American history began in January with a tribute to Martin Luther King Day titled “Week of Martin” hosted by the Students of Color Alliance or SOCA. The celebrations began with a two day reading of Martin Luther King’s “A Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It is a letter that King wrote while imprisoned for nonviolent demonstrations against segregation. Other events included a showing of the movie Selma. Selma is
Campus clubs and organizations formerly funded by ASUCC’s student activity fee accounts may be facing cuts for next year. This year’s ASUCC officers are concerned over budget allocations of the student activity fee (assessed at $2 per credit) because last year’s ASUCC team was encouraged to spend more of the student activity fee fund, resulting in some depletion, said ASUCC VP Joshua Friedlein.
I have a confession to make. I’m not a great cook, and I eat more for utility. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate excellent food (because I do), but I’m usually not the one who makes it. Excellent food takes time, and time is something I quite often don’t have as a student.
Every Sunday at 1 p.m., a group of students dress up in armor and do battle. The UCC Armored Arts club has an eight month tradition of studying and reenacting battles of yore. They meet in the martial arts room in the Phys. Ed. building on campus, and for some battles they meet at River Forks Park.
Valentine’s Day, a day entirely devoted t0 love is celebrated each year in many countries around the world. People show their love by showering their significant others, family members and friends with cards, flowers, candy, stuffed animals, jewelry and sometimes other expensive and outrageous items.
A galaxy far, far away began nearly 39 years ago, when creator George Lucas gave the world Star Wars. Spawned by watching old serials such as “Flash Gordon,” Lucas’s invention was released to the public in May of 1977. In the years since, the property has expanded into seven movies, three cartoons, and an innumerable amount of books, video games, and merchandise. Even without these, Star Wars has taken on a life of its own.
New Leadership Oregon, is an award winning program focused on helping women reach their full potential in leadership roles. Annually housed during the summer at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University, the intense six day program gives participants the empowerment and skills to take on leadership positions in the workforce, politics and other aspects of life.
I learned to lie when I was five-years-old. It was all circumstance. I’m not the person who designed a fire alarm in a clear plastic cover that so elegantly displayed the switch and had “LIFT HERE” written in large lovely letters (I had just learned to read). It wasn’t my fault; how was I supposed to know that pulling the cover would trigger an alarm? I wouldn’t have even been in the department store if my parents hadn’t taken us to a see disaster-horror flick.
Sawyer Kluge scored 24 points on 9 of 17 shooting for the Jan. 13 game against Linn-Benton. She also racked up 6 rebounds and 1 assist. Anna Mumm contributed 18 points, also on 9 of 17 shooting, while also getting 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Maddy Pape nearly accomplished a triple-double, scoring 13 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and assisting 7 times. As a whole, the Riverhawks had a field goal percentage of 51.1 percent with their free-throw percentage just above at 64.7. In the end, UCC outscored the Linn-Benton Roadrunners 106-62, helped mainly by their second quarter, where they outscored their opponents 36-14. For
UCC’s ski/snowboard class was canceled in previous years due to lack of snow, but with record snowfall nearly in our backyard, now might be the time to dust off your boards or skis and smash some gnarly powder. Willamette Pass offers different packages including group packages. Students interested in starting a UCC ski club or just getting some friends together could take advantage of group pricing with 15 or more members. With your group package you get discounts on lift tickets and rentals. Every group package at Willamette Pass also comes with one free lift ticket. Snowboarding classes, a full service rental shop, and Wi-Fi
Getting ready for football with Ramen fried chicken wings Chicken wings and football have become synonymous. And so will chicken wings and ramen after your taste buds experience this simple twist on the fried delicacy. With the football season coming to an end and parties being planned, this sure fire hit needs to be part of your party menu.
A new future has been approved for Snyder Hall, but questions remain on what changes the project will bring to the UCC community. The UCC Board of Trustees, advised by a committee made up of faculty and students as well as community members voted unanimously on a proposal to rebuild Snyder based on preliminary plans created by Portland architectural firm, Mahlum Architects.
Campus security and questions of what has changed since Oct . 1 are still on the minds of many. Changes in security began last term and are continuing. Besides the deputy who is already on patrol, additional security staff have been requested in a grant that will go before the Oregon legislature in February.