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Registration Deadlines
Registration is opening soon for spring term. Students must check their earned credit hours in order to find out the earliest date they can register. Read More
Fitness Center Free to UCC Staff
Full time employees can enroll now for free access to the Fitness Center by calling registration or by going to the registrar's office. Read More
Dodgeball Tournament
The sixth annual co-ed dodgeball tournament will be held Saturday, March 9.  The games begin at 9 a.m. in the gym of the PE complex. Read More
Valentine’s Fundraiser
ASUCC hosted a Valentine’s Day fundraiser which was based in the front lobby of the Student Center from Feb. 6 to Valentine’s Day. Read More


The Mainstream Staff

Managing Editor
Alicia Graves
Design Editor
Ginger Johnson
Web Editor
Casey Conemac
Senior Reporter
Vaughn Kness
Theresa Barry
Jamie Glenn
Jacob Lebel
Katie Loomas
Kayla Towers
Jessica Hundley
Office Administrator
Danielle Hart
RJ Harris

Mission Statement

The Mainstream is a designated student forum written to promote the activities, events, and interests of UCC. Its primary focus is on hard news relating to campus events or personnel, especially as students are affected, but features, art work and poetry may be accepted. Any opinions or art presented in The Mainstream do not represent the viewpoint of this newspaper or UCC.

Campus News

Swimming pool liner being reconsidered

UCC is considering replacing the college pool’s liner in an effort to get the pool operational after funding for a complete remodel has failed to materialize. Full Story


Tuition equity hearts taken to the state capitol

Red hearts signify Valentine’s Day, but this year they are also part of a UCC student campaign to raise support for the tuition equity bill, this year’s H.B. 2787, currently in the Oregon legislature. Full Story


Latest accreditation leads to a mix of commendations and recommendations

Faculty and staff were complimented for their dedication and determination to help students succeed by evaluators for the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities in the recent accreditation report now available on the college website. Full Story


GoPrint System To Go In All Computer Labs

Students and faculty will find some big changes soon when using the printers at UCC. The GoPrint system currently in use in the library is to be implemented in all computer labs by fall of the 2013-2014 school year. Full Story


Resources Page New To The Mainstream Website

College is usually a time of life that is full of exciting new experiences. However, not all those experiences turn out to be the best. Full Story


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Health Care Changes For Students

The Affordable Care Act, which was passed on March 23, 2010, contains comprehensive health care reforms designed to provide affordable health insurance to all Americans. The law contains many provisions designed specifically to help students, young adults and persons on low income purchase quality health care. Full Story


Oscar Predictions

This year, Oscar predictions are a bit more difficult than usual because the past year was filled with the type of films the Academy loves: historical dramas, biopics and musicals. Fortunately, these were also some of the year’s best films. Full Story


Clothing Tips For Students On A Budget

Wardrobes sometimes fall to the wayside while UCC students study and worry about midterms and grades. However, affordable ways to look stylish without breaking the budget are in sight. With minor upgrades to a wardrobe, anyone can look stylish, feel comfortable and make a better first impression. Full Story


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UCC Sports

Video: UCC Basketball continues to thrive, despite low attendance

Reporter Rebecca Hallgrimson delivers insight to the low attendance of campus sporting events and it's impact on the athletes. Featuring interviews with athletic Director Cheryl Yoder and Basketball players Leilani Morris and Jeremy Smith. Full Story


Charleston attempts 3-pointer in final three seconds with no payout

The Riverhawk women (5-4 season, 15-7 overall) came into the nest hoping to end a three game losing streak against the SWOCC Lakers Wednesday, Feb. 6. With a missed three-point shot at the buzzer, those hopes were crushed. Full Story


Hard knocks for Knox clutch shot

The Riverhawks men’s team (3-5 season, 6-14 overall) was in desperate need of a win Wednesday, Feb. 6. After losing their last four games, the men looked to turn that streak around against the SWOCC Lakers. Full Story


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