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Dodgeball Tournament
The sixth annual co-ed dodgeball tournament was postponed until Spring Term.


Letters to the Editor

March 1, 2013 | Dangers of the Fiscal Cliff, from Mike Boni

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
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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

Transferring to a University

Reporter Rebecca Hallgrimson sheds some light on the transition process from a community college to a University. Featuring an interview with Transfer Opportunity Program director Corrie Sommerfield. Full Story


Clubs provide fun for all types of students

The Student Life office, open in the Campus Center and run by Director Marjan Coester, provides opportunities for students to enjoy campus club life. Coester has information about which clubs are currently active and when and where they meet. Full Story


Scholarship season coming into full bloom

While many major scholarship application deadlines may have passed, like the Oregon State Access Commission (OSAC) scholarships, students can still apply to other scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. Full Story


Prizes for poetry

The Mainstream student newspaper is sponsoring a poetry contest for UCC students which will run the month of April. April is National Poetry Month, designated by the Academy of American Poets. The contest is open to all students meeting contest guidelines. Full Story


Open educational resources available

Open Education Week, a week set aside to help spread awareness of numerous free online resources available to students and teachers, this year falls during dead week, March 11-15. Full Story


The AtD “roll out” challenges are rolling in

For a dare, would you go without a shower for three days?  Sleep on anything BUT your own bed?  Seek out free medical care for your dental needs? Full Story


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Cohabitation: The Art and Science of Living Together

When four sweaty women living in a 900 square foot apartment rush home after a two to three hour basketball practice, who gets to take the first shower in the home’s single bathroom? Full Story


Review: Side Effect—Prescription for a Friday night

The only side effect that the film Side Effect will have on audiences is that no one will stop talking about it. Full Story


Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower—A look at the darker side of adolescence

“I feel infinite.” This is what Charlie tells his two new friends as they are driving too fast to Charlie’s first real party with David Bowie’s “Heroes” blaring from the stereo in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Full Story


Review: World of Warcraft—Patch expands Pandaria game

The Isle of Thunder in Pandaria is beckoning players to challenge the Thunder King in patch 5.2 which unlocks new content for the Mists of Pandaria expansion. Players will have access to a new raid dungeon, new world bosses and a new zone. Full Story


Students share methods for dealing with stress

Many students have dealt with some form of stress in the past. Aaron Dawson explained how he had so much stress in high school. Even while taking higher level classes in college that give him stress, he has become used to it. Full Story


Cheap spring break ideas

Staycation, a new idea of staying home while vacationing in the vicinity is a popular and affordable option for UCC students. Full Story


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UCC Sports

Looking for positive end to season, men’s b-ball falls just short

Coming into their game on Wednesday Feb. 13, the UCC Riverhawks men’s basketball team knew they needed nothing short of a miracle to make it to the NWAACC tournament. Full Story


Lady Riverhawks narrowly miss playoffs for first time in six years

The UCC women’s basketball team entered the nest on the verge of making the NWAACC playoffs. With just four games left in the regular season schedule, the ‘Hawks needed a win against the LBCC Roadrunners. Full Story


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