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“Bus Stop” scheduled to arrive in November
UCC’s Director of Theater Studies Stephanie Newman directs her first play “Bus Stop” beginning Nov. 8. Performances of Bus Stop will take place 7 p.m. on November 8, 9, 15 and 16 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 16 and 17. Read More
Annual SkillsUSA Turkey Raffle
The automotive department is selling raffle tickets (one for $1 or six for $5) for a chance to win a Thanksgiving turkey. Tickets can be purchased in the Tool Room in Lockwood Hall. Read More
Twitter service for UCC deadlines
UCC’s major academic calendar deadlines can be sent directly to any cell phone via a text message. (No smart-phone needed) Read More
Low impact boot camp
Need a little encouragement in your workout? This class held Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 7 to Dec. 4, will introduce a variety of workout methods to improve health in a non-competitive group environment. The class is in PE 14 and costs $39. Read More


Student Survey

Oct. 30, 2013 | How has the government shutdown affected you?

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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

Security guards take precautionary action after Winchester shooting

Campus security worked closely with the Douglas County sheriff’s department and initiated procedures for lock down and student escorting the night of Oct 22. when  a shooting incident near the college led to two deaths. Full Story


GoPrint or Go Home

Printing procedures are beginning to change on campus as the new GoPrint software continues to roll out. Full Story


New Success Center: Listening to students’ needs

Finding help with the stresses and problems of student life just got a little easier because of changes recently made to UCC’s former tutoring lab. The name change reflects the center’s new, broader scope. Full Story


Facilities crew bring life to theater broadcasts

Bringing London’s National Theatre Live broadcasts to UCC required a complex coordination between faculty, administrators and the UCC facilities crew. Full Story


Foundation kicks off annual fundraising campaign

The Foundation kicked off their “Hats off to the 50th” campaign Oct. 22, a fundraiser for Foundation grants and scholarships. The college celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014. Full Story


Hard work pays off with $2 million UCC grant

After more than 100 pages of text and approximately 50 revisions over a four year process, UCC received a $2 million grant from the US Department of Education. Full Story


Transfer students benefit from TOP

The Transfer Opportunity Program is a TRiO Student Support Services Program that supports community college students as they complete their two year transfer degree and move on to a University. Full Story


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London’s National Theatre broadcasts come to UCC Centerstage for first time

Frankenstein will be the next London National Theatre broadcast showing in Jacoby Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m., just in time for Halloween. Full Story


Pay it Forward program aims to eliminate college tuition

Future students attending college in Oregon may be lacking one major part of the current higher-education experience: student loans. Full Story


Government shut down had little effect on UCC

The first half of October marked the third longest government shutdown in America at 16 days, but what does a “government shutdown” mean, and how has it affected students at UCC? Full Story


Student Survey: How has the government shutdown affected you?

Read how other students respond to this question. Full Story


Women’s basketball clothing drive

The UCC women’s basketball team is hosting a drive to collect any unwanted clothing and textiles. The intent is to make a big difference in the lives of many people. Full Story


The $140 million question

A new Oregon state law will grant $140 million to state education, but the $40 million going to higher learning will unlikely reverse tuition costs and has set an unsettling precedent in state politics. Full Story


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UCC Sports

Diggin’ hope: A cause for the cure

The Umpqua volleyball team had high spirits as they came into a pink gym for their game versus Linn-Benton Community College on Friday, Oct. 11. Full Story


Taken by storm

Coming off a loss to Linn-Benton the night before, the Lady ‘Hawks fell short again after three games against the Chemeketa Storm on Oct. 12. Full Story


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