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UCC Job Fair
The UCC Job Fair will be Oct. 22 in the Student Center from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. The job fair will feature local employers who are both hiring and getting the word out about their businesses. This is a great opportunity to meet, greet and apply for jobs. Students are encouraged to dress professionally. Contact Ben Horvath in the Job Placement Office at 541-440-7797.
Domestic Violence Panel
In honor of domestic violence awareness month, a panel presentation will be held in the Jacoby Auditorium Lobby Friday, Oct. 24 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Panelists include Sami Gloria, Lisa Thompson, Joe Kaney and Tania Welikala. All members of the panel are professionals who work with victims of domestic violence in the community.
Best Breast Forward: ASUCC for Breast Cancer Awareness
The ASUCC student leadership team is hosting several breast cancer awareness activities. There will be free cupcake decorating, information about breast cancer self exams, bra pong, free drinks and more! The event will be held in the Student Center Oct. 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Skylight Live Broadcast
A National Theatre Live performance of Skylight will be broadcasted in the Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. This is a LIVE performance broadcast from London via satellite. Tickets are $12. Encore (previously recorded) performances on Oct. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. For more information, please visit tickets.umpqua.edu.
“Dig Pink” Benefit Game
Dig Pink Volleyball Night will be Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in the PE Complex Gym. Riverhawk Volleyball will take on Multnomah University. All proceeds will benefit a local cancer program.
Blood Drive
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in Jacoby Auditorium Lobby on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Please contact Joel Wylam, ASUCC Student Ambassador at 541-440-7873 to schedule a donation. Donations are appointment only.
Umpqua Unites: Got Respect?
The Umpqua Unites committee is working on their Got Respect campaign and looking for students to participate in a series of focus groups. All information gathered in these focus groups will remain anonymous and will be used to develop strategies to make UCC a place where everyone feels respected, according to committee member Paula Usrey.
Ability: Oct. 24, 2 p.m.
Age: Nov. 7, 12 p.m.
Race/Ethnicity: Oct. 21, 2 p.m.
Poverty: Nov. 7, 12 p.m.
Religion: Nov. 7, 12 p.m.
Sexual orientation: TBA
The committee will also be selling t-shirts, buttons and wristbands in the Student Center. For more information, contact Got-Respect@umpqua.edu.

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Campus News

Fall Club Fair Invaded Student Center

An uproar filled the usually quiet Student Center where two students dressed up in cow and pig costume jumped around, disco lights illuminated the space on the overcast day and fog machines created an eerie glow. The ASUCC Student Leadership Team hosted the quarterly club fair Oct. 15. Full Story


Students Seeking Out Thrills This Halloween

"Hold on, man. We don't go anywhere with 'scary','spooky', 'haunted', or 'forbidden', in the title" is something Shaggy would proclaim from the well-known television cartoon Scooby Doo.
However, this seems to be a great difference in opinion from what some of the student body at UCC plans to do in terms of festivities this season. Many students are really drawn to the creepy and thrilling this Halloween season. Full Story


Flea Market to Help Students Travel

For most, a trip to France is just a dream, but ASUCC officer Haley Stammen and TOP director Caroline Hopkins have set out to make those dreams a reality for the French 200 level students.
Stammen and Hopkins are organizing a fund raiser in the form of a flea market to support a spring break educational trip to France in the student lounge on Nov. 6 and 7 running from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full Story


Riverhawks Two Players Down as Season Ends

Picture a movie where something bad happens and as the character tries to be optimistic, it begins to rain. That rain just turned to a torrential downpour showering the Riverhawks as the team fights to finish the season strong.
Umpqua, who closed last year with a 0-10, 7-33 record, is currently 0-5, 7-18 and quickly approaching the end of another short season.Full Story


Riverhawks Look to Spread Wings Internationally

An international program was proposed to College Council by Jason Aase, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Oct. 14. The proposal was well-received with the biggest concerns were initial cost and housing, Aase said.
"The idea of an international program has been a bee buzzing around in Jason's bonnet for a while," Nick Tratz, World Languages instructor, said. Full Story


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A Letter From ASUCC President Kristapher Yates

Greetings my fellow students and friends,
I want to first let you all know that I greatly appreciate this opportunity to serve the student body as ASUCC President. Our team has made it a priority to provide student services and planned activities to encourage success and involvement on the campus throughout the academic year. I wanted to take a brief moment to bring you all up-to-date on what ASUCC was involved in over the summer and the beginning of fall term. Full Story


Behind the Scenes of Movie Production

The theatre darkens, and in the seconds after the screen lightens, you are transported into another existence. It is easy to become so enveloped within a film that the intricacies which make it something greater are lost. Within film, an inconspicuous richness and texture will allow us to transcend “entertainment” and enter art if we learn how to look. Full Story

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