Seed library: Check out Riddle City Library’s new addition In order to help gardening enthusiasts and grow the spirit of giving, Riddle City Library has started a new seed library. Seed libraries allow patrons to exchange seeds with each other. Patrons will find the seed library located just inside theContinue Reading

Honoring students: 2020 Honor and Awards Virtual Recognition During spring term, 55 exceptional students were chosen by UCC faculty and staff to receive Outstanding Student awards.  This year the awards were given to students at the 2020 Honors and Awards Virtual Recognition on Thursday June 4, 2020 at 3 p.m.Continue Reading

Join student media: paid and non-paid positions open Many of the current UCC student newspaper The Mainstream’s staff are moving on. Five merit award students who were paid to work on staff this year shared the benefits.  These merit awards pay up to 12 credits worth of tuition per term.Continue Reading

Attending summer term: the advantages and disadvantages UCC students who need to get back on track so they can graduate on time or students who must work ahead should apply now for summer school. “I think students should consider what their goal is for taking a class or classes; doContinue Reading

How to stay on track with school: study schedules Studying can be a challenge in more ways than one, as any student knows.  One of the biggest issues is procrastinating on homework; this is where study schedules come in.  Not only do they help keep students from procrastinating, they alsoContinue Reading

Throw out the take-out: Learning how to make a good meal Good food means happiness, family, comfort and warmth. Especially if cheese is involved.  But without knowing how to plan meals or shop effectively and affordably, you just get hungry.  For those on a budget, like many students, learning howContinue Reading

Staying motivated with online classes during social isolation As classes have moved online for Oregon students, some are struggling to find the motivation to do school work as social distancing continues. One struggle students navigated was figuring out whether their classes were synchronous or asynchronous.  Synchronous is a real-time typeContinue Reading

Photo by Owen Cherry Getting close to the earth: learning how to garden Besides producing fresh fruits and vegetables, gardening can be a fun hobby and stress reducer. “Gardening during this time of social distancing is a great activity that not only can give you a break from all thatContinue Reading

The MainstreamPE Complex and Tom Keel Fitness Center Lockdown Drills: Being prepared for the unexpected Starting on March 10 Umpqua Community College will begin having lockdown drills. Lockdown drills have been around for a while and are now happening more often as safety preparedness is important. The drills will be happeningContinue Reading

Photo provided by PixabayRegular exercise can strengthen the immune system, leading to an increased resistance to illness during flu season. Natural ways to have a healthy immune system Improving the immune system will help keep one healthy and be beneficial overall. As many students know, getting sick can be aContinue Reading