Culture is hard to define. The library exhibit from Nov. 1 through Nov. 9 argues that language is the primary and deepest root of culture.  Nicholas Tratz, UCC Spanish associate professor, was the UCC representative who helped bring the Endangered Alphabet Exhibit. Dana Pertermann, a professor at Southwest Community College,Continue Reading

Many students and staff have been wondering what happened to one of the staples of the campus and why it had been off for so long. “It’s symbolic. The fountain shut down at the start of the pandemic, and now that we are back it’s up and running,” Dan Ruch,Continue Reading

Student involvement matters: good grades, brain development, psychological wellbeing, leadership skills and multicultural awareness all come from engaging in student clubs and projects, according to College Data. College Data research has shown that “employers rated the students that had been at least minimally involved in co-curricular activities as more hireableContinue Reading

For a campus as small as UCC — where one can walk from one end to the other in less than five minutes — its issues with communication and connectivity are unexpected but ever-present. Many student and staff organizations are trying to change this culture on campus. One such studentContinue Reading

Yelling and cheering come from behind the UCC cafeteria room doors where students battle with warriors using weapons that perform unworldly abilities.  This is the Esports room where UCC Esports players go to practice and participate in tournaments. In a corner of the room, two players choose a character fromContinue Reading

Student exchange programs enable students a unique experience of studying abroad, it can seem thrilling and a bit scary, however, whether you are American going to a foreign country, or a foreigner, coming to America, you will experience a completely new and unique way of life. Although experiences overseas canContinue Reading

Stress, conflicts, headaches, obstacles, overloads and long nights. “S.C.H.O.O.L.” (get it?). Many students may feel the difficulty of their first year in college, even for those who have just graduated from high school. Where can students find someone who can help with FASFA or that one math problem that seemsContinue Reading

Colleges are required by The Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access for students of all abilities. By these standards, campuses must be architecturally, educationally and systemically accessible for everyone. So how does a school like UCC adapt to shifting needs in accessibility? “It’s called a campus ‘self-evaluation‘ and transition plan,”Continue Reading