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Class may feel a lot like the set of Grey’s Anatomy or Scrubs this fall in the new Bonnie J. Ford Health, Nursing & Science Center which celebrated its grand opening today. The $17 million 35,000 square foot center replaces UCC’s 50-year-old science building with state-of-the art labs, classrooms, offices, conferenceContinue Reading

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Students at UCC voted for two ASUCC officers and 26 constitutional amendments that will go into effect in 2016/2017. All amendments passed with 78 percent or greater majority vote. A breakdown of the proposed changes to the constitution can be found here: https://mainstreamonline.org/asucc-proposes-constitutional-amendments/ The following officers were elected for theContinue Reading

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The Graduation Committee was one of six committees assigned to help with recovery after the Oct. 1 shooting. One of the goals of the committee was to ensure that this year’s commencement ceremony was the same as previous years however, this year will feature high profile speakers in Governor KateContinue Reading

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The Mainstream journalism staff broke its own record for awards with this year’s wins. The staff took home 11 awards topping the previous UCC record of nine awards for journalism. These awards were earned for stories published from May 2105 to February 2016 in the state competition sponsored by theContinue Reading

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Les Rogers, TRiO, Advising Specialist  Q: What is the greatest challenge you overcame this year? A: On a professional level, helping students through their own greif process (after Oct. 1) and keeping them on track academically so what happened doesn’t negatively affect their goals in terms of transferring for ourContinue Reading

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Dustin barneburg for the Mainstream The Mainstream Alumnus Walking into Cheryl Yoder’s office can be a bit overwhelming. Thirty years of Umpqua Community College history surrounds you on all sides. Framed photographs of countless faces, representing decades of memories, line and dot nearly every inch of her office.Continue Reading

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The sounds of the trumpet that once rang out on campus can now only be heard in our headphones. Tony D’Agnese, a local musician who took personal time from work to play his trumpet on campus after Oct. 1, has vanished. Where did he go?Continue Reading

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The potluck-party picnic season is here. Whether you’re headed to a family celebration or just hanging out with friends, finding just the right dish everyone can enjoy is a challenge. I love Fallen Chocolate Cake not only because it’s delicious, but it’s also flourless which means gluten-free.Continue Reading