Life is a journey, and no matter how meticulously one plans, the pandemic has taught us we can never plan for everything. Roseburg native, Melissa Wilkins, a nursing student and newly elected ASUCC vice president, knows this truth all too well. “I started UCC originally at the end of 2018.Continue Reading

Graduation is fast approaching and the end of spring term is on many students’ minds, but the student government election results are not to be overlooked. This election ASUCC had four applicants apply for three positions. Two applicants applied for vice president and the applicant not elected into office by studentsContinue Reading

The Associated Students of Umpqua Community College leadership team is currently holding elections for officer positions. ASUCC plans and executes weekly events on campus, confers with planning committees and actively influences the campus learning environment. Known as student government, this collective of students is responsible for the myriad of activitiesContinue Reading

All ASUCC student government positions are open for the upcoming spring term election . Applications for senator and leadership seats must be submitted by May 6, 2022. ASUCC develops, organizes and executes the events, activities and outreach available on-campus. Student government is aimed at improving the quality of life for students and is a frontline accessContinue Reading

While UCC students have begun to return to in-person learning, the campus still resembles a ghost town. To get students back on campus, ASUCC has been scheduling an assortment of events and activities in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center. “The events are fun and almost always include food and drink.Continue Reading

For many students, funding for college is the difference between following a career path that aligns with their passions or just getting a job.   College students have the unique struggle of trying to prioritize school while being continually pressured to prioritize everything else. The Revealing Institutional Strengths and Challenges groupContinue Reading

Editor’s Note: The contents within this article are the opinion of the editor and staff. Overwhelmed, overworked and over it. The stress of working several jobs, attending college and juggling social responsibilities during a pandemic with inconsistent guidelines and a plethora of virus mutations is a vigorous hardship on students’Continue Reading

Editor’s note: We kept student interviews anonymous because of the stigma associated with mental health. Students were all interviewed in January 2022. It starts in the belly, the knot of tension that makes every other part of the body keyed up and ready to run from a tiger; but thereContinue Reading

During the pandemic more than physical health has been at stake; mental health has been challenged.  There is a need for healthy coping strategies to deal with the myriad of problems students and staff face that cause anxiety and depression.  This list is based on a collection of evidence-based studiesContinue Reading

Eating a deliciously excessive large meal with friends and family is a Thanksgiving imperative for most. Unfortunately, with the economic challenges many students face, having the funds for the plethora of Thanksgiving staples, such as a family-sized turkey with fixings, or buttery mashed potatoes and sparkling cider can be justContinue Reading