The 60th anniversary of Umpqua Community College will take place in the next 2023-24 school year. With this milestone coming close, two long-term UCC professors have reflected on their years of teaching and the evolutions of the college. The growth in the Athletics Department is one of the most notable
Stress and a poor diet are unfortunate realities for many college students; often there is little time to consider a nutritious meal. With the busy work-life balance that many students have to navigate, gut health is frequently put lowest on the priority list. However, not all students disregard their diet.
UCC’s widely acclaimed nursing program is working to supplement its current state approval by regaining national accreditation status through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The national accreditation isn’t required by the Oregon State Board of Nursing which has always approved UCC’s
While some students may be satisfied with a pass, other students feel the need to go above and beyond. Overachieving students don’t necessarily have easy lives and many face adversity, but that doesn’t stop three UCC students from overachieving. Amy Murry Amy Murry, a non-traditional student, is in her third
Editor’s note: The Mainstream usually shares the stories of other students, but this time we are also including a first-person account of our feature editor who attends school with a challenging health condition. She tells her own story alongside the stories of other students who also have health struggles. Rachel
Chronic pain, daily pain that lasts over three months, is a reality for many Americans. According to the CDC, “Chronic pain is the most common reason adults seek medical care and is associated with decreased quality of life, opioid dependence, and poor mental health.” A 2019 National Health Institute Survey
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’