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

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

Summer classes at UCC are now open for registration. These classes are helpful for those who need extra credits to graduate on time or who want to get ahead in their degree. Summer classes are slightly condensed to eight weeks each to compensate for the shorter time frame. Many studentsContinue Reading

Building rapport with professors may sound challenging to some students or inconsequential to others, but this communication is considered a tool for student achievement.  “By forming a bond with a professor, students are more likely to access the informative, helpful guidance most teachers are willing to offer,” reports an article byContinue Reading

Our stomachs talk to our brain more even than our brain talks to our bodies, but are we listening? If we don’t, it’s detrimental to our mental, emotional and physical health, according to representatives from UC-VEG and nutrition authorities.  “Your gut is connected to your brain in a way thatContinue Reading

Zoom cameras, on or off? Zoom has created a new environment for teachers and students who are still navigating the online classroom. Some students have found through virtual learning that they would prefer to keep their cameras off, whereas many instructors believe that this negatively impacts the learning experience. CamerasContinue Reading

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 SurveyContinue Reading