Editor’s Picks

No. 2 Oregon defeats Wyoming 48-14 in 99th consecutive sellout at Autzen stadium

By on Saturday, Sep. 13 at 11:59 pm.

With the Ducks up by just six points in the middle of the second quarter and facing a first-and-goal from Wyoming’s 19-yard line, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was pressed with a big decision to make. Does he continue to stand in the pocket to try and find a receiver down field or does he take off […]

Gameday: Eugene natives don Oregon colors and inspire a community

By on Thursday, Sep. 11 at 12:30 pm.

As Taylor Alie took a knee to seal Sheldon High School’s 13-6 victory in the 2012 state championship game, one chapter of his life was ending while the next was just about to begin. Fast forward 21 months and Alie is currently in the middle of that next chapter, playing at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, while donning the green […]

Berg: These are the best and worst films of summer 2014

By on Tuesday, Sep. 9 at 2:32 pm.

The summer of 2014 has been an interesting time to be a fan of blockbuster cinema. With most of the year’s biggest films either pushed into November (Interstellar, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay) or delayed into 2015 (Fast & Furious 7, Jurassic World) it has been an uncharacteristically tepid season. But in a year without an Avengers-sized super […]

Marcus Mariota: The play that changed the game

By on Sunday, Sep. 7 at 4:43 pm.

Mark Helfrich compared his halftime speech to the Gettysburg Address as an uncertain Oregon team headed into the break trailing 24-18. While Helfrich was being a little overdramatic, the results produced afterwards were profound. “Gettysburg Addressish,” Helfrich jokingly said. “We have so many young guys on our team that haven’t had a competitive quote unquote adversity. Just to […]

Photos: Oregon Ducks vs. Michigan State Spartans GameDay Festivities

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 11:59 am.

In what has become an annual trip, College GameDay set up at the Memorial Quad on the University of Oregon campus this week and ran the live show Saturday in preparation to the matchup between No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State. Historically, the Ducks are 5-3 when GameDay comes to Eugene. Regardless, it hasn’t stopped […]

College GamDay’s Kirk Herbstreit discusses the Michigan State-Oregon matchup and his appreciation for Eugene

By on Saturday, Sep. 6 at 8:15 am.

College GameDay is back at the University of Oregon and Kirk Herbstreit, a staple for the show’s long-running entirety, couldn’t be more thrilled. The former Ohio State quarterback and college football analyst has ranked Eugene as one of his most underrated college football towns in the US, and now leading up to the Michigan State-Oregon game Saturday, […]

GameDay: A clash of opposites, Michigan State’s physicality meets Oregon’s speed

By on Friday, Sep. 5 at 9:46 am.

When No. 7 Michigan State lines up against No. 3 Oregon on Saturday, it’ll be a clash of opposites. Oregon’s cutting edge spread contrary to Michigan State’s traditional pro style offense. The Spartans’ 4-3 based quarters defense as opposed to the Ducks’ 3-4. It’ll feature speed against size, up-tempo versus clock management and a non-conference matchup […]

GameDay: Integral to Oregon’s success, special teams unit provides impact in more ways than one

By on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8:37 am.

Darren Carrington doesn’t really care what his role is on this year’s Oregon football team. The redshirt freshman, who worked primarily with the scout team last year, isn’t trying to prove anything to the coaches either. It’s a lot simpler than that.  “Honestly, I’m not even just saying this, I’m just trying to be the best […]

UO School of Law enrollment is on the decline

By on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11:08 pm.

Across the country, law schools have been facing a serious decline in enrollment over the last few years. In fact, applications across the country have sunk to their lowest figures in 30 years. The combination of rising tuition and student debt with diminishing job prospects has steered students into other fields. Oregon has not bucked […]

Gameday: Plagued by an ACL, Tyler Johnstone’s injury reveals larger issue regarding athletes returning from knee reconstruction

By on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:00 pm.

Nine months of rehabilitation with the Oregon athletic staff all of a sudden meant nothing for Tyler Johnstone. After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on December 30, 2013 in the Valero Alamo Bowl, the redshirt junior was well on his way to what he phrased as “easing” his way into practice as Fall Camp began. […]

Recap: Portland’s own MusicFestNW offers an intimate festival experience

By on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 9:08 am.

This past weekend, Portland’s own MusicFestNW took place in the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, featuring two days of music, art and food. The most important thing to understand about MusicFestNW is that it is very different from other big name music festivals today. Unlike Sasquatch! Festival and San Francisco’s Outside Lands, MusicFestNW manages to be […]

Gameday: Chance Allen and Bralon Addison exemplify brotherhood

By on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 11:15 am.

The beginning In the third grade, a lifelong friendship was born through an AAU basketball team. After unknowingly battling each other on the football field, Oregon football’s Chance Allen and Bralon Addison first met when they were recruited to play for the same summer league basketball team. From the gridiron to the hardwood, the two were […]

Q&A: Andre Yruretagoyena ‘ready for the challenge’ of filling void that Tyler Johnstone leaves

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 10:48 am.

As a redshirt junior, Andre Yruretagoyena didn’t want this to be the way for him to win a starting job. Since he arrived in Eugene in 2011, the 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive lineman has been progressing in almost every facet towards becoming a successful football player. Whether it was a matter of confidence or acquainting himself with […]

The Johnson Hall shuffle: Michael Gottfredson is out and Provost Scott Coltrane takes over as interim president

By on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 11:54 am.

The University of Oregon is searching for a president after Michael Gottfredson abruptly walked out of Johnson Hall for good in the middle of last week. In a letter to the university, the now ex-president said he wanted to spend more time with his family and return to the book-diving ways of academia. Yet, questions hang over […]

Scott Coltrane named UO’s Interim President, Gottfredson gets $940k in severance

By on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6:54 pm.

University of Oregon provost Scott Coltrane will be stepping in for Michael Gottfredson in the interim, the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon decided Thursday evening. Following Gottfredson’s sudden resignation, announced via a letter on the president’s website Wednesday evening, the Board of Trustees scheduled the meeting on short notice to vote on both whether to […]