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UO ambassadors guide global athletes around Eugene for World Junior Track and Field Championships

By on Sunday, Jul. 20 at 11:28 pm.

There’s a maroon flag hanging from a third-story window at the Walton-Clark residence hall. The slinking fabric is the only indication Nagina Pirzad needs to locate her assignment: the Moroccan junior national track and field team. She, alongside two other women are one of 116 ambassadors from the University of Oregon who will guide the […]

Updated: Fire at Springfield Forest Products mill

By on Friday, Jul. 18 at 10:52 am.

UPDATE 7:34 p.m.: Springfield Police Commissioner Randy Groves began addressing the media at about 7:15 p.m., blocks away from the fire. Eugene-Springfield Fire says the fire is not controlled, but it is contained. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department responded to a fire at the Springfield Forest Products mill on 1651 F St. in Springfield. The fire started at […]

Reporters discuss 2014 Pac-12 football season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 4:23 pm.

With the college football season on the horizon, members of the The Emerald, Daily Bruin and Stanford Daily sport staffs chimed in to discuss the upcoming Pac-12 season. The following content was provided by reporters Hayden Kim (Emerald), Kevin Bowman (Daily Bruin) and David Cohn (Stanford Daily). All three teams are set to begin their […]

Q&A: Former Oregon basketball player Mike Moser provides insight on life in NBA Summer League

By on Tuesday, Jul. 15 at 10:09 am.

Just months after his college career ended at the University of Oregon, forward Mike Moser has made the jump to the NBA Summer League. After going undrafted in this year’s draft, Moser has averaged 13.0 (PPG) and 3.5 (RPG) for the Boston Celtics through his first four games. He hopes to earn a spot on […]

UO Confessions Facebook page sparks debate about best outlets for sexual assault survivors

By on Monday, Jul. 14 at 2:56 am.

WARNING: This story may trigger some readers. Jessica Brown informed her family, friends and the police immediately after she was sexually assaulted. She received incredible support after that horrific night in April 2001, but the incident still ate at her. Whenever she left her suburban home, she’d tell her father, “Watch me walk from the […]

Photos: Jurassic 5 brings a party to the Cuthbert Amphitheater

By on Friday, Jul. 11 at 9:42 am.

In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of their Word of Mouth tour, hip-hop group Jurassic 5 brings a party to the Cuthbert Amphitheater in Eugene, Oregon with special guests Supernatural, and Dilated Peoples. Dilated Peoples tours in support of their new album “Directors of Photography” which will be released on August 12, 2014 through […]

Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley and G.Love hit the Cuthbert Amphitheater

By on Thursday, Jul. 10 at 12:29 pm.

Reggae filled the air at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on Wednesday as the Summer Sessions Tour 2014 kicked off with G.Love. G.Love paved the way for Stephen Marley and Slightly Stoopid to later steal the stage. The crowd and artists had their spirits high as they all experienced the tour’s first night in action. G.Love kicked off the night with […]

Marijuana officially for sale in Washington

By on Wednesday, Jul. 9 at 9:42 pm.

Just 20 months after the use of marijuana in Washington was legalized, public sale officially began Wednesday. For the statewide grand opening, 24 stores in Washington – with shelves stocked with strains – opened its doors to eager customers who have long awaited this opportunity. In comparison, Colorado was the first state to open its doors to publicly sell weed on […]

Duck Store undergoes first remodel in 30 years

By on Tuesday, Jul. 8 at 3:43 pm.

The campus Duck Store, home to textbooks, team apparel and gadgets since 1920, is now undergoing its first renovation in 30 years. The construction commenced on July 1. This month, McKenzie Commercial the local contractor for the project, will focus on tearing down the walls to complete a major interior transformation. The renovation is expected to be […]

Brazilian students bring passion for soccer while watching the World Cup in Eugene

By on Wednesday, Jul. 9 at 10:16 am.

Many University of Oregon students roamed the streets of Eugene wearing red, white and blue on July 4, but one group of students sported different colors — yellow, green and blue. A group of Brazilian students and friends filled the lounge of Morton Hall to watch Brazil face Colombia in a World Cup quarterfinal match. Flip-flops […]

Eugene’s oldest resale boutique, The Clothes Horse, continues to thrive

By on Saturday, Jul. 5 at 7:30 pm.

The first thing you hear when you step into The Clothes Horse is subtle French music playing. Your eyes will see racks of clothes neatly separated by categories: shirts, dresses, jeans, skirts and pajamas. Behind the counter is the boutique’s owner, Ann Hathaway, a woman with short white hair and chunky, dangling earrings. She chats […]

Nine people cited by Eugene Police for illegal firework possession

By on Sunday, Jul. 6 at 8:00 am.

The Eugene Police Department cited nine individuals for possession of illegal fireworks, according to EPD statistics gathered from 8 p.m. on July 4 to 2 a.m. on July 5. The court will decide the punishment for each defendant convicted of this offense. The maximum penalty for this violation is a $2,500 fine and six months in […]

Eugene Emeralds clinch home series against Spokane Indians with 6-1 victory

By on Friday, Jul. 4 at 10:27 am.

In front of a sold out home crowd, the Eugene Emeralds (10-11) edged out the visiting Spokane Indians (15-6) to grab the series win. After dropping two games earlier in the series, the Emeralds closed it out with two straight wins (4-2). “They’re still learning,” manager Robbie Wine said about his team. “We worked them […]

Oregon freshman Devon Allen named USATF Athlete of the Week

By on Wednesday, Jul. 2 at 5:59 pm.

A month after winning the 110-meter hurdles in the NCAA Championships, Oregon freshman Devon Allen repeated the same performance at the U.S. Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California last weekend. Due to his victory in last week’s event, Allen has been named as the United States of America Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the first […]

Here’s what’s happening in Eugene for the Fourth of July

By on Tuesday, Jul. 1 at 3:32 pm.

Firework laws may have recently changed, but you can still pop off your own sparkers at home. Get your firecrackers at Factory Fireworks Outlet , grill up some hot dogs, hamburgers and party it up with your friends. Not flame confident? Head to one of these fourth of July events. July 3-6 Eugene Pro Rodeo: Celebrate the Fourth of July […]

Allergies could affect track and field athletes coming to pollen-heavy Eugene

By on Monday, Jun. 30 at 3:06 pm.

Eugene played host to the NCAA Track and Field Championships two weeks ago. This week, athletes from around the globe will descend on Eugene for the United States Junior Track and Field Championships. Then, at the tail end of July, Eugene will play host to the Junior World Championships. With those events, fans and athletes […]

Q&A: Arizona women’s basketball head coach Niya Butts’ Chillin4Charity project spreads like wildfire

By on Saturday, Jun. 28 at 7:03 pm.

University of Arizona women’s basketball assistant coach Calamity McEntire approached head coach Niya Butts with an idea. After seeing cold water challenges sweeping the different social media outlets, McEntire thought it would be a good idea to challenge the different coaches around the Pac-12 to see if they would do it. Butts then proposed that […]

Joan Baez and Indigo Girls prove to be a rainy delight

By on Thursday, Jun. 26 at 1:12 pm.

Last night at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, the smell of marijuana and glasses of red and white wines blended over the brightly colored crowd. Ponchos, rain jackets and umbrellas covered the field like grass in anticipation to experience Georgia’s classic duo the Indigo Girls and the headliner Joan Baez. The Indigo Girls came with the rain, yet […]