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Last of four missing Ethiopian athletes found safe in Washington state

By on Wednesday, Jul. 30 at 1:01 am.

Zeyituna Mohammed, the last of four Ethiopian track and field athletes reported missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene this past weekend, was found safe in Federal Way, Washington by Federal Way Police Tuesday night, according to University of Oregon Police Department spokesman Kelly McIver. Federal Way Police located Muhammed, 18, at an acquaintance’s residence. […]

Q&A: UO psychology professor Michael Posner discusses award-filled career

By on Tuesday, Jul. 29 at 9:14 am.

Michael Posner, 77, is the professor emeritus for psychology at the University of Oregon. He has done extensive research on cognitive science, mainly in the area of attention, and has received multiple honors as a result of his findings. Last week, Posner was named a corresponding fellow by the British Academy. He sat down with The […]

Three of four missing Ethiopian track and field athletes located in Beaverton

By on Monday, Jul. 28 at 5:22 pm.

Beaverton Police have located three of the four missing Ethiopian track and field athletes, according to University of Oregon Police Department spokesman, Kelly McIver. Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, Dureti Edao and Meaza Kebede were spotted in the Portland suburb of Beaverton on Monday afternoon. The missing persons case for those three is now closed. Zeyituna Mohammed is still being sought. University spokeswoman […]

The pros and cons of dining in versus dining out on $30 budget

By on Sunday, Jul. 27 at 5:52 pm.

Dining out is more expensive than cooking food at home, but dining out is more convenient. Or is it? Two Emerald reporters set to find out. Sophia June and Leigh Scheffey each received food budgets of $30. June could only eat at restaurants, while Scheffey spent $30 at the grocery store. Here’s what they found. June: Dining Out Day […]

Q&A: Australian relay runner James Kaluschke discusses his track career and World Juniors

By on Friday, Jul. 25 at 4:01 pm.

Just a few months ago, 18 year-old James Kaluschke lived a normal life as a student-athlete in his first year at the University of Queensland in Australia. He majors in finance and is an occasional surfer, but now he’s anchoring Australia’s 4×400 junior track team. Kaluschke talked with The Emerald this week while in Eugene for the […]

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 […]