Jason McGlamery arrested for stealing UO student’s bicycle from home

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 3:45 pm.

Jason McGlamery was arrested on March 17 after being found by the Eugene Police Department, riding a stolen bicycle west of the University of Oregon. Three female UO students contacted police after hearing noise in their garage. “One of the girls woke up and heard someone getting into their garage. They heard banging,” said Melinda McLaughlin, public information […]

Tips for weekend partiers from the Eugene Police Department

By on Thursday, Mar. 13 at 2:46 pm.

The Eugene Police Department sent out tips to host a responsible party for the upcoming weekend. According the release, the Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South university and downtown. EPD said that the closer students get to spring break, problems associated with alcohol tend to become a more frequent occurrence. […]

Obama addresses sexual assault in colleges

By on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7:40 pm.

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday his concern with the prevalence of sexual assault and violence on college campuses nationwide, according to the Associated Press. Obama reported the issue’s importance in our nation today: One in five females are assaulted in their lifetimes, while only one in eight report any crimes. The White House Council on Women […]

One confirmed dead in Purdue University shooting

By on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 12:21 pm.

One person has been confirmed dead in a shooting on the Purdue University campus in West Lafeyette, Ind. on Tuesday. Police have taken one male into custody following reports of the shooting. One person was reportedly shot around noon in the university’s Electrical Engineering Building, according to WLFI-TV. The victim is believed to be a […]

Underreported sexual assault is a problem on many campuses, but UO programs and students are addressing it

By on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 4:12 pm.

UPDATE: A previous version of this story included a passage that painted Safe Ride, the UO’s safety shuttle, in a false light. Safe Ride provides exact times for pickups, a policy that was not communicated in the story. Rather, the story included a passage wherein a student was left waiting for a driver. Furthermore, Safe […]

Renters insurance is one of the few safety nets students have when it comes to break-ins during vacation

By on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7:08 pm.

“As I came up the stairs, all I saw was the screen on my front window had been taken off and I knew right then what had happened,” said Mack Clark, a resident of the campus area. Clark and his two roommates were three of the many victims of theft over this holiday break. Many […]

Two University of Oregon students arrested for unruly gathering Friday

By on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 3:47 pm.

Two University of Oregon students were arrested for hosting an unruly gathering at 1127 Ferry street Friday night. Christopher Einar Larsen and Danny Escalante, both 21, were arrested on the grounds of prohibited noise, allowing minors to consume alcohol and hosting an unruly gathering. According to a press release issued by the Eugene Police Department, […]

UO Dean of Students releases statement on snowball video

By on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 11:40 am.

UO Dean of Students Paul Shang released a statement regarding the reader submitted snowball video that reached #2 on Reddit. The statement said that police will be investigating the identities of the students throwing the snowballs and look into whether their actions constitute a criminal act. “The University of Oregon takes the conduct of its […]

Casey Wright: A young woman’s life was taken too soon

By on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:15 pm.

Earlier this spring, Casey Wright, 26, was earning champion ribbons riding her horse Duncan in shows around and throughout Oregon with the Rohan Equestrian team. Last Saturday, Nov. 2, Wright’s passion for riding came to a tragic end. At approximately 2:19 a.m., Wright’s estranged boyfriend Robert Cromwell, 32, checked himself into the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center […]

Suspect in Eugene police killing to remain in psychiatric care

By on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 12:09 am.

The aggravated murder charge against Cheryl Dawn Kidd, the woman accused of killing a Eugene police officer in April 2011, was dismissed Nov. 6 after a court found she was mentally ill to face trial. Kidd will remain in Oregon Mental Hospital for another two years. Kidd was accused of murdering Eugene Police Department officer […]

Man arrested for sexual harassment in Knight Library

By on Monday, Nov. 4 at 10:17 am.

Thomas Matthew Jonas was arrested by the UOPD on Nov. 3 after being accused of sexually harassing three UO students. He has been charged with harassment and second-degree trespass. From the UOPD’s press release: “Three women reported to UOPD that a man matching Jonas’s description physically harassed them at the university’s Knight Library on Oct. 1, 24 and […]