Emerald Quick Hits: No. 5 Oregon prepares for another shot at redemption

By on Friday, Oct. 31 at 2:42 pm.

- KWVA’s Ryan Rouillard and Joey McMurray won the best sports play-by-play broadcasting award at the 2014 National Student Production Awards. Joseph Hoyt delves into what led the two into broadcasting and their success. – Oregon Cross Country competes in the Pac-12 Championships Friday morning. While the men’s team for Colorado is creating a lot […]

Student safety a main priority during Senate meeting

By on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 3:00 pm.

Resolutions were the source of speeches at last night’s Senate meeting. In particular, the resolution regarding gender-inclusive bathrooms provoked eloquent testimonies and a spirit of community among speakers and Senate members alike. The resolution is focusing on creating safe spaces for all University of Oregon students to tend to their needs regardless of conformity to a […]

Pac-12 conference votes to pass student-athlete reforms

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 12:39 pm.

On Oct. 27, the Pac-12 Conference voted to pass reforms for student-athletes, according to the Pac-12 website. The reforms, passed by the presidents and chancellors of the Conference’s 12 member universities, include guaranteed four-year athletic scholarships for student-athletes in all sports, effective 2015-2016. Student-athletes who transfer from one Pac-12 school to another will be able […]

Suicide Prevention Team and UCTC offer training for UO faculty and staff

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 12:25 pm.

According to the University Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC), almost 40 percent of college students will report feeling extreme depression yearly, while five to ten percent will report thoughts of suicide. The Suicide Prevention Team is teaming with the UCTC to offer faculty and staff suicide prevention training sessions, according to an article on Around the O. The Suicide Prevention Team is a […]

GTFF votes to strike for fair wages, paid leave

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 11:13 pm.

Graduate teaching fellows may be on strike in the coming months after a Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation vote on Oct. 24. The GTFF has been bargaining with the administration since November 2013. The University of Oregon and the federation meet every two years to negotiate their Collective Bargaining Agreement. Bargaining continued into February, when members of […]

Oregon men’s club soccer suffers first loss of the season in 3-0 drubbing against Oregon State

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:44 pm.

Heading into halftime of Sunday’s men’s club soccer match between Oregon and Oregon State, the Ducks’ defense withstood the Beavers’ attack. Oregon State drove the ball into Oregon’s defensive third on several occasions but the Ducks cleared out all potential scoring opportunities keeping the game tied at zero. The Ducks weren’t nearly as fortunate in the […]

Rapid Reaction: Oregon and Cal in back-and-forth bout as Ducks lead 38-28

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 9:17 pm.

In a back-and-forth battle, Oregon took a 38-28 lead into the locker room against California at Levi’s Stadium. For the fifth time this season, Oregon trailed to start the game. Cal drove 75 yards on its opening possession, capping it off with backup quarterback Luke Rubenzer scoring on a read-option keeper from 12 yards out. […]

Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Oregon-California matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:09 pm.

A short week shouldn’t be any reason to assume Oregon’s consistent play on both sides of the ball in its last two games will whither. With a road contest at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. the Ducks will face off against a reeling Cal team that has plenty of threats on the offensive side of […]

Sisk reporting IP addresses of “bullying” blogs to admin if not terminated

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 11:07 pm.

At tonight’s Associated Students of University of Oregon meeting, Senate Vice President Miles Sisk offered an ultimatum. Senate President Rebecca Rhodes had broached the subject earlier of personal attacks on Senate members through social media. This has been a problem in the past and is continuing with this year’s Senate. Members referred to the social […]

Duck Store employee saves Wesley Foundation from kitchen fire

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 2:50 pm.

A kitchen fire occurred at the Wesley Foundation on 12th Avenue and Kincaid Street around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The fire was discovered by an employee in the Duck Store and was put out by Sarah Anderson, Duck Store administrative assistant, before the Eugene Fire Department arrived at the scene. Anderson was not available for comment because […]

Theater department will need $300,000 for new stage fly

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 12:07 pm.

Since the 1970′s, Robinson Theater’s stage fly has pulled curtains, moved scenery and helped actors fly. Now over forty years old, the stage fly will need to be replaced before it becomes dangerous. Robinson Theater is one of two theaters the University of Oregon operates for performances. With recent renovations to Villard Hall, the department of […]

OSPIRG holds press conference outside Lillis to promote release of Environment Oregon report

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 12:39 pm.

OSPIRG, the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group, held a press conference this morning in front of Lillis Complex to promote their fall campaign, Protect Our Rivers. The group hopes to collect public comments in support of EPA rule-making in order to protect local rivers from pollution, and today they urged students to make their voice heard […]

UOPD complaint revamp brings in outside eyes

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 11:58 am.

The UOPD has formed a new procedure for reviewing complaints made about the police on the University of Oregon campus, according to Around the O. The UO Complaint Resolution Committee received input from the community, as well as university stakeholders in order to form the new procedure, which will soon be put into place. According to Kelly McIver, communications […]

Kelly McIver explains meth possession and bike theft on campus last week

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 9:00 pm.

According to the University of Oregon Police Department’s weekly crime log, three people were arrested on campus for meth possession related charges last week. One of the three charges involved the arrest of 31-year-old Robert Harlan Jubber outside of Barnhart Hall on Oct. 11, who was questioned while trespassing UO grounds. Jubber was found carrying meth, drug paraphernalia, […]

From last night: Oregon hockey wins home opener 9-3 against rival Washington

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:17 pm.

The Washington Oregon rivalry is not just on the football field this weekend, but also on the ice. The Oregon club hockey team picked up a win Friday night in their home opener at Lane County Ice Rink against rival Washington, defeating the Huskies 9-3. “It is usually uglier,” forward Conner McBride said about the […]

Live reactions to private event at Hayward Field

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 8:55 pm.

University of Oregon alumni are gathered at a private event at Hayward Field. Here’s what the internet had to say about what’s going on inside the tent: Loading It’s all about Oregon tonight. View on Instagram Hayward Field has been transformed into a nightclub. Photos soon. #sources #GoDucks — Allan Brettman (@allanbrettman) October 18, 2014 Bill […]

Four unlikely Star Wars spinoffs

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:05 pm.

Like most people raised within the past forty years or so, I have developed an unhealthy, never-ending relationship with Star Wars. The bravery of Luke, the kind wisdom of old Ben Kenobi, the weeping broodiness of young Anakin – Star Wars provided me with the characters and stories that defined my childhood. It is a […]

Congressional candidates come to campus to debate

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:48 pm.

Three candidates for Oregon’s fourth congressional district — Democrat incumbent Peter DeFazio, Republican Art Robinson and Pacific Green candidate Michael Beilstein — met for a debate at the University of Oregon’s William H. Knight Law Center Wednesday evening. The hour-long debate, moderated by Tripp Sommer, was co-sponsored by the City Club of Eugene and the […]