Tensions ran high at the Lane County Commisioner candidate forum hosted at UO

By on Thursday, Apr. 24 at 10:32 am.

Incumbents and challengers for the three commissioner positions in Lane County met for a forum in the Prince Lucian Campbell auditorium. The ten candidates traded subtle insults while the almost 70 audience members interrupted with clapping, booing, and laughing. The most contentious moment of the evening came when candidate Sid Leiken said the state isn’t […]

Hearing on same-sex marriage in Eugene draws national attention

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 4:35 pm.

U.S. District Judge Michael McShane held oral arguments today over whether to overturn Measure 36, which is the 2004 initiative that banned same-sex marriage in Oregon. The case has drawn international attention, as Oregon could be the latest in a long list of states that have legalized gay marriage after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned […]

Student speakers at TedxUOregon talk on range of topics

By on Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 4:24 pm.

Audience members at TedxUOregon on Saturday were presented with a wide array of viewpoints on how diversity is a critical aspect to creativity. They heard from a CEO, professors, student speakers, film directors, a talent developer, producers and an artistic director. Over 40 students applied to become a speaker at this year’s Tedx talk, which took place […]

Student groups join together to promote sustainability for Earth Week

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 1:29 pm.

Smoothie stations powered by stationary bikes and basil starter kits are just a couple of things to look for in the EMU Amphitheater on next Tuesday, April 22 as student groups around campus join together to promote sustainability and spread awareness of global environmental issues for Earth Week. To celebrate Earth Day, the Climate Justice League will […]

Kelly Graves to hire Oregon State associate head coach, according to report

By on Thursday, Apr. 10 at 6:24 pm.

Kelly Graves has made his first official decision as the new Oregon women’s basketball coach. Graves will hire Oregon State associate head coach Mark Campbell to join his staff as an assistant at Oregon for next season, according to Mike Robinson of Swishappeal.com, an affiliate of SB Nation. Per sources: Oregon coach Kelly Graves has hired […]

Outdoor Program offers student trip initiators the opportunity to lead their own adventure

By on Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 6:55 pm.

The thick fog, heavy mist and dense clouds hovered at the edges of the mountain trails as snowboarders and skiiers shredded down the slopes. The outing to Mt. Bachelor, sponsored by the University of Oregon’s Outdoor Program on April 5, is one of many trips the program has coordinated. The Outdoor Program has been a part of […]

‘Something Wicked’ filmed on UO campus premiered at Valley River Center

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 1:00 am.

Last night, Valley River Center hosted the premiere screening of the psychological thriller feature film Something Wicked, starring the late Brittany Murphy. The film was shot in Lane, Linton and Benton counties and includes scenes shot on the University of Oregon campus. Something Wicked producer Scott Chambers offered to have the premiere benefit Cinema Pacific, […]

Eugene Police Department aides in closure of Whoville homeless camp

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 1:02 am.

In the early hours today, April 4, the city of Eugene closed down the homeless camp Whoville after the city council voted to have the camp moved out by April 15. Sections of Hilyard Street and Broadway were closed down while the Eugene Police Department aided in emptying the lot. “Since this site was first occupied, […]

Alder Street Fish Company is as close to the English classic as you can get

By on Thursday, Apr. 3 at 9:22 pm.

For being so seemingly simple, the English classic dish fish ‘n’ chips can be difficult to accomplish. But that’s the thing about simple food, isn’t it? It seems so basic, a foundation of cuisine — and yet, there are years, decades, even centuries behind perfecting it. Now I’ve never been to an authentic English fish […]

OSPIRG pushes GMO labeling while others push back

By on Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 1:29 am.

In February, Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group set off on its lead petition campaign for the 2014 winter term. With a parade of yellow flyers and clipboard-wielding volunteers across the EMU, the campus lobbying group collected signatures in favor of labeling laws for foods containing genetically modified organisms, more commonly referred to as GMOs. OSPRIG’s […]

Kitsh-22, The Redoux Parlour, Deluxe Fashion Shop are the hidden gems of Eugene

By on Monday, Mar. 31 at 9:13 pm.

In a city full of hipsters, hippies and college students on a budget it’s only fitting that Eugene has some of the best thrift shops around. Ranging from basic thrift shops like Goodwill and St. Vincent DePaul to more upscale vintage shops like Deluxe Fashion Shop and The Redoux Parlour, we have the low down […]