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 […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration welcomes latino community to UO

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 3:43 pm.

If you were walking by Gerlinger hall on Oct. 12 you could hear “Mighty Oregon” in Spanish to “Low” by Flo Rida feat. T-Pain booming through the speakers as local students and community members celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month. All of the music was performed by Mariachi Los Patos, a local bilingual mariachi band. Two of the […]

ASUO Senate Meeting Oct. 8

By on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 1:48 pm.

At the senate meeting on Oct. 8, some special requests posed a few future problems for the ASUO senate. Representative Monquize Dusseau from ASUO Executives requested funding from the budget surplus for a Finance Retreat that is mandatory for ASUO Executive Branch. The Senate began to discuss whether or not ASUO budget surplus should include food for […]

President’s Review Panel hears student’s voices at session today

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 11:24 am.

The administration turned its ear to students today at the President’s Review Panel. Jennifer Winters, the assistant director of presidential communications for the University of Oregon, shared that it was the panel’s hope that by “inviting students to campus, they would come and share their ideas with how the University of Oregon can prevent and respond […]

Dennis Richardson rallies outside of Johnson Hall

By on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:44 pm.

Oregon State Representative Dennis Richardson arrived at the University of Oregon campus on a motorcycle to promote his campaign for governor. 45 students, non-students and volunteers were at the rally. Richardson has been a state representative for 12 years and is focused on economic growth and pay equality. “Oregon’s economic growth and development is being […]

Oregon governor candidate Dennis Richardson visits University of Oregon campus

By on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:49 pm.

Oregon’s Republican nominee for governor is making a pit stop on the University of Oregon campus on Monday. Dennis Richardson will face incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber in November. Richardson spent much of the morning on a “Freedom Ride,” giving stump speeches on stops in Roseburg and Springfield on his way to Eugene. Read the full story […]

Freyd, Clery reports highlight need for further studies on sexual assault reporting

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7:54 pm.

When it comes to incidents of sexual assault, who doesn’t report is just as important as who does. Last week, two reports — released within two days of each other — gave conflicting numbers about the number of survivors of sexual assault and rape at the University of Oregon. The first was a study conducted […]

A new tradition is brought to campus with the Native American Flagpole Project

By on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 10:27 pm.

For the first time on the University of Oregon campus, the Native American Flagpole Project took place at the Erb Memorial Union on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. The event was organized by the Lundquist College of Business as part of the “Big Idea Challenge,” which aims to enhance cultural presence on campus. The flags that […]