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Popular physiology class has undergraduates dissecting donors

By on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 11:57 pm.

“You never forget that the bodies are someone”, Jacqlyn Hyler says, “but you don’t feel that you’re doing something personal to them.” Hyler, a graduate teaching fellow with the Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon, teaches Human Cadaver Dissection, where undergraduate students can operate on and dissect real donated human bodies. “It’s […]


Guest Viewpoint: How much rape?

By on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 12:52 pm.

The following guest viewpoint was contributed by John Bonine, a Professor of Law at the University of Oregon. The Emerald published a story on December 11 asserting that the U.S. Department of Justice had just issued a report challenging statistics that one in five college women are sexually assaulted. The DOJ report was actually about something different. […]


Marcus Mariota awarded as 2014 Heisman Trophy winner

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:47 pm.

It finally can be branded. On Saturday night at the Best Buy Theater in New York City, Marcus Mariota received the 2014 Heisman Trophy to become the first player from the University of Oregon to win the award. He also became the first recipient from the state of Hawaii and the first individual of Polynesian descent to achieve the honor. His […]


Social Media reacts to the Heisman Trophy ceremony

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 5:11 pm.

Will Marcus Mariota take home Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy in school history? We will find out tonight as Mariota, along with Heisman finalists Melvin Gordon and Amari Cooper wait to see who is awarded with the most prestigious individual award in college football. See how social media reacts [<a href="//storify.com/Chrisjones_UO/social-media-reacts-to-the-heisman-trophy-ceremony" target="_blank">View the story "Social Media […]


GTFF and UO settle contract, strike ends

By on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 am.

The University of Oregon and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation have reached a tentative agreement after eight days of striking in regard to higher wages and paid leave. The agreement includes 5 percent raises to the minimum wages retroactive for this year and 5 percent raises for next year as well. The agreement also includes […]


Tenant transported to RiverBend hospital for smoke inhalation from apartment fire at 17th and Hilyard

By on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8:04 pm.

The Eugene Fire Department arrived at a house on 17th Avenue and Hilyard Alley at approximately 6 p.m. on Saturday to respond to a fire. Authorities believe the fire started in a trash can in the bathroom. “It was a real small fire and the first engine was able to put it out,” Eugene Firefighter Dana […]


Rapid Reaction: Oregon cruises to 51-13 win, takes home Pac-12 Championship

By on Friday, Dec. 5 at 10:07 pm.

The script was flipped. Thanks to a dominant performance from the Oregon defense to add onto the torrid pace that Marcus Mariota continued, the Ducks defeated Arizona 51-13 to win the Pac-12 Championship. Mariota finished 25-of-38 for 313 yards and two touchdowns. Mariota also rushed for 33 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns. On […]


GTFs will continue to strike into finals week after another unsuccessful mediation

By on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7:45 pm.

After continuing mediation today, the University of Oregon administration and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation have failed to reach an agreement. GTFs have been picketing since the strike began on Tuesday and they will continue to strike into finals week, which begins on Monday, Dec. 8. The GTFF has been striking since Tuesday Dec. 2 after an unsuccessful […]


Mariota, Dargan headline year-end football awards

By on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 2:52 pm.

It could the first of many awards for Marcus Mariota. Mariota was voted Oregon’s Most Outstanding Offensive Player (Skeie’s Award), while senior safety Erick Dargan was selected as the Ducks’ Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the school’s annual football reception Sunday at Autzen Stadium. Senior wide receiver Keanon Lowe picked up the award for Most […]


UO students react to Darren Wilson decision (live updates)

By on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 1:16 pm.

There’s a reason more students are wearing black today. In the wake of the court decision not to indict Darren Wilson on Nov. 24, the University of Oregon’s Black Student Union reacted with a tweet to their organization asking students to wear black: We are having a black out tomorrow to support the families and to […]


Rapid Reaction: Ducks routing Colorado 30-3 at halftime on Senior Day

By on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 10:11 am.

It wasn’t the most glorious of starts for Oregon as Colorado surprised the Ducks with an onside kick to start the game. After that, it was all Oregon. After a three-and-out on defensive, the Ducks took the ball and marched right down the field that resulted in a 20-yard touchdown run by freshman Royce Freeman […]