Concentration rung heavy in the room. All eyes were locked onto their computer screens. It was a Tuesday night in the Cinema Studies Lab on the second floor of Knight Library as members of the University Film Organization practiced editing for their weekly workshop. Over in the far left corner of the room, a few other members set up […]
A fallen tree limb has blocked the western entrance to the Knight Library. Three University of Oregon Campus Operations staff members have been placing caution tape around tree areas and cautioning passers by to avoid walking under the trees, which can be difficult on the UO campus. Library employee Kate Smith estimates that the limb […]
A recreation of Ken Kesey’s famous psycheldelic bus, Further, drove through Eugene last week, driven by son Zane Kesey. “It was about the kids, the truth and the weed,” said former University of Oregon English professor Jenie Murphy of Ken Kesey’s life, while riding Further. The bus traveled Eugene on Thursday Jan. 16 in celebration of […]
Campus Operations is busy making sure students make it safely to their finals this week. “We’re trying to figure it out as we go along,” said student worker for Campus Operations Erik Robertson. “Part of the main thing is to … clear out the parts that are more slippery and throw some salt on them.” […]
Snow began falling at the University of Oregon Friday morning. The campus was covered in a few inches of snow overnight and is expected to receive more throughout the day, up to three inches, according to the National Weather Service. For more coverage of today’s snowfall, check out our topics page. Click here to view the […]
The University of Oregon’s Cinema Studies Department hosted Pixar Animation Studios’ Greg Snyder and CJ Hsu at 4 p.m., Monday in the Knight Library. CJ Hsu, a first assistant editor at Pixar and Greg Snyder, film editor, are both graduates of the University of Oregon in Fine Arts-Film Concentration and Communications and Film respectively. Mike […]
On a night when most people at the library are sitting in obscure corners, bogged down in textbooks or bulldozing their way through last-minute essays, there’s another part of the building where laughter, debating voices and occasionally the sound of Pacman eating a meal can be heard bouncing off the walls. Wednesday at 7 p.m., a […]
Workloads can be heavy for students at the University of Oregon. “Trying to juggle school and internships and then cramming for midterms can get really overwhelming sometimes,” senior Adam Jacobs said. While there are many different options for students who want to manage their time wisely, such as Knight Library’s 24-hour accessibility to office hours […]
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 […]
Internationally known speakers and panelists will arrive at the University of Oregon on Thursday, Oct. 24 to kick off “From Silence to Memory: Archives and Human Rights in Guatemala and Beyond.” This symposium is dedicated to ending human rights abuse in Guatemala. Several human rights issues will be discussed, but the emphasis of the symposium […]
For the third year in a row, the ASUO Women’s Center will participate in the annual Red Zone campaign to bring attention to the increased number of assault cases in the first six weeks of fall term. The campaign will officially start Oct. 14 with the placement of 2,870 red flags near the Knight Library to represent the thousands of […]
The $68 million Oregon football performance center that has garnered national attention over the last few days finally has an official name: The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Named for Lola Hatfield and Dorothie Dowlin, Phil Knight’s mother and mother-in-law, respectively, the structure is the second large-scale project named after members of the Knight family in recent years […]
Approximately 100 students, staff and faculty gathered outside the Knight Library on Tuesday in a solidarity demonstration for Turkish protesters. Turkish protesters endured excessive police brutality after a sit-in on Friday for the preservation of a public park escalated into violence and mass protests. Hundreds of protesters and police have been injured, making this the […]
Jim Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox tribe, is often hailed as “the world’s greatest athlete.” His fame comes from the versatility of his athleticism. His sporting mastery ranged from professional baseball, football and basketball to olympic gold medals in the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon. From 1996 to 2001 he was awarded ABC’s […]
As Knight’s two alma mater’s are set to play each other this Saturday, it’s a good point in time to reflect on how far the University of Oregon has come in such a short amount of time. Knight’s philanthropy has left a lasting impression on this campus in a multitude of ways, but when you’re sitting either at home, at Autzen or at the bar this Saturday when the Ducks take the field against the Stanford Cardinal, try and imagine what things would be like if Knight hadn’t picked Oregon.
The second volume of the OUR Journal was published Monday, providing undergraduate students with a professional platform to divulge excellence in research.
The science library offers students many electronic options, including TVs and laptops.
Shankman was the guest speaker of the Knight Library-sponsored Insight Seminars, seminars that occur approximately every two weeks that seek to foster the connection between the University and the Eugene community. Shankman presented seven of his poems throughout the night, which followed this tradition and related to the paintings of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, a 17th century Dutch painter.
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