Topic: Oregon

Gregory Mina helps lead UO mock trial team to nationals

By on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10:01 pm.

When University of Oregon’s mock trial team qualified for championships, the whole team “stood up and screamed like maniacs,” UO junior Gregory Mina said. On January 24 and 25, 10 members, including Mina, will participate in the Winston Thomas Memorial Invitational at UC Berkley where they will compete against mock trial members from other universities through a […]

What does it take to start your own business? Light Dance can tell you.

By on Monday, Nov. 24 at 11:55 pm.

Dylan Garrett is only a year and a half out of college, and he wants to bridge the gap that exists between students at the University of Oregon and local businesses. Garrett has accomplished this by creating a close relationship between his own business and the Entrepreneur Club and the American Marketing Association on campus. […]

GameDay: Secondary Coach John Neal – The Godfather of the D-Boyz

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:57 am.

After Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona earlier this year, Oregon defensive backs coach John Neal leaned back comfortably in a chair on the third floor of the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex and calmly answered questions. His collared shirt was popped, his hair was slicked back and his raspy, to-the-point voice answered, in detail, every question sent his way. […]

Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:53 am.

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand what these kids are going […]

Sounds of Sama: King Sama drops his newest EP, ‘Oregon’

By on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 11:40 pm.

King Sama dropped his most recent EP, Oregon, on Oct. 31, 2014. The EP must have been released on Halloween because it is full of treats. Oregon, the EP, features a consistent flow of Neo-Soul rap and melodic tunes that mix with King Sama’s lyrics that describe his experiences in college. Emiro Blom, a sophomore […]

Eugene passed over as host for 2019 World Outdoor Championships

By on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 9:08 am.

Eugene, Oregon was not selected as the host city for the 2019 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The decision was made by a panel early Tuesday morning in Monaco, with the honor instead going to Doha, the capital of Qatar. If chosen, Eugene would have been the first American city to host the championships. […]

Oregon legalized marijuana, here are the answers to the questions you’ve been asking

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 11:42 am.

By now, everyone knows that Oregon legalized marijuana in the recent election. Here are some answers to the questions you’ve been asking. When will Measure 91 actually be enacted? You can legally possess marijuana as of July 1, 2015. Until that date, possession under 4 ounces is still considered a misdemeanor and over 4 ounces is […]