University of Oregon in Eugene

Pack looking to make its mark at Nationals

Jun 22nd, 2011

Starting Friday, the N.C. State Wolfpack began its quest to make its mark at the USA Outdoor Junior and Senior Nationals at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon.

Oregon QB Darron Thomas learning to lead

Apr 29th, 2011

Karrington Armstrong and Darron Thomas are getting to know one another better, a budding relationship that bodes well for Oregon’s offensive prospects next season. ‘Me and him have to talk to each other quite a bit,’ said Armstrong, the sophomore cen…

No. 19 Oregon softball preps for weekend series versus No. 9 Arizona

Apr 29th, 2011

Coming off its first Pacific-10 Conference series win of the season against unranked Oregon State, the No. 19 Oregon softball team faces a daunting three-game set against the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats (36-11, 7-5 Pac-10) in Tucson beginning tonight at 7 p…

False gas leak alarm causes sorority evacuation

Apr 29th, 2011

The Gamma Phi Beta sorority house was evacuated Thursday morning because of a suspected gas leak connected to Thursday’s power outage across Eugene. The house, located on East 10th Avenue and Hilyard Street near Broadway, was part of the area affec…

University students face dropout dilemma

Apr 29th, 2011

Generally, incoming freshmen do not pack their belongings into their parents’ minivans in late September wondering if they will get a degree. At that point, it is only a matter of when. But according to University data, much of that faith is mispla…

House bills alter coexistence of ranchers, wolves

Apr 29th, 2011

Last summer the Canadian gray wolves were temporarily removed from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s endangered species list as an experiment for the introduction of four separate house bills that will determine the future of the coexistence…

Drukarev: Five things to watch for in this weekend’s Spring Game

Apr 29th, 2011

Spring Games occupy a special place in the 24/7, 365-day calendar of college football. On the surface, they’re no more representative of a team’s future than any run-of-the-mill practice scrimmage, but with tens of thousands of spectators watching, the…

Prolific Eugene musician Tyler Fortier drops latest album

Apr 28th, 2011

Local musician Tyler Fortier isn’t interested in fame or popularity. Rather than gaining billions of dollars and MTV coverage, he just wants to be able to make a living doing what he loves. ‘I just want to be able to say it’s my job, and for the pa…

Oregon bats stymied in 4-2 loss to Portland

Apr 28th, 2011

After a 14-3 victory last week, it looked as if Oregon had finally solved the Portland Pilots. With a chance to prove just that on Wednesday at PK Park, the Ducks instead took another step back in a 4-2 loss. Oregon (21-18, 4-8 Pac-10) struggled on…

Lack of focus dooms Oregon in another demoralizing defeat

Apr 28th, 2011

If it were up to Oregon head coach George Horton, wake-up calls would exist strictly for the purpose of alerting hotel guests that morning has arrived and – not as an explanation for another unexpected loss by the Ducks. Oregon’s baseball team, which …

Letter: University students should help Eugene public schools, vote yes on Measure 20-182s

Apr 28th, 2011

If you vote in Oregon, you’ll soon receive a ballot that asks you to consider additional funding for education. Measure 20-182, on the May 17 ballot, seeks to raise $16.8 million for Eugene’s school districts so they can limit the increase in instructi…

Letter: Student social justice groups should support, attend Take Back the Night

Apr 28th, 2011

Tonight, the University community will have a chance to stand up for everyone’s right to be safe from sexual violence regardless of who they are. This Women’s Center and Sexual Assault Support Services event, Take Back the Night, will unite people of a…

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