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.

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…

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…

Poinsette: Slavery trivialized in classrooms, creating ignorance

Apr 28th, 2011
It’s auction season. Young people from Springfield to Sweden are taking part. Instead of artwork or memorabilia, they are bidding on humans. Recently, Springfield High School held a student auction as a fundraiser f…

Student group helps non-profit develop loan program for impoverished Indians

Apr 28th, 2011

Nearly 30 years ago, it came to Brent Hample in a dream. Hample, who was a University sophomore at the time, recalls that the vivid dream involved Jesus, foreigners, food and himself, which he believed was a call for him to go to India. The only pr…

ASUO disperses surplus funds, confirms Sen. Manny Garcia

Apr 28th, 2011

ASUO Senate heard special requests from 13 student groups Wednesday night; though, by far, the most contentious item on the agenda was a request from KWVA, the campus radio station. After dealing out a net sum of $16,063 from Senate’s surplus account, …

University celebrates Hawaiian culture with 36th annual luau

Apr 28th, 2011

It is 8 p.m. on a Wednesday night, and the mood inside Woodruff Gym is tense. Bags of spare clothes, costumes, leis, decorations, shoes and slippers are strewn around the Gerlinger Hall gym’s wooden floor like debris from a massive tornado as traditi…

Ecologist Sandra Steingraber to lecture on chemical contamination at University Theatre

Apr 28th, 2011

As the University Theatre prepares for another weekend of its successful ‘Playhouse Creatures,’ the Robinson Theatre will play host to a more serious topic tonight. Taking the stage, internationally recognized ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Stein…

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