The growing group, Mujeres, gather together holding the Take Back the Night sign. They painted their faces with half-skulls to represent those who have and have not survived experiences with sexual assault. The ASUO Women’s Center and Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County present Take Back the Night in Eugene, Ore. on Thursday, April 28, 2016. (Amanda Shigeoka/Emerald)

Weekly news wrap up: a recent timeline of sexual assault at the UO

Litigation surrounding an alleged sexual assault between three former University of Oregon basketball players and a fellow student in March 2014 continued. July 28: An 11-month lawsuit between the survivor of the alleged assault, Jane Doe, and the university was settled. Doe walked away with $800,000 and free tuition. She dropped the …



Nikki Udria (3) rounds the bases. The No. 5 Oregon Ducks face the Arizona Wildcats at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on April 30, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Nikki Udria’s two homers cement second straight shutout against No. 17 Arizona

Nikki Udria made sure to rebound from her 0-for-3 game one outing against visiting No. 17-ranked Arizona (32-16, 9-8 Pac-12). In game two, at a sold out Jane Sanders Stadium, Udria drove home four runs — one solo home run in the first, one three-run homer in the fifth — to lead No. 5-ranked …



Dancing is a passion for many students at the University of Oregon - a passion that is expressed differently by each individual. (Savannah Mendoza/Emerald)

Robles: What it means to be a dancer

Being a dancer brings about an array of social stigmas. You have to be a certain type, you have to have a certain look and you have to be capable of certain things. Many worry, when watching dancers with years of experience, that they don’t belong in the world of …