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Overtime with Justin and Joseph, Ep. 4: Remembering Lauren Jones

It’s never easy to cover a student’s death, but it’s even harder when it’s someone who has left an impact on campus in such a short amount of time.

At 18 years old, Lauren Jones, a University of Oregon freshman and acrobatics and tumbling athlete, passed away on Feb. 17.

Wise and Hoyt were some of the initial reporters who broke the news, and this episode shares their experience with reporting on such a sensitive subject, as well as some fond moments they learned about Lauren through her friends.

Overtime is a weekly podcast dedicated to talking in-depth about what’s happening in UO sports. A new episode premieres every Monday, and it’ll soon be on iTunes. Until then, you can stream or download the first episode in the SoundCloud link below.

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