Last year marked an eventful time for environmental activism both in Eugene and at the University of Oregon, from student strikes to tree sittings. With the Global Climate Strike in late September, The Emerald spoke with some of the environmental activist groups on campus about what they do,…

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While plenty of construction is happening at the University of Oregon, building projects aren’t just limited to campus grounds. New buildings are going up all around downtown, and many more properties are being renovated.

The City of Eugene announced plans to implement an electric scooter pilot program Tuesday. It is predicted to launch in spring 2020. The plan says electric scooters are a form of “micro-mobility” that has been emerging across the United States since the company Bird launched the first fleet …

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ASUO Chief of Staff Hibo Abtidon resigned from her position on Oct. 7, according to an email to the Emerald. This marks the second high-profile resignation in the ASUO executive branch in a month after Montse Mendez resigned from her position as ASUO Vice President.

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University of Oregon Associate Vice President, Chief Civil Rights Officer and Title IX Coordinator Darci Heroy announced her resignation this morning, according to Around the O.

With the cost of tuition, books and rent, it’s not always easy to afford a healthy and balanced diet while pursuing a higher education. According to data from the Census Bureau,, 21% of Eugene residents are below the poverty line; however, there are several opportunities available for findin…

University of Oregon Senate Vice President Elliot Berkman introduced a game of Jeopardy to make learning about the senate bylaws, constitution and committees more fun. Since very few answers were phrased as a question, one was able to go home with a cash prize.

After two years of construction, the newest addition to the University of Oregon’s landscape is now open. Tykeson Hall officially opened September 2019 for students across campus to seek out academic advising, the Career Center and new classrooms for languages and mathematics.

The University of Oregon announced this July that it would be hiring 25 fewer new graduate employees as part of budget reductions and to address the current budget crisis facing the university.

In response to high student demand, the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business is now offering a new minor in sustainable business. About a dozen other universities have similar minor programs, including Loyola, the University of Minnesota and the University of Wyoming. The min…

Doyle Canning was in kindergarten when her Democratic primary opponent, Peter DeFazio, became congressman for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District district. Forty-year-old Canning is also 22 years younger than the youngest current member of Oregon’s U.S. delegation.

About 15% of University of Oregon graduate employees — or about 350 out of around 1,500 — have not received their September paychecks after what the university is describing as poor timing between the beginning of fall term and the deadlines for payroll processing.

Starting today, the city of Eugene will implement a new Curbside Composting Program for Eugene residential communities to increase recycling, composting and waste reduction outside of campus life.

After a 22-hour-long bargaining session, Service Employees International Union Local 503 — one of the unions representing workers at Oregon’s public universities — and the bargaining team representing those schools reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract on Saturday.