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Students do not have to wait until they submit their course evaluations to receive their final grades now that the university senate and the Office of the Provost eliminated these holds to better serve students and alleviate the burden on the Registrar’s Office, university senate president B…

SALEM — Hunter Rowe sat in the senator’s chair for the duration of his 15-minute meeting in the state capitol. About halfway through, when state senator Lew Frederick (D-Portland) walked into his own office, Rowe stood to give him his chair, but both Frederick and Kevin Modica, the legislati…

This weekend, McArthur Court will be filled with drum beats, dancing and traditional Native American wares during the 51st annual Mother’s Day Powwow, organized by the Native American Student Union. The powwow kicks off on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with events throughout the weekend.

When Tom McCall’s landmark documentary “Pollution in Paradise” released in 1962, it forced the public to confront pollution in the Willamette River. The documentary included extended footage of a paper mill along the river bank dumping thousands of gallons of waste into the water.

In 2007, former University of Oregon President David Frohnmayer signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, along with what is now over 650 U.S. colleges and universities, pledging to set goals to move toward net zero greenhouse gas emissions, the main cause of…

Katharine Wishnia says she had to ask her friends how to use the classroom desks in her first classes at the University of Oregon. The now-sophomore hadn’t used desks in a classroom before – before coming to UO, she had taken all of her classes through Oregon Connections Academy, an online h…

The University of Oregon's Confucius Institute is closing and the university will have a temporary hold on federal funding for its Chinese Flagship program, according to a post from Around the O.

The Pioneer statue near Fenton Hall was vandalized over the weekend with red paint sprayed on the groin and the whip in its right hand. Googly eyes were also placed over the statue’s eyes.

On a sunny day last fall, University of Oregon student Yomaira Tarula arrived at Autzen stadium to attend her first football game of the new school year. After five minutes of snaking through the crowd of students at the stadium, a man she didn’t know grabbed her butt.

The University of Oregon is asking students to share their experiences with sexual assault, violence and harassment in a confidential survey, open until May 10, in an attempt to understand how often UO students face sexual assault and why they might not report it, said Darci Heroy, Title IX …

The UO Women’s Center and Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County hosted the 41st annual Take Back the Night rally this past Thursday. This year's theme was disability justice and the featured keynote speaker Lydia X. Z. Brown who is a disability activist. Take Back the Night is a nat…

Although the Eugene Police Department's Street Crimes Unit just launched a month ago, they have already participated in two human trafficking stings, arrested multiple alleged child sex offenders and seized $40,000 in a drug bust, according to press releases from the EPD.

Former U.S. Air Force drone technician and human rights activist Cian Westmoreland, who made the news in 2015 when he spoke out against the use of military drones in combat, spoke at the University of Oregon this Thursday. The talk was part of a five-city “Whistleblower Tour” through Oregon.