In July, the University of Oregon finalized $11.6 million dollars in cuts from the budget for the next academic year. Due to the budget cuts, several staff members were terminated or reassigned, and some programs needed to be restructured  — including the Zero Waste Program, which gives stud…

An inventory audit of the University of Oregon Police Department’s firearms found that UOPD is not complying with federal rules regarding the classification of TASERs as firearms and UOPD does not have acquisition records for 18 of the 121 firearms purchased since the department’s inception. 

July was the hottest month recorded in history, according to a statement released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Aug. 15. Regions of the world are experiencing the heat at staggering rates, including Alaska, Europe, the Hawaiian islands, the Arctic and Asia. 

Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis announced her intent to run for re-election Wednesday on KUGN’s radio show “What’s Up Eugene?” and in an announcement video published on Facebook.

People across the Northwest are terrified of the “Big One,” a catastrophic earthquake along Oregon’s Cascadia fault that could occur at any time and is expected to kill thousands of people and cause significant economic damage.

Four years ago, 21 students sued the United States government for contributing to climate change for decades through carbon dioxide emissions. The case made progress in the court system despite the many attempts to block it by the federal government. Last year, however, it came to a screechi…

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be increasing its liquor licensing fees on October 1st for the first time in 70 years, according to a July 15 press release. The OLCC has experienced an average growth of 454 new licenses per year over the past 10 years, according to a presentation m…

The parking lot across from Prince Lucien Campbell Hall no longer allows people without permits to park after hours, instead requiring a permit at all times. The University of Oregon Transportation Services changed the parking policy for the lot, called 16A, on July 1. 

The Eugene City Council passed a resolution Monday condemning white nationalism and a number of other forms of bigotry, including homophobia, sexism, transphobia and anti-semitism. The decision was unanimous after revisions and a re-vote, held Wednesday. However, the first vote, held on Mond…

The University of Oregon was not affected by a cyberattack targeting student data and financial aid, according to UO spokesperson Zack Barnett. Colleges and universities have been attacked by an “active and ongoing exploitation” of the software more than 14,000 institutions worldwide use to …

Voters in Oregon may be able to mail their ballots for free beginning in 2020, thanks to a recent senate bill passed by Oregon legislators at the end of an eventful 2019 legislative session. The bill’s supporters say it will provide better access to young voters, disabled voters and Oregonia…