The pioneer statue at UO turns 100 years old this week, but its meaning and effect on campus is misunderstood. New research on the statue’s past uncovers its reverence of ‘violent colonialism.’
The University of Oregon’s College Democrats and College Republicans clubs went toe-to-toe in a debate Wednesday night that remained civil, but at times heated.
On Wednesday evening, the Foreign Policy Forum student organization hosted a debate on a timely and contentious subject: Should the U.S. end its sanctions against Iran?
There were 81 reported bias crimes and incidents reported to the Office of Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement and Eugene Police Department in 2018, according to the Hate and Bias Report released by the city on Wednesday. Of those, 47 were hate crimes, while 34 were non-criminal incidents.
Police and shop owners agree that Kesey Square, which sits in the heart of downtown Eugene, has seen a drop in crime since the arrival of a mobile security trailer last October.
Every odd-numbered year, in May, the Eugene School District elects three or four school board directors who will serve for the next four years.
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…
A message has been released to the University of Oregon community from the family of the man who was rumored to be planning a shooting on campus Monday. Pictures and comments circulated on social media over the weekend fueled the rumors, but UOPD contacted the man and determined that he did …
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…
Proposed Title IX changes introduced by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in November of last year stirred controversy and pitted advocates for victims of sexual misconduct and accused students against each other — and left universities in the middle.
University of Oregon Police say there is no threat to the UO campus despite pictures circulated by users on social media over the weekend of a male with captions warning that he was allegedly planning a shooting Monday, according to UOPD spokesman Kelly McIver.
Trond Jacobsen’s office is filled with the artifacts of spoken history at the University of Oregon. Jacobsen, the director of forensics at the UO, walks over to a copy of the Oregon Weekly — the Emerald’s first name— placed on the door of his office.
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.
Proposed budget cuts are targeting arts and culture resources on campus disproportionately, sparking a reaction from the university senate.
High school students from all over the state of Oregon piled into the EMU on Friday, May 3 at the University of Oregon to attend the 41st Annual Foreign Language and International Studies Day.
The Daily Emerald took home first-place finishes for best news story, best sports story, best feature photo and best sports photo at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's 2019 Collegiate Newspaper Contest.
In-state students at the University of Oregon may face up to an 11.06 percent tuition increase for the next academic year if Tuesday’s Tuition and Fees Advisory Board recommendation is accepted by university administrators and the state Higher Education Coordinating Commission, depending on …
A bill in the Oregon state legislature intended to ban polystyrene takeout containers moved on to the Oregon State Senate after initially failing in the House on Earth Day.
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.
The University of Oregon’s accreditor is making changes to its eligibility requirements, standards for accreditation and policies as part of an on-going self-reflection and its five-year review with the U.S. Department of Education.
“Did everyone have fun today?” Asked Maggie Bidasolo, a sophomore sports business major and executive co-director of Youth Movement. It was the end of a long day of playing outside at Papé Field, PK Park and Autzen Stadium.
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…
Update at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday: The Eugene Police Department identified the victim in Saturday's shooting as 21-year-old Lane Community College student Alex Oyombe Gradin. EPD spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin provided the following statement from Gradin's family in an email:
Mental illness and suicide are rampant in Oregon, and its youths aren’t protected from either of them.
Last Friday, a mediator from the state arrived at the University of Oregon to begin the next phase of negotiations in the ongoing contract dispute between the UO administration and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation.
Boaters should avoid the Bellinger Landing area of the McKenzie river because two downed trees have obstructed most of the width of the river, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office warned in a press release Wednesday afternoon.
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…
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As thousands of runners gathered at Autzen Stadium early Sunday morning, University of Oregon student Justin Gallegos was counting down the minutes before he could run in his second Eugene Marathon.
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.
The university senate approved the academic continuity plan despite an opinion from the University of Oregon’s Office of General Counsel that concluded UO President Michael Schill has the power to override the policy.
On Wednesday evening, the stretch of 15th Avenue between Alder and Kincaid Streets became a street fair for a couple of hours during the Greeks Go Green event, Green on 15th.