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…
A typical day at work turned into anything but when a car drove through the Yumberry Bowl storefront at 13th Avenue and High Street on June 30.
Reported hate crimes rose 380 percent in Eugene over four years — the highest increase in any city in the U.S., according to a new study by SafeHome.org.
Getting drunk in the parking lot before a University of Oregon football game is a longstanding tradition, and as of May 20, people tailgating outside Autzen Stadium will have a couple more hours to do so permanently.
Complaints against employees and officers of the Eugene Police Department increased 20 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to an audit released last week.
The decision on whether Taylor’s Bar & Grill will get its liquor license back is not expected to be made final until at least October, according to OLCC spokesperson Matthew Van Sickle.
Former University of Oregon Provost Jayanth Banavar resigned effective July 1, and he has passed the torch to his successor: Patrick Phillips.
A University of California Davis beach volleyball player is suing the University of Oregon for negligence, seeking $850,000 in noneconomic damages and an unspecified amount in damages for an accident that she alleged in the complaint caused “major facial injuries.”
Four days after the fear began to spread, UOPD sent an alert declaring the rumors of a shooting threat false.
According to UOPD Chief Matthew Carmichael, UOPD chose to stay silent through most of Mother's Day weekend in an effort to avoid spreading misinformation. The campus-wide alert was the culmination of three days of investigation, contact with the student and those close to him and collaboration with multiple university departments.
The University of Oregon Police Department responded to 2,128 reported crimes during the 2018-2019 school year, according to the UOPD clery crime log. This is a minor increase from the previous school year of 2.4 percent, but not one that UOPD considered statistically significant, according …
The University of Oregon Alpha Epsilon Pi chapter has been suspended by the UO through June 2021, according to university spokesperson Molly Blancett.
The University of Oregon’s in-state tuition hike was approved by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) Thursday in Salem. If the current state funding proposal is finalized, tuition and fees will increase 6.91 percent for in-state students next year, which is an extra $8…
After a closed-door internal search, Patrick Phillips, a professor of biology and former acting executive director of the Knight Campus, has been selected to replace Jayanth Banavar as University of Oregon provost and senior vice president.
“Not surprised; profoundly frustrated and disappointed.”
When you walk into Faten Arfaoui’s classroom, the first thing you’ll notice is her beaming smile.
A lot can happen in six months – and on this campus, it did. Before students depart for their summer plans, the Emerald wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the biggest things that happened in and around the University of Oregon so far in 2019.
This article is part of a series about campaign finance in student government elections.
Last Wednesday, the OSPIRG University of Oregon chapter hosted “Concert for a Cause” at the EMU amphitheater to celebrate their main 2019 campaigns: Save the Bees, Wildlife Over Plastics and Zero Hunger, Zero Waste. This is the third concert they hosted this year as a new technique of advert…
The University of Oregon and College of Design Dean Christoph Lindner responded June 5 to the age discrimination lawsuits brought by three College of Design professors, denying their claims and asking for dismissals of the cases.
In the basement of Klamath Hall at the University of Oregon, students like junior human physiology major Sydney Michel study human anatomy through books, models and another, more authentic, source: cadavers.
It’s been almost a month since Lane Community College student Alex Oyombe Gradin, 21, was shot and killed in the University of Oregon-owned lot behind Taylor’s Bar and Grill in the early hours of May 4. No arrests have been made in connection with Gradin’s murder, and very little information…
After the reveal of a business connection between the University of Oregon and the Alliance of Western Energy Consumers, an industry lobbying group reported to oppose Governor Kate Brown's plans for addressing climate change, UO was quick to sever ties with the group.
Members of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, in addition to other UO community members who came to show support, sat in front of Johnson Hall on Thursday afternoon to protest budget cuts, tuition increases and reductions of health care benefits packages.
The Multicultural Center at the University of Oregon hosted "A World Without Borders" – an event aimed at celebrating cultural student groups on campus through performances and food Wednesday evening in the EMU ballroom.
Mohammed Zaidan grew up in Portland, and began fasting in his early teenager years. He said he felt connected with his Muslim community in doing so. Growing up, he moved to a predominantly Christian neighborhood, but continued practicing his faith. Now a senior, Zaidan helped organize Ramada…
Protest signs in hand, more than a hundred people packed the Ford Alumni Center ballroom last week to make their voices heard by the University of Oregon board of trustees. For more than two hours, about 35 students, faculty and graduate employees spoke to the board during the meeting’s comm…
A well-known Eugene actor and musician has begun performing again, after being identified as as a neo-Nazi last year by the Rose City Antifa.
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the student was arrested by UOPD. The story has updated to reflect that he went into custody voluntarily.
Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti is alleging that the University of Oregon is covering up knowledge that former Ducks basketball player Bol Bol received payments from Nike to attend the university.
After a public comment session at the University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting members and supporters of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and the Labor Education and Research Center marched to the EMU Amphitheater to rally against proposed budget cuts and negotiation standstills.
The next administration of ASUO officials was ushered in during an oath of office ceremony Wednesday evening. The 33 incoming student officials, headed by President Sabinna Estephania Pierre and Vice President Montse Mendez, will be leading the University of Oregon's student government for t…
After two hours of tense public comments and crowd cheers, the University of Oregon board of trustees approved a plan by an 11 to 1 vote on Thursday to increase tuition for resident students next year. The exact increase will be determined by the amount of state funding UO receives.
The Native American Student Union protested for the removal of the Pioneer statue Wednesday afternoon – the 100 year anniversary of the statue’s instillation on campus.
Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd filed a notice of appeal Wednesday after the pay discrimination lawsuit Freyd v. University of Oregon was dismissed in federal court. This is the most recent development in a two-year court battle between UO and the tenured professor in Eugene, OR.
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?