Once a month, the community kitchen in the Kalapuya Ilihi residence hall fills with students as political science associate professor Debra Thompson and her partner Jack Byrne host a pancake breakfast for students.
Bean Hall was once one of the least desired residence halls on the University of Oregon campus. After a $37 million renovation project, however, Bean Hall has transformed into one of the most envied dorms for its strong sense of community, modern amenities and low price tag, university offic…
The proposed $200 million remodel of Hamilton and Walton residence halls reached a new phase of the design process as University of Oregon Housing invited students to walk through proposed floor plans and give feedback in the Global Scholars Hall library on March 13.
Editor's note: This story was updated on Monday morning to correct grammatical errors.
A family who lived in East Campus Housing is suing the University of Oregon for $750,000, claiming the university violated the state’s landlord and tenant act and that they were sickened by mold in the attic due to the university’s negligence.
Campus will have a whole new look in two years, and two new dorms: the University of Oregon administration plans to demolish the Hamilton and Walton residence halls and replace them with two to three new buildings that are expected to be completed by November 2023.
The construction of new buildings and the renovations of old ones is happening left and right on campus. The University of Oregon opened its 10th residence hall this past fall, broke ground on the Knight Science Campus and demolished Hayward Field to build a new stadium for the 2021 World Tr…
Wearing a red construction hard hat, a neon orange vest and glasses, David Opp-Beckman, facilities capital project manager for University Housing, described the lush greenery and rain water collector that will soon be at the entrance to Bean Hall. But not before he recalled living there in t…
At the end of each school year, and simultaneous expiration of many student housing leases, the dumpsters and curbs around the greater campus area are subject to an assortment of things left behind, otherwise known as “Hippie Christmas.” Pictured above is Emerald-found items during the end o…
For dining halls at the University of Oregon, the end of spring term signals the disappearance of waves of thousands of hungry students and their stockpiles of meal points. Most of these students will move on to different places for the summer — places without the Cheesy Grillers and Whammie…
A new academic residential community for the health sciences along with part of the Robert D. Clark Honors College ARC will be located in Bean Hall beginning in the fall 2018 term.
The University of Oregon neighborhood is about to get yet another towering apartment complex to rival Eugene’s biggest names in student-living apartments.
Located within the University of Oregon’s newest dorm, Kalapuya Ilihi, the Native American and Indigenous Studies Academic Residential Community aims to educate a close group of students about Native American history and culture.
While listening to music and doing laundry in the McClain wing of Hamilton Hall one day, freshman Tre Garnett heard a suspicious splashing noise.
Do you ever wonder why you receive advertisements from student housing companies like The Hub even though you have never lived there? If you didn’t already know, student housing companies have your address — and the permanent and mailing addresses of over 21,000 other University of Oregon st…
Update Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.: Browning is a sophomore at the University of Oregon studying mathematics and computer science.
Walking down the quad off 13th avenue, you’re going to hit construction. The first sign is the noise — the drilling, hammering and beeping of excavating vehicles. The next sign is two fences, one metal and one neon orange plastic, guarding the construction zone. The third is the giant hole i…
The University of Oregon Housing, Residence Life and Facilities Departments held a town hall for Bean East residents on Thursday in response to resident concerns with disruptions caused by the Bean West construction.
At the end of the Civil War, Confederate officer Benjamin Hawthorne surrendered his troops at Virginia’s Appomattox Courthouse and walked 100 miles to his home. In 1873, eight years after the war, he moved to Oregon. In 1959, the University of Oregon named a residence hall after him.
A lot has changed at the University of Oregon since the early 1990s. The football team started winning, enrollment exploded, and, thanks to donors like Phil Knight, campus has been under continuous renovation.
Due to the new operating hours for University of Oregon’s dining halls, students are directed to the EMU when looking for a meal past 9:00 p.m. (Phillip Quinn/Emerald)
A UO administrator says he was transparent when he discontinued free shift meals for student dining hall workers to acommodate rising food costs and lower dorm fees.
Once construction on the new residence hall on 17th Avenue is complete, the University of Oregon will have 10 functioning dorms. As the new dorm comes online, a new requirement for first year students will begin as well. In fall 2017, all first year students will be required to live on campus.
A 19-year-old man was arrested after allegedly pointing a handgun at a crowd of people at the Hub on Campus apartments after midnight on Friday.
Update (Feb. 10, 2017 2:58 p.m.): This article has been updated with a statement from the UOPD on why the protesters were removed, and the department that made the complaint.
On Nov. 30, the property manager at Uncommon Apartments called Eugene police after receiving an email from a tenant who had returned home to China and believed there was a dead dog inside his unit.
The University of Oregon has reached a settlement agreement, pending Board of Trustees approval, with the two contractors and architectural firm it sued last March for the allegedly poor construction of Global Scholars Hall.
A group of labor union members have peacefully rallied against the University of Oregon in front of Domino’s on Franklin Boulevard for at least 14 days.
Water in Bean and Hamilton halls is now safe to drink and cook with, according to an email sent to residents from University Housing on Oct. 4.
A University of Oregon affiliated couple is suing the university for failing to maintain an habitable living environment for its tenants, according to a court document.
The Andy apartment complex, located blocks away from campus, warned tenants today not to use their balconies because of safety issues.
The Evans Scholars Foundation, which awards full tuition and housing scholarships to golf caddies from underprivileged families, has opened a chapter house at the University of Oregon. The house, located at 1910 University St., is now home to 30 Evans scholars.
Seventy crimes were reported to University of Oregon Police Department from Sept. 12 to Sept. 30, including 23 theft crimes and 16 crimes regarding a minor in possession of alcohol or providing alcohol to a minor.
University of Oregon continues to work on water fixtures with elevated lead levels in four residence halls as 2,510 students moved in Sept. 22.
Elevated lead levels were found in the water of at least four residence halls, including Barnhart, Walton, Hamilton and Bean Halls, UO Housing Director Michael Griffel said via email to residents on Sept. 14.
Terry Shockley, a Eugene real estate manager charged with two counts of wire fraud, was sentenced to 51 months in prison and three years of probation, according to the Register-Guard. The U.S. District Court in Eugene also ordered Shockley to pay $4.5 million to his former clients.
As students moved out of the residence halls at the end of the school year, the University of Oregon’s Zero Waste program brought together a team of volunteers to ensure that unwanted items wouldn’t end up in the landfill.
A new building is in the works for the University of Oregon and will serve as an integrated center for career services and academic advising.
Chapman Hall will undergo its first major renovation since 1939 to make the building more user friendly.
Just over a year ago, the University of Oregon filed a lawsuit over design faults in the concrete foundation of Global Scholars Hall. The UO is suing the firms associated with the building’s construction, which finished over five years ago.
When Marie Shimizu first found out her residence hall doesn’t have fire sprinklers installed, she said she felt shocked and angry.
As spring term starts the search for off campus housing begins. Students will find themselves shuffling for days on Craigslist, Facebook and other sites trying to find the perfect apartment, sometimes with limited options.
The U.S. District Court in Eugene filed criminal charges on Wednesday against Terry Shockley, the owner of Eugene Rentals property management company, The Register-Guard reported.
Freshman Jacob Armas was valedictorian of his Medford, Oregon, high school and received a Pathway Oregon scholarship to cover his tuition at the University of Oregon. The only catch: the scholarship wouldn’t cover the cost of housing. So his choice to live on campus in a residence hall meant…
ASUO Senate will vote on a resolution against the on-campus living requirement this week.
It has been a few weeks since Chipotle opened in the EMU, and it doesn’t look like the line has slowed down since the gate lowered to reveal the rusty red menus. The vendor sat behind a grate as the grand opening dates were postponed time and time again. Dan Geiger, the EMU renovation manage…