When Eli Ackerman, a senior at the University of Oregon majoring in economics, registered for business calculus last winter term, he knew he would need help in the course. He visited the Tutoring and Learning Center in Knight Library, where they offered him a list of tutors and their phone n…

Update at 7:05 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5: Lyft announced that it will be launching services in Eugene today at 10 a.m., according to a press release from the ridesharing company. The press release stated that Lyft partnered with the University of Oregon athletics department and Oregon IMG S…

The rideshare service Uber announced today that it will return to Eugene on Sept. 6, 2018. According to a press release issued by the Technology Association of Oregon, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis will make the inaugural ride at the Arcimoto Manufacturing Plant and the service will be available t…

Imagine being able to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor, discover personalized events on campus that cater to your interests and sync your class schedule to your phone’s calendar – all through the tap of a button.

Who will be the next Mark Zuckerberg? Until we find out let’s remember that innovation doesn’t have to turn the whole world upside down to be impactful. College is the birthplace of many buzzing developments like Micah Miller’s passion project, Driven-U, a website which connects collaborator…

The University of Oregon announced this morning that it has banned all hoverboards and similar devices effective immediately. In the announcement, Krista Dillon, the university’s director of Emergency Management and Fire Prevention, said that the devices have the potential to become a fire h…

Sunlight shimmers through a glass ceiling onto rows of brightly colored flowers. In the summer, tall corn stalks fill a small field. Professors, students and maintenance crews scurry around the site, studying the small details of individual plants. The University of Oregon Greenhouse Facilit…

It is about to get harder to find parking spaces on campus, but the University of Oregon hopes it will be easier to pay for one when students come back this fall.

You are an agent for the office of strategic national alien planning. Your task is to complete projects focusing on code incription, computer optimization and pin collecting. Failure means obliteration of your grade because this is an assignment for one of the University of Oregon’s most inn…

The holidays have at last passed. With the November rush of new AAA video games, and the rush of Game of the Year lists that follow in our rearview it’s time to look forward to 2015. The first quarter of the year is traditionally a fairly light time for games, but this may be the year to bre…

Snapchat has long been America’s go-to app for the immediate sharing of drunk selfies, candid pictures of one’s lunch and emoji-covered cat pictures. This week Snapchat rolled out its latest feature  — dubbed “Our Campus Story” — to the University of Oregon area. Now it’s easier than ever to…

Emerging in a world full of dazzling diamonds, Alex and Ani bangles and fuel bands is a new form of jewelry hitting the market in March 2015: Cuff jewelry is a multitasking piece of jewelry originally designed with women’s safety in mind. If you ever find yourself in a scary predicament, you…

Stop what you’re doing and go buy Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire right now. Think you’re just going to eat turkey and lay around with the family this Thanksgiving? Well, guess what? You can’t. You’re too busy playing Pokémon to stuff your face. Your family will obviously understand.

The University of Oregon is switching its learning management system from Blackboard to Canvas after unanimously positive reviews were received from nearly 2000 students, 24 faculty, 38 GTFs and library and IT staff through different tests and surveys over the past months, according to blogs…