CrimeNews

Here’s what happened: The sequence of events leading up to the district attorney’s dismissal of the alleged case against Dotson, Artis and Austin

Editor’s Note: A previous print version of this article incorrectly stated that Altman said that Oregon “felt (Austin’s violation at Providence College) was something of a serious nature.”   January 6, 2014 Brandon Austin transfers to Oregon from Providence College in Rhode Island midway through the basketball season. Austin had …

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What’s the Matter: Tensions flare between ASUO president and UO Matters editor

Broken car windows are nothing new in Eugene, particularly around the University of Oregon. But it doesn’t often happen to two high-ranking ASUO officials about a mile apart in one night. MacGregor Ehlen found the driver’s side window of his car had been smashed in late at night on Feb. …

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McArthur Court remains a vital part of the University

The athletic department concluded its final intercollegiate competition in McArthur Court on January, 8 2011, but the decrepit building squished between Esslinger hall and Howe Field isn’t just an empty space waiting to be raised, and there are still students, staff and faculty who make use of it.

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Cover StoryNews

Wish you were here: Matthew Knight Arena falls far short of its ticket sale projections

With new life in Oregon’s basketball program, the main tenant of the nation’s most expensive college basketball arena still can’t pay even the majority of their bill.

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Archives

Ducks, Inc.: UO Faculty Senate discusses student-athlete random drug testing

University of Oregon Faculty Senate convened for the first time this academic year. I decided to go after peeking at the agenda and seeing an item for Oregon Administrative Rule 571-004-0020 allowing truly random drug testing on student-athletes. Members of senate discussed whether or not the policy should have been …

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News

Auction of authentic athletic department gear draws former players’ ire

New website allows fans to bid on used equipment — at times reaching several thousands of dollars for an item.

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Athletic department experiences revenue shortfalls despite General Fund ticket surcharge

One implication of these shortfalls is further delay in getting a financial contribution from athletics back to the academic side, a battle the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee has been fighting since 2004 when the athletic department promised to make a contribution when their budget stabilized.

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NewsPolitics

SCORE holds rally asking for athletic department transparency

The Student Coalition on Reprioritizing Education held a rally in front of Matthew Knight Arena Thursday night, demanding that revenue from the athletic department be used to fund academics at the University.

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Senate passes ACFC budget with contentious OSPIRG increase

The budget increase proved to be the most controversial, however; OSPIRG regained its funding just last year after being stripped of it in 2009.

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NewsPolitics

ACFC suggests zero percent increase for athletics department

Yesterday, ASUO Exec. recommended that the athletic department’s budget should stay at the same level next year, at $1.5 million. However, athletics had expressed hope for at least a three percent increase.

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Intercollegiate Athletics Committee seeks contribution to academics

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) is working towards getting a financial donation from the athletic department to help subsidize academics, but efforts thus far have been stifled.

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SCORE holds forum for students on institutional control of the athletics department

The Student Coalition on Reprioritizing Education hosted a public forum last night on the topic of institutional control of the University’s athletics department and featured a panel of special guests.

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Higher Education Headlines

Higher education headlines from the University, Oregon and across the nation.

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News

$63 million Casanova Center expansion kept under wraps

The Casanova Center expansion is under way, and yet no University administrators or athletics officials know much about the project.

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NewsPolitics

ASUO continues negotiations with athletic department

The ASUO and the Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee look to continue the discussion over issues of accountability in the athletic department as well as the price of student tickets during the Senate meeting Wednesday evening.

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News

Jamie Moffitt to become new University vice president of finance

Starting Jan. 1, the University administration will gain the talents and skills of Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director of Finance and Administration Jamie Moffitt, who will be making the move to campus in order to fill Frances Dyke’s position as vice president of finance and administration.

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NewsPolitics

ACFC discusses athletic ticketing issues

The Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee met Thursday evening to discuss its plans for the year. The vast majority of the discussion centered on student football tickets.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: On Academics and Athletics

Letter from parent on the unbalanced funding put into academics and athletics.

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Sports

Pac-12 media deal will net Oregon athletic department $21 million a year

The deal will create a Pac-12 network, which will allow conference schools to broadcast live events and academic programming as well as football and basketball games.

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