CityNews

Update: Riverfront Conundrum

This article follows up on a previous Emerald cover story published in March 2018 about the University of Oregon’s plans for north campus area. Members of the Eugene community have until 5 p.m. on Oct. 3 to comment on the University of Oregon’s permit application to develop the waterfront area …

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HousingNews

UO Housing’s Capital Construction gives students hands-on experience

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 …

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Photos: Hayward Field project preparations and destruction of East Grandstand

The following photos capture the Hayward Field renovation preparations made on June 16 and the demolition of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand on June 22, 2018:                                                   …

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News

Campus construction set to continue for several years

Students and faculty can expect the early morning soundtrack of birds chirping and the jarring sounds of heavy construction work for several more years. Lawmakers recently committed $37 million toward three large campus projects. This includes the construction of a new College and Careers building in the heart of campus, …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Kappa Alpha Theta house finds relief as construction noise dwindles

In the fall of 2013, women in Kappa Alpha Theta moved into the house on 15th Avenue and Kincaid Street. While the excitement to live with sisters built, so did the foundation for the K14 apartment complex next door. For some sisters, the noise that came along with that construction was bothersome considering their windows …

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Arts & Culture

Kappa Alpha Theta house finds relief as construction noise dwindles

In the fall of 2013, women in Kappa Alpha Theta moved into the house on 15th Avenue and Kincaid Street. While the excitement to live with sisters built, so did the foundation for the K14 apartment complex next door. For some sisters, the noise that came along with that construction was …

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Opinion

Andersen: Now is the right time for University construction

Okay, I’m making the leap. I’m taking a hard, heavy stance on a topic that has been pestering students since our campus was riddled with sky-covering cranes and a never-ending supply of construction workers. My name is Branden Andersen, and I support campus expansion.

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News

New roadway sparks ire among local businesses

For many people who regularly use 13th Avenue and Alder Street, the sight of construction tape, equipment, detour signs and metal barriers were a common occurrence for the past four months as the City of Eugene worked to reconstruct those heavily used roads that are less than a block away from the University.

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Opinion

Andersen: Construction changing face of University

I look forward to the day when I can bring my son or daughter to the University and point out where some of my craziest days happened. Not only the dorms, but the surrounding area as well: last year’s house, this year’s apartment, buildings here and there — it’s something that I can think about now and smile at the pride I know I will feel — or will I?

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Opinion

McKivor: Progress in campus-area neighborhoods isn’t all bad

In Deborah Bloom’s article, many citizens complained about the noise and the fact that these modern apartment buildings do not fit in with the character of the neighborhood. Change can be bothersome to those who already have roots in the neighborhood, but on both accounts, get over it.

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Opinion

Engels: On campus construction

A criticism on the construction surrounding the University.

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NewsPolitics

Construction on East 13th Avenue changes business environment

Tuesday was the start of the third phase of a project to make the street more accessible for parking, bicycles and automobile traffic between Alder and Kincaid streets. For the time being, it means shutting off that block completely.

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Opinion

Andersen: Construction should happen closer to campus

With all of the construction around the University, one would think that there is progress being made around the campus that plays such a large part in the success of the community. Instead, there is construction going on around streets that, although still very important, are not essential.

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Video: 19th & Emerald Tear Down

Houses located on the block of 19th and Emerald are in the process of being demolished and replaced by a brand new apartment complex. University of Oregon students share their dismay over the loss of some of the campus’ oldest houses and the vast increase of apartment buildings on campus.

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News

University of Oregon construction to continue through summer

The development plans of Allen Hall, Lewis Integrative Science Building, Fenton Hall and East Campus Residence Hall have tentative completion dates between the last quarter of 2011 and throughout 2012.

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Multimedia

VIdeo: Biking under construction

By: Branden Anderson | Tyree Harris University students and Eugene residents speak on the construction on 13th, and how it is makes biking in Eugene difficult.

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NewsPolitics

Summer construction projects to improve streets around campus

College students will return home, or start internships, and the city of Eugene, the city of Springfield, Oregon Department of Transportation, Lane County and the Lane Transit District will start construction projects to make the county ready for the fall, which inevitably will bring more college students and more rain.

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