Football

Oregon walk-on and scout team star Brian Teague struggled to stay driven in his five-year career

Brian Teague had finals to study for, but he first had to finish weight lifting. Teague was preparing for his fifth and final season as a walk-on tight end for the Oregon football team and he had a chance to earn a scholarship for the first time in his career. During …

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College.biz: Higher education becomes a priority with creation of state committee

This is a first in state history. The Oregon Legislature has created a standing committee on higher education. To compare, California has had a standing committee on higher education since 1991 and Washington since at least the mid-90s. It’s part of an emerging focus on renovating and trying to improve …

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Top 5: News stories from around Oregon between Oct. 27 and 28.

Oregon Unit 1186 demobilization ceremony The 125 members of the Oregon Army National Guard’s 1186 Military Police Company were welcomed home at a demobilization ceremony at Salem’s Chemeketa Community College on Saturday morning, reported The Oregonian. The 1186 unit was one of the last deployed from Oregon to Afghanistan, protecting …

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Top 5: News from around Oregon on Oct. 19

University of Phoenix announces closure of Oregon locations University of Phoenix will close three campuses in Oregon, including in Salem, Tigard and Portland, due to low student enrollment, reports the Statesman Journal. The school’s parent company, Apollo Group Inc., announced closure of 115 of the university’s smaller locations, which will …

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Top 5: News stories from Oregon for Oct. 13 and 14

Boy saves grandmother from fire Vernonia, Ore. resident Seth Cutright, 12, rescued his grandmother after their house caught on fire, reports KATU News. The fire was caused by the lighting of his grandmother’s cigarette, sparking a gas leak which Cutright smelled, moments before it exploded. Both suffered from burns, but …

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Top 5: News stories from around Oregon for Oct. 10

Sex offender sentenced Adam Brown, who was arrested on charges for assaulting a boy at a Portland Wendy’s restaurant, was sentenced to 33 years in prison, reported KGW. Brown was already a paroled sex-offender before the July incident, having been charged with 43 counts. Two arrests in Salem for illegal …

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Top 5: News from around Oregon on Sept. 26

State plans elevated pedestrian/bike path connecting Eugene to Glenwood Construction has begun on an elevated 1,300-foot-long pedestrian and bicycle path that will run next to Franklin Boulevard under the I-5 Willamette River bridge that connects Eugene to Glenwood, according to The Register-Guard.  Officials hope it will provide a more practical connection …

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Opinion

Brown: My sad, lonely trip to see ‘Titanic in 3D’

Fifteen years waiting can drive anyone to drastic measures.

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Day of student lobbying continues discussion over local governing boards, House Bill 4061

Members of the Oregon Student Association lobbied in Salem today against House Bill 4061, which aims to establish a local governing board for any member of the Oregon University System who wants one.

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Oregon Student Association lobbies for restored budget

The Oregon Student Association met with representatives in Salem today to discuss their budget concerns facing students at colleges across the state.

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Sustainable Cities Initiative allows Oregon students to provide fresh ideas to city developers

The Riverfront project is just one of many that the initiative has aided since it began in fall of 2009. Originally a modest effort by three University professors to assist Oregon communities tackle sustainability issues, the initiative has now developed into a nationally recognized, award-winning organization with 20 faculty members and 500 students at any given time.

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