Students Call for Blood Drive Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon will call for a change on a decades-old federal policy that prohibits gay men from donating blood. The ban was issued 31 years ago out of fear of AIDS, but some students say the ban is outdated. When it was issued in 1983, there were no … Continue reading »

O+ Blood Donors Needed

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Blood Center is calling on all O+ donors to help replenish its low reserves. The blood type isn’t the universal one, but it is the most common, which also makes it the most common when it comes to transfusion needs. Some of Friday’s donors say these donations can truly be … Continue reading »

Lane Blood Center Helping Sandy Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a busy week for the Lane Blood Center. Monday, the center is stepping up to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy. It’s shipping 55 units of blood to Yonkers, New York. We’ve also entered the final week of the Civil War Blood Drive. You can cast your vote for the Ducks or … Continue reading »

Beaver Fans Leading in Blood Drive

PORTLAND, Ore. — The highly-anticipated Civil War game is still more than two weeks away, but OSU Beaver fans are proving they may be better. The Civil War Blood Drive is halfway over. The Beaver fans are in the lead. They lead Ducks fans by about 100 donations. You can vote for your team by … Continue reading »

Civil War Blood Drive Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Die-hard fans often say they bleed Beaver orange or Duck green. Now’s the time to prove it. The 11th annual Civil War blood drive kicked off all across the state Thursday. Fans filed into the blood banks, like Lane Blood Center, to give blood for either the Ducks or the Beavers. The … Continue reading »

Civil War Blood Drive Starts Nov. 1

EUGENE, Ore. — Do you bleed orange or green? You’ll get a chance to help your team win the Civil War Blood Drive this year. It kicks off on November 1. Oregon State University and the University of Oregon will face off for the 11th time, competing to see which fan base can donate the … Continue reading »

Blood Center Holding Duck Ticket Raffle

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Blood Center needs your help. It’s looking for donors, and it’s offering a little extra incentive to get people to donate blood. The Lane Blood Center recently had a blood shortage and they’re anticipating another. In order to prevent that, they’re getting creative. The Lane Blood Center is the sole … Continue reading »