UO Investigates Hazing Reports

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is investigating reports of hazing within campus fraternities, and the administration recently sent out a reminder that it’s a violation of conduct code. Those under investigation could be asked to hold off on their operations until the process is through. Until then, the Office of the Dean of … Continue reading »

Students Create Anti-Bullying Video

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — October is National Bully Prevention Month, and some Springfield high school students have come up with a unique way to raise awareness. Thurston High School’s peer group created a video with the message: “Be you.” In it, students hold signs displaying words bullies have used to hurt them with facts about bullying … Continue reading »

Dealing With Bullies

EUGENE, Ore.– A ┬ánew school year means a fresh start for teachers and students, but it also brings back a big concern that has existed for generations, bullying. Doctors say it’s as prevalent as ever because bullying these days not only takes place on the playground at lunchtime, but also cyberspace. “I’ve seen some bullies … Continue reading »

Harlem Globetrotters Combat Bullying

EUGENE, Ore. — The Harlem Globetrotters are known for their tricks on the court, but Wednesday they taught some local kids the tricks of dealing with bullies. It’s part of the team’s ABC’s of bullying. They spoke to students at Edison School in Eugene about what to do if they encounter bullies. “If you’re being … Continue reading »

UO Begins Anti-Bullying Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon students are working with former Duck football player LaMichael James to stop bullying in the Eugene-Springfield area. The journalism students are working on the anti-bullying campaign as part of a national public relations contest. They enlisted James’ services to help teach kids the importance of respecting themselves and each … Continue reading »