University of Oregon Move-In Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Thursday is move-in day at the University of Oregon, and the 2,800 arriving students are expected to bring heavy traffic to the campus area. To help keep traffic moving, the university will be providing parking passes—something it’s never done in years past. Additionally, more than 400 volunteers will be on hand to … Continue reading »

OSU Students Move In

CORVALLIS, Ore. – There was some extra traffic around the Oregon State University campus Tuesday as students moved into the dorms. A total of 4,700 students will be moving into the residence halls between Tuesday and Wednesday. New this year, incoming freshmen were required to live in the dorms, so more students will be on … Continue reading »

UO Employees Threaten to Go on Strike

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of employees are threatening to strike on the university of Oregon campus. The Oregon University System Board held a bargaining session Wednesday on the UO campus to help further a contract settlement with the service employees union, but the union isn’t happy with the offer on the table. A number … Continue reading »

OSU Announces Some Changes this Fall

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Classes start in less than two weeks at Oregon State University and students can expect to see some changes this year, including the requirement for incoming freshmen to live in dorms. OSU addressed the Corvallis City Council Monday night to update members about changes this year. The university says the requirement to … Continue reading »

Luxury Student Housing Option Possible

CORVALLIS, Ore. — When student housing comes to mind, images of tiny rooms and appliances might come to the forefront; but one company wants to bring luxury housing for students to Corvallis. Core Campus purchased property north of the intersection at Kings  and Walnut Boulevard. The Chicago-based developer builds higher-end, resort-style student housing. The company … Continue reading »

UO Ranks High in Public Research

EUGENE, Ore. – A new study by the U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Oregon among the top public research universities and best national universities. The UO was ranked 53 in public research universities and 109 in best national Universities. The rank in Best National Universities puts the UO in the top … Continue reading »

Group Puts Brakes on Freshman Car Ban

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State freshmen still have the green light to drive their cars to college, come fall. With enrollment increasing, residents are concerned about traffic and parking issues in town. A Corvallis Collaboration group proposed banning freshmen from having cars, but Tuesday night members decided to first consider all their options. “It seemed … Continue reading »

Eugene Housing Restrictions

EUGENE, Ore. — It can be tempting for college students to cram into one place, to try to save money. But how many is too many? And when does it break city code? The city code is as follows: up to five people who are unrelated can live in a house, whether it’s one bedroom … Continue reading »

College Students in Poverty Level

EUGENE, Ore. — Many students move into dorms or off campus housing during their college years, and it appears to be affecting Eugene’s poverty rate. The poverty rate in Eugene is nearly 24 percent, according to researchers. And about 7 percent of that is college students who live off campus. The city says it’s aware … Continue reading »

UO Prepares to Renovate

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon can say goodbye to the cramped recreation center and outdated memorial union. Approved by legislators on the last day of their session, there’s a construction boom coming to the UO. The legislature approved nearly $240 million for the UO campus, including $50 million for the PE … Continue reading »

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