Latinos and College Education

EUGENE, Ore. — Fall quarter is in full swing at the University of Oregon. And while ethnic enrollment is up, Latinos overall struggle to graduate. It’s a new year for Francisco Morales O’Conner, a sophomore at the UO. Both his parents were first generation college graduates, a family trend that continues. “My parents always told … Continue reading »

Students Move to College Campuses

EUGENE, Ore. — College campuses will be a bit more crowded this week as students head back to school. Tuesday and Wednesday, students will be moving into their rooms on the Oregon State University campus. The university expects an additional 5,000 people on campus each day and warns visitors to expect limited parking and potential … Continue reading »

College Scholarships Up for Grabs

EUGENE, Ore. — A big break for local college students–Dari Mart is offering six $1,000 scholarships, but you have to act fast. There’s no paper needed for this scholarship contest. Instead you need a phone to shoot a 60-second video application. Two things are required. You have to use Dari Mart’s logo and Dr. Pepper’s … Continue reading »

76-Year-Old Woman Graduates from OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A record number of Oregon State University students will graduate this year, but one of them has been waiting more than half a century to get her diploma. Seventy-six-year-old Lois Phillips has always considered herself an OSU graduate, but she never had the diploma to prove it. Now, after waiting 55 years, … Continue reading »

Board Appoints New UO President

EUGENE, Ore. — The State Board of Higher Education met on the University of Oregon campus Friday with one item on the agenda: vote on the appointment of Michael Gottfredson as the next UO president. This is such a day filled with kind of hope not only for the University of Oregon but for the … Continue reading »

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