Pub Could Open on UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — A pub could soon open on the University of Oregon Campus as part of a major renovation to the Erb Memorial Union. Falling Sky Brewery says back in August it submitted a proposal to the University of Oregon after it saw the university was accepting business plans for a pub, once the … Continue reading »

EMU Renovation On Schedule, On Budget

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction at the EMU on the University of Oregon campus is on schedule and on budget. The renovation coordinator says the first two stages of the project are complete, which included building the new craft center, and demolishing the old building. The concrete pour of the foundation is almost complete, so students … Continue reading »

Students Ask UO to Spare Tree

EUGENE, Ore. — Some trees at the University of Oregon are getting cut within two or three weeks. The university says about 40 trees will be taken down to make way for the EMU expansion project. One of those trees is igniting controversy. Some students are asking the university to spare a London planetree, which … Continue reading »

Chinese Students Donate to EMU Project

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s not unusual for the University of Oregon to receive large donations from alumni, business owners or large corporations, but they don’t typically come from current students. The EMU, considered the hub of campus, is under construction right now. The project is about to get a big boost in funding thanks to … Continue reading »

Student Groups Move to McArthur Court

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s new life inside of historic McArthur Court this week. The mezzanine area surrounding the former Ducks’ basketball arena is now home to UO student groups. These groups are moving into Mac Court this week, since the EMU where they used to be located is getting demolished. Student groups are spending this … Continue reading »

Construction Begins at EMU

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction for the University of Oregon’s student union building is officially under way. After years of planning, people involved with the project are very excited to actually see some changes being made. In phase one of the project, a wing of the building will be demolished and rebuilt into a new craft … Continue reading »

UO to Open Student Veterans Center

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon will open its Student Veterans Center at the Erb Memorial Union on Saturday, April 20. The center will provide a space for student veterans and their families to gather at the university. The opening of the center completes the purpose that former UO President Donald ErbĀ envisionedĀ for the union. … Continue reading »

Partnering for Prosperity: Sustainable Emu Farming

July 20, 2011 By Heather Hintze ANDHRA PRADESH, India — Oregon is known for its sustainable practices, and one Eugene non-profit organization is taking the concept halfway across the world. India Partners has helped start a cutting edge sustainable project in Koyyalagudem — an emu farm — with the hope of bringing self sufficiency to … Continue reading »