The Best & Worst Jobs of 2014

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual list of best and worst jobs of 2014 was just released. The website CareerCast.com comes out with a list every year, ranking 200 professions based on a number of factors including stress, income, and potential growth. This year’s best job? Being a mathematician. According to the website, the worst job for … Continue reading »

Students Celebrate Pi Day

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s one of the most beloved numbers that sounds more like a tasty dessert. And Friday, local grade schoolers celebrated it in the best way possible. March 14 is known as “Pi Day” because the date is 3-14 and the number pi starts off with 3.14159, and so on. In honor of … Continue reading »

Oregon Math SAT Scores Down

SALEM, Ore. — State officials say Oregon saw a drop in math scores on the SAT this year. The average score is the lowest in the last 12 years. The Oregon average on the math section of the standardized test was 517, which was four points lower than last year. The highest possible score is … Continue reading »

New Science and Tech Studio at Churchill

EUGENE, Ore. — Churchill High School unveiled a brand new addition Tuesday called the STEM Studio. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math–representing all the types of classes held in the new studio. The building is intended to help develop the sciences and math programs at the Eugene high school. And the principal says … Continue reading »