UO Students Debate Band Funding

EUGENE, Ore. — Instead of filing onto the field, University of Oregon band members marched into their annual budget hearing meeting Thursday night, fired up about a possible cut to their funding. The student body government is singing to a different tune and believe students should not be responsible for picking up the department’s tab. … Continue reading »

UO Band Could Lose Funding

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon’s student government will decide Thursday night whether to fund the school’s marching band. Student leaders don’t think they should be the one’s picking up the tab. The student government believes the administration or athletic department should pay for the band because it’s a vital aspect of the athletic … Continue reading »

Student Joins Prestigious Army Band

EUGENE, Ore. — Local members of our nation’s military gathered at Sheldon High School Tuesday to honor a student with a promising future. Cory Mayer has been chosen to join the U.S. Army’s All-American Marching Band, a group so exclusive only 125 musicians and color guard members are chosen each year. The soldiers gave Mayer … Continue reading »

UO Unveiling New Marching Band Uniforms

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is playing Tennessee Tech on Saturday and Duck fans can expect something new during the game. You won’t be able to miss it when the Oregon Marching Band takes the field. All 240 band members will be sporting new uniforms. What they look remains under wraps. The uniforms … Continue reading »