UO Vaccination Clinics Begin Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is preparing for the mass vaccination clinics that start Monday. So far nearly 3,000 students have received the vaccine. The mass clinics are a partnership between Lane County Public Health and the University of Oregon. Students will be able to get the vaccine and bill their insurance directly … Continue reading »

UO Team Pays Tribute to Lauren Jones

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team paid tribute to Lauren Jones Saturday night, their teammate who died of a bacterial infection. The home opener meet Saturday began with a moment of silence. The entire team wore warm up t-shirts with Jones’ number on the back. One teammate also wore Lauren’s … Continue reading »

3rd Student Tested for Meningococcemia

EUGENE, Ore. — Two University of Oregon students are hospitalized because of a potentially deadly bacterial infection. Test results confirm one of those students has the infection and the other is waiting for test results to be returned. The second confirmed case of meningococcemia was a student living in Earl Hall. It prompted a quick … Continue reading »

Ill Student’s Condition Improving

EUGENE, Ore. — Health officials say the University of Oregon student infected with Neisseria Meningococcemia is stabilizing. They say she’s being treated at a hospital in her hometown. On campus, word of this bacterial infection is spreading quickly. Many students say they’re concerned after learning a fellow student was diagnosed with the bacterial infection that … Continue reading »

Duck Fans Celebrate Early With Pub Crawl

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Duck fans are getting a head start before the National Championship, celebrating at a Duck-themed tailgate party and pub crawl in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Fans went from Ninkasi, to Oakshire and Hop Valley. The patio of Ninkasi was packed with a sea of yellow and green as fans celebrated the … Continue reading »

UPS Drivers Show Support for GTFs

EUGENE, Ore. – Students, faculty and staff on the University of Oregon campus may have to get their mail elsewhere, at least until the current Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation strike is over. Some UPS drivers have shown support for the GTFs and are behind the picket lines. An official with UPS’ corporate offices says their … Continue reading »

GTFF to Strike

EUGENE, Ore. — After a year of back and forth and failed negotiations we’re just hours away from a strike at the University of Oregon. The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) made that announcement Monday night at a massive rally on campus. They certainly weren’t quiet about how they felt and they made sure the … Continue reading »

UO’s GTFF Considering a Strike

EUGENE, Ore. — A video titled “Why Am I Ready to Strike?” was posted on the University of Oregon’s Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation website Friday morning. The GTFF says the video is in response to stilled negotiations with the administration regarding paid leave due to parental and medical hardship. The administration says they respect the … Continue reading »

UO Students Rescued Near Mount Jefferson

MOUNT JEFFERSON — Two University of Oregon students are safe after being rescued near Mt. Jefferson early Monday morning. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the two got lost hiking on a trail near Detroit. It started out as an adventurous trip to take photographs of the pristine wilderness. But it quickly became a quest … Continue reading »

Fighting Back Against Sexual Violence

EUGENE/CORVALLIS, Ore. — According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Justice, one in five women and one in sixteen men are sexually assaulted during their college years. While college is all about learning more about the world and yourself, there are some experiences that are better left alone. In September, the Obama … Continue reading »

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