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 »

UO Students Support Love Your Melon Day

Eugene, Ore. — Student athletes from the University of Oregon helped spread the message behind Love Your Melon Day Wednesday. Love Your Melon is a non-profit that looks to brighten the lives of children battling cancer. The mission is simple: for every hat purchased, a hat is given to a kid suffering from cancer. Wednesday … Continue reading »

UO Honored Gold Bicycle Friendly

EUGENE, Ore. — The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Oregon with a Gold Bicycle Friendly University Wednesday. The University of Oregon encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as way-finding signs, bike parking and fix-it stations throughout campus. Being a bike friendly university has created opportunities for … Continue reading »

UO Launches $2 Billion Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is launching the largest-ever fundraising campaign. Friday night the University of Oregon announced a goal of raising $2 billion. Vice President of University Advancement, Michael Andreasen, says this campaign has three major goals: access, excellence, and experience. The money will be used toward scholarships, student support services, and … Continue reading »

UO to Celebrate Tribal Nations

EUGENE, Ore. — After more than two years of planning the flags of all nine of Oregon’s tribal nations will fly above the Erb Memorial Union. The University of Oregon will hold an installation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday to dedicate the new flag poles. “We are extremely grateful to the nine tribes who … Continue reading »

Oregon Marching Band Reveals New Sound

EUGENE, Ore. – Ducks fans can expect a new sound at Autzen Stadium when Oregon takes on Arizona Thursday night. The Oregon Marching Band is debuting new instruments. In the last two weeks the Oregon Marching Band has put in 90 hours of rehearsal getting ready for game day. “It was a huge hype for … Continue reading »

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