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No, There Was No Debate About Removing An MLK Quote At The University Of Oregon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

Multiple news outlets reported in the past two weeks that students at the University of Oregon nearly removed a Martin Luther King Jr. quote from a c...

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.

Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

Napping: The Underestimated Health Tip

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

To promote healthy living, several places on campus have been designated for naps. The Nap Map lists places on campus that students can use for power nap. All suggestions are from current students at the University of Oregon - main campus in Eugene. Click on a nap spot to learn more.

Therapist Quits University Of Oregon, Claims School Punished Her For Whistleblowing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.02.2015 | College

A University of Oregon staff member resigned on Sunday, claiming the school retaliated against her for complaining that university lawyers inappropri...

After Sexual Assault, Woman Says University Lawyers Accessed Her Counseling Records

ProPublica | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2015 | College

When University of Oregon senior Laura Hanson was sexually assaulted by a fellow student a couple of days after New Year's 2013, she said she felt v...

Oregon Ducks Mascot Blows Glitter, Mocks Sorority Recruitment Videos

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.30.2015 | College

Do you ever watch those sorority recruitment videos and think to yourself, "This is nice, but what would it be like if a 6-foot-tall duck with a Nike...

Back Away From Students' Medical Records, Feds Warn Colleges

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.19.2015 | College

A college facing off against a student in court should generally refrain from accessing that student's medical records without a court order or w...

University Of Oregon Settles Lawsuit With Alleged Gang Rape Victim

AP | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.04.2015 | College

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assa...

Education Department 'Concerned' About Loophole In Federal Privacy Law For Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.11.2015 | College

The U.S. Department of Education confirmed in letters to Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, both Democrats of Oregon, a university is allowed t...

University of Oregon's Cheerleaders Questioned For Supporting 'Rape Culture'

College Candy | Posted 03.18.2015 | College

It’s halftime at a basketball game. Like most of the crowd, you probably get up to use the lady’s room, grab a beer, or just stretch after sitting...

University of Oregon, Confidentiality and Confidence Lost

Kristy Crabtree | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Kristy Crabtree

Should students feel safe on campus? Should they access supportive services on campus if there is a need? Should they feel confident in seeking those services that their information will be protected and confidential? Presumably the University would answer 'yes' to those questions, but their actions show the contrary.

Tyler Kingkade

Congresswoman 'Troubled' By Privacy Loophole On Student Health Records Confronts Education Department

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2015 | College

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) on Wednesday sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education expressing concern that current federal law may permit u...

Using Body Language to Your Advantage During an Interview

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Hold on a second - How is your posture right now? Take a moment to audit your body language. Now imagine you're in an interview. What would you do differently? Your nonverbal communication during an interview can be just as important as what you say.

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

Tyler Kingkade

University Of Oregon: Sexual Assault Survivor's Lawsuit Will Deter Victims From Reporting

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.23.2015 | College

The University of Oregon filed a counterclaim earlier this month against a female student who accused the school of mishandling her sexual assault cas...

Meningitis Bacteria To Blame For Oregon Student's Death

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | College

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore., Feb 20 (Reuters) - A bacterial infection related to meningitis is to blame for the death of a Uni...

This University Tumbling Team's Flight Got Delayed, So They Channeled Beyonce

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.13.2015 | College

What do you do when you get stuck in an airport for 13 hours? Let your inner Beyonce take over, of course. That's exactly what members of the Unive...

Tyler Kingkade

University Violated Sexual Assault Victim's Medical Privacy, Employees Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.09.2015 | College

The University of Oregon illegally pried through the medical records of a female student who was expected to file a sexual assault-related lawsuit aga...

American Sniper: Students Debate Film's Quality and Impact

Dan Reimold | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

Amid the debates and staggeringly strong ticket sales, student journalists nationwide are weighing in with their own reviews of American Sniper and commentaries on its political and cultural significance.

Watch The University Of Oregon's Powerful 'Ducks Do Something' Video

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.09.2014 | College

"Sexual assault, suicide, alcohol abuse, racism" are real issues, and they happen on the University of Oregon's campus. That's something a group of st...

What it's Like to Be Part of the Longest Academic Strike in Oregon's History

Meaghan Emery | Posted 02.06.2015 | College
Meaghan Emery

I am a graduate student currently on strike in Eugene, Oregon. Our union is asking for fair wages and paid leave for medical emergencies or for the birth or adoption of a new child -- pretty basic, right?

Survey Reveals Ten Percent Of University Of Oregon Women Are Sexually Assaulted

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2014 | College

By Lee van der Voo PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 1 (Reuters) - About 10 percent of female University of Oregon students surveyed have been raped...

University Ends Community Classes With Nude Models

AP | Posted 09.25.2014 | College

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has ended free art sessions for community artists to sketch nude models, saying it could not afford the...

5 College Football Towns for Haters

Orbitz.com | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

It's game time, and touchdowns and tailgating are in full swing. But not everyone is ready for some footballlll. These five great college towns offer plenty of amusements beyond the end zone. These are our top picks for destinations that score big with football junkies and non-fans alike.