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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.

University Of Oregon President Suddenly Resigns

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 08.06.2014 | College

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson stepped down Wednesday effective almost immediately after just two years on the...

Fired Campus Officer Rats Out Colleagues For Their 'Bowl Of D--ks' List (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.17.2014 | Weird News

This guy just got added to the list. A former University of Oregon public safety officer, James Cleavenger, has tattled on his old colleagues in a ...

Tyler Kingkade

Professor: The University Is Retaliating Against Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2014 | College

The University of Oregon is declining to use a campus survey on sexual assault developed by one of its own professors, whom the school had previously ...

Yagana Shah

Study Determines The Ideal Amount Of Sleep For Those Over 50

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty

If you've been tossing and turning more and more as you age but keep writing it off as a normal part of aging, think again. Both quality and quantity ...

Tyler Kingkade

University Faces Federal Complaint For Hiding Gang Rape Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.15.2014 | College

A professor has asked the U.S. Department of Education to review whether the University of Oregon is violating laws governing sexual assault on campus...

University Kept 3 Basketball Players In March Madness After Gang Rape Accusation

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.13.2014 | College

The University of Oregon allowed three players on its men's basketball team to play in the NCAA tournament in March despite allegations that they gang...