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Pay for Play: Will Athletes Get Paid for Profit Generated at Schools?

Bryan Kalbrosky | Posted 03.05.2014 | Sports
Bryan Kalbrosky

The concept of "pay for play" in college athletics has recently been put under a national spotlight. Meanwhile, many student-athletes still struggle to foot the bills that come with the full cost of education.

Snowball Fight Gets Out Of Control

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.12.2013 | College

What might have begun as an innocent prank quickly escalated last week, when University of Oregon students looking for a snowball fight began relentle...

The Last One of a Kind

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Sarah O'Leary

Recently I discovered that the 8-foot tall turn of the century wooden playground slide in the middle of my living room might be the last one like it o...

Greek Life Faces Crackdown After Spate Of Alcohol Injuries

Posted 10.15.2013 | College

Two large universities on the West Coast are attempting to reign in Greek life after alcohol-related injuries at recent parties hosted by fraternities...

University Cracking Down On Mega Seat Cushions

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 06.19.2013 | College

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Some University of Oregon fans say it's getting crowded in the bleachers. The problem: Jumbo seat cushions. So the school proposes ...

Be Bullish on College Baseball

Kai Sato | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Kai Sato

While it's unlikely that college baseball will be able to contend with the dominance of football and basketball anytime soon, the market is growing steadily.

Law Prof Fired After Confrontation With Student Protesters (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.18.2013 | College

University of Oregon adjunct law professor James Olmsted was booted from teaching after police charged him with harassment during a clash with student...

UO Students Using Flashlights To Escape Their Dorms After Explosions

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

EUGENE, Ore. -- A series of explosions hit an underground utility system Monday at the University of Oregon, plunging several student dormitories and ...

Pride Of UOregon Ashton Eaton Won't Bank On Another Record In London Summer Games

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2012 | College

By Gene Cherry LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - An aching Ashton Eaton felt like he had fallen out of a tree the day after setting the deca...

Tyler Kingkade

UVA Turmoil Is 'Exhibit A' Of Troubles Public Colleges Face | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- It’s a rough time to be running a public university. Teresa Sullivan's sudden removal as president of the University of Virginia, and...

Belief In Hell Lowers Crime, Study Shows

Posted 06.19.2012 | Religion

Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious...

Hummingbird Beats: Wild Squirrel Nut Butter

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 07.20.2012 | Food
Jill Donenfeld

Keeley and Erika were University of Oregon sophomores when they made their first batch of homemade peanut butter. A year later (i.e., now), Wild Squirrel Nut Butter sells three peanut and two almond butters in roughly 50 stores in the Northwest.

Derrick Bell: Changing the Odds for Others

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Throughout his storied career as a lawyer, law professor, and legal scholar until his death last October at age 80, Derrick Bell was well-known for his willingness to stand up and speak out about the injustices he saw around him, even when it cost him his own positions.

USC Crushes Oregon's Hopes Of 2nd Straight BCS Title Game

AP | By ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 11.20.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- Matt Barkley was confident that No. 18 USC was headed for an upset all along, even when fourth-ranked Oregon mounted a comeback. "We ...

Oregon Overcomes Another Injury To Beat Arizona State

AP | By ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas was smiling despite his injury Saturday night – much like teammate LaMichael James the game bef...

Professor Who Developed Mortality-Rate Model Dies

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | College

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon sociology professor Lawrence Carter, who helped develop a model for forecasting mortality rates, has died at...

Oregon Can't Duck NCAA Investigation

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon has received formal notice of the NCAA investigation into its program's use of recruiting services. The NCAA relayed the ...

The Top 6 College Mascots

CampusSplash | Posted 10.16.2011 | College

We crunched all of the top mascot lists and aggregated them into one ultimate rankings.

WATCH: ODES TO GAGA: Performances By College Students Across America Inspired By Lady Gaga

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Sure Lady Gaga has inspired a lot of Halloween costumes and questionable fashion trends, but the most aspirational thing about Gaga is her commitment ...

University Of Oregon A Capella Group Makes It Big!

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

They may not have won our college a capella contest, but University of Oregon group On the Rocks reigns as our favorite instrument-less singing cadre....

Oregon RIOTS: 2 Arrested After 400 Revolt Near University Of Oregon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

EUGENE, Ore. — Police in the Oregon college town of Eugene used tear gas to disperse about a crowd of 400 people who threw bottles at officers, brok...

Rebuilding Oregon Through A University

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Ainslie Forsum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. The recession hit suburban Salem, OR hard. According to Moody's Analy...

Gaga A Capella: University Of Oregon Group NAILS Lady Gaga Songs (WATCH)

Huffington post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On the Rocks is the University of Oregon's "premiere" male a capella group -- and boy, can they do Lady Gaga. Check out their medly of Gaga songs, per...

Rickrolled Subway: Acappella Group Rick Rolls A Train (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We already covered how the new iPad will disrupt your commute, but what about acappella groups? In a throwback to oh, say 2008, University of Orego...

Kansas Students Plan 3,500-Mile Bike Ride

The Daily Kansan | Photo by Adam Buhler | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The ice is melting, and finally Patrick Mathay can begin diversifying his workouts as he trains to bike for 80 days. Mathay, who graduated from the...