California at Oregon: Game Preview

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California Golden Bears (1-2) vs. the Fighting Ducks of Oregon (3-0)Although it is now all but forgotten, Oregon and California had quite the rivalry in the aughts. The two schools, helmed by Mike Bellotti and his former protégé, Jeff Tedford, butted heads over recruits, ran the same offense—for a time—and seemed locked in endless one-upmanship over whose team could sport uglier yellow uniforms. ...   More
 
Saturday, September 28, 2013 JOHN LOCANTHI

Somebody Found the Perfect Compromise to Portland's Water Wars: Fluoride-Pooping Ducks

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The fluoride fight may be over (fluoride lost, FYI), but the parody pages keep on coming.During the bitter fight over ballot measure 26-151, which would have fluoridated Portland water supply, both sides of the debate created spoof Facebook pages mocking their opponents' messages. This summer, a new Facebook group has emerged with a modest proposal that should please both fluoride advocates and defenders ...   More
 
Friday, August 23, 2013 AARON MESH

NYT Takes a Tour of Phil Knight's UO Largess

Times' story looks at Duck football's $68 million training facility.

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It’s hard to ignore Phil Knight’s influence on the University of Oregon campus—from the library named after his family, to the law school named for his dad, to the basketball arena named after Knight’s son. Those on the Eugene campus are always aware of what his cash has bought. But his latest endeavor—a $68 million,145,000-square-foot football training facility—caught the eye of the ...   More
 
Friday, August 2, 2013 EMILY SCHIOLA

U of O Lobbyists Hawk Rose Bowl Tickets To Lawmakers

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Oregon state legislators last week got a special offer from the University of Oregon's Office of Government and Community Relations, its in-house lobbying shop: tickets to the Rose Bowl.In the following email, sent Dec. 13 and obtained by WW today, a staff member in the office offers lawmakers access to tickets "on a first come-first served basis." The email gives the ticket price as $175—that's ...   More
 
Friday, December 23, 2011 COREY PEIN

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