$10,000 Offered To Members of UO Sexual Assault Prevention Review Panel

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The University of Oregon will pay members of its sexual assault prevention review panel a $10,000 honorarium, according to an announcement posted on the President's website yesterday. The payment will cover "the substantial time and expertise dedicated to this review effort," in addition to paying for travel costs, the site says. The university appointed the the panel's eight ...   More
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 SAMANTHA MATSUMOTO

New York Times Profile Details Marcus Mariota's Rocky Beginnings

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College football fans got the chance to learn more about Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's journey from high school football benchwarmer to early Heisman Trophy favorite in a New York Times profile published Sunday. Mariota, a redshirt junior at the University of Oregon, is the team's marquee star as the Ducks point toward the NCAA's new playoff system.However, Mariota's career had a rocky beginning, ...   More
 
Monday, August 25, 2014 SAMANTHA MATSUMOTO

The Real Reason UO President Michael Gottfredson Quit? Sexual Assault and Money.

UPDATED: Is it that major donors didn't like him? Or that Gottfredson—a criminologist—was undone by the UO basketball rape case?

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The sudden departure of yet another University of Oregon president leaves more questions hanging than answered about why the state’s premiere university can’t keep a leader. Michael Gottfredson quit yesterday after only two years on the job, and one year short off the end of his three-year contract to run the UO. The change comes as the new University of Oregon Board of ...   More
 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 WW Staff

Three UO Basketball Players Suspended After Being Investigated for Rape; DA Won't Prosecute

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The University of Oregon has suspended three basketball players who have been under investigation for forcibly raping a woman in a bathroom, according to a story reported Monday by the UO student newspaper, the Emerald and by the Oregonian.Damyean Dotson, a sophomore from Houston; Brandon Austin, a freshman from Philadelphia; and Dominic Artis, a sophomore from San Francisco are ...   More
 
Monday, May 5, 2014 KATE WILLSON

Rip City vs. No Pity: Wrong! It’s the Ducks

Uncle Phil has the killer quack.


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With all due respect to the Fail Blazers and the Fightin’ Alaska Airlines, the contest isn’t even close. There’s only one sports team that provides a distinctively Portland experience. It’   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 JOHN LOCANTHI

State Bar Dimisses UO Professor's Complaint Against Lawyers Involved in the Energy Department Investigation

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The Oregon State Bar has dismissed a complaint filed by University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh, filed in May against prominent Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick and University of Oregon General Counsel Randy Geller. In his complaint, Harbaugh accused Gary and Rudnick of misleading Marion County Judge Thomas Hart last year about the value of legal services their firm, Harrang ...   More
 
Monday, August 12, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

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 Prof. Files Bar Complaint in Long v. Kroger Case

Complaint results from long-running DOJ investigation

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University of Oregon Economics Prof. Bill Harbaugh last week filed a complaint (PDF) with the Oregon State Bar against prominent Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick and University of Oregon General Counsel Randy Geller. The complaint accuses Gary and Rudnick of misleading Marion County Judge Thomas Hart about the value of legal services their firm, Harrang Long Gary Rudnick, provided in ...   More
 
Monday, June 10, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ticket Sales No Slam Dunk for Matthew Knight Arena

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The Oregon Ducks basketball team is off to its best start in years. But even with the top ranking in the Pac-12 and seven straight wins to start the conference season, the Ducks' sterling new $200 million arena isn’t drawing the crowds quite like it expected. According to an article in the university’s Oregon Daily Emerald, Matthew Knight Arena is well below the expected revenue projections ...   More
 
Monday, February 18, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Chip Kelly’s Secret Offense

Why boosters are annoyed by the most successful football coach in Oregon’s history.


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When the Oregon Ducks plucked a little-known offensive coordinator named Chip Kelly out of the University of New Hampshire in   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

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