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The Daily Democrat
DavisHigh grads to get Odd Fellows scholarships
The scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to two DHS Seniors who are college-bound and one DHS alumna who has been accepted to a graduate school.
Fri May 17, 2013
Seattle workers use poetry to convey hardship, fight for higher wages
Green Acre Radio: As more jobs become part-time and low-wage, the fight for worker's rights may be just beginning.
Students practice the way of the sword
Kendo Club members Karen Zhen and Brian Cox assume the "sonkyo" position, or crouch position, as they focus and ready themselves for a sparring match.
Thu May 16, 2013
Yeas & Nays
Yea to the rain. It was nice having all the sunshine, but we're happy it's raining again.
The Providence Journal
Is Rhode Island only state where campus police are unarmed? No, says PolitiFact R.I.
That claim has been made repeatedly in the ongoing debate over whether to arm officers at the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and the Community College of Rhode Island.
Dalai Lama leaves Eugene with a personal message
The University of Oregon's Matthew Night Arena was uncharacteristically silent as the very tentative crowd reached for obtainable enlightenment.
Tea Garden in a BoxThis portable garden contains the ingredients for tisane, or herbal tea.
Gardening editor Stephen Orr likes to give friends this portable garden, which contains the ingredients for tisane, or herbal tea.
Agenda 2013: On higher education, it's finals time for the Legislature
It now seems clear that Oregon universities will finish their academic year before the Oregon Legislature completes its restructuring of the university system.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Vermont Standard
Breda Harnish Obituary
The family will have a private service for Breda Mary O'Keeffe Harnish, 71, formerly of Merrill, Ore., and Newmarket, Cork, Ireland, who died at home on May 7. There will be a celebration of her life Sunday, June 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Brandon Inn.
Oregon lawmaker: Rule-breaking coaches should pay
A state House committee will hear testimony Wednesday on a bill to make coaches pay for legal fees and other costs if the NCAA finds a major violation.
Neuroscientists Document Unconscious Processing Of Syntactic Miscues That We Miss
Your brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar. That theory has been around for years, but University of Oregon neuroscientists have captured elusive hard evidence that people indeed detect and process grammatical errors with no awareness of doing so.
NKorea: American starts life at 'special prison'
This 1988 file photo provided by Bobby Lee shows Kenneth Bae, right, and Bobby Lee together when they were freshmen at the University of Oregon.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Providence Journal
Committee holds for 'further study' a bill to allow campus ...
A bill that would authorize campus police at the state's three public colleges, including the University of Rhode Island, to carry guns was held for further study Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee.
Smoke from fire in dorm basement triggers evacuation
Residents evacuated a dorm after smoke from fire in a basement garbage can circulated in the University of Oregon building Tuesday.
Dalai Lama talks oneness, humility with appreciative UO crowd
"It is very important to ... teach people oneness of humanity, and in that way, develop a sense of global responsibility." His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, tried his best on May 10 to convince the 11,000 followers and curious onlookers at the University of Oregon's Matthew Knight Arena that he's just another human being - ... (more)
Tennis player drowns after 60-foot cliff jump: Hit water with face, upper chest
A tennis player drowned after a 60-foot waterfall cliff jump into Blue Pool at Oregon 's Tamolitch Falls.
Environmental Law Prof Blog
On NEPA and Duplicity
A few days ago, John Bonine, an environmental law professor at the University of Oregon, sent an email to the environmental law professors' listserve asking for stories about "fraud, lies, omissions, and plagiarism" in environmental assessment documents.
Mon May 13, 2013
University owns house grad student accused of shooting up
The University of Oregon suspended a political graduate teaching fellow accused of firing dozens of rounds from a gun into the ceiling of his university owned home Saturday.
Father of UO tennis star: 'It's devastating'
"I wanted him to be a good person. The tennis was a bonus. Most people that know him, you know, he was humble.
Grammar errors? The brain detects them even when you are unaware
That theory has been around for years, but University of Oregon neuroscientists have captured elusive hard evidence that people indeed detect and process grammatical errors with no awareness of doing so.