Vaccine Progress on U of O Campus

EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon is making progress as it tries to vaccinate thousands of students against a potentially deadly bacteria. So far, a tenth of students have been vaccinated against meningococcemia ahead of next week’s mass clinics. Students are either receiving the “trumenba” or “bexsero” vaccine. Both vaccines protect against meningitis b, … Continue reading »

Ducks Shock the Utes on Senior Night

Courtesy: EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s NCAA Tournament resume got a major boost and the Ducks reached 20 wins for a school-record fifth straight season with Sunday’s 69-58 victory over No. 9 Utah in Matthew Knight Arena. How It Happened: The first half was relatively even until a 12-2 run by the Ducks (20-8, 10-5 … Continue reading »

UO Campus Reacts to Student’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. – News that a University of Oregon freshman may have died from a bacterial infection is raising concerns on campus. Lauren Jones died at a local hospital on Tuesday, according to university health officials. Jones was a resident of Barnhart Hall, an off-campus dormitory. Health workers met with residents of Barnhart on Tuesday … Continue reading »

Student’s Autopsy Results Inconclusive

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health says autopsy results in death of Lauren Jones, University of Oregon freshman student athlete who died unexpectedly in her dorm Tuesday, came back inconclusive. Jones was a member of the school’s acrobatics and tumbling team. The athletic department is providing grief counseling for teammates. While officials are awaiting … Continue reading »

Member of UO Acrobatic Team Passes Away

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon freshman Lauren Jones, a member of the acrobatics and tumbling team, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday after requiring medical attention. A spokesperson says Jones suffered a medical problem in one of the residence halls then was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her cause of death hasn’t … Continue reading »

UO Students Concerned About Threats

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student is in jail, but the charges that landed him there aren’t the ones that have some fellow classmates concerned. ASUO External Vice President Patrick Kindred was arrested Monday night on several charges, including criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. But that’s not the behavior his fellow students are … Continue reading »

3rd Case of Meningococcemia at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has confirmed a third case of meningococcemia. Lane County Public Health say the third confirmed patient is a young man who is in the same group of friends as the second girl diagnosed. Public Health officials says he lives off campus and has a number of roommates. Investigators … Continue reading »

Student Reports Strong-Arm Robbery

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a student. It happened in the parking lot of the Spencer View Apartments near E 22nd Avenue. The female student was walking in the complex between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on February 2, when a white male suspect approached her … Continue reading »

Oregon Students Fighting Meningitis

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is encouraging students who may have had contact with a sick student to seek preventative care. The health center saw a steady flow of students coming in Monday to get the shot that will prevent the bacterial infection Neisseria Meningococcemia. This infection can lead to Meningitis. The UO … Continue reading »

UO Investigates Hazing Reports

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is investigating reports of hazing within campus fraternities, and the administration recently sent out a reminder that it’s a violation of conduct code. Those under investigation could be asked to hold off on their operations until the process is through. Until then, the Office of the Dean of … Continue reading »

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