In The News

Row of newspaper boxes on sidewalk
July 20

COVID-19 has ravaged U.S. newsrooms; here's why it matters

More than 200 newsrooms have been affected by layoffs, other cost-saving measures
Soapy hands
July 16

No, bar soap isn't as gross as millennials seem to believe

Besides, a UO microbiologist says, we're all covered with microbes anyway
July 15

Schill on George Floyd Protests, Black Lives Matter, Deady Renaming

UO President Michael Schill on the protests, systemic racism, COVID-19 and moving forward
Office workers at computers
July 8

Here's what to expect if you're worried about returning to work

Law professor Liz Tippett offers some information for those concerned about COVID-19
Food bank workers
June 22

Nonprofits are trying to help more people on smaller budgets

National survey shows stress on social service organizations during pandemic
Barber cutting a man's hair
June 19

Why businesses are asking people to sign COVID-19 waivers

Law professor says the risk of contracting COVID-19 should be a shared responsibility
Compost awaiting distribution
June 12

City compost programs turn food waste into 'black gold'

The programs aid community gardens that also boost food security and social justice
Actors Dennis Franz and Jimmy Smits on the set of ‘NYPD Blue.
June 11

Media reckons with a history of collusion with law enforcement

——The George Floyd protests have forced producers to confront a pro-police bias
Little Richard
May 26

The 1950s queer black performers who inspired Little Richard

The storied performer honed his craft as a teenage drag queen in vaudeville revues
Office worker coughing
May 18

Returning to work? Understand your rights to a safe workplace

It may not be easy getting your boss to accommodate you and your family’s safety