Stewart Park played host to over 1,600 people from around the state who came to participate in the first ever Umpqua Strong 9k+5k/Run-Walk on Oct. 1, 2016. The event was a fund-raiser coordinated by Randi Feland in order to raise funds for the Umpqua Strong Memorial Scholarships in the names of the Umpqua 9 and the survivors. The event ultimately raised $60,000.
Attending the recent Donald Trump rally in Eugene was an exhausting experience for many. People from every corner of the state – some spent many hours driving – came to witness a part of history. In unseasonably hot weather, around 4,000 people turned out to watch Donald Trump explain how to make America great again. His speech on how to to make America great again included attacks on both the media and his opponents.
Finally, there are consequences, real, deep-set consequences intrinsic to the universe Marvel has crafted over the last eight years. New purpose has been given to the characters who, previously allies, now find themselves opponents with differing ideals. Characters here are not faced with good and evil, but instead with opposing ideas of politics, friendship and morality.
I wasn’t sure what I was expecting when I signed on to cover Startup Weekend at UCC. I knew it was an event hosted by Google to kickstart business ideas, and I knew it was a some sort of competition: best idea wins. But I knew little else, so the plan was to show up as a participant, join up with a group, and write.
UCC will offer students a chance to travel to Ashland to take part in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival this upcoming summer term. The course, which can be taken as either ENG 105 (Intro to Drama) or ENG 201 (Shakespeare), will begin Aug. 31 and continue until Sept. 8. In that time span, students will get the opportunity to watch a total of five plays over a three day weekend.