Communities University Researcher Honored University Researcher Honored
The University of Oregon is sharing good news about one one of its long time faculty members. They made the following announcement.

University of Oregon psychologist Michael Posner was among nine researchers named as winners of the National Medal of Science, the highest honor given by the U.S.
Communities Is the UO prepared for zombies? Is the UO prepared for zombies?
No one expects a zombie apocalypse. But the University of Florida is making sure officials are ready for a night of the living dead, just in case.
Communities Dia de los Muertos
Calaveras are returning to the Maude Kerns Art Center.

The center is hosting their 16th annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit, October 16 through November 6.
Communities Blount offers up another apology Blount offers up another apology
University of Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount offered up another apology this – this time in a piece he wrote in the Oregon Daily Emerald.
Communities Blount could play for UO again Blount could play for UO again
LeGarrette Blount is once again the talk of the town.

UO head coach Chip Kelly said this morning that the suspended running back has a chance to return to the field with the Ducks, assuming he meets a series of academic and personal criteria.
Communities Duck themed jet to "buzz" Autzen Stadium before WSU game Duck themed jet to "buzz" Autzen Stadium before WSU game
It's not quite Maverick buzzing the tower, but tomorrow the Ducks and Horizon Air are going to "buzz" Autzen Stadium with Horizon's UO-themed commercial jet.

The green and yellow 70-seat jet will make two flybys just before kickoff of the Washington State game, which is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.
Communities EPD Party Patrol EPD Party Patrol
Eugene Police are continuing patrols in the West University area. According to an EPD press release, they want to "respond proactively to out-of-control parties and alcohol-related behavior. Last night the crowds were not as large, but there were still issues.
Communities Man set on fire during assault
This is a press release from EPD:

Eugene Police are looking for information regarding an incident early Saturday morning, in which a man was lit on fire by an unknown assailant.

At about 3:00 Saturday morning, an adult male reported that he was walking on the sidewalk near E.
Communities Ducks pound Cougars Ducks pound Cougars
On Saturday night, the No. 16 Oregon Ducks beat the Washington State Cougars 52-6.

Fans also watched Horizon's UO-themed plane do a flyby. We got this picture, and several others from YouNews reporters.

Read more about the game on
Communities Reception for New Exhibits Reception for New Exhibits
Exhibits "World Harmony" and "Shall We Dance" will be introduced at a reception this Friday evening at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History Museum.

The event is free and will take place at on the University of Oregon campus at the museum, located at 6080 E. 15th Avenue.
Communities Car, school bus collide on Franklin Boulevard Car, school bus collide on Franklin Boulevard
A school bus and a car collided on Franklin Boulevard Wednesday morning, blocking traffic. No one one seriously injured in the crash.

The crash was between a bus from the Lowell School District and a Geo Metro. The Geo's front end was crushed.