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UO: 'We have begun vaccinating students, and are working to coordinate larger vaccination efforts'

UO: 'We have begun vaccinating students, and are working to coordinate larger vaccination efforts' »Play Video

"I am sad to share that we learned Tuesday that Lauren Jones, a freshman student-athlete who lived in Barnhart Hall, died unexpectedly. This is a devastating loss for our community, and to her family, friends, classmates, coaches, faculty, advisors and team mates who knew her best," Frances Bronet,
Acting Senior Vice President and Provost, wrote in a letter to the University of Oregon campus Thursday.

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Teddy with baby's cremains inside goes missing: 'It's part of the family'

Teddy with baby's cremains inside goes missing: 'It's part of the family' »Play Video

A Salem mom is looking for something she considers a member of her family. It’s a special stuffed animal, but it’s what’s inside it she’s desperate to get back. She's asking for the public’s help with the search because she feels time isn't on her side.

Ducks hang on to NCAA tourney hopes

The Ducks kept their NCAA Tournament dreams alive on Wednesday night, grinding out a 73-60 win over the Colorado Buffs after almost giving up a 20-point first half lead.

Social media overload causing anxiety for many teens

Social media overload causing anxiety for many teens »Play Video

The virtual world of social media is a dominant force in the lives of many teenagers. Nearly 40 percent of teens carry a smart phone, according to data released by Pew Research Center. But these days the online world is having dire effects on the way some girls are trying to navigate the real world.

Miley Cyrus hates shopping, snooty Rodeo Drive clerks

Miley Cyrus hates shopping, snooty Rodeo Drive clerks
Miley Cyrus (WENN.com photo)
Miley Cyrus avoids shopping on Beverly Hills' famously luxurious Rodeo Drive to avoid clashing with snooty store assistants, like Julia Roberts' character in "Pretty Woman."

'Oregon has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons'

'Oregon has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons' »Play Video

Secretary of State Kate Brown took the oath of office to become the 38th governor of Oregon.

Autopsy inconclusive on meningococcemia; lab results pending

Autopsy inconclusive on meningococcemia; lab results pending »Play Video
Lauren Jones (UO photo)

An autopsy didn't find enough physical evidence to confirm or rule out meningococcemia in the death of a University of Oregon freshman, public health officials said Wednesday.

Lauren Jones, 18, died Tuesday. She was a member of the acrobatics and tumbling team, the UO said.

Public health officials are keen to know what caused a young athlete to die.

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