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Mac Court should stay
As a UO alum ('97), I am stupefied stu·pe·fy
tr.v. stu·pe·fied, stu·pe·fy·ing, stu·pe·fies
1. To dull the senses or faculties of. See Synonyms at daze.
2. To amaze; astonish. by comments from university leadership that McArthur Court McArthur Court is a basketball arena located on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene. Also known as "The Pit," it is known as one of the toughest arenas in the country for opposing players to play in. The arena is named for Clifton N. is a `drain' that should be demolished and replaced by a new arena.
The Sporting News called Mac Court `the best gym in America.' Visiting teams hate playing at The Pit, which hosts a men's basketball team that twice in the past five years has won the Pac-10 title and advanced deep into the NCAA Tournament NCAA Tournament can mean:
Duck players cited Mac Court's unique chemistry as a key factor in their exciting come-from-behind victory against Cal last season.
There is no need to replace Mac Court. It is a modern facility reflecting more than $5 million in renovations in the past decade, including a new roof and maple floor that minimizes player injury, making it "a viable venue well into the 21st century,' according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the university's goducks.com Web site.
Phil Knight's $100 million can maintain The Pit forever.
China an emerging market
George Beres and many at the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. and the state are missing the boat when it comes to the athletic programs at Oregon.
A fine example is the announced trip to China by the football team. The 2008 Olympics will expose China to Oregon, as South Salem South Salem is the name of several places in the United States:
Take time to read the July 2007 issue of "Oregon Business" and understand that Oregon has a role in the 21st century.
It's time It's Time was a successful political campaign run by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) under Gough Whitlam at the 1972 election in Australia. Campaigning on the perceived need for change after 23 years of conservative (Liberal Party of Australia) government, Labor put forward a for the leading state university staff to open their eyes to the changes in the world and modernize the school's thinking to not only meet today's world demands, but position their departments to help cut costs and make education available to more students.
Take advantage of the doors and opportunities opened by our athletic department rather than complain about it. After all, Mr. Beres, the football team will be marketing the University of Oregon, the city of Eugene and the state of Oregon. With the various studies and opportunities available at the University of Oregon and our own Asian Studies Asian studies is a field in cultural studies that is concerned with the Asian peoples, their cultures and languages. Within the Asian sphere, Asian studies combines aspects of sociology, and cultural anthropology to study cultural phenomena in Asian traditional and industrial programs, it is a natural fit and a great first step.
Job well done, Mr. Kilkenny!
JAMES AIKEN James Aiken (July 22, 1888—November 4, 1974) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1936 to 1941, as a member of the Manitoba Cooperative Commonwealth Federation.
UO could bowl a strike
Any news yet on the high-level search for someone to coach competitive cheer? Why not change course and opt for bowling, reportedly the fastest growing high school sport in America? At the collegiate level, 28 Division I schools already have teams, the NCAA NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association compiles in-season rankings, and there's a tournament at season's end to determine a national champion.
Oregon could try again to heist a coach from Vanderbilt, the 2007 NCAA champion. Scholarship bowlers could dream of one day turning pro. Nike could further enrich itself by producing a killer line of snazzy snaz·zy
adj. snaz·zi·er, snaz·zi·est Slang
Fashionable or flashy.
snaz retro bowling shirts and shoes. The team might even open its season against someone like two-time national champion Nebraska in China, where bowling already has a foothold.
And finally, team boosters and potential athletic department donors could watch matches in the full comfort of a bowling alley without any interruption of their drinking.
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