Franziska Monahan

News Volunteer

Franziska is a UO Journalism Student and KLCC News Dept Volunteer for the 2016-2017 school year.

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John Fischer

The City of Eugene throws away over 40 million pounds of food every year, half of which comes from homes. The south university neighborhood will be joining Eugene’s growing food waste collection pilot program this week.

Rachael McDonald, KLCC

The University of Oregon and Lane County’s 39th annual Take Back the Night rally, march and speak out is this Thursday, April 27th. The director of the UO Women’s center Fatima Roohi Pervaiz says among the themes of the night is the intersection of marginalized populations, especially undocumented groups, and sexual violence.

Eugene-based electric car manufacturer Arcimoto announced a new partnership with the international ride-sharing company Uber last week.


It may not be too late to reserve a campsite this August for the Great American Eclipse. Spokesman Chris Havel says Oregon State Parks are opening reservations for 1000 more campsites to accommodate the unprecedented number of visitors flocking to the area to witness this once-in-a-generation event.

Eugene Police

Eugene police are warning the public about a rash of burglaries in the South University neighborhood. Suspects entered through unlocked doors in what police are calling crimes of opportunity.

Hundreds of Eugene residents will be working through the night this weekend to solve every day problems using computer programming.

The Eugene 4J School District is in the preliminary stages of preparing a bond proposal that would appear on ballots in November of 2018.

Oregon Food Bank

Oregon food pantries have seen a decline in attendance in recent months. The Oregon Food Bank is worried fear among immigrant and refugee communities may be keeping families from seeking the food assistance they need.

Non-profit internet provider Mozilla has chosen Eugene as its next Gigabit City. This is basically a gold star for the city’s innovations in internet technology.

International students at the University of Oregon remain cautious after President Trump’s revised executive order on travel from six Muslim-majority countries.