Rachael McDonald http://kplu.org en Former Dean of the UO School of Music is Murdered http://kplu.org/post/former-dean-uo-school-music-murdered <p>The former dean of the University of Oregon School of Music was killed Friday along with her boyfriend. Lane County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call at their home south of Eugene and found Anne Dhu McLucas and James Gillette.</p><p>Anne Dhu McLucas was an author and semi retired professor of ethnomusicology. She was also an avid hiker and skier. U of O Assistant Professor of Music Marian Smith says McLucas was her colleague and friend.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 19:01:22 +0000 Rachael McDonald 6265 at http://kplu.org Eugene, Ore., teen sues state to save climate http://kplu.org/post/eugene-ore-teen-sues-state-save-climate <p>A Lane County Circuit Court Judge heard from attorneys today (Monday) in a lawsuit against the state of Oregon calling for more action to fight climate change. A South Eugene High School sophomore is one of the plaintiffs in the case.</p><p>15-year old Kelsey Juliana started her environmental activism early. She&#39;s organized rallies to raise public awareness. Now she&#39;s in the courtroom. Juliana says it&#39;s a matter of survival.</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 22:39:29 +0000 Rachael McDonald 3883 at http://kplu.org Eugene, Ore., teen sues state to save climate