12/15/2011: I’m no anthropologist, but I think the theory is that gifts don’t mean much when the giver has first tried to sell them, and failed, and then tries to sell them to you for half-off. Email from the UO Athletic department to UO employees:
The Official Source for Ticket Office and Duck Athletic Fund Information
UO Employee Appreciation Day
To thank you for everything you do for the athletics department, we are offering a special Online-Only promotional price for all UO employees to see your Ducks take on Virginia at Matt Knight Arena!
Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2:30 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena
Use the below link and enter the Promo Code “UOEMPLOYEE” to purchase your tickets:
Nobody is buying tickets. Not looking good for repaying Frohnmayer’s $230 million arena debt. Word is that the Mullens has been making all the bond payments from the rapidly depleting legacy fund. When that’s gone, the academic side is on the hook for the balance.