Oregon players celebrate the win over Saint Joseph's with Head Coach Dana Altman (right) after the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Spokane.

Oregon players celebrate the win over Saint Joseph’s with Head Coach Dana Altman (right) after the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Spokane.

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  • The University of Oregon women’s basketball team is set to play the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament Sweet 16 match-up at the Moda Center this Friday. The UO men’s team also made it to the Sweet 16 and the Oregon State University women’s team beat Gonzaga to make it into the Sweet 16. The Register-Guard sports reporter Ryan Thorburn gives us a preview of the tournaments.

 

  

  • The Corvallis-based company NuScale has been working on creating a small nuclear reactor to generate low-carbon power for years now, and it’s finally coming together. Energy consultant and University of Washington faculty Scott Montgomery explains the advantages of nuclear power and why many other countries are already invested in it as an energy source.

 

  

  • Lindy West doesn’t like euphemisms. Call her fat. Call her a feminist. Call her outspoken. Call her “Shrill,” the title of her book, which was just turned into a TV show on Hulu. We’ll listen back to our interview with her from 2016.

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