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New residence hall expected in 2017

The first floor of the residence hall will be home to a theater that can seat up to 100 people and nine smaller spaces designated for faculty offices. There will also be a communal kitchen and study spaces located on the first floor. The plans also include a miscellaneous space designed for creativity.



Oregon Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (3) gets his knee crunched as he is sacked. The No. 23 Oregon Ducks face the No. 22 USC Trojans at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on Nov. 21, 2015. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Kim: What to take away from Oregon’s rollercoaster year

Oregon’s goal was to make it back to the College Football Playoff. But above all, it seemed the goal was to prove that it could remain at an elite level without reigning Heisman winner Marcus Mariota behind center. Expectations from fans were high. I mean, can you really blame them? …



circa 1911:  British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928), being jeered by a crowd in New York.
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Guest Review: ‘Suffragette’ and the problem with period films

Period films dealing with social justice cut both ways: on the one hand, 12 Years a Slave reminds us of the cruelties of antebellum America and why people should never regress to living in such a way. On the other, it allows us the breath with which to sigh, “Whew, …



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Foster: Modern day interruption

I pushed my straw around in a clear glass with my hand on my chin. A thin line had manifested on my face as I stared at the circles forming in my water. More than anything I felt sad and frustrated. Anger didn’t seem the appropriate approach to something so …