Students rally in front of Johnson Hall on Feb. 3 to protest a tuition hike. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Rising cost, rising conflict: Students don’t feel heard as UO raises tuition

Carrying signs saying “I’m not a piggy bank” and “Are these numbers even real?”, about 50 students rallied in front of Johnson Hall on Feb. 3 to protest another proposed tuition hike — this one even higher than last year’s. This isn’t an unfamiliar scene at the University of Oregon: …



Maite Cazorla (4) had a career high 23 points. The Oregon Ducks take on the Arizona Wildcats at Matthew Knight Arena on January 31, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Maite Cazorla earns Pac-12 freshman of the week award for second straight time

Oregon point guard Maite Cazorla has been named Pac-12 freshman of the week for the second consecutive time, the Pac-12 announced on Monday morning. The award is the third of the season for the Las Palmas, Spain native. Cazorla helped the Ducks to a pair of road wins over Washington …



Spiller. (Jamie Perry/Emerald).

Video: UO quartet Spiller brings hooks and chops to the house show circuit

Kansas, Boston, Chicago, America and now Spiller: the tradition of bands naming themselves after places is long and storied. The four members of Eugene quartet Spiller first met in the dorm of the same name, traditionally home to members of University of Oregon’s School of Music and Dance, which three …



Constantly people fall victim to their lack of fact checking and believe false news. (Creative Commons)

Robles: Don’t share fake news

I recently encountered a story on KOIN 6 news that stated that an article about an earthquake had created a frenzy on social media. The article talked of an “event” in the Cascadia Subduction Zone and, after getting thousands of retweets and shares, caused people to panic that a big …