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The 10 most viewed University of Oregon stories of 2012

According to DailyEmerald.com statistics, this is a countdown of the most viewed stories of the year: 10. A torrential downpour in November slammed the campus and flooded streets throughout Eugene. 9. The tragic death of University student and Chi Omega member Lill Pagenstecher from meningitis was a low point in 2012. …

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Miss Oregon Nichole Mead to give speech at UO

University of Oregon alum and Newport native Nichole Mead, Miss Oregon 2012, will visit the UO on Feb. 14 and give a speech about scholarships from the Miss America Organization. The speech will take place at the Veterans Memorial Building on Willamette Street@@checked all links@@ at noon. She’ll sign autographs at The Duck Store at 2 …

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University under fire after cutting short minority leaders' contracts

Members of local Native American, Hispanic and African-American communities feel blindsided by a change-up in the University of Oregon’s former Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, The Register-Guard reported today.@@checked link@@ The UO is severing ties with three assistant vice presidents — Emilio Hernandez, Carla Gary and Tom Ball@@checked names@@ — who were tasked …

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Rumors of Taco Bell inside Starbucks on 13th Avenue resurface, no official comment confirms

Despite comment from Taco Bell on Friday saying it wouldn’t happen, a “coming soon” sign with the Taco Bell logo appeared today in front of the Starbucks building at the corner of 13th Avenue and Alder Street. It appears that the fast food restaurant will replace the Quiznos inside Starbucks which closed …

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Huffington Post: ASU fans taunt UO supporter, chant 'Honey Boo Boo' at Sun Devil Stadium

The Huffington Post today wrote about a YouTube video showing Arizona State supporters taunting an Oregon fan at Thursday’s game. It appears that beer was thrown on her and she eventually left the section. It’s unclear how the disagreement began, according to the post.

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CBS Sports: Arizona State landmark painted green before game

The 60-foot “A” that sits atop A-mountain near Sun Devil Stadium was painted green Wednesday night, according to CBS Sports. @@checked link@@Naturally, Oregon fans are getting the blame. The “A” is usually gold.

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Daily Beast: U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is America's third greenest politician

The Daily Beast has rated U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley as the third greenest politician in the United States. Of more than $6 million in campaign contributions he’s received, about $90,000 were meant to promote environmental legislation. Merkley was at the EMU two weeks ago talking about homeownership and the economy.@@links checked@@

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Candlelight vigil for Carlene Ho set to take place at Hendricks Park on Sunday

A vigil for Carlene Ho — who drowned Monday in a Klamath County lake — will take place at 8 p.m. Sunday at Hendricks Park. Another vigil for Ho will take place in San Francisco at the same time. “We want to celebrate the life of this amazing, talented, loving, …

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Surgery puts John Boyett out for 2012 season, potentially ends Oregon career

Senior safety John Boyett told the Napa Valley Register Sunday that he will undergo surgery this week to repair partial tears in both of his patella tendons. The surgery will end his 2012 season. Boyett read from a prepared statement: “I’ve had a lingering injury that I played through all …

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