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Welcome to Eugene’s micro-brew heaven

Whether you enjoy a crisp pilsner or sipping slow on an imperial IPA, the Emerald City’s wide variety of breweries leave no hop, yeast, malt or wacky natural ingredient combination untested. Here are some local favorites that keep pushing the limits of what it means to be a microbrewery. So grab …

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UO student’s video responding to Steubenville rape case goes viral

@@all links checked@@In two days, University of Oregon sophomore Samantha Stendal’s@@checked@@ video — titled “A Neeeded Response” — has over 1.3 million views on YouTube and is receiving national attention for its pointed message in responding to the events of the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case in which two high school …

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Your first amendment rights on campus

James Olmsted broke the law when he confronted students in the EMU amphitheater during a mock border checkpoint exercise. His language, although described as aggressive by some witnesses, was protected under state and federal law. Here are a few laws that protected Olmsted’s speech in the moments leading up to …

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CrimeNews

Eight arrested at party early Sunday morning

Eugene police officers arrested eight people — including five University of Oregon students — early Sunday morning after responding to a noise complaint on East 18th Avenue between High and Mill Streets. Around 12:22 a.m., the Eugene Police Department — with the aid of an Oregon Liquor Control Commission@@http://www.oregon.gov/OLCC/pages/index.aspx@@ officer …

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College.bizNewsPolitics

Videos of UO adjunct professor James Olmsted in confrontation with student group incites anger on social media

Update: The University of Oregon Police Department released a statement Friday, confirming that Olmsted, 58, was arrested Thursday afternoon on campus. “He (Olmsted) was cited in lieu of custody for second-degree theft and two counts of physical harassment. Olmsted was escorted off campus and issued a letter forbidding his return. An investigation is …

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Dean of Students office looks to change portrayal of ‘the other side of college’

With increased perception of college drinking across the nation, the University of Oregon’s Substance Abuse Prevention Programs works to fight the stigma.

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Crackdown: Eugene’s ordinance on unruly gatherings gives police a sharper axe

With the new social host ordinance taking effect on March 2 and activated beginning April 1, University of Oregon students will feel more pressure to control parties and illicit activities happening at their residence.

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Only 10 students show at forum to discuss arming University of Oregon Police Department

The question of whether or not to have an armed police force on campus has dogged students, faculty, staff and community members for the past several years and could likely be decided by the Oregon state board of higher education this spring.

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Ducks, Inc.News

Following Provost Jim Bean’s resignation, UO faculty hopes for voice in replacement search

The past year was a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations for the University of Oregon and the announcement of Provost James Bean’s resignation brings the state’s flagship institution to yet another crossroads.

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Provost Jim Bean announces resignation to take faculty position

A letter from President Michael Gottfredson to University faculty announced that Provost Jim Bean will be resigning from his position as senior academic administrator.

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Ducks, Inc.News

McArthur Court remains a vital part of the University

The athletic department concluded its final intercollegiate competition in McArthur Court on January, 8 2011, but the decrepit building squished between Esslinger hall and Howe Field isn’t just an empty space waiting to be raised, and there are still students, staff and faculty who make use of it.

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Wish you were here: Matthew Knight Arena falls far short of its ticket sale projections

With new life in Oregon’s basketball program, the main tenant of the nation’s most expensive college basketball arena still can’t pay even the majority of their bill.

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Ducks, Inc.News

Officially delegated — the represenatives sent to bowl games serve as ambassadors for the UO

As the Ducks continue their streak of BCS Bowl appearances over the past few seasons, the University has perpetuated its own tradition of delegating an official party of faculty, administrators and students to represent the University in special service projects and recruitment events centered around the bowl game.

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Ducks, Inc.News

Where are all the athletic achievement banners in Matthew Knight Arena?

Championship banners are a long-honored tradition in college basketball, but why are there none in Matthew Knight Arena?

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Dark and dingy to bright and shiny: How Steve Stolp brought student tutoring to the Jaqua Center

From dark and dingy to bright and shiny. Steve Stolp explains how the transition into the Jaqua Center has benefited student-athletes in a major way.

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College.bizNews

OUS Chancellor George Pernsteiner announces plans to resign

According to a press release from the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, Chancellor George Pernsteiner announced his resignation from the Oregon University System.

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Ducks, Inc.News

$5 million funding for Autzen Stadium improvements by Phil Knight approved by OUS

The Oregon Board of Higher Education has approved plans for Phil Knight — Nike chairman/co-founder and Oregon benefactor — to give yet even more money to the University of Oregon, but this time it is in the form of $5 million to improve accessibility at Autzen Stadium. @@http://www.registerguard.com/web/sports/29323888-41/stadium-autzen-million-improvements-knight.html.csp@@ With the …

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Ducks, Inc.News

UO athletic department will be $3.5 million richer with Chip Kelly gone

With all the chatter focusing on Kelly’s transition to the NFL many overlooked the fact that the athletic department will be receiving a little extra income as a result of Kelly’s change of heart.

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Ducks, Inc.News

Ducks, Inc.: Chip Kelly’s lawn vandalized

Chip Kelly has officially departed the Ducks, and someone is unhappy about it.

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Did everyone react to Brent Musberger’s comments on A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend irrationally?

This incident should serve not as a lesson in insensitivity but as a lesson in listening to a comment for the way it was intended: as a compliment.

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Ducks, Inc.News

Oregon football rated most ‘valuable’ team in the Pac-12 at $264.6 million

Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, found the inherent value of over 100 FBS teams.

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Ducks, Inc.News

College football coaches’ salaries are on the rise

The salaries of college football coaches have always been high — but over the past few years they’ve skyrocketed. According to USA Today’s list, the average annual salary of Football Bowl Subdivision coaches this year is $1.64 million. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year and a 70 …

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Ducks, Inc.News

Ad campaign for UPS, other sponsors help build up Oregon football’s national image

Advertising campaigns make the world go round. They tell us what to buy, and when to buy it. They bring brands in and out of demand, and it’s no different for the world of collegiate sports. Over the past two decades, the business of corporate sponsorships in college athletics has …

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Ducks, Inc.: Oregon has ready replacement if Chip Kelly leaves, USA Today reports

I hate to fuel the “Will Chip leave?” fire, but USA Today’s George Schroeder — former sports columnist for the Eugene Register Guard  — reported today that Oregon would likely promote offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich in the event that head coach Chip Kelly accepts a position in the National Football …

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Ducks, Inc.: Forbes names Oregon one of college football’s most cost-efficient teams

Leave it to Forbes to publish a cohesive list of college football’s best and worst teams for the money.

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Ducks, Inc.: Forbes names Oregon one of college football's most cost-efficient teams

Leave it to Forbes to publish a cohesive list of college football’s best and worst teams for the money.

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TV tech union to strike against Pac-12 Network

The word out of Los Angeles is that an international union representing theatrical stage workers is planning to strike against the Pac-12 Network.

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FootballGameDay

The calm and crucibles of Kiko Alonso

Growing up, Oregon linebacker Kiko Alonso didn’t even want to play football. Born to Carlos and Monica Alonso in Newton, Mass., young Kristian was more interested in baseball, a sport rich with his family’s Hispanic tradition. “My dad is from Cuba, and he grew up in Puerto Rico,” Alonso says. …

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Ducks, Inc.News

Swoosh, there it is: Phil Knight’s relationship with the University of Oregon

As Knight’s two alma mater’s are set to play each other this Saturday, it’s a good point in time to reflect on how far the University of Oregon has come in such a short amount of time. Knight’s philanthropy has left a lasting impression on this campus in a multitude of ways, but when you’re sitting either at home, at Autzen or at the bar this Saturday when the Ducks take the field against the Stanford Cardinal, try and imagine what things would be like if Knight hadn’t picked Oregon.

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