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Berg: The latest Purge is every bit as hypocritical as America itself.

It’s hard to paint The Purge: Election Year as anything but a hit. Having grossed over $45 million in just five days on a $10 million budget, it stands to be one of 2016’s most profitable investments for Universal studios. The action-horror sequel outgrossed a new Steven Spielberg project, The …

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Our stance: Samara Mokaya for ASUO president, funding initiatives ballot is harmless

The following is the opinion of the Emerald’s editorial board and not Emerald Media Group as a whole. The editorial board is comprised of: Dahlia Bazzaz, Editor in Chief; Tanner Owens, opinion editor; Kira Hoffelmeyer, engagement editor; Jack Heffernan, digital managing editor; and Cooper Green, print managing editor. Kaylee Tornay, …

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Editorial: This year’s tuition-setting process reveals need for more student voice

The following is the opinion of the Emerald’s editorial board and not Emerald Media Group as a whole. The editorial board is comprised of the 2015-2016 Editor in Chief, management staff and opinion editor. On March 4, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees raised tuition by almost 5 percent …

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Editorial: As UCC tragedy fades from national spotlight, conversation must continue

The Emerald Editorial Board is composed of the 2015-2016 management staff and opinion editor: Dahlia Bazzaz, Kaylee Tornay, Kira Hoffelmeyer, Jack Heffernan, Cooper Green, Scott Greenstone and Tanner Owens. In his response to the Oct. 1 shooting at Umpqua Community College, an exasperated President Barack Obama said the nation has …

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Sexual assault awareness needs more collaboration if progress is to continue

The University of Oregon community has made great strides in addressing sexual assault on campus. But if we want to move forward, we need better collaboration. Written by the Emerald’s editorial board.






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UO refuses to sell fossil fuel stocks, ignoring student vote

Even before University of Oregon students voted for the university to divest from fossil fuel investments, the UO Foundation had rejected the resolution. “Thank you for the input, but we will not be divesting,” Paul Weinhold, the president and CEO of the UO Foundation, told The Register-Guard ahead of the April vote. The UO Foundation is …

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Our Stance: Let’s end the silence surrounding sexual assault at the University of Oregon

The University of Oregon is responsible for significant failures over the last few months. Three student athletes have failed as role models for the university community. The administration and athletic department have failed in taking swift action and being transparent in addressing an alleged rape. And we’ve failed as students …

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Editorial: Legalized Marijuana

A lot of people have been getting pretty self-righteous since the Eugene police started cleaning up on the nasty old marijuana smokers, especially since some of them were among the “hippies” we defended last week. A lot of people keep saying “see, see, nasty, nasty.” We say: Baloney.






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Some Questions For. Mr. Frye

The Emerald editorial board has a number of questions about the decision of Lane County District Attorney William Frye to subpoena four editors of this newspaper to find out about drug use on campus.






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