Op-Ed

Bernie or Bust: Don’t bust!

Day one of the Democratic National Convention, held on Monday, July 25, would have been informative had speeches not been repeatedly overshadowed by shouts and chants from Bernie Sanders’ supporters. Thus, day one was informative in one way: Embers of “The Bern” still smolder in the hearts of many. The …

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Guest viewpoint: ASUO Executive year in review

This piece reflects the views of the authors, the 2015-2016 ASUO Executive, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Thank you to all students who have …

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Guest viewpoint: The hidden harm of required reporting at the university

This piece reflects the views of the author, Jennifer Gómez, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. It seems like a simple matter. An undergraduate student …

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Guest viewpoint: Required reporting at UO undermines autonomy, academic freedom and equality

This piece reflects the views of the author, Survivor Autonomy, an anonymous UO graduate student, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. As a victim of …

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Guest viewpoint: Ratifying the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

It’s up to grassroots organizations to convince Congress the importance of the treaty.






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Guest viewpoint: North Carolina might be onto something

This piece reflects the views of the author, Patrick Westerberg, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Okay, let me see if I understand this issue. …

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Guest viewpoint: There is no such thing as harmless discrimination

This piece reflects the views of the author, Shawn Olfman, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Every type of discrimination weakens and divides society. Those …

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Guest viewpoint: The new political revolution

This piece reflects the views of the author, Patrick Westerbeg, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. November 4th, 2008 – We have elected the first …

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Guest viewpoint: Participating in Meatless Monday can make a tremendous difference for the world

This piece reflects the views of the author, Kristie Middleton, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Over the last decade, phrases like ‘go green’ and …

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Guest viewpoint: Why Safe Ride and Designated Driver Shuttle should not be merged

This piece reflects the views of the authors and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Elections always serve as a time for new ideas to form …

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Guest viewpoint: Why I choose to run with One Oregon

This piece reflects the views of the author, Alexander Reasoner, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It was originally submitted to members of the Emerald staff on April 10. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or …

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Guest viewpoint: Inclusivity, honesty in representation and celebrating diversity: a case example with the UO psychology department website

This piece reflects the views of the author, Jennifer M. Gómez, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues toletters@dailyemerald.com. It was a Saturday morning when I stumbled onto …

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Guest viewpoint: The real election problem with Turning Point USA

This piece reflects the views of the author, Evan Stuart Roth, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues toletters@dailyemerald.com. The students of the University of Oregon have an …

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Guest viewpoint: Duck Squad has experience in serving the community

This piece reflects the views of the authors and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Spring has returned to Eugene, and with it comes the ASUO …

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Guest viewpoint: Decline to sign, vote no on One Oregon.

This piece reflects the views of the author, Robbie Farewell, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. The One Oregon campaign is misleading you. As I …

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Guest viewpoint: Duck Squad will elevate student voices

This piece reflects the views of the authors, Helena Schlegel and Claire Johnson, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Fellow Ducks, As the president and vice president of …

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Guest viewpoint: Where are One Oregon’s campaign funds coming from?

This piece reflects the views of the author, ASUO Senator Max Burns, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar, style and clarity. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. To my fellow students of the …

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Guest Viewpoint: ASUO Executive highlights student effort in opposing tuition hikes

This piece reflects the views of the author, the ASUO Executive, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. On March 9, an editorial was published in …

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Guest Viewpoint: It’s time to begin a sustainable revolution

This piece reflects the views of the author, Joel Benner, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. Divestment, socially responsible investment, investment in your children’s future, …

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Guest Viewpoint: Raising the federal minimum wage

This piece reflects the views of the author, Eugene-Springfield Solidarity Network Board Member David Piccioni, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to letters@dailyemerald.com. A panel addressing the …

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Guest Viewpoint: ASUO senate should have prioritized restoring 79x bus hours

This is not to disparage the students on campus who work with OSPIRG. I share many of their values, love of organizing and passions. However, those of you who live in Chase, Ducks and the other apartments in that area won’t notice the increases in OSPIRG’s funding, but I know …

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Guest Viewpoint: Deady Hall name must change

This piece reflects the views of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. It was originally submitted by the UO Black Student Task Force to members of the Emerald staff on Feb. 13. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or …

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Guest viewpoint: Student voice on proposed tuition proposal is “non-negotiable”

This piece reflects the views of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. It was originally submitted by ASUO President Helena Schlegel to members of the Emerald staff on Feb. 3. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style.  Send your columns or submissions about our content …

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Guest Viewpoint: Graduate, then change the world

The following was contributed by Rebecca Brennan, a University of Oregon senior studying family human services and ethnic studies. She is also the Panhellenic Council president. This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Send your columns or submissions about our content or …

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Guest Viewpoint: Yes Bible-Thumpers, You Are Welcome On Our Campus

They say yoga pants are sin. That if you don’t repent and accept Christ you’re going to hell. They demean women, gay and lesbian people, “fornucators,” and liberals. They’re not pleasant. “You’re not welcomed here!” one woman shouted at them on Wednesday. But, and though I vehemently disagree with their …

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Guest Viewpoint: Please don’t appropriate Mexican culture on Cinco de Mayo

UO Community Members, It’s  “Cinco de Mayo!” Yay for some of you who want to party! However, it sucks for those of us who do not celebrate this day and have to witness you appropriating our culture. Cultural appropriation is when a group of people use aspects of other cultures; …

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Guest viewpoint: FSL supports ACFC stance on athletics negotiations

Dear Eric Roedl, We, the elected leaders of Fraternity and Sorority life, support the ACFC and the ASUO in their efforts to negotiate a fair deal for students and Athletics when it comes to student football and basketball tickets. We firmly believe, given the increase in tuition costs next year, …

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Guest Viewpoint: Solar ballot measure opinion editorial

We all know we need to do something about global warming before it’s too late. In order to protect Oregon’s beautiful environment for the future, we need to get more of our energy from the sun and less from dirty sources like coal. Oregon currently only gets .02% of its …

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Guest Viewpoint: A case for vaccinations from a meningitis survivor

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Dear students of University of Oregon, It’s come to my attention that on-campus turnout for the meningitis B vaccine has been underwhelming thus far. As someone who nearly died of meningitis B and now lives …

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