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Sexual assault survey sent out to students

This morning Vice President for Student Life, Robin Holmes, sent out an email requesting students take part in a survey about sexual assault and misconduct. The deadline for the survey is Friday, May, 8. “Sexual violence is a scourge across the nation,” Rita Radostitz, Director of Strategic Communications in Student …

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During the show, prizes will be given away for the "Douchey Mirror Pic" contest, including a grand award of $100. You can enter the competition by posting your most obnoxious mirror selfie to Facebook with a link to the charity's website listed above and nominations for three to five of your friends to do the same thing. (Screen grab courtesy of All Comedy 1450)
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UO Hilarity for Charity draws laughs for second year

“Thank you for not going to Odesza,” said Joe Glasgow when he took the mic for his stand up performance at the Global Scholars Hall on Tuesday night. “Fuck Odesza.” Glasgow performed as part of the second annual “Hilarity for Charity,” a collaboration between the UO Stand-Up Society and local …

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Oregon freshman Jenna Lilley stopped playing soccer in seventh grade and dedicated her time to softball. A native of North Canton, Ohio, Lilley had the opportunity to spend time with the local Women’s Pro Softball League team, the Akron Racers. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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Freshman Jenna Lilley brings her passion for the game to Eugene

Softball has always been a part of freshman Jenna Lilley’s life, even before she took the field to play. Her two older sisters, Tricia and Megan, played softball at Purdue University and Northwestern University, respectively. Her older brother Brett played baseball at University of Notre Dame, and made an appearance on …

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(Screenshot courtesy of the ASUO-SOJC Voter Guide)
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2015 election voter guide is now live

As of noon today, the 2015 ASUO elections guide has gone live.  You can now access the page at http://elections.uoregon.edu to see a one minute video of 89 candidates answering the same three questions. Alongside the video features written answers to three more questions. They are the same for each candidate. According to Aven-itza …

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“Time to Go Home” proves that Chastity Belt’s party never ended

Chastity Belt grows past the college dorm room but holds the theme of a party with their second album “Time to Go Home”.

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Metal Gear Solid creator leaves Konami – Weekly Gaming Review 3/22

This gaming week review leaves gamers in speculation from a possible Joe Montana football game to the fate of the Metal Gear franchise.

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Oregon governor to release PSA about meningitis vaccine

On March 23, Oregon Governor Kate Brown will release a Public Service Announcement along with the Oregon Health Authority in response to a sixth case of bacterial meningitis at the University of Oregon. The PSA is about “the importance of getting a vaccination” against meningitis said Melissa Navas, Brown’s press …

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The way the Portland program is set up is that it's a full year program for third year law students. Students come to the law school in Eugene, do their first and second year of law school in Eugene and would do their third year in Portland. (Tabatha Natsues/Emerald)
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Q&A with Mohsen Manesh on new Portland Law Program

Mohsen Manesh gives insight on what to expect for the new Portland Law program. This gives an advantage for 3rd year law students to get professional real-world experience in their last year.

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The Oregon basketball team start to dance in the middle of the crowd after the game. The Oregon Ducks play the Utah Utes at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 22, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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Social Media reacts to NCAA basketball Tournament ‘Selection Sunday’

After selection Sunday, social media weighs in on their reactions to the 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket.

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Campus crime wrap-up, week 10

The campus crime wrap-up for Dead Week shows nineteen crimes with one day in particular having seven crimes recorded.

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Oregon baseball falls to Cal in first Pac-12 contest

The Golden Bears welcomed the No. 8 Ducks to Evans Diamond with a .318 team batting average on the season. In game one of the series, Cal’s batting average wasn’t quite that high, but their nine hits and two home runs were plenty to best the Ducks 9-3. Oregon starter …

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The New Motor Voter is designed to make voter registration easier for eligible voters in Oregon. (Creative Commons Archive)
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New Motor Voter bill enables automatic voter registration

On March 6, House Bill 2177, known as the New Motor Voter bill, passed legislation and is now  awaiting Governor Kate Brown’s signature. When the bill was originally introduced on Jan. 12, Brown, in her former position as Secretary of State sponsored the bill. The New Motor Voter is designed …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of the March 6 ASUO Senate meeting.     Live Blog ASUO Senate March 4         Agenda

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Petition against UO’s counterclaim in recent sexual assault litigation

UPDATE: University of Oregon spokeswoman Julie Brown responded to the petition.  Over 1,500 people signed a petition created Feb. 21, calling for an end to the counterclaim filed by the University of Oregon in its legal response to a lawsuit filed by the survivor of an alleged sexual assault last spring. The petition, created on Change.org …

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Students rally for awareness of divestment of fossil fuels

At 3:00 p.m on Friday Feb. 3, the Divest UO Campaign, in association with the student group Climate Justice League and 350 Eugene,  held a rally outside of Johnson Hall. The rally called on the University of Oregon Interim President Scott Coltrane to support students and faculty on agreeing to sell …

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Running out of business, local property manager missing with money

The Register-Guard has reported that Terry Shockley, the owner of Eugene Rentals/TS Property Management, is now missing with an unknown amount of money. Shockley’s disappearance comes after the Lane County Circuit Court wanted to revoke his license due to Eugene Rental’s cash shortage in its trust accounts. The company has since announced it is going …

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UO’s Free & For Sale Facebook Page is a treasure trove of oddities

By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank The Facebook page Free & For Sale is a great resource for students looking to sell or give away textbooks, iClickers (seriously, so many iClickers) and the other random items that can only be acquired by college students who move every 9-12 months. While the page is …

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UO health official confirmed third case of Neisseria meningococcemia

The third University of Oregon student has been diagnosed with Neisseria meningococcemia. The university has sent out a campus alert via email to the student body notifying the case, but refuse to share the patient’s identity. All three students with Neisseria meningococcemia have or are undergoing treatment. It is unclear …

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Drop in drug violations, campus crime wrap-up, week 5

  Since many students had midterms this week, it is not surprising that there were fewer drug violations than usual. The UOPD recorded nine alcohol law violations this week, and only six cases of illegal drug activity, on the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log. Liquor violations: 9 Drug violations: …

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Unexplained post shows up on Ducks Like You Facebook page

A controversial post appeared on the Ducks Like You Facebook page Friday morning. The post, which was shared on the page at around 8 a.m., read, “I quit have fun learning to continue being assholes to God to his face lmao.” It is not yet clear who is responsible for the …

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UO releases emergency training videos to campus community

Emergency Management and Continuity, the University of Oregon Police Department and the Counseling and Testing Center recently released training videos to staff, faculty and students in an effort to increase awarenes of how to respond to violent situations. The Violence Prevention and Active Shooter Training videos explain warning signs of violence, resources …

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Student pepper-sprayed man during strong-armed robbery, UOPD reports

A female UO student was robbed in a parking lot of the Spencer View Apartments last night, between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. A campus crime alert email notified campus of the incident today at noon. The suspect approached the student and stole her bags. The woman then sprayed the …

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Harbaugh dumps 100-year-old University of Oregon records on UO Matters blog

Today a University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh posted on UO Matters that he is dumping the content of the confidential president archives online. The archives posted are from 1878. Bill Harbaugh is the person who received the 22,000 pages of current records. “I’m posting it all despite the …

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Inside Chapman Hall: The pros and cons of the Clark Honors College

Emily Friedenberg and Hazel Lallemand are both sophomores in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts who came to the University of Oregon as Clark Honors College students. Friedenberg, who has applied to become a product design major, was attracted to the small class sizes and liberal arts education that the Honors …

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Track and Field: Skipper sets school record at UW Invitational

Greg Skipper broke a school record with a weight throw of 70-10.50 (21.60 m), winning the event on the first day of the UW Invitational on Friday. Skipper bested Brian Rochotte’s previous school record, a throw of 68-0.25 (20.73m) in 2007. His mark ranks fifth in the NCAA this season. …

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