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Senate confirms three election board members

We went to the ASUO Senate meeting so you don’t have to. Here’s what you need to know: Senate confirms three more election board members Jacob Beltrami, Kathleen Mueller and Halle Niehoff are all now members of the ASUO election board. Abraham Youhana, the election board chair, said the applicant …

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Preview: Oregon Games Studies Conference 2016

UO Think.Play (whom we’ve profiled before) will host the second annual Oregon Games Studies Conference this Saturday, Feb. 6. on the University of Oregon campus. The conference will take place in Education 176 and will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will consist of several panels, discussions, and activities …

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Controversy persists amid 2021 World Championship bid

TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna shocked the track and field world last April by securing the 2021 International Association of Athletics Foundation World Championships for Eugene. Since the announcement, the bid has been met with questions and concerns ranging from the cost of the proposal to bribing allegations. Though the controversy …

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UO Senate meeting discusses code of ethics and campus diversity

The University of Oregon Senate met on Wednesday, Jan. 27, to discuss data security, the code of ethics and diversifying campus. At 3 p.m. the Knight Library browsing room began to fill with senators and their audience. President Mike Schill and Provost Scott Coltrane attended, seated in the front row. …

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Oregon Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (3) throws to Oregon Ducks wide receiver Bralon Addison (2) for a touch down. The No. 18 Oregon Ducks face the Oregon State Beavers in the Civil War at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on Nov. 27, 2015. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Adams draft stock on the rise, men’s and women’s hoops keep winning

– Vernon Adams draft stock is on the rise after his impressive showing at this year’s East-West Shrine game. Adams completed 6 of 9 passes to total 191 yards to go along with three touchdowns to lead the West to a 29-9 victory. Adams is a projected 7th round pick …

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Burglary attempt of UO senior prompts aid from office of Dean of Students

It’s an ice cold morning just a little after 1 a.m. on Dec. 26. University of Oregon senior Demiliza Saramosing and her sister are asleep. The two are awoken by the doorbell, but become startled by the sound of glass breaking. One moment there’s confusion, and the next, Saramosing is on the phone …

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Senator Wyden secures major provision of introduced college affordability bill

In an attempt to make higher education more affordable for students and families, Senator Ron Wyden D-Ore. in early December announced a bipartisan deal on a major bill he had previously introduced. The bill would help by providing tax relief and implementing economic certainty for students who want to pursue a …

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Members of ASUO speak to a candidate for the Assistant Vice President and Title IX Coordinator position at the University of Oregon. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Possible Title IX candidate aims to pull UO out of the ‘dark ages’ of sexual assault policy

During a meeting with students on Jan. 5, Catherine Carroll, a possible candidate for the new associate vice president and Title IX coordinator position, said that higher education institutions are in the “dark ages” regarding the handling of sexual misconduct cases. “There is a lot of room for innovation. Universities …

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Oregon Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (3) walks off the field. The No. 15 Oregon Ducks face the No. 11 TCU Horned Frogs in the Valero Alamo Bowl at The Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 2, 2016. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Oregon football collapses in Alamo Bowl; men’s basketball loses Civil War.

-Texas Christian University stunned the Ducks in triple overtime to win the Alamo Bowl, 47-41 on Saturday. Oregon failed to score in the second half after starting quarterback Vernon Adams was replaced by backup Jeff Lockie. The Ducks finish the 2015 campaign 9-4 and without a bowl victory. -The Oregon basketball team …

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Police release sketches of UO area armed robber

Police released sketches on Saturday of the possible suspects, or suspect, who committed two armed robberies in the University of Oregon campus area last weekend, according to the Register-Guard. Detectives drew the sketches after speaking with both victims of the crime. In both crimes, a man approached them with a …

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Numerous San Bernardino victims in active shooter attack

As many as 20 victims were attacked in a shooting in San Bernardino, California Wednesday morning, according to The New York Times. The city police department told The New York Times they were handling an “active shooter” attack, while the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said police have reports of …

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Senior Neda Fattahi (left), freshman Kaila Gehring and freshman Eva Shapen hold signs welcoming refugees. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)
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Video: Rally in Support of Syrian Refugees November 30th

Protest on the University of Oregon Campus in support of welcoming Syrian refugees and bringing attention to important global issues.

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Advisory Board holds open forum to discuss guaranteed tuition

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board held a second open forum Nov. 30 to address the concerns of students and faculty regarding the proposal of a guaranteed tuition program. This program would set a fixed tuition for four years for each incoming freshman class rather than annual increases. So far, the …

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Gas leak threatens area west of campus

A gas leak detected earlier this morning posed a very real threat on a street just west of the University of Oregon campus. According to KVAL, the gas leak closed East 13th Avenue and some of Hilyard Street. A man was walking past Miso Sushi and Teriyaki Restaurant when he …

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Video: Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Check out the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. It’s free for students and showcases beautiful and fascinating artifacts, art, and exhibitions that tell Oregon’s history. Produced by: Connor Henzel

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 11/16-11/22

The week of Nov. 16 through Nov. 22 brought with it a couple of unusual crimes,, including aggravated assault at the Moshofsky Center, and telephonic assault at Friendly Hall. Other crimes included multiple theft reports and a drug law violation in Hamilton. The full list of crimes for the week is …

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Black Student Task Force releases list of demands for administration

The Black Student Task Force released a list of demands to the University of Oregon administration Nov. 17 aiming to address on campus racial issues. The task force is comprised of the UO Black Women of Achievement and the Black Student Union. Some of the demands from the task force include: creation …

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Comic fans gather at Lane Events Center for Eucon on Nov. 14, 2015. (Natsumi Seki/Emerald)
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Photos: Eugene Comic Con

The first Eugene Comic Con in ten years was held this past weekend at the Lane Events Center to a resounding success. Thousands of comic fans flooded the conventional hall for genre celeb meet & greets, artist signings, panels, and more. But the ultimate highlight of the show was the …

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Accident on Hilyard leaves one driver injured

A car accident  with a Ford white taurus and a U-Haul occurred between 11th and 13th Ave. on  Hilyard St. Nov. 18th. The accident was called in at 1:46 to the Eugene Police Department, according to The EPD’s Public Relations Officer, Melinda McLaughlin. The taurus was un-drivable after the crash, and the incident blocked …

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 11/9-11/15

The week of 11/9-11/15 was mostly quiet when it came to crime on campus, save for multiple counts of theft on campus and a warrant arrest near Pacific Hall on 11/10. The full list of crimes for the week are listed below: Criminal Mischief: 1 Theft: 3 Warrant Arrest: 1 Meth Possession: …

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All UO students in France are safe

All University of Oregon students studying abroad in France are safe, according to a statement posted Saturday by the Department of Romance Languages. The department posted the following notice online: “The Department of Romance Languages expresses its solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Terrorists makes us …

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UO graduate dies in Yosemite climbing accident

A University of Oregon alumna died in a climbing accident over the weekend at Yosemite National Park, according to a UO professor. The student, Angela Uys, 26, reportedly died while climbing Half Dome last Saturday. Uys was a 2014 graduate in biology and human physiology. No further details regarding the …

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Yik Yak threat made by Missouri student mimicked threat in Umpqua Community College shooting, authorities say

A young man was accused of making online threats to shoot black people on the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus that mimicked threats linked to the shooter of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1, according to the Register Guard. 19-year-old college sophomore Hunter M. Park was …

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