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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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