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Student loan interest rates seen as a paralyzing price-tag for prestige

Interest rates are compounding on current graduates and will continue to compound on new graduates in the future. Subsequently, these rates have the potential bury them with the education that was supposed to push them up.

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3 rapes reported in 5 days near Stadium Park and Chase village apartments

Three separate rapes occurring over the past five days have been reported to the Eugene Police Department by an anonymous source.

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University of Oregon DPS Lt. Herb Horner relies on experience to keep 2012 Olympic Trials safe

Horner went through the drill of keeping people safe during the Olympic Track Trials in 2008. Now, he’s back again with more experience and poise to do it a second time.

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Guide to entertainment off the track

Wondering what to do during the dark days or when your favorite event isn’t on? Check out the Visa Entertainment Stage for these events.

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Regular University events persevere amid Olympic Trials

Journalism classes, summer camps and a major conference will continue on schedule

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On the Rocks performs in the dark and rain

On the Rocks took the stage last night catering to a crowd of semi-soaked fans waiting to hear the all-male a capella group perform for the last time this school year.

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University professor shows folklore is more than just fairy tales

University professor Carol Silverman has a Ph.D. in folklore and shows with her new book the major’s relevance to students.

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Laptops sent to third-world countries don’t significantly advance development

The students were using the laptops as toys and weapons, many girls and young women could not use the equipment due to cultural restrictions, the teachers and trainers did not have adequate equipment or training to fix the broken computers and in many places around Africa there was no Internet access.

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KnowUO, new campus-area directory site, brings community together

“The real goal is to have something of a guide and a place for students to connect with each other and all that’s around them.”

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Meningitis more likely within close-quartered living situations

According to the Meningitis Foundation of America, a college lifestyle of late nights, partying, or social and educational stress are some — but in no way all — factors leading to one contracting the disease.

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Texting campaign reflects safety concerns by AT&T

Corporation’s new driving simulator attempts to give students a picture of what happens when a driver texts while driving.

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University law school provides opportunities for real-world application

During the past academic year, the University law school has had 141 students pass through one of its clinics to give students real-world experience in a court room.

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University student found guilty for 2010 vandalizing case

Max Chase began his spree by smashing a watermelon on a Department of Public Safety vehicle.

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Party houses around campus respond to social host ordinance

“Every time we have had to deal with the police, it’s been a relatively good experience,” said University junior Ben Nelson. “If you live in a college town, you need to expect that parties are thrown Thursday through Sunday. They need to buck up.”

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Weekend police blotter: April 27 through April 29

Real-life Frogger, casual knife bearers and human battering rams round out this weekend’s EPD dispatch calls.

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DPS officers pass test, move forward

Three University Department of Public Safety officers passed the Police Career Officer Development test on April 17.

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Taking back the night by reversing the cycle

Take Back the Night was established in 1975 in Philadelphia, Pa., to be the resource for sexual assault survivors who feel they have no place to go for help.

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Two-car crash on 11th and Alder, no injuries

A two-car crash occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of E. 11th Avenue and Alder Street. Nobody was injured.

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Student Recreation Center sees spike in thefts

Last week, the University’s Student Recreation Center has had at least 14 items reported stolen from areas that are not secured by locks.

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Weekend Police Blotter: April 20 through April 22

Ducklings, invisible people and a chess game turned violent sums up this weekend’s police blotter.

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One year later, fallen EPD officer Chris Kilcullen remembered

One year after the death of EPD officer Chris Kilcullen, two scholarships were awarded to students who exemplified the traits of Kilcullen — passion for the community and for public service.

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Gang activity concern grows in Eugene community

“I would say that the gang activity comes and goes around campus,” Harvey said. “There are a lot of factors that go into it — what time of year it is, what’s going on that day, things like that.”

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DPS conflict resolution process still not resolved

After more than a year-long effort to solidify the Department of Public Safety’s conflict resolution process, no verdict has been reached as to what the new process will be or when it will be implemented.

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Survivor Empowerment Alliance discusses first mandatory reporting policies

The Survivor Empowerment Alliance met Sunday for the first time to discuss the University’s new mandatory reporting policies, which would require University employees to in turn report sexual assaults that are reported to them.

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Weekend police blotter: April 13 though April 15

The Emerald’s weekly police blotter, featuring three stories from the Eugene Police Department from the weekend.

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Members of Katie and Alex campaign at risk of misdemeanor or felony charges

Alleged hackers from the Katie and Alex campaign could potentially face serious criminal charges.

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University and Oregon State University only Pac-12 schools without campus police force

Legislation of Oregon public universities has barred a police force on campuses until now.

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Woman chased across Patterson Street, nearly struck by car

Late Saturday night, a woman was seen being chased by a male around 10:30 p.m. across from the Beta Theta Pi house on Patterson Street.

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Early morning invasion wakes student in residence hall

Uninvited man entered student dorm around 3 a.m. Thusrday morning.

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Rent-A-Car robbers leave three victims in one night

Zach Kirihara, a University senior, was walking home with a couple of his friends from the bars around 1 a.m. Sunday, March 11, on Alder between 15th and 16th Avenues. A silver four-door sedan pulled up to the curb and an African-American woman called to the group from the passenger-side …

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