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Video: 20th annual Ferret Agility Trials

Local ferret owners and volunteers from the Lane Area Ferret Shelter and Rescue met at Emerald Park in Eugene on Sept. 13 for the 20th annual Ferret Agility Trials. Ferrets competed in various competitions, including a strength contest in which ferrets pulled Frisbees with weights attached to them. While some weasels would …

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Overtime with Justin and Joseph, Ep. 4: Remembering Lauren Jones

It’s never easy to cover a student’s death, but it’s even harder when it’s someone who has left an impact on campus in such a short amount of time. Joseph and Justin discuss what it was like to cover the death of Lauren Jones.

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Podcast: Overtime with Justin Wise and Joseph Hoyt, Ep. 3: UO’s golf team

The Ducks might be known for its national prominence on the gridiron, but its talent extends beyond athletes like Marcus Mariota. In episode 3, Justin Wise speaks to Josh Schlichter about the University of Oregon’s impressive golf season, and what the future looks like for the team. Overtime is a weekly podcast …

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Podcast: Overtime with Justin Wise and Joseph Hoyt, Ep. 2: UO’s hockey team

For most people, a concussion is a good sign for you to stop doing what you’re doing, and go to the hospital. But for a UO hockey player, it’s just a sign to play even harder. In episode 2 of Overtime, Justin Wise and Joseph Hoyt talk to sports writer …

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Podcast: Overtime with Justin Wise and Joseph Hoyt, Ep. 1: Mahalo, Mariota!

What do Jennifer Lopez, Madden video games and a 1969 Ford Mustang have in common? They’re all a part of the Emerald’s first sports podcast “Overtime.” Hosted by Senior Sports Editor Justin Wise and Associate Sports Editor Joseph Hoyt, “Overtime” is a weekly podcast dedicated to talking in-depth about what’s …

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Podcast: Craig and Emerson Have Issues, Ep. 3: student-playwright David Gallagher

This winter term, the Emerald will release weekly podcasts that will cover campus news, arts, sports and everything in between. Our arts and culture podcast “Craig and Emerson Have Issues,” hosted by Multimedia Producer Craig Garcia and Associate Arts and Culture Editor Emerson Malone will feature an interview with a new student …

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Podcast: Craig and Emerson Have Issues, Ep. 1: Duck TV’s Jacob Salzberg

Starting this winter term, the Emerald will be launching weekly podcasts that will cover campus news, arts, sports and everything in between. Our first arts and culture podcast is “Craig and Emerson Have Issues,” a show where Emerson Malone, associate arts and culture editor, and Multimedia Producer Craig Garcia interview a different …

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Video: A candlelight vigil for Eric Garner

When a grand jury ruled to not indict NYPD Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the apparent choking of Eric Garner, members of the Eugene community rallied together for a candlelight vigil. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.

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Video: UO Hip Hop Jam

University of Oregon Professor Loren Kajikawa and FIG Assistant Dez Anthony put together UO’s first Hip Hop Jam, a concert that hosts local artists expressing their passions through music, painting and dancing. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.

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Video: Civil War Blood Drive

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four …

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Questions surround ASUO elections following squabble between Bowman and Tullis and the resignation of Elections Board

The fate of this year’s ASUO elections is unclear following a series of events involving an illicitly recorded conversation, the University of Oregon administration stepping in and the breakfast time arrest of a presidential candidate. The season has reached a boiling point and shows no signs of cooling down. It …

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ASUO presidential candidate Thomas Tullis files a grievance against Ben Bowman

This story was co-written by Alex Wallachy. Editor’s Note: Ben Bowman was the Emerald’s Opinion Editor earlier this year. He no longer works for the Emerald. ASUO presidential candidate Thomas Tullis filed a grievance against fellow candidate Ben Bowman to the Elections Board on Monday afternoon. In the grievance, Tullis …

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UO Administration and ASUO Constitution Court deny OSPIRG’s four proposed ballots for the 2014 spring election

The University of Oregon Administration made its recommendation on March 11 to not place all four of OSPIRG’s proposals on the spring election ballot. The ASUO Constitution Court agrees with the administration’s ruling and will not put the proposals on the ballot. The four ballot measures were sent to the …

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Tips for weekend partiers from the Eugene Police Department

The Eugene Police Department sent out tips to host a responsible party for the upcoming weekend. According the release, the Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South university and downtown. EPD said that the closer students get to spring break, problems associated with alcohol tend to …

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What’s the Matter: Tensions flare between ASUO president and UO Matters editor

Broken car windows are nothing new in Eugene, particularly around the University of Oregon. But it doesn’t often happen to two high-ranking ASUO officials about a mile apart in one night. MacGregor Ehlen found the driver’s side window of his car had been smashed in late at night on Feb. …

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ASUO submits its 2014-15 budget to the UO Administration

On March 7, ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz reviewed and submitted the final 2014-15 Incidental Fee budget for University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson to approve. Should Gottfredson approve, the total budget for the next school year will be $15.24 million, which is right on the 3.5 percent increase that the …

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ASUO Senate approves all committee budget proposals

After nearly six hours of deliberation during the ASUO Senate meeting on Wednesday night, the body approved the proposed 2014-2015 budgets from the Departments Finance Committee, Program Finance Committee, Athletics Contracts and Finance Committee and the EMU Board. The budgets were approved and came under the proposed 3.5 percent cap from …

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ASUO Senate: March 5

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting:   Senate Agenda Vote Tracker  

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United States Student Association defunded by the ACFC for the 2014-2015 year

In the midst of ASUO committees trying to hit the 3.5 percent budget cap, some committees are having to be merciless with during the budget hearing process. For the Athletics Contracts Finance Committee, that has come in the form of having to defund the United States Student Association for the …

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Whoville deadline extended, camp to be closed on April 1

For five moths, the unauthorized homeless campsite, Whoville has survived everything from snow, record low temperatures and an eviction notice from the City Council. Though its latest victory came in the form of an eviction extension through April 1 — with the construction of a third legal homeless campsite in …

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Nowhere else to go: Whoville’s homeless struggle to protect against thieves, medical emergencies

On a corner dirt lot on Broadway Street in the middle of the night, Todd Nelson secures the perimeter of the place that he’s been calling home for the last five months. With a crowbar in hand and an injured back from fighting in Iraq, Nelson does the best he …

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With the new year comes new laws that will affect students

Along with the new year comes dozens of laws that have been enacted and are now officially required. Among some of those laws are ones that will affect students now and in the future. Over the last few years, texting and driving have gone hand in hand with each other. …

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SASS cuts back on hours due to shortage of employees

The Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County, a confidential advocacy and outreach center for survivors of sexual violence, are having to cut back their face time with survivors at the University of Oregon. Due to two employees quitting recently, the remaining six employees have had to cut back their hours …

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ASUO Senate looks to fill five empty seats

Along with the new year comes the ASUO Senate looking to get some new faces on the body after five senators resigned at the end of fall term. Senators Parker Williams, Jonathan Wu, Kevin Frazier, Lexi Olson and Stephanie Schie all resigned, leaving the ASUO Executive the task of finding new …

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ASUO Senate: Jan. 8

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting:   Senate Agenda

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ASUO prepares for the new term

Even with fall out of the way, the ASUO is going to experience sweeping changes coming into the new year. For the winter term, the executive branch of the ASUO will be staying busy with ensuring that the two new programs it’s launching in the winter run as smooth as possible. …

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First steps toward the EMU renovation begin during winter term

With blueprints and sledgehammers in hand, construction workers have begun the long process of renovating the Erb Memorial Union, which is expected to be completed by June 2016, according to the EMU website. “Right now we’re going into the first phase of the renovation process,” said ASUO Senator and EMU …

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The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex in perspective

Tucked behind Lawrence and Allen halls stands the oldest building on the University of Oregon campus — Deady Hall. Its largest classroom holds 90 students and the building’s most elaborate piece of technology is a DVD player. The building’s VCR comes in at a close second. More than a stone’s …

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Oregon legislature approves ‘Pay it Forward, Pay it Back’ bill, proposes free tuition for in-state students

Pick a university, any university. Don’t worry about the money: Oregon will pick up the check. That is, until you graduate. In essence, that’s the plan behind HB 3472. On the same day that Congress voted to double the interest rate to subsidized Stafford Loans, the Oregon House of Representatives …

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