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The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia, Ep. 5: protests and the first amendment at UO

This week on The Weekly show, Alex and Dahlia talk about the abortion protest on UO’s campus plus the excitement of Zoolander 2.

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UO professor’s departure may be linked with student claim of inappropriate touching

In November 2014, a University of Oregon freshman said she was inappropriately touched by a former UO College of Education professor, while at an event in Portland, according to The Register Guard.  The student did not press charges against 55-year-old Donald Michael Pavel — who left the UO in January …

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The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia, Ep. 4: UO increases tuition, student protests

Going to the University of Oregon just became a little more expensive. This week on The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia, co-hosts and head news correspondents Alexandra Wallachy and Dahlia Bazzaz discuss Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting – during which trustees voted to raise the cost of tuition – and …

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The University of Oregon isn’t offering meningitis vaccine to off-campus grad students

Those in charge of deciding who gets the vaccination have decided that grad students who live off campus are not at-risk enough for meningitis vaccine.

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The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia, Ep. 3: UO’s counterclaim against rape survivor, campus vaccination efforts

Spoiler alert: If you have not watched the first episode of the Netflix original series “House of Cards” third season, do not listen past minute 13 of this podcast. Also, you should really get on that. After a brief hiatus, your favorite University of Oregon-based news and social media commentary …

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University of Oregon administers emergency meningococcemia-preventing antibiotics at Barnhart

The action is a response to the death of Lauren Jones, a freshman acrobatics and tumbling athlete.

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Never been fired: What has become of the UOPD’s guns?

Officer Adam Lillengreen remembers a time he felt unprepared, and it could have cost him. It was 2010, tucked away in a dark corner of a parking lot off of Kinsrow Avenue in Eugene. Lillengreen was a gunless public safety officer for the University of Oregon’s Campus Safety Department — …

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No liquor violations or bike theft this week: campus crime wrap-up, week 7

This week, there were more drug violations on campus, and no liquor violations. Liquor violations: 0 Drug violations: 11 Trespassing: 3 Theft: 2 Bike Theft: 0 Multiple cases of harassment and theft occurred on the west side of campus in the residence halls. Two cases of criminal mischief occurred at …

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The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia: will Greek life be allowed to grow at the UO?

Warning: some of the content in this episode of The Weekly Show could be triggering to some listeners. This week on the Emerald news podcast, reporters Dahlia Bazzaz and Alexandra Wallachy discuss how a resolution developed by ASUO Senator and Delta Tau Delta Andrew Lubash could halt the expansion of Greek …

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SPLC says UO didn't violate student's privacy in lawsuit

The university was accused of violating the Family Education Rights Privacy Act.

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Another UO student contracts meningitis-causing bacteria

A second female University of Oregon student was exposed to and contracted the meningococcemia, according to the Register Guard. UO students who may have come into contact with the student were contacted via email and text message. The student, who was living on campus in Earl Hall, is in stable condition …

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Podcast: The Weekly Show with Alex and Dahlia, Ep. 1: #recordgate, OSU porn and more

After three consecutive weeks of technical difficulties, we are proud to announce the very first episode of the Emerald News Podcast. Emerald reporters Dahlia Bazzaz and Alexandra Wallachy discuss news events from week 4 at the University of Oregon and beyond, including: a leak of 22,000 UO admin. records, a …

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UO and the Emerald interview Gov. Kitzhaber

“I grew up in an era where people actually believed in government,” Governor John Kitzhaber said toward the beginning of his speech on January 22 at University of Oregon. Kitzhaber was speaking to a collection of UO political science students, Wayne Morse scholarship recipients and student government representatives. The governor described …

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Preview: Governor Kitzhaber to lecture at the UO School of Law

Governor John Kitzhaber will be lecturing on equity and opportunity in the state of Oregon Thursday night at 4:30 p.m. in room 184 of the University of Oregon School of Law. The talk is part of a statewide tour of colleges, the most recent stop being Oregon State University. According …

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Post-loss fires and drug violations spike in otherwise tame week: campus crime wrap-up, week 2

During week two, the University of Oregon’s football team lost the national championship game–but what we lost at the AT&T stadium, we gained in drug violations: exactly 22 incidents of illegal drug activity were recorded this week on the UO Police Department’s campus crime log. Most of the incidents occurred in …

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Ducks football fans say the journey matters more than the destination

On Tuesday afternoon, just before 2 p.m., Danielle Gann and her 5-year-old son Rylan stood on the side of the road, a few dozen feet away from the blue-tiled Eugene Airport sign. “You see that wing peeking out over that building, Rylan?” said Danielle, as she pointed off into the distance. …

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Meet the student side of the UOPD

For the last year and a half, the Student Security Assistant program has been bridging the gap between the University of Oregon Police Department and the student body. There are 11 students currently employed through the program. The program’s head, James Stegall, said that the job offers a glimpse into …

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Drug violations, bike thefts in residence halls kick off 2015: Campus crime wrap-up, week 1

While you were away, the University of Oregon police mostly handled marijuana-related crimes and trespassing, but UO has started the new year with a round of thefts and drug usage. According to the UO Police Department’s daily crime log, there were three bike thefts during week one and seven drug …

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2014 in review: 'Serial,' 'You Made It Weird,' were some of the best podcasts of the year

There is far too much creative content out in the world today, and podcasting is certainly no exception. From comedy to educational, talk about real crime to real talk about culture, it’s been a thorough year for podcasts. Keep an ear out for some of our favorite programs of 2014. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/180831187″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” …

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Six crime prevention hacks UO students should know

Sometimes getting your stuff stolen out of your car, home or backpack can feel like a prerequisite to being a student. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The UO Police Department and Eugene Police Department offer a number of services and solutions that will put you ahead of …

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Oregon will participate in several studies that address sexual assault

The University of Oregon will participate in five surveys that study on-campus sexual assault over a period of five years.

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Two indicted in car crash involving UO distance runners

On Nov. 26, 2012, University of Oregon distance runners Molly Grabill and Chris Brewer were driving on Interstate 5 when a rock was thrown from an overpass, shattering the window of their vehicle and causing it to spin out of control. Grabill was hospitalized for two days and suffered several …

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Crime grinds to a near halt during the first week of winter break

Though much of University of Oregon remains at least partially operational over winter break, the uncharacteristically low number of crimes reported on the UOPD’s crime log for the last two weeks suggests that less students on campus equals less crime on campus. Like finals week, the numbers this week hovered …

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Fall term in crime: Crime spike at Colorado game, physics professor stabbed by wife and more

The past 11 weeks have added a total of 892 incidents to the University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log. This included a bevy of drug and liquor violations added in batches from Campus Housing unit busts, meth and marijuana possessions, burglaries, MIPs and plenty of bike thefts. As far as …

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Fall term in crime: Crime spike at Colorado game, physics professor stabbed by wife and more

he University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log. This included a bevy of drug and liquor violations added in batches from Campus Housing unit busts, meth and marijuana possessions, burglaries, MIPs and plenty of bike thefts. As far as crime goes on campus — how much, where it occurs, how often …

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New DOJ report challenges that "one in five" women are sexually assaulted in college

The United States Department of Justice released a special report today that, among other things, challenges the National Institute of Justice’s previous finding that 1 in 5 women are sexually assaultedduring their time in college — claiming that only 6.1 percent (or 6.1 per every 1,000 students) of female students …

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City of Eugene to address noise complaints through UO Restorative Justice program

If you live in a house or apartment in West University and you’ve received multiple noise complaints, you and your roommates might just find yourselves in front of the University of Oregon’s Restorative Justice panel.  During a Eugene City Council work session on November 19, Presiding Judge Wayne Allen proposed …

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Bazzaz: My ride-along with the UOPD

“I’m going to give you the cover and conceal talk that I give on all of my ride-alongs. Conceal means get behind a bush: anything that will interfere with an assailant’s view of you. Cover means put yourself behind something that will stop a bullet. So whether that’s a tree …

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Mark Lewis remembered in Allen Hall

Several students gathered around the whiteboard wall in Allen Hall Monday afternoon to contribute their memories and experiences with School of Journalism and Communication instructor Mark Lewis. Lewis, who passed away on Sunday, was a part-time instructor. He taught a presentation skills class.  Students handed out flowers and passed around …

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Campus crime wrap up: 18 new incidents added to crime log in week 10

Week 10 was dead week not only for students, but apparently for the University of Oregon Police Department as well. Beside nearly 100 incidents of drugs and alcohol violation in the UO residence halls, which reflect housing violations from late November, 18 incidents were recorded on the UOPD’s campus crime …

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