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Remembering Mac Miller: one of the most refreshing acts in hip-hop

Many great artists died at 27. Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, etc. The list goes on. The phenomenon of creatives dying at the age of 27 is well-documented.   Mac Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, passed away on Sept. 7, just four months away from …

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From trash to treasure, then back to trash

Every summer, thousands of University of Oregon students pack up their stuff and leave Eugene. Some students may return in September to continue their education while others graduate and move on entirely. International students often board planes, taking with them only what they can carry. Left behind in dumpsters and …

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Goodbye, Hayward

Hidden among the debris of the famous grandstands, which on six separate occasions bore witness to the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials, lies a nearly century-old legacy that came to embody the tradition of running at the University of Oregon and the surrounding community of Eugene. Hayward Field lent …

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UO students will protest a natural gas pipeline at a meeting in Salem on June 12, Governor to attend

On Tuesday, June 12, University of Oregon students will rally outside a State Land Board meeting in Salem to protest the creation of the Pacific Connector pipeline, as well as the Jordan Cove Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) facility. Carpools leaving from the university the morning of the 12th are available …

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Majesty Digital amplifies marginalized voices

Before the long hours of unpaid work, before the 7 a.m. meetings over Google Hangouts and before there was a team of 12 dedicated women skilled in photography, videography, writing and web design, Majesty Digital co-founders Yasi Milani and Srushti Kamat simply had an idea. It was one that drew …

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UO sends warning letter to anti-immigration group using similar O logo

On May 7, attorney Kevin M. Hayes, on behalf of the University of Oregon’s intellectual property counsel, wrote a letter to the current leader of the Oregonians for Immigration Reform, Cynthia Kendoll, in regards to the similarities between the the UO’s “O” logo and the the logo being used by …

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Students and professors weigh in on the value of unpaid internships

Like hundreds of students, University of Oregon junior Corina Perea is considering applying for internships. She’s an international studies major and would like to get some professional experience before she graduates. Even so, she’s not sure whether to take an unpaid internship or hold out for something paid. She’s worried …

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Unemployment drops to historic low as students get ready for graduation

With spring term half-way over, many University of Oregon seniors will soon be transitioning out of college life and into the workforce, and lucky for them, the job market is welcoming them with low levels of unemployment nationwide. On May 4, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its April hiring …

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Some students say Cinco de Mayo has all but lost its roots in Latinx heritage

“Where I was born, Cinco de Mayo wasn’t celebrated. It’s not celebrated because it’s a war we actually lost,” said Manuel Mejia Gonzalez, UO student and Ethnic Studies major who was born in Mexico. “The only place that really celebrates it is the city of Puebla, where the battle was …

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Marchers “take back the night” in Thursday’s rally against sexual and domestic violence

  Claire Brown, a UO freshman and political science major, held a sign that read “Shatter The Silence,” at Thursday night’s Take Back The Night rally. She said she has a responsibility to uplift and honor the survivors of sexual violence. “I march because the violence experienced by women in …

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Ethnic Studies professor receives 2018 Tykeson Teaching Award

On April 24, Dr. Charise Cheney was awarded the 2018 Tykeson Teaching Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, on behalf of the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Cheney has been a faculty member since 2009, having served as an academic advisor as well as teaching numerous …

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UO students stage walkout to show solidarity in the face of gun violence

On April 20, students and faculty gathered in the EMU amphitheater to participate in a nation-wide walkout commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Columbine Massacre. The “Walkout to End Gun Violence and White Supremacist Violence” was hosted by a number of student run groups, including the Young Democratic Socialists of …

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Original art, literature and more at UO Zine Fest April 26

On April 26, the second annual UO Zine Fest will be returning to campus to celebrate the advantages of self-publishing, while giving students an opportunity to showcase or view original art from the around the community. There will also be free workshops for students interested in learning how to make …

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UO Collegiate Recovery Center helps students struggling with addiction find community

As the nation continues to grapple with what’s been coined as the “opiate epidemic,” an influx of opiate and prescription-related deaths beginning in the late 1990s, college campuses around the nation are responding with a growing number of resources for students struggling with substance abuse. One of the resources at …

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Walk-in clinic offering free counseling and referrals

Since March 5, White Bird Clinic, Lane County’s crisis-intervention service, has teamed up with the Eugene Public Library to extend the accessibility of services already available through existing locations. White Bird’s “Library Extension Plan” is a free service for walk-in counseling and referrals for community members seeking someone to talk …

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