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ASUO office restructures, leaving four students jobless

Officials in the ASUO office will be replacing four student jobs with professional staff members to improve efficiency as part of a restructuring process. Because of this, there will be fewer students working in the student government office, which has upset some ASUO members. During a staff meeting on May …

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Three ways the Trump budget could affect UO students; U.S. Senator Ron Wyden weighs in

The day the Trump Administration released the 2018 fiscal year budget proposal, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden tweeted a picture of a copy in the recycling bin. The tweet stated, “This is where the #TrumpBudget belongs.” The proposal aims to cut 13.5 percent of the federal education budget. Cuts will affect …

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2016-17 ASUO leaders reflect on a year of successes and challenges as it comes to an end

May 24 marked the end of the year for the 2016-17 ASUO year. Throughout the year, the group has aimed to improve the lives of students through a variety of goals including campus lighting, higher education advocacy and a new and improved Health, Counseling and Testing Center. Former President Quinn Haaga …

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ASUO raises awareness for higher education funding through WTF Phone Bank

On Wednesday, about 50 students called state legislators to lobby for increased funding for higher education. ASUO ran the event, called WTF Phone Bank, in the EMU Call Center. Natalie Fisher, the External Vice President for ASUO who was running the session, has seen success with their mission. “We have had …

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Fraternity and Sorority Life director Justin Shukas resigns

On Friday, the director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Justin Shukas, resigned. His departure could result in a change for the FSL culture, depending on who the school hires and what the new hire decides to do with the position. According to a Facebook post, Shukas said he was offered …

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UO students in a new group called No Lost Generation lend a hand to refugees

A new student group on the University of Oregon campus is aiming to take on a large project with big impact. The group is called No Lost Generation. They’re attempting to help refugees of Middle Eastern countries who currently struggle to find a home when theirs has been destroyed by …

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Q&A: Tanya Brown, sister to murdered ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, talks about domestic violence, O.J. TV shows and college athletics

Tanya Brown is the author of two books and a motivational speaker on domestic violence and life skills. On May 10, she’ll be speaking at the Womenspace 40th anniversary dinner. Brown is the younger sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, who was the center of one of America’s biggest murder crimes involving …

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West Eugene Burger King robbed by two masked men, workers forced into a freezer

The Register-Guard has reported that two masked men robbed the Burger King on 2777 W. 11th Ave at around 5:20 a.m. on Thursday. According to police, the men forced the employees at gunpoint into the freezer and left with money. One man was described as white, 30 years old, 5’7″ and medium build, …

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UO Catering’s exclusive contract creates issues for some student groups

When it comes to special dietary requests, no group on campus knows the feeling better than the Jewish community. Student groups who want to observe religious events like Passover are met with a challenge: there’s no Kosher certified kitchen to serve their events on campus. Despite not being Kosher certified, …

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Bridging the Gap event aims to further discussion of intimate partner violence prevention

“No matter what has happened to you, you’re not alone in this experience.” That is the message the University of Oregon’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education’s Student Directors McKenna O’Dougherty and Anjuli Chitkara want to deliver to attendees of the Bridging the Gap: Interpersonal Violence Research Symposium on Friday, April …

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