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Eugene City Council extends pre-game tailgating hours at Autzen Stadium

On July 9, the Eugene City Council voted in a unanimous decision to extend legal tailgating hours at Autzen Stadium before University of Oregon football games. Traditionally, Oregon football fans park in lots near Autzen Stadium before games, where they can socialize and legally drink alcohol for several hours. The …

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New UO club explores what it means to be American

University of Oregon senior Rachel Alm doesn’t know what it means to be American, but she’s starting a campus-wide conversation seeking an answer to the question. Alm’s family emigrated from Japan to Hawaii five generations ago. Growing up in her Hawaiian community, Alm was considered to be Hapa — a …

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“Not in our town”: Eugene community pushes back against recent hate crime

When southwest Eugene residents awoke Wednesday morning, April 25, they found their neighborhood vandalized with swastikas and symbols of white supremacy. Overnight, the hateful messages were spray-painted across sidewalks, signs, trees and garbage cans. The vandalism reached the south edge of Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School, where the words “white …

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An agent of change: Grad student Ali Lau fights for equity and inclusion for underrepresented students in the College of Design

The Emerald asked the University of Oregon community to nominate outstanding women to celebrate as part of Women’s History Month. Our newsroom chose one woman to honor from a pool of nominees who are making a significant impact at UO with their integrity, courage, innovation, creativity, spirit, smarts, leadership, hard …

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“Rolling the dice”: TFAB weighs tuition increases against enrollment, budget shortfall for 2019

After more than a month of deliberation, the University of Oregon’s Tuition and Fee Advisory Board has reached a reluctant consensus: they recommend a tuition increase of 2.84 percent for in-state students and 2.49 percent for out-of-state students during the 2018-19 academic year.  That’s a $6 per-credit-hour increase for residents and …

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The Emerald wants to celebrate outstanding women at UO. Find out how you can nominate someone here.

Do you know a woman making a positive impact in the University of Oregon community? Chances are, you probably do — and chances are, she probably doesn’t get enough recognition. The Emerald is looking for local women to honor as part of Women’s History Month in March. Our newsroom will …

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Differential tuition in Lundquist College: Who should foot the bill?

The Lundquist College of Business needs a financial boost, and it could be coming straight out of business students’ pockets. The college has proposed a “differential tuition” for its classes — meaning students who take courses offered by Lundquist College will be charged $20 more per credit hour, on top …

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Resident tuition rose by 87 percent in ten years: What’s in store for next year’s tuition?

Remember last winter term when the University of Oregon’s Board of Trustees approved a whopping 10.6 percent tuition increase?  And then, when lawmakers ponied up extra funds, it reduced UO’s total increase to 6.56 percent? Heads up, because it’s time for UO to balance its coffers again — setting next …

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Tuition tax: UO graduate students, university fight back on tax reform that raises student costs by $65 billion over 10 years

Considering graduate school? You might need to think twice. University of Oregon graduate students may soon see their taxes doubled — and some grad students fear they won’t be able to afford finishing their degrees. A GOP-led federal tax reform bill, H.R. 1, passed in the House on Nov. 16, …

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Pint for Las Vegas: Donating blood was all she could do

On typical Sundays UO senior Kaity McLain wakes up early and goes to church. She does her laundry, eats dinner with friends and catches up on her homework before bed. But Sunday, Oct. 1, was far from typical. Around 10:30 p.m. Kaity set down with her accounting textbook and climbed …

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