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Take a Minute: NOT OUR SPRINGFIELD, gone phishin' and a shotgun alley oop

Oregon swelled with state pride this week when Matt Groening said in an interview that The Simpsons’ home town was based on Eugene’s neighbor, Springfield.

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Drukarev: Pac-12 men's basketball will return to celebrated status

Buoyed by a strong postseason tournament, expect the Pac-12 men’s basketball programs to take a collective leap forward next season.

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'The Vagina Monologues' brings act promoting awareness of sexual violence against women to Eugene

Testimonies, laughs, tears and awareness — the Sexual Assault Support Services promises these and many more with the annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” this Thursday and Friday at McDonald Theatre.

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Photos: Oregon Ducks basketball season comes to an end, falls to Washington 90-86

Oregon’s season came to an end Tuesday evening at Alaska Airlines Arena at the hands of their Pac-12 rivals, the Washington Huskies.

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Oregon drops two of three to Washington in Pac-12 series opener

Host Washington took two of three games from Oregon in the first Pac-12 series of the season.

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Photos: Oregon Ducks basketball defeats Iowa Hawkeyes 108-97

After the victory, Oregon will play Washington on Tuesday in Seattle for a chance to move on to the next round of the NIT in New York City.

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'21 Jump Street' gives other dynamic duos a run for their money

“21 Jump Street” is similar to “The Hangover” in that it’s full of phrases that people will incessantly quote for the next couple of months. While it may or may not be the next “Dumb and Dumber,” Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum give other comedic duos a run for their …

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A car bomb detonated in the city of Aleppo killing three and injuring dozens more, just a day after two bombs exploded in Damascus.

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Drukarev: Despite impressive start, questions surround Oregon baseball

Oregon’s 12-3 record in the nonconference season was impressive, but we won’t truly know how the Ducks compare to the competition until Oregon faces some of the top teams in the Pac-12.

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Setting new stones in place: A closer look at the Global Scholars Hall

Oregon’s mission for this dorm building is the language immersion of German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Japanese and so on, hence the name “Global Scholars Hall.” But I think the dorms are more than that. Aside from being the star dorms on campus, Oregon is trying to get a message out to the world: We are a top-notch university.

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Pac-12 baseball power rankings

A look around the Pac-12 as the league’s baseball programs prepare for the start of conference play.

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Red Bull gives University 'wings' with paper airplane competition

“The goal is to fly, not to land” was the motto for the 80 “pilots” who filled the EMU Ballroom on Tuesday night. They strut their paper-airplane skills in an attempt to attend the 2012 National Qualifiers in Salzburg, Austria.

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Nazi labor camp exhibit offers first-hand accounts from survivor

In her old age and about to undergo heart surgery, Sala finally made the decision to pass the documents on to her daughter, Ann Kirschner, who processed them into a book, Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story.

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Two University professors recognized for out-of-class work

As the term wraps up, we students often get caught up in our coursework. We stay up late cramming for finals, attend lectures during the day, meet with professors to discuss assignments and exam grades – and sometime in the midst of it all, we forget how distinguished and awesome these people who give us lectures and review our work actually are.

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Saldana: Trash talk isn't just fun and games

Yelling and screaming over such trivial matters as a basketball or football game is beyond idiotic. It’s silly.

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Reports surfaced a U.S. soldier opened fire on a village in Kandahar, killing 15 Afghan civilians and wounding several others.

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Five cheap, tasty and healthy snacks to eat while you study

Finals Week is never fun (If it is. you’re doing something wrong). However, if you are able to stay away from the standard study snacks of chips and soda, your mood, focus and hopefully GPA are bound to improve.

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Ducks split doubleheader in NIKE Showcase

Oregon shutout West Virginia 12-0, but fell 3-2 to Oklahoma later in the day in Saturday action at the NIKE Collegiate Showcase.

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Self-defense class empowers women against sexual assault

Approximately one in four women attending college in the United States will experience either an attempted or completed rape before they graduate, according to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Education.

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Undeterred: Oregon senior pitcher Alex Keudell proves the skeptics wrong

Oregon pitcher Alex Keudell, returned to school for his senior year despite being an MLB draft pick, has spent most of his athletic career proving his skeptics wrong.

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'Project X' is like 'The Hangover' for teens, but without bite

Instead of making Thomas look “cool,” the epic party made him look like your typical high school douchebag with no feelings.

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Women's golf finishes second at Juli Inkster Invitiational

Oregon’s women’s golf team shot a 15-over 280 on Tuesday and finished second in the Juli Inkster Spartan Invite.

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Shallot: University to go communist at ASUO's recommendation

Disclaimer: This is a part of our satirical Shallot series. All content is unbelievably fake.

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Saldana: More safety tips and tricks

Last week, I touched on some various tools people could begin implementing into their daily lives that would assist them in maintaining their personal safety. I determined it would be really beneficial to get in contact with a Department of Public Safety officer to get a professional’s opinion on the matter

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IRAN/ISRAEL:  Amid increasing tensions in the Middle East, rumors are flying about possible Israeli unilateral action against Iranian nuclear facilities.  (The Daily Star) SYRIA/CHINA: The Chinese government released a six-point statement March 4 aimed at ending the crisis in Syria through political resolution.  (Xinhua News) RUSSIA: Russians headed to the …

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Oregon pushes winning streak to double-digits with sweep of Long Beach State

Though none of them came easily, the three wins over the weekend pushed Oregon’s streak to double digits.

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Photos: Oregon baseball wins 10th in a row, defeats Long Beach State 8-7

Oregon baseball won their 10th game in a row in thrilling fashion Sunday afternoon at PK Park. Catcher Aaron Jones’ walk-off base hit drove home pinch runner Vernell Warren in the bottom of the 9th inning.

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Photos: Oregon crushes Utah 94-48 on senior night

Oregon ended the season on a high note in defeating an overmatched Utah Utes team 94-81. Seniors Garrett Sim, Olu Ashaolu, Devoe Joseph, Tyrone Nared and Jeremy Jacob were honored after the game on senior night.

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Oregon baseball tops Long Beach State 5-4

Oregon extended its winning streak to eight games by notching a come-from-behind victory over Long Beach State in the Ducks’ home opener.

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