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The Student Alumni Association has big plans for 2015

The University of Oregon Student Alumni Association (UOSAA) is a term that is thrown out a lot around campus, but what is it that they actually do? The SAA is one of the largest student-run non-profit organizations on campus, with a member base of approximate 1/4 of the undergraduate student …

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Students find repeat study abroad trips enrich career experience

It’s one thing to sit in PLC 180 and see a slideshow of poverty and hunger. It’s a completely different experience to see it in person, according to Megan Garland, a UO senior majoring in international relations and Chinese. Garland had such positive experiences studying abroad that she is about …

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UO set to build a new $45 million dorm

The University of Oregon has made a proposal to build a new residency hall on the eastern edge of campus, behind the Many Nations Long House on 16th and Columbia. The UO Board of Trustees Committee announced today that the new dorm will have 500 rooms and 2,100 beds, according …

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UO will take part in AAU survey on sexual violence and develop its own

University of Oregon will take part in both the American Association of Universities’ campus climate survey and develop its own, a story on the campus website Around the O announced earlier today. The goal of choosing both is to gain more information on sexual violence and have some influence in how the …

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Do student groups really boost your resume?

Job and internship searching can be an overwhelming experience, but it is also an exciting way to learn who you are as you start to get more involved in activities on and around campus. “Students who have meaningful and relevant experiences are more successful in finding jobs and internships,” Courtney …

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What does it take to start your own business? Light Dance can tell you.

Dylan Garrett is only a year and a half out of college, and he wants to bridge the gap that exists between students at the University of Oregon and local businesses. Garrett has accomplished this by creating a close relationship between his own business and the Entrepreneur Club and the …

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Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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Mariota issued speeding ticket for driving 80 mph

Marcus Mariota was issued a speeding ticket in the early morning hours on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Oregon quarterback was stopped by a state trooper on Highway 126 West near Veneta for driving 80 mph in a 55 mph zone. The traffic citation said that state trooper Ryan Hockema stopped …

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University of Oregon’s Enrollment Decreases by One Percent

The University of Oregon enrollment is down by 1% since Fall 2013. According to the Office of the Registrar statistical reports, the total undergraduate enrollment was 24,508 students in Fall 2013, compared to 24,188 in fall of this year. This marks the first time since Fall of 2011 that there has …

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