Opinion

Blrbs: Finals Week, term in review

Here are three of the biggest issues the University community was affected by this fall. Mallard Madness senate funding Well, this has been fun. In case you haven’t been following ASUO politics, here’s a quick rundown of the latest controversy. Essentially, what started as a request from the Executive’s office …

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Mailbag: More responses to last Monday's Mitt Romney feature

In response to “How a Mitt Romney presidency would affect your sex life” (Emerald, 10/29/12) Abortion should not be a form of birth control What an absurd notion that abortion is a viable form of birth control. It says a great deal about our society, when the killing of a …

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Opinion

Mailbag: Responses to Monday's Mitt Romney cover story

On Monday, we gave you some details about the services that are provided by Planned Parenthood — a federally run institution that Mitt Romney would cut support from if elected. We received a letter, and several comments in response to this. Letter: Voting for a Republican presidency attacks women’s health …

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Opinion

Emerald Editorial Board's stance on important ballot measures

Tuesday, Nov. 6, will be your last day to vote on elected representatives. But there are also several important issues up for debate on the ballot, including a few big measures that could limit or grow the amount of money the state can take in. As we’ve seen the last …

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Archives

Blrbs Week 5: Presidential debate, random drug testing and Duck football's defense

The final presidential debate is slotted to begin this evening, and all I can think of is what silly things Mitt Romney might say about the Middle East. What with Big Bird and “binders full of women,” combined with a lack of real clash between the major party candidates, I’m …

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Blrbs: Meeting with Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio

The Emerald editorial board, composed of Print Managing Editor McKenna Brown, Digital Managing Editor Josephine Woolington, and copy chiefs Ponta Abadi and myself, got the opportunity to have a short meeting Wednesday morning with Rep. Peter DeFazio, who represents the southwest region of Oregon. Because he’s on the transportation committee …

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Archives

Blrbs: Happy Monday of week 3

Ding dong, the witch is dead. Oregon State’s star quarterback Sean Mannion will be undergoing a knee surgery of indeterminate length, which takes away a large part of the threat that has put the Beavers at 4-0, and made them the Gonzaga of this college football season. @@[email protected]@ While my first response to …

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Blrbs: No. 2 teams, UOPD and Big Bird

It’s October, it’s the third week of school, and we still have two really good teams on campus. Consider this, Oregon volleyball is 14-1, with just seven total set losses in those 14 wins. Though the team dropped its first loss on the road this weekend to Stanford, it is …

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NewsPolitics

Democrats v. Republicans: Political Science Honor Society to host debate Nov. 1

The College Democrats and College Republicans will participate in a political debate scheduled for Nov. 1. Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society, will host the debate, which will cover a number of topics including economic recovery, gay marriage, health care and energy policy, said ASUO Academic Director Harlan …

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Blrbs: What I'm reading, week 2

Last week ‘North Dakota Nice’ Plays Well in Senate Race — NY Times An enigmatic engine of the US economy, North Dakota has an interesting Senate race going on right now. As the story cites, while the GOP has the state deeply shaded in red for the Presidential race, the …

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Archives

Blrbs: What I'm reading, week one

Today’s my first official day as the dictator of the Emerald’s new opinion section, Community, making me the Community editor. I thought it’d be a cool idea to give you all some of the links I’ve been clicking on in the past couple days as a weekly feature. Since we’re …

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ColumnsFootballSports

Bains: Ducks football should continue to take the proverbial foot off the pedal

While the plodding pace of the second half (which incidentally earned Marcus Mariota & Co. an uncommon win in the time of possession battle) was boring and led to many leaving Autzen early, it was a really cool thing for me to see.

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News

ASUO VP Nick McCain says EMU Task Force ‘explore(d) creative marketing strategies’

In a guest commentary submitted to The Register-Guard, ASUO Vice President Nick McCain wrote that the student-led EMU Task Force sought the outside campaign assistance that has recently been derided in the media, in order to promote a “yes” vote in the fall’s EMU referendum. A report from RBI Strategies …

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News

Oregon State University enters, UO exits national ranking of ‘best buy’ colleges

The Register-Guard reported Saturday that the Oregon State University is the lone Oregon university in the annual Fiske Guide to the 41 best buy colleges and universities. Since 2005, OSU had been climbing the list and the University of Oregon had been fading — until this year when OSU passed …

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Opinion

Bains: Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan establishes himself as the anti-student candidate

And if you (being students at the University of Oregon or really any other U.S. public university) vote for them, you are absolutely voting against your interests.

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Opinion

The week in thumbs: Dog Days of Summer edition

New UO president, Ducks in the Olympics, mass shooting in Wisconsin, gas prices.

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Thumbs up NCAA moving to punish Penn State We don’t know exactly what their plan is — we don’t really care. All we know is that one chapter of this sad, sad story is closer to some type of resolution. Chappelle in town It was late-notice (we found out he …

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Bains: A modest proposal for fixing student transportation over the summer

When the Safe Ride and Designated Driver Shuttle services get crowded and their lines busy, a 40-minute trudge in the dark of Autzen’s shadow shouldn’t be the only remaining option.

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OlympicsSportsTrack & Field

Run-off scheduled between Felix and Tarmoh for final spot in women’s 100-meter dash

It’s going to be a run-off to determine who will take the third and final ticket to London for the U.S.’s women’s 100-meter team.

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Student loan debt will not double on July 1

The United States House of Representatives passed a bill Friday that will extend the current interest rate of federally subsidized loans (3.4 percent) beyond when it was set to expire on July 1. According to Associated Press reporting, congressional groups agreed to a deal earlier this week for a $6 …

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CrimeNews

Janitor accused of University thefts sentenced to 13 months in prison

Thomas Wayne Morgan Jr. — a former University custodian — was sentenced to 13 months of prison for thefts from the University.

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Opinion

This week in University history (June 6)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. Here’s a glimpse of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a look into what was happening this day in the past.

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Bains: Why I can barely trust the state to manage higher education anymore

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber hired Rudy Crew, formerly an education administrator in New York City and Miami, as the state’s new Chief Education Officer … And, in my oh-so-humble opinion, it really sucks.

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Opinion

The week in thumbs: ‘Is this the best sports year ever?’ edition

Thumbs up and down for the week surrounding Memorial Day weekend.

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Opinion

This day in University history (May 23)

We’ll be trying to find stories and headlines inherently relevant to situations that persist today, as well as the occasional oddity we find in our past.

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Opinion

The week in thumbs: University Day and University funding

Thumbs up for University day, thumbs down for lacking government support for higher education.

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Opinion

Top 10: Questions to take away from the spring game

The top questions to take away from the spring game to argue over until September 1.

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Opinion

This Day in University History (May 2, 1997)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing

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This day in University history (April 25, 1966)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. Here’s a glimpse of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a look into what was happening this day in the past.

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Opinion

Top 10 Instagram photos we never want to see again

Here are the top 10 types of photos we could do with never seeing again from Instagram.

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