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The cost of college tuition

With the raising cost of college tuition, many UO students are left strugging to pay living expenses.

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Sidney “Tony” Nelson remembered and celebrated at Thursday’s vigil

The UO freshman had a passion for web development, classical piano and producing music. He left many happy memories with those who knew him.

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Fund created in honor of Tony Nelson

“Sidney Anthony “Tony” Nelson III, a son, brother, friend and musical prodigy unexpectedly lost his life on May 31, 2015 in a drowning accident,” the description of the page reads. “Tony was greatly loved by his family, church, alma mater and friends at the University of Oregon where he was …

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Friends remember Tony Nelson as positive, one-of-a-kind and always making people smile

There will be a vigil to remember the computer science major and Phi Delta Theta member at the EMU Amphitheater on June 4 at 7 p.m.

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UO undergrad drowned at Wildwood Falls

University of Oregon undergraduate Sidney “Tony” Anthony Nelson III drowned on May 31 at Wildwood Falls. According to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson jumped from the waterfall and never resurfaced, and had been underwater for at least five minutes at the time of the dispatch. “Our hearts go out to Mr. Nelson’s …

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UO Foundation no longer purchasing waterfront property

University of Oregon Foundation has ended the negotiations to purchase waterfront property with Eugene Water and Electric Board. A park will be built on the property instead.

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Q&A with Oregon Student Debtor’s Amy Krol

UO alumna Amy Krol talks about student debt through the online Facebook group Oregon Student Debtors. She is dealing with debt and created a social media outlet for gathering people dealing with the similar issues and to have support.

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Sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy speaks out against sexual assault and institutional betrayal

Brenda Tracy, survivor of an alleged gang rape that occurred 16 years ago in Corvallis, spoke at the University of Oregon Thursday.

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OSU sexual assault survivor and activist Brenda Tracy is coming to UO

This Thursday, sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy will be speaking in room 142 of the Knight Law Center at 3:30 p.m.

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This is how the University of Oregon has tackled sexual assault in the last year

This story is one part of a series of articles on sexual assault awareness at the University of Oregon. Read Emerald editor Sami Edge’s letter to find out why we’ve dedicated today’s edition of Emerald Monday to the topic. Pressure on the University of Oregon to change policies surrounding sexual …

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What will the new assistant vice president for sexual assault do?

After the increase in sexual violence on college campuses, the UO has enacted a plan for prevention of sexual assault.

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United Academics, SEIU negotiate future raises as bargaining continues

United Academics, the UO faculty union are bargaining for raises in their next contract. They are proposing a seven percent raise for the 2015-2016 academic year and a six and a half raise for 2017-2018. Members of UO’s classified staff also are bargaining for a new contract alongside all the seven public universities of Oregon for an increase in their salary.

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Fire alarm at Living Learning Center, students evacuated

A fire alarm in the Living Learning Center was set off this afternoon, and LLC North was completely evacuated.

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Scott Coltrane presents awards to outstanding officers of administration, classified employees

Interim President Scott Coltrane will present the 2015 Outstanding Classified Employee Recognition Award and the Outstanding Officer of Administration Recognition Award tonight in Gerlinger Hall.

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How much will UO’s next president earn?

Chair of the presidential search committee, Connie Ballmer, explains the presidential salary as the search for UO’s next president continues.

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University of Oregon School of Law’s rankings rise while enrollment declines

Beth Ford always knew she wanted to go to law school. After getting her undergraduate degree in Missouri, she came to Eugene to work as a reporter and knew that the University of Oregon law program was a good fit. In Ford’s time at the law school enrollment changed significantly. According …

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‘The Hunting Ground’ hits close to home during Portland screening

‘The Hunting Ground’ is a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses in the U.S., and recently UO staff and students were a invited to a screening of the film in Portland.

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CrimeNews

Former UO instructor falsely accuses EPD officer of sexual assault

Deborah Frisch, a former instructor at the University of Oregon, was convicted on Monday of falsely accusing a Eugene police officer of sexually assaulting her. Frisch was first arrested on stalking charges on Feb. 19, according to The Register-Guard. After her arrest, Frisch told authorities she was sexually assaulted by a …

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UO works to increase diversity after recruiting the most diverse incoming class yet

After welcoming its most racially and ethnically diverse class this fall, the UO hopes to continue increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body.

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Q&A with Mohsen Manesh on new Portland Law Program

Mohsen Manesh gives insight on what to expect for the new Portland Law program. This gives an advantage for 3rd year law students to get professional real-world experience in their last year.

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Board of trustees approves 3.7 percent tuition increase amid student protest

The tuition increase comes amid further disinvestment from the State of Oregon in higher education, which has slid increasingly over the last 20 years.

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University of Oregon tuition increases approved despite student criticism

A proposed tuition increase for students at the University of Oregon was approved by the Finance and Facilities Committee during its March 4 meeting.

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Petition against UO’s counterclaim in recent sexual assault litigation

UPDATE: University of Oregon spokeswoman Julie Brown responded to the petition.  Over 1,500 people signed a petition created Feb. 21, calling for an end to the counterclaim filed by the University of Oregon in its legal response to a lawsuit filed by the survivor of an alleged sexual assault last spring. The petition, created on Change.org …

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Students voice concern over tuition and fees increases ahead of board consideration

The tuition and fees advisory board’s Brad Shelton answered student questions about the proposed 3.8 percent resident tuition increase and $10 fees increase.

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United Academics provides security for UO faculty

Galen Martin has been with the University of Oregon since 1985 after finishing his master’s degree here. Now a senior instructor in the department of international studies, Martin had previously struggled as an adjunct professor after teaching at the UO for 14 years in various departments. Before UO faculty unionized …

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What does your tuition pay for?

Four UO students are working to help determine the cost of education for the whole student body. As members of the Tuition and Fees Advisory Board, these UO students provided their perspective on how tuition and fees should increase or decrease. “The idea was to have a comprehensive holistic group that could provide different …

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Howe Field Memorial Gates may be relocated due to new stadium construction

The historic iron gates outside of Howe Field may be removed during the impending construction of a new women’s softball stadium, according to the Register-Guard. The Howe Field Memorial Gates were installed on campus in 1938 as a World War I memorial, honoring University of Oregon veterans who died during their …

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Inside Chapman Hall: The pros and cons of the Clark Honors College

Emily Friedenberg and Hazel Lallemand are both sophomores in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts who came to the University of Oregon as Clark Honors College students. Friedenberg, who has applied to become a product design major, was attracted to the small class sizes and liberal arts education that the Honors …

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Q&A with Judith Lechner on the Tuition and Fees Advisory Board

Judith Lechner is an international graduate student, GTF and former GTFF president. Now filling one of four student positions on the Tuition and Fees Advisory Board, Lechner helps the Board make decisions regarding tuition changes throughout the year. Here is what Lechner had to say about her role and experience …

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Everything we know about UO's record release saga

The University of Oregon’s records release garnered national attention this week. UO economics professor Bill Harbaugh was identified as the recipient of 22,000 pages of records that the university got back in #LibraryGate. “The archives contain legal opinions and Interim President Scott Coltrane refuses to make those public,” Harbaugh said. “I …

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