AdministrationNews

Economics professor Bill Harbaugh elected UO senate VP and president-elect

One of the most involved members of the faculty and the creator of the UO Matters blog will be the next Senate vice president.

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Grad GuideSpecial Sections

Grad Guide 2015: So you’re graduating, now here’s what to do with your life

Let’s get existential (and probably a bit too literal with some clichés). You’re graduating, but there is no moment of clarity. You may know what you’re doing next year or you may not. One thing’s for sure: Some seem to be always right, landing the perfect job. The stars are …

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AdministrationNews

University files $8.5 million lawsuit, in March, over Global Scholars Hall construction defects

In the suit, the UO alleges that “concrete floors are deflecting beyond the normal limits and the deflection is causing substantial stress and/or cracking or a combination of both, of the floors, walls, and ceilings.”

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NewsPolitics

Dismantling the potential nuclear deal with Iran

Here’s a breakdown of the events surrounding the possible nuclear deal with Iran.

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CrimeNews

17-year-old sentenced to 14 years for brutal rape near Autzen Stadium

17-year-old sentenced to 14 years after pleading guilty of a brutal rape near Autzen Stadium during a Oregon football game.

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CityCover Story

There’s an Uber problem in Eugene

The City of Eugene has been tussling with Uber for some time. The city wants Uber to fall under the same classification as taxis. The company? Not so much.

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ColumnsOpinion

Friedman: Kitzhaber’s Road to Redemption

Richard Nixon had one with Watergate and Bill Clinton had his with Monica Lewinski. Eliot Spitzer, Anthony Weiner, John Edwards, Newt Gingrich and even Hillary Clinton had one too. And now there’s John Kitzhaber. It seems that almost all politicians, regardless of their political affiliation, have their scandal. And in …

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Arts & CultureFashion

Review: Red Wing boots revive quality footwear traditions

Footwear designer Christian Louboutin said, “A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk.” My mom, as I tried on a pair of classless rouge wingtips, said, “Your feet walk into the room first! Don’t be too loud!” Footwear says a lot about a person. But what …

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Arts & CultureMusic

Preview: Excision to drop the bass at the McDonald Theater

Excision is coming and he’s going to be loud. So loud in fact that the Canadian dubstep DJ, who is on tour and performing at the historic McDonald Theater on Feb. 2, is offering a free set of “high fidelity hearing protection” earplugs to every fan who buys tickets on …

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Arts & CultureMusic

Review: Rapper Wale turns up the McDonald Theater on his Simply Nothing Tour

The turn up was real on Saturday night as Washington, D.C. rapper Wale took the stage at the McDonald Theatre at about 10:30 p.m. during his Simply Nothing Tour, promoting the upcoming release of his record, The Album About Nothing. Wale’s music is a mix of soulful, percussion driven and …

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Arts & CultureMusic

Denmark’s dream-rock band Mew to return in 2015

You likely don’t know whether Danish band Mew’s dreamy prog-rock anthems are your “thing,” but they should be. Mew is an anomaly in today’s world of formulaic chart-topping tracks and general lack of instrumentation, wherein artists produce multiple albums per year to inundate the market. No, Mew hasn’t produced an album …

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