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Part 3: International Students flock to the UO

Note: This article is the final in a series that examines University of Oregon’s trends on admittance, application rates and demographics. You can read part one here and part two here. When UO student Yawei Zhang was still living in China about six years ago, he was given a list …

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Part 2: Nonresidents face steep competition applying to UO

Note: This article is the second in a series that will examine UO’s trends on admittance, application rates and demographics. Part three will examine the increased international attention on the UO and run in print on Monday. You can read part one here.  It’s no secret that the University of Oregon …

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Part 1: Oregonian applicants not affected by UO’s rise in popularity

Note: This article is the first in a series that examines UO’s trends on admittance, application rates, and demographics. Part two examines the influx of nonresident, and can be read here. Part three will look at international students and will run on print Monday.  UO’s popularity has skyrocketed in the …

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All-star Leudy De Los Santos gives her all in women’s rugby

Leudy De Los Santos goes by “D.” The University of Oregon sophomore has also been called a slew of other descriptors, pertaining to her ethnicity, sexuality, style of dress, and her gender. But one thing people might never expect De Los Santos to be is a rugby player – and …

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Strict medical marijuana restrictions may hinder those in need

California native and junior at the University of Oregon Matt Zebro has been disappointed by a certain aspect of living in Oregon. He can’t get a medical marijuana card. Zebro was approved for a California medical marijuana card in April 2012. He obtained his card to help manage stress issues, …

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Need for prayer space leads to new solutions

Mohammed Al Ghamdi, a Muslim student studying abroad through UO’s American English Institute, usually prays in his classrooms on the breaks between classes. Al Ghamdi’s ten minute breaks don’t give him enough time to get to Agate Hall, where a space is reserved for AEI students. As a solution, his instructors …

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Support group for male survivors of sexual assault to begin early April

Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County offers a variety of useful services for survivors of sexual assault and abuse who are seeking help and guidance. This spring, SASS’s support group coordinator Jessica Mason plans to form a male-identified support group, which is specially focused on survivors who are 18 and older. SASS …

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Perception of Chinese students as wealthy overlooks majority

When Chinese student Steve Xu came to the University of Oregon, he felt proud of his Chinese culture. “My mom sent me here to get a better education,” Xu said. But this academic sentiment may get overshadowed by other perceptions of UO’s Chinese student demographic; namely, the idea that they …

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UO Coalition to End Sexual Violence now official

University of Oregon Women and Gender Studies Professor Carol Stabile gets a certain look in her eyes when she talks about sexual assault on campus. Behind her playful cat-eye glasses, her eyes take on a troubled stare as she recalls the people — weighed down by traumatic experiences — who …

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Different case, different place: navigating the UO’s complex sexual assault reporting process

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is tucked away in a corner on East 12th Avenue. From the Duck Store, walk west down 13th Avenue until you reach Hilyard. Turn right toward Sacred Heart Medical Center. Carefully use the crosswalk on the three-lane stretch of Hilyard Street sandwiched between …

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Different case, different place: navigating the UO’s complex sexual assault reporting process

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is tucked away in a corner on East 12th Avenue. From the Duck Store, walk west down 13th Avenue until you reach Hilyard. Turn right toward Sacred Heart Medical Center. Carefully use the crosswalk on the three-lane stretch of Hilyard Street sandwiched between …

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Underreported sexual assault is a problem on many campuses, but UO programs and students are addressing it

UPDATE: A previous version of this story included a passage that painted Safe Ride, the UO’s safety shuttle, in a false light. Safe Ride provides exact times for pickups, a policy that was not communicated in the story. Rather, the story included a passage wherein a student was left waiting …

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