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IMPACT mentor program sees boost in attendance

IMPACT, or the Intercultural Mentoring Program Advancing Community Ties, is a program on campus aimed at promoting the success of and use of resources for underclassmen by connecting them with upperclassman, or mentors. They’re biggest goal is to introduce new students to the plethora of resources they have lurking just …

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MLK quote returns the EMU lobby as planned

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” quote has returned to the EMU. The quote’s removal was the subject of considerable national debate in January, but a university official says it was always going to return. The university points to miscommunication and a lack of fact checking for the …

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Ducks After Dark hits its stride

Campus Thursday nights: With classes still a prevalent factor the next morning, and the weekend looming but not quite making contact yet, students may feel a viable, but maybe not always practical, urge to go out. For those who want to stay on campus, Ducks After Dark has been providing …

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UO paid UOPD police chief Carolyn McDermed to leave position

A week ago, UOPD police chief, Carolyn McDermed, abruptly left her position just days before a federal judge was to reconfirm a $755,000 jury award against her and her department. The case stated that the jury believed she unlawfully retaliated against a complaint from an employee about her leadership. About …

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Unconfirmed Bieber rumors draw crowd to Matthew Knight Arena

Rumors have been spreading for a few days now that Justin Bieber is in Eugene and using Matthew Knight Arena as a rehearsal space for his tour through the Pacific Northwest, which includes a concert at the Moda Center in Portland on March 13. Bieber’s presence in Eugene hasn’t been …

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SEIU leads a student tour of campus classified workers

The Service Employees International Union took students on a tour of the classified workers’ side of campus last Wednesday, Feb. 18. SEIU has been attempting to increase awareness of its union since a near-strike this summer. An Ethnic Studies 199 class attended the tour. The instructor, Associate Professor Daniel HoSang, …

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Career Center’s annual fair sees increased popularity

The University of Oregon’s Career Center’s Feb. 11 career fair had higher student attendance than usual. The center and attending employers said this points to its increasing success and impact on students’ lives. Makaya Moore graduated from UO in 2015. Moore worked for the Career Center while she was a student, after attaining …

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Housing

Chipotle closes for food safety training day

It has been a few weeks since Chipotle opened in the EMU, and it doesn’t look like the line has slowed down since the gate lowered to reveal the rusty red menus. The vendor sat behind a grate as the grand opening dates were postponed time and time again. Dan …

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China Night fills the EMU Ballroom to the brim

You didn’t have to set foot in the EMU ballroom to know how much of a success the Chinese Students and Scholars Association’s China Night was. Under a red insignia on one of the cement pillars that stood by the staircase was a large white sign that read “China Night …

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The CSSA hosts a celebration of the Chinese New Year on Saturday

This Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6:30pm, the CSSA-UO (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) is  holding an event called China Night in the EMU Ballroom. The CSSA, according to their group’s description on their Facebook page , is the largest Chinese organization in Eugene. Their aim is to improve relationships with international …

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ASUO will host rally, forum to fight proposed tuition increase

ASUO will host a campus rally and forum tomorrow afternoon aimed at fighting a proposed 4.7 percent tuition increase for the 2016-2017 school year. The rally will begin at 2:15 p.m. in front of Johnson Hall. Following the rally, the group will then move to the EMU Gumwood Room to …

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Martin Luther King Jr. quote in the EMU will return after construction

This article has been edited for clarity. Since 1986, the University of Oregon has housed a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. in the lobby of the Erb Memorial Union. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged …

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