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UO law professor to serve as university’s interim ombudsperson

Jennifer Reynolds, an associate professor of law and faculty director of the Appropriate Resolution Center, has been named the interim University of Oregon ombudsperson, the university announced Friday morning. Reynolds will hold the position from Jan. 15 to May 15 while the university continues searching for a permanent replacement. As …

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Largest student group request of the year divides senate votes

In its first meeting of Winter term, Senate voted to table The Students of the Indians Subcontinent’s $15,000 request that would have brought Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj to its culture night. SIS’s plan is to book Minhaj, known for his role as Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show, to accompany other performers at …

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ASUO Senate live updates

  Live coverage of tonight’s ASUO Senate meeting. Access the full agenda here.   Live Blog ASUO Meeting 1/6  

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Possible Title IX candidate aims to pull UO out of the ‘dark ages’ of sexual assault policy

During a meeting with students on Jan. 5, Catherine Carroll, a possible candidate for the new associate vice president and Title IX coordinator position, said that higher education institutions are in the “dark ages” regarding the handling of sexual misconduct cases. “There is a lot of room for innovation. Universities …

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Police release sketches of UO area armed robber

Police released sketches on Saturday of the possible suspects, or suspect, who committed two armed robberies in the University of Oregon campus area last weekend, according to the Register-Guard. Detectives drew the sketches after speaking with both victims of the crime. In both crimes, a man approached them with a …

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CrimeNews

Two armed robberies in campus area this morning

Between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m., two armed robberies occurred near the University of Oregon according to a campus crime alert sent out around 9 a.m. today. In both cases, the suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded cell phones and anything else that the victims had with them. …

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Advisory Board holds open forum to discuss guaranteed tuition

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board held a second open forum Nov. 30 to address the concerns of students and faculty regarding the proposal of a guaranteed tuition program. This program would set a fixed tuition for four years for each incoming freshman class rather than annual increases. So far, the …

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Black Student Task Force releases list of demands for administration

The Black Student Task Force released a list of demands to the University of Oregon administration Nov. 17 aiming to address on campus racial issues. The task force is comprised of the UO Black Women of Achievement and the Black Student Union. Some of the demands from the task force include: creation …

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Senate continues to decline event raffling firearms

ASUO Senate declined the Young Americans for Liberty’s request for its Liberty Poker Night that will raffle firearms. Thomas Tullis, president of The University of Oregon’s YAL chapter, said that their second senate proposal was to reimburse a private donor’s contribution to the organization after senate voted down their request last week. …

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UO’s Associate VP of Communications Marketing & Brand Mgmt. announces resignation

Tim Clevenger, the creative force behind the University of Oregon’s first branding campaign, announced today that he will be leaving his job at the university on Nov. 20 for a job in Portland. In an email that Clevenger sent to his staff, he said he has accepted a new job …

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AcademicsNews

Garter Bands provide scholarships and musical outlets for UO students

The Yellow and Green Garter Bands are the only ones of their kind in the country. Consisting of two different groups with 12 musicians, each contain some of the most elite musicians that the Oregon Marching Band has to offer. Unlike the Oregon Marching Band, the Garter Bands are both …

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State board aims to reprimand UO psychologist over breach of student confidentiality

The Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners is preparing to reprimand Shelly Kerr, director of the Counseling and Testing Center for the University of Oregon, with a $5,000 fine and required attendance of ethics classes. The Oregonian reported that the disciplinary actions are in response to Kerr giving UO lawyers records belonging …

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