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Active Minds fights to print resource numbers on the back of ID cards

Tired of pulling up the Google browser every time you need to phone Safe Ride? UO Active Minds is working on a campaign to get campus resource numbers printed on the back of student ID cards. Active Minds President Juan Rivera said the group is surveying students to see which …

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University Film Organization prepares Felicia Maunu for movie business

Concentration rung heavy in the room. All eyes were locked onto their computer screens. It was a Tuesday night in the Cinema Studies Lab on the second floor of Knight Library as members of the University Film Organization practiced editing for their weekly workshop. Over in the far left corner of the …

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For UO grad student Mary Morgan, emceeing is all about community

A glowing smile spreads across Mary Morgan’s face as she discusses her involvement in the local arts community. From the excitement beaming from her piercing blue eyes it’s not hard to tell that Morgan, a graduate student working to get her master’s degree in arts administration, is devoted to the …

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Pedal Power Music transforms bike energy to create electricity

We don’t often think of the watts of electricity we use when we flip on our light switch or turn on our stereo. What if instead of burning fuel and wasting electricity we could contribute to producing natural energy through cycling? Dave Villalobos is helping to innovate just that here in Eugene. …

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Individual has seizure inside Caspian

Eugene Fire and Rescue responded to a call at Caspian restaurant on 13th Avenue between Kincaid and Alder Street around 2:15 p.m. after a customer collapsed from a seizure. The employees made sure he was still breathing by the time emergency medical technicians arrived. “He kinda started collapsing. The (other customers) were …

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Minimum wage increases in Oregon

Starting Jan. 1 of this new year, Oregon raised its minimum wage $0.20, from $8.95 to $9.10. The wage increase is the result of a 2002 ballot measure passed to keep up with inflation. Oregon’s minimum wage is the second highest in the nation, $5.90 short of Washington state’s new …

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