CrimeNews

Woman taped to light post on campus Thursday evening

A 19-year-old woman was assaulted Thursday night; she was taped to a light post, according to a University of Oregon Campus Crime Alert. The woman, currently unnamed, was walking from an 11th Avenue address to a friend’s residence in Barnhart Hall when a strange man approached her, offering to escort …

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Taylor’s Bar and Grill postpones Wednesday’s dollar beers special, Webfoot steps up

Due to complications regarding their transition of management, Taylor’s Bar and Grill will be closed Wednesday night, cancelling the popular weekly $1 beers special.   New general manager Duane Davis says that $1 beers will be moved to later this week. Taylor’s has been closed since Tuesday due to issues …

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HealthNews

1,100 flags for 1,100 college suicides on the Condon Hall lawn

“You matter,” “You are more than worth it,” and “You are loved” are just a few of the messages sprawled across the little green flags planted in Condon Lawn this week.   As a part of Mental Health Month, the University of Oregon Student Mental Health Advocates planted 1,100 flags …

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MEChA cautions cultural sensitivity in wake of ‘Cinco de Drinko’ party at Baylor

Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado planned for Friday, May 5 to be a normal night out with her friends to relax after a long week. She changed her mind after she realized it was Cinco de Mayo, and decided to stay home in order to avoid the cultural insensitivity. “It’s just so insulting …

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HealthNews

Bicycle Month celebrates bicycling, cautions riders

As the spring weather rolls in, so does the newly minted Bike Month, beginning today, May 1. A group called We Bike Eugene is hosting over 30 bike rides and events around the city this month. Today, the city is holding an open house to discuss Eugene’s future Bike Share program, …

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Take Back the Night march aims to raise awareness about sexual assault

Before coming to the United States, UO graduate Seela Sankei, from Nairobi City, Kenya, was unable to openly protest and use her voice against the sexual violence occurring against women in her country. Sankei marched with about 300 others in the University of Oregon’s 39th annual Take Back the Night …

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Sustainability fair offers freebies for students

Worn Wear, Patagonia’s traveling outdoor gear repair company, will be on campus Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. alongside the University of Oregon’s own eco-conscious groups such as UO Zero Waste and the UO Outdoor Program. The group is offering free gear repairs to students all around the country …

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HealthNews

Health center urges spring health after mumps case cleared in March

As the winter chill is replaced with spring sun, the possibility of illness is still prevalent, as the University of Oregon Health Center confirmed a case of mumps on campus in late March. The infected student contracted mumps off-campus and has since been cleared of the illness.  Though campus appears …

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Meningitis outbreak at OSU raises awareness once again

University of Oregon’s neighbor Oregon State University confirmed its third case of Meningitis last week, and the UO Health Center has under-taken another effort to alert students of the dangers of the disease. OSU stated on its website that the outbreak is not an emergency, but health authorities suggest students keep …

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Rumors of clash with Anti-fascist group spur large turnout for College Republicans meeting

To be a Republican on the University of Oregon campus is against the norm, and the UO College Republicans are no strangers to backlash for their political beliefs and actions.   On Feb. 16 in Lillis Hall, the College Republicans held their weekly meeting, only this particular meeting came with …

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