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OSPIRG introduces plans for winter term

Student-run activist group OSPIRG has kicked off their winter term campaigns. At a kickoff meeting in mid-January, the group outlined their plans to focus on a renewable energy campaign, specifically targeting Oregon’s coal consumption. “I’m sure all of us are very aware that climate change is the biggest issue facing …

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HousingNews

EMU construction nears final stages

After more than two years of planning and labor, construction in the Erb Memorial Union is nearing it’s final stages for the term. The project is set to have a grand opening at the beginning of fall 2016. Construction is set to conclude at the end of May, but EMU …

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UO hires Darci Heroy as interim Title IX coordinator

Darci Heroy has been hired as interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator, the University of Oregon announced on Tuesday. Heroy has worked as a consultant for the UO on Title IX issues since April of last year and was previously an equal opportunity specialist in the UO’s Office of …

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UO bans hoverboards over safety concerns

The University of Oregon announced this morning that it has banned all hoverboards and similar devices effective immediately. In the announcement, Krista Dillon, the university’s director of Emergency Management and Fire Prevention, said that the devices have the potential to become a fire hazard during recharging. Dillon specified in the …

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White House correspondent visits UO in celebration of MLK

Last night, University of Oregon and Lane Community College partnered up to hear a keynote address from esteemed journalist and current White House correspondent April Ryan. The event was part of a series of events celebrating this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and representatives from the Associated Students of …

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