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Phi Delta Theta suspended from University of Oregon

A previous version of this article stated the suspension would last four years. A barbecue that led to an under-aged new member of Phi Delta Theta drinking alcohol with a mixing agent he was allergic to eventually brought Robin Holmes, University of Oregon Vice President of Student Life, to uphold …

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Numerous San Bernardino victims in active shooter attack

As many as 20 victims were attacked in a shooting in San Bernardino, California Wednesday morning, according to The New York Times. The city police department told The New York Times they were handling an “active shooter” attack, while the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said police have reports of …

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Supporters of Syrian refugees march through UO during rally

About 100 people joined in solidarity to support Syrian refugees on the lawn between the Lillis Business Complex and Knight Library on Monday, leading to a march down 13th Avenue and statement against xenophobia. “Solidarity is contingent on action and being in the cold and marching is important,” student volunteer …

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Live coverage: Global Zero and UO Beyond War host rally to support Syrian refugees

Global Zero and UO Beyond War will be holding a rally in support of Syrian refugees. This rally is being held on the lawn between Lillis Business Complex and the Knight Library beginning at 2 p.m. For more event information, please see the Facebook event. Tweets by @aivilorae

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UO checking on students studying in France

This story has been updated here. After France closed its borders because of attacks in Paris today, University of Oregon’s Global Education Oregon program sent out a message to 169 UO students studying in France, Europe and the United Kingdom through UO. “As many of you are aware, a disturbing situation …

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Whistle-blower lawsuit filed against UO by two former counseling center workers

Former University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center employees filed a lawsuit against UO after receiving a reprisal following their whistle-blowing of the university when a student’s therapy files were accessed, according to the Register-Guard. Jennifer Morlok, former UCTC senior therapist, and Karen Stokes, former UCTC executive assistant, filed their …

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Motor-vehicle accident on 15th Avenue and Alder Street

At around 10:51 a.m. this morning, there was an accident between a motorcycle and a vehicle around 15th Avenue and Alder Street. The motorcyclist was transported to Riverbend Hospital for evaluation. There were not any citations issued for the incident. The officers who responded and their report have not been …

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Near-robbery and sexual misconduct reported on UO property this week

The University of Oregon Police Department notified students via email of two crimes reported on UO property Thursday evening. The email described the first incident as a man touching himself inappropriately on Wednesday between 9:00 to 10:00 p.m. by the Knight Law Center on East 15th Avenue and Agate Street, …

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Delta Tau Delta goes all dogs out on fall philanthropy fundraiser

In an effort to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Delta Tau Delta hosted the dog-themed event Delt Dogs at their house on Thursday. “What do people like a lot?” philanthropy chairman David Crinnion said. “People like dogs.” The event had many dogs on DTD’s lawn, as well …

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Former UO basketball player Brandon Austin files $7.5 million lawsuit against university

Brandon Austin, a former basketball player for the University of Oregon, filed a $7.5 million lawsuit against the UO, previous university President Michael R. Gottfredson, Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards Sandy Weintraub, Assistant Dean of Students Chicora Martin and Vice President of Student Life Robin Holmes, according to …

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911 outage reported by Eugene police

In the local Eugene area, on Monday the 911 service was unaccessible, first reported by The Register Guard. A severed cable on Sixth Avenue and Garfield Street caused the outage. The Eugene Police Department established a back-up system and the cable is now repaired.  

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Kappa Alpha Theta kitchen worker attests she was unfairly fired through lawsuit

Noel Roberts, a former kitchen worker for the Alpha Xi chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, has filed a lawsuit against the sorority after reportedly being unjustly terminated, according to the Register-Guard. According to the suit, Roberts was fired in September 2014 after her supervisor, Diane Carroll, failed to turn off …

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Scratch Columbus Day: NASU celebrates Indigenous Solidarity Day

The calendar read Columbus Day, but the Native-American Student Union chose to mark the date in a different way — holding “Indigenous Solidarity Day” in the Erb Memorial Union amphitheater to honor indigenous people of Oregon. Indigenous Solidarity Day has been celebrated on campus for several years, and NASU co-director …

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Bomb threats at Rogue Community College forces campus-wide evacuations

All three Rogue Community College campuses were evacuated this morning after police received two anonymous bomb threats, the Register-Guard reported. The first tip, reported at the Redwood campus in Grants Pass, came in at 10 a.m.. At 10:40 a.m., police received another anonymous bomb threat at the college’s White City …

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EMU amphitheater will host Monday night vigil for UCC community

At 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5 a candlelight vigil will  take place at the Erb Memorial Union Amphitheater to honor and provide support for those affected by the tragic shooting that took place Thursday morning at Umpqua Community College. During the candlelight vigil, there will be three speakers who …

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