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An ally in Johnson Hall: Both administration and its critics trust Darci Heroy, UO’s new Title IX coordinator

University of Oregon administration and critics of its sexual assault policies have finally found something they agree on: Darci Heroy. As interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator, Heroy will report directly to UO President Michael Schill, starting today, about sexual assault on campus. Heroy’s experience as a Title …

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UO denies almost every complaint made in “whistleblower” suit

The University of Oregon denied any wrongdoing in retrieving the counseling records of a student in a Jan. 25 response to a lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in November 2015 by Karen Stokes and Jennifer Morlok, two former UO Counseling and Testing Center employees. The counseling records belonged to “Jane Doe,” the survivor of …

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We’re live-tweeting the UO Democrats’ watch party

The first Democratic presidential debate is tonight, and University of Oregon College Democrats are hosting a Democratic debate watch party. It’s in Straub Hall 245 at 5:30 p.m., and the Emerald is going to be live-tweeting the event and covering it on Snapchat. Follow @smgreenstone on Twitter or below and …

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Poll: Can you get a Minor in Possession charge if you get transported to the hospital for alcohol poisoning?

For an upcoming story, we’re testing the knowledge base of the student body on Minors in Possession charges and hospitalization. Thanks for participating. [yop_poll id=”4″ tr_id=””” show_results=”-1″]

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Eugene Police officer dressed in SWAT gear triggers lockdown at South Eugene High, Roosevelt Middle School

An unidentified Eugene Police officer was dropping off his kid at the YMCA on Patterson Street and 20th Avenue when a delivery driver called it in as suspicious.

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Student Conduct Code updated, sexual assault offenders will no longer do public service or essays

A board of trustees meeting Thursday made several changes to the Student Conduct Code regarding how sexual assaults are handled at the University of Oregon

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Students ask board of trustees for ‘Black Center’

On Thursday, the Black Student Union asked of the Board of Trustees to build a ‘Black Center’ for black students to have community and for more African-American student advisers to be hired.

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TBT: 9 snippets of history hiding in the pages of old Emeralds

A trip down memory lane show cases 9 photos of past ads or articles posted in the student paper. These pieces of history show a glimpse of the past pop culture, politics and people published a long time ago.

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Employees warn board of trustees they might strike

There are some university employees working full-time and on food stamps. That’s what Johnny Earl said at the University of Oregon board of trustees’ meeting Thursday, where he and others from the Service Employees International Union warned the university they may strike if raises do not increase. The SEIU represents service …

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Examination finds no obvious cause of Noah DeWitt’s death

The results of the toxicology report are still pending for the death of the UO alumnus.

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From hardship to headlining act: Chris Lee to take the stage of UO Campus Block Party

Junior Chris Lee takes his version of hip-hop to the stage at this year’s University of Oregon Block Party. This rapper will hit the stage with two guests from the STRAY music project and practically family members Donte Thomas and Deontre Curry.

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#TBT: How the Emerald masthead has changed

The Emerald was founded in 1900, and in the last century, journalism has grown up and changed distinctly–it looks way different now than it did a century ago. The Emerald’s masthead–the letters at the top of the page saying ‘Oregon Emerald’ and later ‘Oregon Daily Emerald’ and then just ‘E’–looks way …

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#TBT to 7 of the silliest, weirdest ads featured in the Emerald from 1950

Some of these are touching and encouraging, and some of them are incredibly racist. Some are from public service projects from the advertising council encouraging readers to be responsible citizens, and others encourage readers to try Camel cigarettes for a smoother drag. Here are seven of the best: 1. This ad …

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Say goodbye to the Hardware Repair Shop

25 years after it started, the Hardware Repair Shop at the University of Oregon is closing, much to the disappointment of some students.

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#TBT to the 19 craziest Emerald headlines from the early 1900s

In the first part of the 1900s, student newspapers were essentially the Internet: If you wanted to sell something, buy something, figure out what’s going on tonight, see how the Ducks did in volleyball or hear about classes cancelled, you picked up the student paper. And with all that coverage …

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#TBT to when the Emerald called the EMU ‘pregnant’

With construction blocking off The Fishbowl and The Buzz, the EMU is mostly empty. But in 1967, students at University of Oregon had the opposite problem. The Emerald published a four-page piece that was equal parts photo essay, editorial and report on the status of the Erb Memorial Union on …

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This is how the University of Oregon has tackled sexual assault in the last year

This story is one part of a series of articles on sexual assault awareness at the University of Oregon. Read Emerald editor Sami Edge’s letter to find out why we’ve dedicated today’s edition of Emerald Monday to the topic. Pressure on the University of Oregon to change policies surrounding sexual …

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Muslim Student Association’s ‘Violence and Islam’ event informs public about anti-Muslim sentiment

Chapel Hill. Charlie Hebdo. Sydney hostage crisis. Ahmed al-Jumaili‘s shooting. These are examples of extremism and backlashes against Muslims because of extremism. Because of these and more news items, for many across the world, Islam is more closely connected to violence than peace, according to Sheikh Yosof Wanly. Wanly spoke …

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#TBT to the day ‘Animal House’ came out

“Officials giving movie ‘bad reviews.’” That was the headline of a newspaper article on June 1, 1978, the day National Lampoon’s Animal House was released. And it wasn’t talking about critical reception, either. The movie has a 91 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Time and Roger Ebert called it one of the year’s best and …

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Woman allegedly sexually assaulted at Matt Knight Arena

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted Saturday night at a Jason Aldean concert. The assault, according to a campus crime alert sent out by the University of Oregon Police Department, occurred in a Matthew Knight Arena bathroom near the east doors. The woman was not a student or affiliated with the university, …

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UO “gamifies” success with UO Advantage

UO Advantage presents new advantage to enhancing your resume. This tracks student experiences into a comprehensive journal, portfolio and resume to formally present your experiences into a format that potential employers can see and understand.

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Two fire trucks, ambulance respond to medical call at Taylor’s

Two fire trucks and an ambulance responded to a medical call at Taylor’s Bar and Grill at approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday. Jorge Tapas, a witness, said the man who needed help passed out when he got excited playing video poker. The patient was wheeled out on a stretcher. More …

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#TBT to that one time scammers posed as UO cheerleaders

On April 3, 2007, two men and two women were arrested for posing as UO cheerleaders and students, a scam that involved asking people for money to fund the UO basketball team.

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TBT to when Japanese UO students’ money was frozen

In December of 1941 The Daily Emerald reported on the attacks of Pearl Harbor and the affects of the Japanese students at the UO.

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Why your tuition is where it is (with GIFs)

The rise in tuition comes from less state money put into public universities and Meausure 5 and Measure 11 taking from higher education funding. This causes the university to make up for the rest of the money by raising tuition.

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University of Oregon presidential candidates down to final four

The Oregonian reports that the University of Oregon has narrowed the search down to four potential candidates for the next president of the university. The next step is for the Board of Trustees to discuss the potential candidates next week.

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#TBT to that one time 12 students got arrested at Johnson Hall

Fifteen years ago, 12 students were arrested for protests related to the anti-sweatshop movement.

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Car crash at 12th and Patterson briefly closes one lane of traffic

The two cars crashed at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

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The data machine that wants to make you a better student

UO wants to use data to watch you — and help you succeed. By tracking individual student extracurriculars, attendance and GPA, staff can extrapolate trends and figure out how to make you a better student. But some worry that it might cost you your privacy.

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Here’s what the UO is going to do to fight sexual assault

Interim President Scott Coltrane has announced a plan to fight sexual assault. Students at the University of Oregon received an email Friday from Coltrane’s office detailing the UO’s anti-sexual assault plan. The University Senate has been pressuring the administration to announce their plans since November, when their Task Force to Address …

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