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Students at South Eugene High School march against sexual assault

By Miguel Sanchez-Rutledge, For The Emerald Students at South Eugene High School walked out of their classes on Friday in protest of the lack of action taken by the administration in handling allegations of sexual assault by another student. Hundreds of students marched along West 19th Avenue and by the Amazon …

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Guest Viewpoint: Find your platform for change

This piece reflects the views of the author, Hannah Stewart, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] “What happened to law school? I had no idea …

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Guest Viewpoint: Resignation due to UO Foundation’s divestment from fossil fuels

This piece reflects the views of the author, Gregory R. Pulliam, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] President’s Society member resigning from UO advisory boards …

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Guest Viewpoint: Stand up against organizations that promote hate

This piece reflects the views of the author, Maya O’Boyle, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] To resist hate, we need to stand up to …

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Guest viewpoint: Defending blackface

This piece reflects the views of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Dear President Schill, I write to you as a UO faculty member …

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Guest viewpoint: Regarding Nancy Shurtz’s use of blackface

This piece reflects the views of the author, Michael Hames-García, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] An open letter to President Schill regarding Nancy Shurtz’s …

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FootballSports

Why USC will beat Oregon

** Editors Note: Each week during football season, we feature a column from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Eric He of the Daily Trojan at USC. ** A year ago, two ranked teams in USC and Oregon squared off at Autzen …

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Why Arizona State will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature a column from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Matthew Tonis of the The State Press at Arizona State University.** On November 29, 2015, the ASU football team was a blown offside call and questionable overtime touchdown away from likely finishing …

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Why California will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Vikram Muller, a sports writer at the Daily Californian.** The Cal football team (3-3, 1-2 Pac-12) has had its ups and downs this season as each win …

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Guest viewpoint: Change the name of Deady Hall (or Dunn Hall) to Beatrice Morrow Cannady Hall

This piece reflects the views of the author, Tom Wheeler, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] An open letter to the Board of Trustees: As …

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Guest Viewpoint: Cultural appropriation legalizes racism

This piece reflects the views of the author, Olivia Decklar, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Accepting cultural appropriation so people can continue to “exchange” …

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Why Washington will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Alexis Mansanarez, the sports editor at the The Daily of the University of Washington.** Thirteen will be Washington’s lucky number as it travels to …

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Why Colorado will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Justin Michael Guerriero, the sports editor at the CU Independent.** I was more than convinced that Colorado would beat Oregon in Eugene as the …

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Guest Viewpoint: Deady Hall name must change

This piece reflects the views of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. It was originally submitted by the UO Black Student Task Force to members of the Emerald staff on Feb. 13. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or …

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Preview: UO, Eugene prepare to celebrate Martin Luther King Day

*** Editor’s Note: The following is a preview of two Martin Luther King Day events the Emerald will cover on Jan. 18-19. Check in throughout Monday and Tuesday for continuing coverage. 29th Annual MLK Day March The Eugene/Springfield chapter of the NAACP will host its 29th annual MLK Day March …

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Why TCU will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s bowl game edition is from Dean Straka, the sports editor at TCU 360.** A year ago, the Horned Frogs seemed destined to meet Oregon in the Rose …

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Why Arizona State will beat Oregon

*Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Matthew Tonis, the football beat reporter at The State Press.** With public opinion souring on the Sun Devils, the team needs to turn their play …

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Why Washington will beat Oregon

*Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Erik Erickson, the sports editor at The Daily.** For the first time in recent memory, a strong sense of confidence fills Seattle as the …

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Why Washington State will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Steffen Stroup, a staff writer at the Daily Evergreen.** Oregon (3-2 overall, 1-1 Pac-12) and Washington State (2-2 overall, 0-1 Pac-12) face each other this Saturday at Autzen …

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Why Colorado will beat Oregon

  **Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Jared Funk-Breay, a sports editor at The CU Independent.** In early September, the thought of Colorado beating Oregon this Saturday was ludicrous. The Buffaloes had lost …

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Why Utah will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Kimberly Brenneisen, an assistant sports editor at The Daily Utah Chronicle.** The Utes are poised to have their best season since joining the Pac-12 and …

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UO triathlete Evan Pardi discusses training, international accomplishments

Note: This story was submitted by incoming Emerald sports reporter Gus Morris. In his three years of participating in triathlons, Evan Pardi has competed in the USA Triathlon Sprint National Championship and represented Team USA in the the World Triathlon Championships. He is currently a senior at the University of …

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Why Georgia State will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Devone Slappy, a staff writer at The Signal.** Georgia State is listed No. 2 in ESPN’s Bottom 10 list only because it beat the previous No. …

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Guest Viewpoint: A case for vaccinations from a meningitis survivor

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Dear students of University of Oregon, It’s come to my attention that on-campus turnout for the meningitis B vaccine has been underwhelming thus far. As someone who nearly died of meningitis B and now lives …

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Guest viewpoint: Abortions rights activists’ actions defy UO Free Speech Policy

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. This Tuesday, our campus was visited by a campus preacher who chose to express his views against abortion. In what was likely an attempt to draw large crowds, he held large graphic posters. One depicted …

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Guest Viewpoint: In remembrance of Dave Frohnmayer

The following was contributed by a University of Oregon Junior, Kevin Frazier. This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. All Oregonians should mourn the loss of Dave Frohnmayer. He unquestionably will be remembered as one of Oregon’s preeminent leaders – each of whom …

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Guest Viewpoint: State Representative Barnhart’s Legislative Update

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Five weeks of our five month 2015 Session are already past. Despite the turmoil of the last few weeks, we have passed bills that help Oregon and its residents. Governor Brown’s Motor Voter Bill passed …

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Guest Viewpoint: A letter to the campus community from OASA regarding the lawsuit against UO

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. An open letter to the campus community: OASA has been following recent developments regarding the upcoming litigation filed against the University of Oregon in January.  We are deeply concerned about the recent revelations by Jennifer …

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Guest Viewpoint: ASUO Senate & ACFC respond to athletics threat

This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Dear Students, On Saturday, February 21st, the ASUO Senate will be allocating over $15 million of your student fee dollars to pay for programs, departments, contracted services, the EMU, and of course, football and basketball …

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Club Sports

Chris Campbell shakes off the rust and returns to Oregon hockey

By Anne Yilmaz His body was hurting and his grades were suffering. Chris Campbell was tired, but all he needed was a little time. Chris, a junior on the Oregon hockey team, started playing hockey when he was eight, and up until last year, he has never missed a season. …

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