Opinion

Harris: Don't call me African-American

I can’t speak for the entire race, or even the person standing next to me. I just know that when I hear African-American, I hear an attempt to reclaim something our people have never really had — the honor of knowing our motherland, and the privilege of knowing the entire freedoms of our current home.

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ColumnsOlympicsSports

Harris: Lolo Jones’ media dominance a disservice to track world

In a world dominated by male fans, male reporters, male CEOs of sports agencies — all-male everything — a female athlete’s look can be the difference between unsung hero status and media superstar.

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Olympics

Heatsheets for Sunday, June 23

Women’s pole vault (final) 1:00 p.m.   1 Samantha Sonnenburg Unattached 2 Morgann Leleux Georgia 3 Kylie Hutson Nike 4 Angela Rummans Unattached 5 Vera Neuenswander Unattached 6 Lacy Janson Nike 7 Melissa Gergel Unattached 8 Allison Stokke Unattached 9 Megan Jamerson Unattached 10 Janice Keppler Unattached 11 Jennifer Suhr …

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OlympicsUncategorized

Heat Sheet for Saturday, June 23

All the events being conducted on Saturday, June 23

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Olympics

Friday’s heatsheets for men’s decathalon

Decathlon events being conducted on Friday, June 22

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News

Former University President Richard Lariviere on campus for presidential portrait

Former University President Richard Lariviere stopped on campus Thursday afternoon to have his official presidential portrait taken. Unlike previous presidents, Lariviere’s portrait will not be a painting — instead, Lariviere requested a photo with University students in the background.

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News

OUS Chancellor George Pernsteiner’s email announcing presidential finalist

Michael Gottfredson, executive vice-chancellor and provost of University of California, Irvine, is the finalist for the University president search.

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HousingSpecial Sections

How to throw a house party that doesn't suck

University junior and local party sensei Jeff Fadness met with the Emerald to discuss some key points to throwing a house party that is safe, enjoyable and — most importantly — free of police interruption.

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HousingSpecial Sections

How to throw a house party that doesn’t suck

University junior and local party sensei Jeff Fadness met with the Emerald to discuss some key points to throwing a house party that is safe, enjoyable and — most importantly — free of police interruption.

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Constitution Court says election fraud accusations must go through ASUO Elections Board

“While the Court has discretionary jurisdiction to entertain both of these claim, pursuant to Elections Rule 6.4(b), it is the opinion of the Constitution Court that these matters are best left to the ASUO Elections Board for adjudication.”

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News

Emerald Board of Directors select Andy Rossback as 2012-13 editor in chief

In a competitive race, the Oregon Daily Emerald Board of Directors selected Design Editor Andy Rossback to be editor in chief for the 2012-2013 school year, citing Rossback’s vision and experience as reasons for the selection.

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News

University law school professor Svitlana Kravchenko dies at 62

University environmental law professor Svitlana Kravchenko passed away on Friday, according to a press release from the University. She was 62.

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ArchivesBack to the Books

President Richard Lariviere talks pay raises, New Partnership, fedora

University President Richard Lariviere sat down with the Emerald on Sept. 13 and talked about everything from the New Partnership Plan, justifying pay raises to Officers of Administration, all the way down to why he wears his signature fedora. This Q+A was edited for brevity.

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Back to the BooksNewsPolitics

Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy speaks about University, City of Eugene relationship (with audio)

Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy sat down with the Emerald to talk about the relationship between the Eugene community and University students and the future of the city.

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Back to the BooksHousing

10 signs that your house might be a party house

Living in a party houses is an endless noise complaint: Here are 10 signs that your house just might be one of them.

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NewsUncategorized

Oregon Daily Emerald, Oakshire Brewing say: Name our beer

The Oregon Daily Emerald’s new beer needs a name. Can you help? Oakshire Brewing of Eugene is brewing up a single-batch beer in collaboration with the Emerald this fall. The beer’s name is up to you, our readers. Post your ideas on our Facebook page.  The beer will be a …

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ArchivesMusic

Kanye West and Jay-Z’s ‘Watch the Throne’: album stream and review

So as “Watch the Throne” blared from my office, I found myself surprised to hear something that felt … insignificant. Two of the most prominent musical figures in our generation’s memory made something that will most likely be forgotten by the time the school year starts next month.

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Opinion

Harris: Look both ways before crossing

Why would the police stop me at almost one in the morning for walking across an empty street? In Eugene, Oregon, where jaywalking is practically as normal as smoking hookah? Maybe because I looked drunk? Criminal? Suspicious? You be the judge.

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Multimedia

VIdeo: Biking under construction

By: Branden Anderson | Tyree Harris University students and Eugene residents speak on the construction on 13th, and how it is makes biking in Eugene difficult.

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ArchivesNews

Students streak through University of Oregon’s Knight Library

Eight protestors ran stark naked through the Knight Library on Wednesday night in a demonstration intended to empower University students.

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ArchivesOpinion

Harris: Writing for opinion has been a blessing

Column writing for this paper was a goal since my senior year of high school, and I’m honored to have spent so much of my time doing something I love so much.

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ArchivesOpinion

Shallot: Carson food fight leaves concerned students injured

Carson Dining Hall has been complained about for years for their constant service of high-calorie, unhealthy food. Students finally responded with a food fight.

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Arts & Culture

Top 10 ways to celebrate the end of school

The day you’ve been waiting for since the first day of school is quickly approaching. You’re almost done — at least, for now. In case you don’t know what you are going to do in honor of your dawning freedom, here are 10 things you can do to let loose. …

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Opinion

Top 10 songs you don’t want as your ringtone

One of the great blessings of possessing a smart phone is that you have the ability to turn any song you have on your iTunes into the jingle that goes off as your ringtone, notification alert, or alarm. One wrong choice can turn this blessing into a curse.

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Opinion

Harris: Step back and cut Fraternity and Sorority Life a break

When I arrived at the University my freshman year, I was a bright-eyed kid who didn’t have a clue about college life or where I could make friends. The fact that I was off-campus and away from my dorm-dwelling peers didn’t help one bit.

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Opinion

Top 10 coolest events of the year

The nostalgic butterflies are already hitting the air on the opinion desk. It’s time to put your whole 2010-11 school year into a nutshell. Here are the top 10 events of the school year. 1) September’s freshman riot 2) University students coming together to fund Japan tsunami relief 3) The …

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Opinion

Thumbs: State workers rally in Salem, End of a wrestling era

State workers rally in Salem; diplomats rescued in Yemen; defeated school tax distracts from problem, and the end of an era.

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NewsOpinion

Weird News: Raining poodles, 25,000 Big Macs and baby Botox

It’s raining dogs A six-year-old poodle named May never thought it would mange to fly above ground. But after a bird snatched her from the ground, May was seeing more of the world than she cared for. May landed in a British Columbia property owner’s backyard last Thursday with deep …

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Holi celebration makes colorful impression on campus

An estimated 400 students and community members gathered Thursday night to participate in this Hindu celebration organized by the University’s chapter of Students of the Indian Subcontinent.

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