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Daily Emerald - Monday
Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

ASUO textbook affordability resolution

Good morning, it's Tuesday, Jan. 26.

The ASUO senate has passed a resolution in support of increasing transparency around textbook affordability. In other news, how Planned Parenthood is adapting to the pandemic, and a new documentary from his hometown of Coos Bay, Oregon, shows Steve Prefontaine and his legacy.



OSA hopes textbook affordability bill will encourage low cost course materials

“I’ve talked to many students and had many friends, many classmates who will not buy books,” said ASUO State Secretary Aaron Lewis, “not because they don’t want to and not because they don’t want to participate in class, but because they literally cannot afford to.” Read more


Telemed and sex ed: Planned Parenthood during COVID-19

Planned Parenthood of Southern Oregon adapts to keep “Our Doors Open” and provide for their community, despite the pandemic. Read more


“Pre’s People” is a documentary out of Steve Prefontaine’s hometown

Travis Johnson and Brad Jenkins first met in Coos Bay as preschoolers in the early 1960s. Now, they’re sharing a passion project that has b… Read more


Guest Viewpoint: ASUO Announces $1729255 of New Student Assistance

At the beginning of this school year, the ASUO identified a wide variety of initiatives which could be achieved, and further would ensure t… Read more


‘A Hollywood Tragedy’: local cinemas struggle during COVID-19

Theaters have closed their doors due to COVID-19 regulations. The independent cinemas near the UO and OSU campuses are struggling to get by. 

  Read more


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Today's Weather

Heavy rain


40° 34°

Cloudy, periods of rain. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

Cloud Coverage:90%
Wind:SE at mph
Chance of Rain:96%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:35:44 AM
Sunset:05:14:59 PM