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The conflict in Egypt through the eyes of UO journalism graduate Mat Wolf

Crack! In the days leading up to the Fourth of July and for weeks after, the neighborhoods closest to the University of Oregon are rife with the sounds of tiny explosions. The acrid odor of burnt flash powder hangs in the air and the corpses of charred fireworks are scattered …

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Sun’s out, guns out: UOPD will begin carrying firearms this summer

In the early morning hours, it’s so quiet you can hear a pin drop on the University of Oregon campus. This is especially true during the summer, when the freshmen who usually inhabit the dorms are home for the summer and houses in surrounding residential areas are in-between renters. The …

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Oregon Hall employees suffer undiagnosed health problems, possibly caused by building conditions

Victoria Moran first noticed the smell in February of 2011. The floor she worked on had recently been remodeled and a strange scent filled her office in Oregon Hall. It was sickly sweet and chemical-like, similar to concentrated bug spray, and it left Moran with burning eyes, nausea and a …

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Friends, professors and colleagues remember Alex Rovello

Jonas Piibor’s Facebook status appeared on Saturday night. @@http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=500&[email protected]@ “I loved you like my own son,” he wrote. A few hours later, the University of Oregon assistant tennis coach updated his status again. “R.I.P. Alex Rovello,” it said. Rovello, a junior journalism major and esteemed tennis player at the University …

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International students struggle with need-based finances at the UO

Win Min was offered a scholarship to study as an international student at the University of Oregon in 2008. However, it wasn’t until 2010 that Min could accept his tuition-paying International Cultural Service Program Scholarship and enroll. As the child of humble vegetable farmers working as a community English teacher …

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Dean of Students office looks to change portrayal of ‘the other side of college’

With increased perception of college drinking across the nation, the University of Oregon’s Substance Abuse Prevention Programs works to fight the stigma.

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Crackdown: Eugene’s ordinance on unruly gatherings gives police a sharper axe

With the new social host ordinance taking effect on March 2 and activated beginning April 1, University of Oregon students will feel more pressure to control parties and illicit activities happening at their residence.

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Wish you were here: Matthew Knight Arena falls far short of its ticket sale projections

With new life in Oregon’s basketball program, the main tenant of the nation’s most expensive college basketball arena still can’t pay even the majority of their bill.

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UO Men’s Center helps answer the question: What is masculinity?

When Maj Hutchinson tells people she is the director of the University of Oregon Men’s Center, she is commonly met with two reactions: first, surprise (because she is a woman) and second, confusion (that a Men’s Center exists). “Why do we need a Men’s Center,” some women ask, “when the whole world …

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Kansas State to Oregon: We're not so different, you and I

PHOENIX — It’s easy to turn this year’s Fiesta Bowl into a simplified battle of new-school versus old-school. From the uniforms to the playbook, everything about Oregon screams innovation. Kansas State, on the other hand, thrives on tradition and convention. But ending the analysis between the teams there could be …

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The Private Public University: How the UO fulfills its public mission with private dollars

They are standing among opulence. Mom and Dad are there, maybe a younger sibling and of course the prospective student, the high schooler weighing his or her options for where to spend the next four or five years. They are in the north lobby, where the campus tours start. Look to your left, digital …

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For stressed-out college students, it’s important to take a step back

The second floor of the Knight Library is quiet, save for the clacking of computer keys. Movement, however, is abundant, if only you know where to look. There, a young woman sits, chewing absently on her pencil. There, a man stares at a computer screen while tapping incessantly on his …

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