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Pom-poms and midriff tops: The UO Cheerleaders and the controversy around them

Controversy surrounding the look and dance routines of the UO Cheerleaders is almost an annual occurrence. What do former UO cheerleaders and the athletic staff think about the way the cheerleaders are viewed?

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Battle of the brains: Humans vs. Zombies takes over UO campus for the Red Cross

Wyatt Waggoner is the last man on Earth. In a traumatic ending to a standoff between the last human fighting force and the zombie horde, he ran off from his comrades as they were mercilessly devoured by infected beasts. His whereabouts are unknown, though teams of zombies have taken to …

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Walking in Two Worlds

Behind the law library and the Global Scholars Hall at the southeast corner of campus, surrounded by standard university buildings, is a wooden sanctuary of culture. The wooden structure with a grassy rooftop looks out of place amidst the modern buildings. Inside, the architectural magnificence rivals the most beautiful buildings …

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Cooper Stiles adopts sidearm delivery to save spot on baseball team

Cooper Stiles always imagined becoming an Oregon baseball player ever since becoming the team’s batboy in junior high. After a breaking his foot the summer of freshman year, Stiles’ determination to stay on the team helped him persevere and become a “innings-eater” pitcher.

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University Theatre’s “Comedy of Errors” gives Shakespeare a colorful twist

University Theatre does ‘Comedy of Errors’ circa a 1950s beach town, complete with neon drink umbrellas and parasols.

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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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This is what it’s like to live with ADHD

For most students, the worst thing about multiple-choice tests is the ScanTrons with rectangles instead of bubbles. You know the ones I’m talking about. For me, choosing the correct answer is only half the battle. My mind creates an obstacle course of random thoughts and distractions as I try to …

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Mental health resources are available on and off campus

At the beginning of winter term 2013,  a student from the University of Portland transferred to the University of Oregon. Juan Rivera was excited to make the move, but trouble back in his hometown of San Diego, California left him feeling lonely. “My parents were going through a divorce (at the …

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Sing and dance at the Out/Loud Queer & Trans Women’s Music Festival

The Out/Loud Women’s Music Festival will rock Cozmic Pizza for the 15th time on May 15.

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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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The truth behind Oregon’s offensive “system”

Redshirt junior Jeff Lockie laughed and then smirked before answering the question – his first sign of emotion in a crowded media huddle. Normally, the brown eyed quarterback with the slightly coifed brown hair is relaxed, smiling as he answers questions about the competition for the starting quarterback position. His hands, holding …

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Plugging back in: My week without mobile technology

In honor of one of the UO’s Earth Day events, AnalogU, one of The Daily Emerald’s writers took the 5 day tech free challenge. Rachel Benner spent 5 days without her iPhone, laptop and social media.

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The University of Oregon names Michael Schill as its newest president

Meet University of Oregon newest president, Michael Schill. He comes into his presidency during a busy time for the administration but equipped with his extensive education background look for some positive changes.

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A dish to remember — check out these bars with unusual foods

By Andrea Harvey, Rachel Benner, Ally Taylor and Kira Hoffelmeyer. Sometimes you just need to escape the campus bar scene to, you know, treat yo’ self. Or maybe your parents are coming into town or you want to take your date to a not-so-fancy fancy place. It might be nice …

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Zone 9: Far from home

Far from home, Endalk Chala looks the part of a normal graduate student. A book bag, filled with papers to grade and assignments of his own hangs over his left shoulder and he wears a friendly and enthusiastic smile. But beyond his daily life at the University of Oregon, Chala …

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Weed 101: Can’t smoke on campus

Starting Jan. 1 Measure 91 will go into effect. But that doesn’t mean that marijuana will be allowed on the University of Oregon campus.

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Small Victories, Big Man: Robert James-Alexander Hamilton and One Bad Dawg

A girl steps up to the hotdog stand on the northeast corner of Kincaid Street and 13th Avenue, and asks if she can pay with a debit card. Robert James-Alexander Hamilton pulls out a hotdog and with a big smile explains that he doesn’t take cards, but she can just …

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Meet your new ASUO President, Helena Schlegel

If you ask Helena Schlegel whether or not she sees herself as a politician she’ll give you an honest answer: no. Schlegel said her older brothers laugh about it because she’s not the type to get involved in politics. “I like to keep up in politics because I think it’s things …

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The current state of Oregon baseball

If you’ve been to an Oregon baseball game recently, it’s probable you didn’t go home happy. Of the Ducks’ last seven home games — dating back to March 20 — they have lost all but one. Their record away from Eugene (4-3) hasn’t helped. Before March 20, Oregon averaged 5.8 runs per game, …

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Former Oregon wrestler Dave “the Fugitive” Jansen to contend for Bellator MMA Lightweight World Title

Dave “The Fugitive” Jansen won a Oregon state wrestling title back in 1997 and was recruited to wrestle at the University of Oregon. But a tragic accident sent him from throwing punches to flipping burgers.

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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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New management at Taylor’s means big changes for spring

Taylor’s in under new management. With it come new bartenders, new benches and a new layout. But don’t worry, dollar beers are here to stay.

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Soul Vibrator: Eugene’s favorite funkateers on the road to glory

As far as album concepts go, it’s hard to beat the one behind Eugene funk band Soul Vibrator’s Electric Stardust. An alien lands on Earth from a planet that has lost the art of music and discovers vinyl and cassettes; enamored, he rockets back to his home planet and saves …

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Your guide to some of the best places to grab a burger in Eugene, away from 13th Avenue

If you’re looking for a place to grab a burger that’s not on 13th Avenue and doesn’t have a value menu, this is the guide for you.

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Ann Hathaway and the Clothes Horse

Ann Hathaway never stops moving. She folds and unfolds clothes while speaking, gestures with her hands and moves to straighten any wayward purses. She stops to fix hangers sticking out at angles, to talk to women as they step out of dressing rooms or to pull an item they’re interested …

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The 2015 ASUO presidential candidates

Meet the three presidential candidates who have all spent at least one year working in student government: Helena Schlegel, Miles Sisk and Joaquin Ramos.

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The legacy Dave Frohnmayer left at the University of Oregon

Dave Frohnmeyer, who passed away on March 9, was the University of Oregon’s president from 1994-2009. He influenced many programs, including the athletic department and the law school.

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Board of trustees approves 3.7 percent tuition increase amid student protest

The tuition increase comes amid further disinvestment from the State of Oregon in higher education, which has slid increasingly over the last 20 years.

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Rent around the University of Oregon campus is on the rise

Rent rates in Eugene are increasing, even though the amount of rentable apartments is too. Is the price of your rent skyrocketing?

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University of Oregon is tracking its students’ workout habits and effectively programming because of it

The University of Oregon’s just spent $50 million to remodel the Student Rec Center. What new features did they add and why?

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