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E1 Multimedia Story: Protecting the Water

When the Native Americans from Standing Rock Sioux Reservation called for support, tens of thousands answered by standing on the front lines or donating materials. Much of this help comes from the Pacific Northwest, Eugene and even the University of Oregon. When an Emerald reporter arrived at camp, he found …

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The Unseen World of Ants

Beneath the volcanology building on the University of Oregon campus is a colony that never sleeps. The laboratory, tended by Dr. Robert Schofield, has broken ground in the field’s knowledge of leaf cutter ants. The Emerald has captured the sights and sounds of ant science in a multimedia story that explores the lab, …

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Guardians of the Graves: The people working between the graves in Eugene Pioneer Cemetery

For some students, it’s a popular place to run. Some simply ignore it. But the 16.5-acre Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, established in 1873, remains in large part a mystery to the students who walk through it. But to a small group of men and women with deep roots in the Eugene …

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Here’s a heat map of campus crime in the last year.

Last week, the University of Oregon Police Department sent out two campus crime alerts: One for aggravated assault, one for armed robbery. These crime alerts and advisory warnings students receive from the UOPD only show a glimpse of criminal activity on campus each week. The Emerald gathered data on all …

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Is Weezer Cool Again?

Was Weezer ever cool? Is it their inherent uncoolness that makes them cool? We investigated what Weezer means to the current generation of students at University of Oregon, and studied the nature of uncool-as-cool through the eyes of music critics from Grantland, The Oregonian and The Village Voice. What we found? Everyone has a Weezer story. …

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The cost of a college degree

Next year, tuition and fees at the University of Oregon will climb another 3.7 percent for in-state students and 3.8 percent for nonresidents. For many, this  means taking loans, asking parents for more money or working another job. Not all students struggle. But for those who do, the work load …

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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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A look inside: Library special collections at the University of Oregon

There’s a lot of really cool stuff in the University of Oregon libraries’ special collections. From medieval manuscripts, Animal House memorabilia, they’ve got more than 3,000 unique pieces that flesh out the UO’s history.

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Into Battle: The bruises and bonds of brotherhood

Hockey players get hurt. A lot. But the bonds they forge on the ice keep them playing through the pain.

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Mariota — A Heisman Case

Marcus Mariota has led the Ducks through several memorable seasons. Is this the year he takes college football’s top prize?

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The Diversity Deficit: UO struggles to retain faculty of color

The University of Oregon has had a hard time recruiting faculty of color, particularly when compared to its peers in the Association of American Universities.

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