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Green: Safety first, protect your head

Safety is a top priority. Prepare for the unexpected by wearing a helmet when riding a bike.

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Owens: Getting through group projects

There is nothing that makes the hairs stand up on the back of my neck like a professor delivering the news that we will have a group project due at the end of the term. No matter your grade or major you will have to go through the experience of …

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McWilliams: We like strong women and relationships, according to our literature

Many people gauge the culture of a community on their literature. What do our favorite book say about us?

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Green: Welcome to Oregon

Domestic students do international students a disservice by allowing language barriers to create a social divide.

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Ferguson: The importance of teaching history

AP U.S. History might be banned from public school curriculum in Ohio due to legislation cutting funds back for the belief that APUSH is “anti-American”.

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Owens: P.E. classes are a fun way to get your exercise in

Getting to pick what activity you do in PE makes it a lot more of a fun experience.

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Green: Your major may sway your outlook on problem solving

Your choice of major and what you’re learning may factor in to how you deal with certain situations.

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Ferguson: Late night television, a sea of men

Middle-aged white men are the face of late night comedy and whoever replaces Jon Stewart on The Daily show, man or woman, is going to raise a lot of opinion.

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Foster: The hidden fundamentals of hunting

Despite popular portrayals, hunting offers many little-known benefits: Nature and wildlife conservation efforts are partially funded by hunters’ federal excise taxes.

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Owens: I love fast food, but it does not love me

Fast food is both convenient and delicious. But maybe think twice before ordering the quadruple patty burger with a week’s worth of calories.

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Foster: The best night you’ll want to remember

Down the road, you’ll savor these memories. Maybe you don’t need that seventh shot.

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Brown: The university is unforgiving to sick students

Teachers recommend students stay home when they are sick, but students oftentimes cannot afford to miss classes.

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Ferguson: What watching The Bachelor has taught me about love

There is no better dating advice than the wonderful world of The Bachelor.

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Friedman: Kitzhaber’s Road to Redemption

Richard Nixon had one with Watergate and Bill Clinton had his with Monica Lewinski. Eliot Spitzer, Anthony Weiner, John Edwards, Newt Gingrich and even Hillary Clinton had one too. And now there’s John Kitzhaber. It seems that almost all politicians, regardless of their political affiliation, have their scandal. And in …

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Dear street harraser: A one-sided interview

You’re probably used to one-sided communication, because what is street harassment if not one-sided? So, I’m responding to your comment about my body in a format you’ll understand: Acute observations that you neither asked for nor will feel comfortable responding to. 1. What is your success rate with this breakfast …

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Marrone: What the UC Santa Barbara shootings tell us about the consequences of misogyny, and why we should care

On Friday night, six people were killed near the University of California at Santa Barbara in a drive-by shooting. The gunman’s reasons for doing so are no mystery: He wrote a manifesto and posted videos online hours and days before the shooting detailing the rage he felt. He wanted sex and attention from “hot, …

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Sandy: The UO Counseling Center’s lack of funding is a step backward from improving mental health in college

Mental health is a significant issue that is often stigmatized, concealed and rarely discussed on college campuses across the country. Some of the most common issues for students are stress, academic concerns, depression and anxiety, according to the University of Oregon Counseling Center. If students are experiencing these problems, they may go …

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