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Guest Viewpoint: All University of Oregon employees deserve a discrimination free workplace

This piece reflects the views of the author, Lois Yoshishige, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues [email protected] No employee should have to face racism, sexism, nepotism or …

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Guest viewpoint: The dichotomy of tenure and non-tenure faculty

This piece reflects the views of the author, senior instructor Randy Sullivan, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] I have been reading in President Michael …

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Guest Viewpoint: An open letter to Hillary Clinton supporters

This piece reflects the views of the author, Kevin Stevens, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Dear Hillary Clinton supporters, I am not ideologically conservative, …

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Guest Viewpoint: Thank you, Alex Tizon

This piece reflects the views of the author, Karina Michelle, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] I almost dropped out of college my senior year. …

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Guest Viewpoint: A letter from an Oregon alumni to the Board of Trustees

This piece reflects the views of the author, alumni Shahbaz Yusuf, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected]   To: UO Board of Trustees Chuck Lillis …

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Guest Viewpoint: Students to legislators: We may drown in debt

This piece reflects the views of the authors, Natalie Fisher and Andrew Dunn of ASUO executive, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] A response to …

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Guest Viewpoint: Creating dialogue on assault in sports

This piece reflects the views of the author, Ryan Mishap, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] As an Oregon football fan, one of the things …

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Guest Viewpoint: Proposing a shift in sexual assault policy

This piece reflects the views of the author, Travis Evans, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Over the past two years, I have been on …

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Guest Viewpoint: Find your platform for change

This piece reflects the views of the author, Hannah Stewart, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] “What happened to law school? I had no idea …

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Guest Viewpoint: Resignation due to UO Foundation’s divestment from fossil fuels

This piece reflects the views of the author, Gregory R. Pulliam, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] President’s Society member resigning from UO advisory boards …

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Guest Viewpoint: UO must cease from symbolically supporting slavery and DENAME Deady Hall

This piece reflects the views of the author, the University of Oregon Black Student Task Force, and not those of Emerald Media Group. There is a big difference between erasing history and continuing to foster a relationship with white supremacy. The University of Oregon’s noble verdict to dename Dunn yet …

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Guest Viewpoint: Stand up against organizations that promote hate

This piece reflects the views of the author, Maya O’Boyle, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] To resist hate, we need to stand up to …

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Guest viewpoint: Defending blackface

This piece reflects the views of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Dear President Schill, I write to you as a UO faculty member …

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Guest viewpoint: Regarding Nancy Shurtz’s use of blackface

This piece reflects the views of the author, Michael Hames-García, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] An open letter to President Schill regarding Nancy Shurtz’s …

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Guest viewpoint: Change the name of Deady Hall (or Dunn Hall) to Beatrice Morrow Cannady Hall

This piece reflects the views of the author, Tom Wheeler, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] An open letter to the Board of Trustees: As …

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Guest Viewpoint: Cultural appropriation legalizes racism

This piece reflects the views of the author, Olivia Decklar, and not those of Emerald Media Group. It has been edited by the Emerald for grammar and style. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] Accepting cultural appropriation so people can continue to “exchange” …

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Guest Viewpoint: Response to the Mariota Center

***Editor’s Note: The following was contributed by Alex Morrison, a University of Oregon graduate. This piece reflects the view of the author and not those of Emerald Media Group. Send your columns or submissions about our content or campus issues to [email protected] It’s always kind of funny to read about …

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Letter to the Editor: Halloween should be safe, fun and inclusive for everyone

During the last part of my Safe Ride work shift, we had just finished dropping off our riders when two people came running frantically to our van asking if we could give them a ride back to the residence halls. With just enough time to complete the route before closing, …

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Letters to the editor regarding UO Forward being barred from campaigning

To the Students of the University of Oregon, What do you do when you’re about to lose a race? Easy. You try to get your opponent disqualified. At least that is what Miles Sisk and the We Are Oregon slate have done. Helena Schlegel received more votes that Sisk during …

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Letter to the editor in support of UO Forward

Fellow Ducks: Change at the University of Oregon begins with student programs. Without these organizations, U of O’s rich culture would be nonexistent. It is now more imperative than ever that these groups receive the visibility and financial security they require to function, and Helena Schlegel and the UO Forward …

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Letter to the editor supporting we are oregon

Fellow Students: Student programs are an integral part of the college experience. However, navigating the programs process here at the UO can be challenging. From recognition to securing funding, there are times where it is difficult to be a leader of a student program here. However, there are individuals within …

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Letter to President Coltrane from the UO Organization Against Sexual Assault

Dear Interim President Coltrane, We are the Organization Against Sexual Assault (OASA), a student-led group at the University of Oregon dedicated to the prevention and education of sexual assault, advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, and creating a safe environment for everyone on campus. We are reaching out in response …

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Letter to the Editor: UO Composition Program calls for 'ethical discourse' in GTFF negotiations

To the University of Oregon Administration: A Call for Ethical Discourse An open letter by instructors in the University of Oregon Composition Program Each year, roughly 6,000 undergraduate students take a course in the University of Oregon Composition Program. More than one hundred instructors teach these courses, all of which are …

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Letter to the Editor: The Problem with Publishing a Rapist’s Perspective

The following letter concerns a Guest Viewpoint that was published in the November 3rd edition of the Emerald. WORDS BY SOPHIE ALBANIS We at the Siren Magazine are deeply disappointed in and offended by the Emerald’s choice to publish the Guest Viewpoint written by a convicted rapist. We understand, of course, that the staff at the Emerald is …

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Letter to the Editor: Honor Griffin Felt’s legacy — think twice before mixing prescriptions

The following was submitted to the Emerald by the Felts’ family friend Larry Sokol. I was present at Griffin’s birth and knew him well his whole life. He was until his last hours as you knew him — happy, loved, loving, infectiously endearing and kind. To everyone in his life Griff was …

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Mailbag: ASUO senators apologize for premature closing of discussion

To the concerned students at the University of Oregon: We take complete responsibility for what happened at ASUO Senate on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Please accept this letter as our formal apology for voting to close discussion before all students had the chance to speak on the Mallard Madness proposal. We recognize now …

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Mailbag: More responses to last Monday's Mitt Romney feature

In response to “How a Mitt Romney presidency would affect your sex life” (Emerald, 10/29/12) Abortion should not be a form of birth control What an absurd notion that abortion is a viable form of birth control. It says a great deal about our society, when the killing of a …

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Mailbag: Proposed Social Host Ordinance would create a safer Eugene

College is a unique time when students move from home and experience lots of change in a short amount of time. We’re exposed to new experiences, ideas, responsibilities and opportunities that help and hinder our social, emotional and cognitive development. In our country, underage drinking and binge drinking are often …

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Mailbag: Response to Gangnam Style; how the Emerald failed students

Emerald failed students by not reporting construction workers I read the school paper because I want to know about stuff on and around campus that affects me as a UO student. Your paper did not (on Oct. 29) mention what ever game was going on at Matthew Knight Arena and …

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