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Six necessities for any college house

As the school year inches closer and more students are moving back into their apartments, duplexes and houses, a few items remain necessary wherever you lay your head.

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Who's who at the University of Oregon

The University relies on 4,500 faculty and staff to maintain the campus’ daily operations and all, from professors to EMU employees, impact the community in some way. Certain University figures, however, stood out last year as leaders whose initiatives could lead to ample change on campus

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10 signs that your house might be a party house

Living in a party houses is an endless noise complaint: Here are 10 signs that your house just might be one of them.

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A guide to finding food for freshmen on campus

From early-morning coffee to brunch sandwiches, from dinner specials to midnight munchies, residents can enjoy the various foods the University dining halls have to offer. And if a quiet study area, a meal on the go or a late-night hangout is preferred, the venues also offer these settings.

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East 13th Avenue offerings add spice to students' lives

Just across the street from the Northwest side of campus, East 13th Avenue between Kincaid and Alder streets offers a variety of diverse and active student-oriented businesses ranging from restaurants, retail stores and other services offered to students.

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Ducks volleyball shocks top-ranked Penn State

Before an August clash with Oregon, the No. 1 Nittany Lions had won 94 consecutive matches.

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Best places in Eugene for food, clothes, drinks and more

Students have many basic needs. In addition to food, water and shelter, hardworking students also sometimes need to get full, get healthy, get clothed, get entertained and get drinks. Here are some of the best places to do so.

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Students on the move consider off-campus transportation options

The majority of students try to remain within walking distance to campus, but for many who live farther away, transportation is an important detail to consider.

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10 ways to make the best out of a small dorm room

You may only be living in your dorm room for nine months, but make sure to personalize and maximize your space. Here are some cheap and easy tips for arranging and decorating your room.

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Clark: Oregon basketball has all the right tools to make a statement in the Pac-12

There will be a lot of new faces on the Oregon men’s basketball team in 2011-12, giving Duck fans a reason to get excited for something other than football.

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A newcomer's guide to all-age concert venues in Eugene

One thing that Eugene offers to the thousands of college students is a plentiful and diverse number of concerts throughout the school year. And though seeing live music can be very exciting, sometimes going to a venue you know nothing about is not.

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Drukarev: Ducks volleyball team suited for success

Fueled by last year’s postseason snub, Jim Moore and the Oregon volleyball team could be in for a special year.

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Roommate rules make living together easier

It may be easier said than done, but you’ll need to set ground rules with your roommates to have a rewarding — or at least conflict-free — living situation.

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As nonconference schedule wraps up, Oregon soccer looks for momentum

After a hot start, the Ducks are looking to bounce back after stumbling in early September.

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First-week activities to get students ready for fall term

As the 2011-12 school year begins in Eugene, University students hit the streets and the books for new possibilities and opportunities. The much-anticipated sunshine in the weeks of September has created many possibilities for students to get acquainted with Eugene, yet again. As you return, here are 10 things you should do.

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Campus biking infrastructure improved with 20-year-old plan

Efforts to improve campus cycling infrastructure began after the University received a silver ranking for campus bike friendliness from the League of American Bicyclists. Senior UO Bike Program coordinator Ted Sweeney and former Bike Program coordinator Brianna Orr were the students who nominated the University the award, and both thought the ranking can be raised by a few improvements to campus streets and pathways.

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The EMU: A student's haven for studying, socializing and service

The University’s EMU looms over the center of campus, a symbol of student interaction, service and community. The heart of campus life, this pivotal building offers many diverse opportunities and essential resources to students, ranging from food venues to study space to the student government and advocacy offices. It even houses the office of this publication. Needless to say, the EMU is an essential part of the everyday University experience. But what, exactly, can the EMU offer you?

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Living west of campus: 10 things you'll need to survive

The popularity of the West University neighborhood for college students necessitates adapting to your environment. These items will make your next year go just that much smoother.

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Who's who in the ASUO

Here are some pivotal people to know in this year’s student government.

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A good dorm experience depends on how you approach it

With this year’s incoming freshman class being the largest in University’s history, the fresh faces moving into the residence halls could potentially have the hardest time trying not to get lost in the crowd.

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Eugene Police plans extra security for back-to-school weekend

As the back to school season commences, the most infamous weekend also approaches. The weekend before school starts, September 23-25 this year, has been known to have some of the biggest disturbances in Eugene’s history, including last year’s riot. This year, the police are taking control and using extra security measures to ensure a safe and peaceful weekend.

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