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Women’s Center raises awareness of sexual violence during the “Red Zone”

On Oct. 23, the 2,870 red flags displayed in the memorial quad will be taken down as the Red Zone campaign winds down. The annual campaign, organized by the ASUO Women’s Center, is an international effort to raise awareness of dating violence and sexual assault on college campus. According to Selina …

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ASUONews

ASUO Women’s Center provides more than just resources for students

Though the room is crowded with busily working coordinators and assistants answering calls and checking emails, there remains a welcoming atmosphere. By striving to provide a support system for students on campus, volunteers and coordinators at the ASUO Womens Center hope to be more than just a utility for students, …

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Wikipedia workshop promotes female tech participation during Women’s History Month

Campus organizations collaborated over the weekend to host a [email protected]@http://www.wikipedia.org/@@ seminar geared toward supporting womens’ roles in web technology. The purpose of the seminar, presented in honor of Women’s History Month,@@http://womenshistorymonth.gov/@@ was to encourage women at the University of Oregon and in the Eugene community to become Wikipedia contributors and …

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ASUO Senate transfers $142,000 for Mallard Madness

ASUO Senate funds the Mallard Madness concert despite heavy audience opposition.

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CrimeNews

A balancing act: Students, UO officials disagree about policies for reporting cases of sexual violence

Administrators and law enforcement officials believe mandatory reporting will increase the number of perpetrators held accountable. Sexual violence survivors, however, think the policies disempower women who aren’t ready to report the crime.

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Red flags on campus represent year's worth of sexual assaults

The ASUO Women’s Center posted 2,850 red flags in the Memorial Quad on Monday to represent the number of women at the University of Oregon who will experience a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault this year. It is part of the Center’s Red Zone campaign that refers to the …

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Summer Senate frustrated with student groups not understanding fiscal years

Frustration was a common theme at Thursday’s ASUO Summer Senate because several senators were upset that some student groups were asking Senate to fix issues that should have been planned for.

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Multimedia

Emerald News Radio – Take Back The Night

Emerald News Radio sat down with Nina Nolen to discuss Take Back The Night.

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Opinion

The week in thumbs: Taking back the night, Con Court trials

The Emerald’s thumbs endorse sexual assault prevention efforts and lament ESPN’s 4/20 implications.

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Self-defense class empowers women against sexual assault

Approximately one in four women attending college in the United States will experience either an attempted or completed rape before they graduate, according to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Education.

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Opinion

Bouchat: Access to birth control is a woman’s right

As college students, as females, as males, as people in a functioning, sexual society, the importance of birth control cannot be underestimated. It’s the difference between a good time and a horrible mistake. It’s a fond memory versus a life-changing decision.

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University Men’s Center hopes to banish negative male stereotype

Jon Davies helped develop the nation’s first student-run men’s center at the University 10 years ago.

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Women of Color Summit unites people under theme of moving forward

200 registered participants and over 30 volunteers spent the day together partaking in a variety of workshops and seminars aimed at embodying the mission of the summit, “United: acknowledging the past, being present, and creating change.”

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Opinion

Bouchat: Campaign sets sights, rightly, on sexual assault perpetrators

The University’s Sexual Wellness Advocacy Team and the ASUO Women’s Center are utilizing a well-known list of ten rules to help prevent sexual assault.

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Opinion

Bouchat: Protect Life Act does everything but

The Life Protection Act is an added layer of unnecessary and harmful government intervention into women’s personal lives. This layer is merely blanketing measures already in place, and is a complete waste of time and resources that would be better spent figuring out solutions that help, rather than harm.

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Back to the BooksNews

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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Arts & CultureMusic

Queer women’s music festival OUT/LOUD celebrates 10th anniversary at WOW Hall

The queer women’s music festival is celebrating its 10th year this weekend. Its organizers believe it is an important LGBTQQI event to show acceptance and support within the University community.

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