ColumnsOpinion

Spaeth: Nassar abused over 265 women. Why didn’t we catch him sooner?

The atrocity of sexual misconduct in national sports organizations goes beyond Larry Nassar, a recently convicted serial child molester who was part of the USA Gymnastics organization. Nassar and others involved are currently under fire, but we have only skimmed the surface of the rot that is defined as the …

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Opinion

Sullivan: Football players should be held accountable for their actions

Imagine a case of sexual assault. A 9-1-1 call surfaces after a month of the case being in the mainstream news but a year after the survivor first reported the rape. The survivor had already identified the man who had raped her and DNA evidence had proven that he indeed …

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News

McArthur Court remains a vital part of the University

The athletic department concluded its final intercollegiate competition in McArthur Court on January, 8 2011, but the decrepit building squished between Esslinger hall and Howe Field isn’t just an empty space waiting to be raised, and there are still students, staff and faculty who make use of it.

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The Private Public University: How the UO fulfills its public mission with private dollars

They are standing among opulence. Mom and Dad are there, maybe a younger sibling and of course the prospective student, the high schooler weighing his or her options for where to spend the next four or five years. They are in the north lobby, where the campus tours start. Look to your left, digital …

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News

Updated: University Athletic Director Rob Mullens releases annual statement about NCAA rules

University Athletic Director Rob Mullens sent this press release to the University community this morning regarding NCAA rules and regulations for prospective and current student athletes. Dear Duck Fan: The University of Oregon is committed to continuing to reach the highest levels of success, both academically and athletically. As an …

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Special Sections

Best male athlete: LaMichael James

We all remember his rise to glory, including the time he ran 139 yards on a punt return for a touchdown, or when he dislocated his elbow during a play this fall and popped it back in before leaving the field.

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Special Sections

Best female athlete: Jordan Hasay

Jordan Hasay’s list of awards includes two NCAA Champion titles, and that’s just the beginning of the list. Besides being a 20-year-old junior, a business major and a California native, Hasay is a middle-distance runner for the University’s track team. And she is modest about it.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Students spoke out on issues through ballot measures

Your voice matters. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that it doesn’t. On these issues and others, your voice has made an enormous difference to our institution and our futures. Thank you for adding your voice to our collective student voice and for taking some important steps to create a better future for your student government and for our university. Go Ducks, and remember to log onto DuckWeb before 5 p.m. Friday to cast your votes in the remaining candidate races.

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News

Survey of university presidents shows athletic scandals hurt higher education's reputation

Exactly 75 percent of the presidents surveyed said colleges and universities spend too much on athletics, and only one out of every seven — just 13.1 percent— said that the presidents of big-time college athletics programs are in control their programs.

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Opinion

This day in University history: Feb. 29, 2008

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. We thought it would be helpful to try giving you some glimpses of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a lens into what was happening this day in the past.

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Opinion

Editorial: Athletic department’s budget with the ASUO shouldn’t keep increasing

The tone of Tuesday’s ASUO budget hearing with the athletic department drastically changed at one point when Garrett Klassy, executive director of the Duck Athletic Fund and the athletic department’s sole representative at the hearing, said these words: “That stuff’s not free.”

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Stand against athletic department is a good move

Last week’s piece “ASUO Athletics Request is Farcical” (ODE, Jan. 18) argued that by demanding more tickets for a lower price from the athletic department, the ASUO would make students look silly. This, after the athletic department asked for an even higher price for the same insufficient student ticket package this year and the ASUO said no.

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News

Jaqua Center receives $5 million donation to offset operating costs

The John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student Athletes received a $5 million donation to offset some of the operating costs of the facility, University officials announced Tuesday.

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ArchivesNews

Oregon’s Rose Bowl victory, Pac-12 title unlock incentive bonuses for Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly led the Ducks to 45-38 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, and now the University is chipping in a little extra.

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Archives

Ben Eckstein's hard line on athletics increases

ASUO President Ben Eckstein has announced that while some members of the Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee see the proposed 0 percent increase benchmark as a “bargaining chip,” he does not.

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ArchivesNewsPolitics

ACFC, Executive agree: No more for athletics

The ASUO Executive and the Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee are sending a message to the athletic department: “We’re not getting our money’s worth,” ACFC Chair Sen. Ben Bowman said.

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Politics

ASUO Kickoff introduces student government goals for coming year

More than 50 students got their first taste of student government at the ASUO Kickoff meeting Tuesday. The event served as a forum for President Ben Eckstein and his staff to present their goals and ideas for the year.

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