Arts & CultureVisual Art

Portraits of former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama spark new discussions about their legacies

Artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald unveiled their elaborate attempts to represent the legacies of Mr. and Mrs. Obama at Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. on Feb. 12. The portraits have received mixed reviews to say the least. According to University of Oregon art history professor James Harper, …

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Arts & CultureEvents

Review: ‘DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition’ forces reflection on the cultural impact of modern development

The exhibit “DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition” on display at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History is powerful. Powerful enough to move former President Barack Obama to sign the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People on Dec. 10, 2010. One hundred forty-four U.N. delegates …

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NewsPolitics

Dismantling the potential nuclear deal with Iran

Here’s a breakdown of the events surrounding the possible nuclear deal with Iran.

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News

Top news from around the world on Nov. 13

Arizona man run over by wife for not voting Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, 28-year-old Holly Solomon was arrested after she pinned her husband, Daniel Solomon, 36, underneath her vehicle, according to NBC News. Daniel Solomon said his wife became angry over his “lack of voter participation” and …

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Oregon 2012 Election Summary

A brief roundup of the 2012 Oregon election results.

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How a Mitt Romney presidency would affect your sex life

Sarah Moseley winds her way through the exam rooms and administrative offices of Planned Parenthood’s brand new $8.5 million health center on Franklin Boulevard. She makes a stop in the large, welcoming waiting room, noting that since the facility opened in early September they have seen more men than they …

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Blrbs Week 5: Presidential debate, random drug testing and Duck football's defense

The final presidential debate is slotted to begin this evening, and all I can think of is what silly things Mitt Romney might say about the Middle East. What with Big Bird and “binders full of women,” combined with a lack of real clash between the major party candidates, I’m …

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FootballSportsUncategorized

Why Arkansas State will beat Oregon

Zach Lott from The Herald — the student-run newspaper at Arkansas State University — tells Ducks fans just exactly how Week One is going to go.

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US Supreme Court decision allows Oregon to cover more of its citizens’ healthcare needs by 2014

The court’s ruling will allow around a third of uninsured to obtain coverage, while citizens under 26 can remain under their parents’ policy.

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Opinion

Bouchat: One giant step for same-sex marriage

With Obama’s words now in the ether of the American consciousness, all that is left to do is bring legislation to bear to back up his words.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Republicans are ‘like the American Arabs’

America is stuck in an outdated political spectrum. Democrats fit on the center of G20’s spectrum, not the left. Republicans are like the American Arabs. And I’m not talking about Muslims living in America, who are majority Democrats.

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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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Opinion

Saldana: GOP primaries reflect sad state of party

It is every political science major’s favorite time: election year! It doesn’t matter if you specialize in international relations, law or U.S. politics: Come every four years, attention is diverted to the unique election cycle that demonstrates American (un)exceptionalism. Sometimes we are given exciting, stimulating and thought-provoking candidates running for office.

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Opinion

McKivor: Israel-Palestine negotiations should include a two-state solution

There are few issues more divisive than the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Continuing in some form or another for the past 60 years, it is one of the many still-open wounds the British Empire left on the world, and yet the conflict is misunderstood by many here in the U.S.

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Opinion

Shallot: A debt ceiling solution; Nike’s new training facility

The following are briefs from laconic reporter Ian McKivor. All content is unbelievably fake.

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Opinion

Tellam: Obama’s Middle East address, foreign policy comes up short

President Obama’s address on Friday to the State Department and the nation was a clear opportunity to finally lay out a strong national policy with regards to the democratic movements blooming in the so called Arab Spring. But of course, this didn’t happen.

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Opinion

Cartoon: How black is Obama this week?

@@Eddie, make sure you hit “Featured Image” so it shows up with the image. You don’t need to embed it in the post. Also: make sure you add the “Opinion” and “Comics” categories before [email protected]@

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Opinion

Tellam: Even with Osama gone, US must maintain vigilance

The death of Osama bin Laden is obviously a significant moment in history, but how does it impact the War on Terror?

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